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Gold and Best of Class from Great Northwest Wine

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Acclaim, In The News|0 Comments

Our 2015 Cabernet Franc Columbia Valley received a Gold Medal and Best in Class! The fifth annual Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition was held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the Walla Walla Community College Center for Enology and Viticulture. This blind judging of wines made by Walla Walla Valley wineries is a scholarship competition and will benefit future winemakers by providing funds [...]

2017 Sunset International Wine Competition

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Acclaim, In The News|0 Comments

GOLD! Our 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon received a Gold Medal from Sunset Magazine's 2017 International Wine Competition. The competition was conducted by more than 50 of the most respected wine experts in the west, led by honorary chairs Joel Peterson, founder and winemaker of Ravenswood; and Sarah Schneider, Sunset's wine editor.

Diamond of the Decade: Seattle Wine Award

By | June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Acclaim, In The News|0 Comments

The 2017 Seattle Wine Awards have named our 2007 Walla Walla Vintners Vineyard Select Cabernet Sauvignon a "Diamond of the Decade". Seattle Wine Award's “Diamonds of The Decade” award is an evaluation of red wines from the 2007 vintage recognizing class, elegance, balance and beauty. Much like great Burgundy and Bordeaux wines, the Diamond of The Decade is a salute to longevity and [...]

2014 Merlot Outstanding! from Great Northwest Wine

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Acclaim, In The News|0 Comments

From Great Northwest Wine: Several of the Walla Walla Valley’s top vineyards, including Pepper Bridge, Seven Hills and Walla Walla Vintners’ estate, went into this marvelous Merlot. Aromas lead with Chukar Cherries, mint, plums and raspberry bramble with a hint of blueberry cobbler. The palate is perfectly balanced between the elements of fruit, spice, floral and structure, offering vanilla and [...]

Best of Class, Two Golds, Three Silver Medals

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Acclaim, In The News|0 Comments

At the Pacific Rim Invitational Wine Competition, Walla Walla Vintners won six awards: Best of Class - Walla Walla Vintners Sangiovese 2014 Gold - Walla Walla Vintners 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley Gold - Walla Walla Vintners 2014 Bello Rosso Red Wine, Columbia Valley Silver - Walla Walla Vintners 2014 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley Silver - Walla Walla Vintners [...]

Moving Forward at Walla Walla Vintners

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Acclaim, In The News|0 Comments

WALLA WALLA VINTNERS ANNOUNCES MYLES ANDERSON RETIREMENT AND NEW CO-OWNER FAMILY Gordy Venneri and Myles Anderson Scott and Nici Haladay February 21, 2017, Walla Walla, WA – Walla Walla Vintners, founded by Myles Anderson and Gordy Venneri in 1995, is paying tribute to one of its founders and welcoming a [...]