on Northwest Wine Articles, Interviews, Features
about the famous vineyards of the Pacific Northwest, and
information about the world of wine grape growing. 2004 is
Avalon's "Year of the Vineyard" and we profile ten
top vineyards in Oregon and Washington. Also read about trellising,
soils, and lots more.
Interviews Meet the people of the Pacific Northwest Wine World.
Avalon has published interviews with Oregon, Washington, Idaho,
and British Columbia's most interesting wine people. Read the
fascinating stories behind the wines you love, and develop
a more in-depth understanding of how wine people think.
Wine University The Science of Tasting, conducting
a wine tasting or wine competition, corks versus screwcaps,
Soils and how they influence the flavors of wine, Trellising
grapes- art and science, articles about each of the major grape
varietals, how to read a wine label, and winemaking and viticultural
Winery Profiles Learn about the wineries- read
about their history, people, wines, vineyards, successes and
challenges, and get a sense
of the who, what, when, where of the winery.
Feature Articles Each month Avalon publishes feature
articles on different aspects of the Pacific Northwest wine
world. Historical tales of
each state's wine industry, geological tales of how the geography
and climate of the Northwest evolved, reports on different
wine regions, and food and travel info are included.
Columns and Opinions Read the musings of wine writers
Cole Danehower and Christina Kelly, and keep up with Wine Press
NW's "Wine of the Week".
Avalon owner Jean Yates talks wine from her "Kitchen Counter
Chronicles", and occasional guest writers talk NW wine.
Avalon's Monthly Newsletter Our monthly newsletter consolidates
all of our new articles and wine releases, , and twice a year,
our two big sales. We publish the first info about new, hard
releases and give our readers advance notice so they can
grab the hard to get wines before they disappear.