Wine Enthusiast recently awarded Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 2010 Dry Riesling 91 points and ranked it #2 - Top 100 Best Buys 2012.
Chateau Ste. Michelle of Washington state and Dr. Loosen estate of Germany will host the fourth Riesling Rendezvous July 14-16, 2013 at Chateau Ste. Michelle and Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. The event brings together leading experts and producers to explore the versatility of Rieslings from around the world, discuss issues and opportunities surrounding the advancement of Riesling, and forge alliances among producers and Riesling enthusiasts.
Like the thousands of excited concert-goers at the sold-out Mavis Staples and Bonnie Raitt show Sunday night, we were startled by the sudden black-out and disappointed when the show had to end abruptly just as Bonnie was closing it.
Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington’s founding winery, just released a new Red Blend to its highly successful Indian Wells tier of wines. The wine is a blend of Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Malbec, Cinsault and Mourvedre from Washington’s Columbia Valley. The Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Red Blend is available nationally with a suggested retail price of $18.
Chateau Ste. Michelle recently reopened the Tasting Gallery at its Canoe Ridge Estate red winery in Paterson, Washington. The Tasting Gallery is open to the public May – September 2012, Thursday through Sunday from 11am to 4pm.