Stories tagged: vineyards
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Oregon farmers, vintners worry about heat damage to crops
Farmers and vineyard owners in Oregon are worrying that the extensive heat wave in the state may be doing damage to their crops.
Sat., May 6, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
Bordeaux, home to $4,000 Chateau Petrus, ravaged by frost
The cold, which caused at least 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) of damage in what France’s winemakers call the biggest disaster in a quarter century, is the latest blow to …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2012
Gregoire gets hands-on look at how small vineyards operate
WALLA WALLA – Gov. Chris Gregoire stepped out of the car at Tamarack Cellars on Friday prepared for a different kind of winery tour. One where she could get her …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2011
Yakima Valley winemakers lure tourists with taste for adventure
PROSSER, Wash. – An adventurous crowd of foodies surrounded me at the Desert Wind Winery’s long dining table. As we started in on the fried green tomatoes, we noticed a …
Sun., Feb. 20, 2011
State enjoys record wine grape harvest
KENNEWICK – Despite a year when weather rarely cooperated, the Washington wine industry still enjoyed a record harvest in 2010. Washington crushed 160,000 tons of wine grapes, up from 156,000 …
Sun., Oct. 24, 2010
Late harvest, hungry bears hit Oregon vintners
MEDFORD, Ore. – The delay in the Oregon wine grape harvest caused by a wet spring and mild summer has given hungry birds and animals a chance to plunder vineyards …