Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Tempranillo grapes turned into winners

The budding romance with the Spanish grape tempranillo among the U.S. wine producers was on display at the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition as the largest judging of American wine included 83 entries of tempranillo at a price point of $23 and greater. Eighteen of those came from the Pacific Northwest.

Food & Drink

There’s still strong interest in riesling

One of the most underrated wine categories in the Northwest wine country is that of Oregon riesling. Because of the dominance of pinot noir in the Willamette Valley, it simply is not economically feasible to plant the noble German grape.

Videos

The Farmstead Creamery produces local goat cheese

Get to know the owners - and the goats - during a trip to The Farmstead Creamery in Olympia with owners Matthew Tuller and Rachael Taylor-Tuller.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
The Farmstead Creamery produces local goat cheese 1:46

The Farmstead Creamery produces local goat cheese

Brew Fest celebrates Olympia’s brewing heritage 1:24

Brew Fest celebrates Olympia’s brewing heritage

VIDEO: Sugar and spice fuel cupcake wars in Lakewood 1:35

VIDEO: Sugar and spice fuel cupcake wars in Lakewood

Mariners 13, Padres 2: A walk in the park for another easy victory 1:39

Mariners 13, Padres 2: A walk in the park for another easy victory