https://www.crushedgrapechroni...We kick off our 12 days of wine this season with a wine from Red Mountain Washington from the Hedges Family Estate. We had a wonderful visit with Sarah Hedges Goedhart this summer and after a lengthy tasting through many of their wines we left with a bottle of this wine.
If you ever imbibe, you may have heard the latest buzzword: Natural wine.
And you may have wondered: Isn't all wine technically natural? Here's the answer to that question, and a few more questions you might have about the newest trend for wine enthusiasts:
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How can wine be “green”? It’s not as straightforward as you might think. Symbols and letters on the back of wine labels indicate some kind of commitment to the environment, but to what extent? While the benefits of cultivating and producing wine in a responsible manner can aid the environment and ecosystem, the nuances can be confusing. Here, we break down the “what” and “why” of different wine certifications. click here for the articleRead More
The Food & Drink Awards reveals the best establishments offering sumptuous cuisine from across the globe. From artisan kitchens to innovative street cuisine, and gourmet restaurants to gastro pubs, we are looking for the individuals and enterprises who offer outstanding gastronomic delicacies.
Commenting on the success of the awards and their deserving winners, Katherine Benton, Coordinator, stated: “Every one of our deserving winners has proven themselves truly worthy of one of these prestigious accolades thanks to their hard work, determination and dedication to excellence. I am proud of all of my winners, and would like to wish them all the very best for the future.”Read More
Hedges Family Estate operates in the wild west winemaking region of Washington known as Red Mountain.
Keep those two words – Red Mountain – in mind when you're thinking about buying a great bottle of American wine. The AVA is uniquely suited to show the abilities of American winemakers to compete with their cohorts in Bordeaux.
Washington State may be a fairly new wine-producing region, but several of its wineries have generations of history. Here are a few pioneers who put the state's wines on the map with their high-quality bottlings. Click here to read the article
“Tom Hedges answered the call and created Hedges Cellars wines specifically for the Swedish market,” says Veseth, the Wine Economist, of Hedges’s post-Chernobyl business. “The wines were an instant success, opening the door for more Hedges wines and more Washington State wines in the Old World.” Click here to read the article
Pollen Systems Corp., a Delaware C corporation based out of Bellevue, Wash., has unveiled Pollen Scout, a drone-aided managed services and self-service portal that helps farms and vineyards monitor crop growth, discover irrigation issues, and investigate pests and diseases.The company says commercially certified “drone technologists” visit subscribing farms and vineyard sites weekly and use drones to capture detailed pictures and spectral images that can rapidly help farmers uncover and address common issues.This year, Pollen Systems began flying drones regularly over established properties in Washington and Oregon, including Hedges Family Estate Vineyard, Skyfall Vineyard, Red Mountain Vineyard and Seven Hills Vineyard. Click here to read