WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the White House Historical Association released its October episode of The 1600 Sessions, “Wine and the White House.” In this episode, host and Association President Stewart McLaurin speaks with Frederick J. Ryan, about his new book Wine and the White House: A History. Ryan serves as chairman of the board at the White House Historical Association and is […]

Photo Courtesy of Kevin Pogue Candy Mountain is smallest AVA in state, with well-drained soils on south-facing slopes SEATTLE (September 25, 2020)—The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) published the final rule for the Candy Mountain American Viticultural Area (AVA) on September 25, 2020, making it the 16th AVA in Washington. “Candy Mountain […]

Royal Slope is state’s 15th AVA, defined by variation in elevation, slopes and aspect SEATTLE (September 2, 2020)—Royal Slope is the newest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in Washington. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) published the final rule for Royal Slope today, September 2, 2020, to officially define it as a designated […]

Virtual Wine Exploration Goes Global August 31, 2020 (Los Angeles, Calif.) – The SOMM Journal announced the details of its first-of-a-kind virtual global wine tasting, the partners involved in the inaugural presentation, and eight wineries from around the world selected to participate in the September 24 presentation, “Unique Regions of the World.” “The magnitude of […]