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Fletcher Bay Winery
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The Busy Season Arrives at Fletcher Bay Winery

Fall is the time of year when all the winemaking happens. It’s “go time” from mid-August (for some wineries harvesting early-ripening grapes like sauvignon blanc) until early November. For most of the wineries in Western Washington, harvest season means multiple trips back and … read more

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Enjoy the Rosé Season

The rosé season is upon us, and pink wine is all the rage. Not the pink, white zinfandel your mother (or maybe even you) used to drink, but dry, crisp wine made from red wine grapes. To make a rosé, you can start … read more

(Photo courtesy Jefte Sanchez)
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Understanding Wines and Regions

With so many bottles crowding the shelves of your favorite wine shop or grocery store, it’s hard to know what wines you might like, especially when the label doesn’t even tell you the kind of grape is in the bottle. With a simple … read more

Eleven Winery Awarded
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Eleven Winery Brings Home the Gold

Bainbridge Island might be small, but big things are happening with the island wine scene. The 10-mile-long and 5-mile-wide island is home to seven wineries and one of them has just won some major awards. Founded in 2003, Eleven Winery, the largest winery … read more

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Wine on the Rock to Return — Reinvented

For the past several years, local (and not so local) wine lovers have come to look forward to the annual Wine on the Rock events. These two-day events center around wine, music and food and take place at each of the seven Bainbridge … read more

Perennial Vintners Melon de Bourgogne (Photo courtesy Jefte Sanchez)
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Unique Washington Wines

If you are a wine lover, you live in the right place for great wines. Washington is the second-largest producer of wine in the United States, behind California. Washington state has over 1,000 wineries and 400 different grape growers and produces over 70 … read more

Hard Hat Winery
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Hard Hat Winery

As with many wineries, things started as a hobby for Jim and Colette Davenport, producing wine out of their garage. Jim has a passion for wine and wanted to see what his own product would taste like. Friends loved it and soon he … read more

State 42 Wines
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State 42 Wines

It’s a marvelous thing when a hobby born out of passion turns into reality. That’s what happened for Les and Gretchen Adams, who started making wine nearly a decade ago. They loved it so much that they wanted to learn all aspects of … read more

Wine Tasting Season Returns to Bainbridge
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Wine Tasting Season Returns to Bainbridge

It’s black and sleek, screams luxury and is big enough to fit a group of friends or the extended family. It cruises around Bainbridge Island and is a regular at the island’s wineries and beaches. This is one of two passenger vans owned … read more

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