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2020 Washington Merlot Report

Over the past year I have had the chance to taste some of the great Merlots from Washington. I adore the 2016 Long Shadows Pedestal Merlot (OB, 96) which is dense, layered and has massive cellaring potential.

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Washington Wine Blog Reviews

I recently had the chance to review the new Long Shadows releases and was once again blown away with their consistency, showing a beginning, middle and an end. I have long admired these wines and the brilliant vision of Allen Shoup, former CEO of Chateau Ste. Michelle.

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Cellaring and Serving Wine

To decant or not to decant? An age old question when it comes to optimizing your enjoyment of older wines. Before you polish your decanter, let’s ensure your collection is continuing to age well at ho...
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Nation's Best Tasting Rooms

We are thrilled and humbled to be chosen as one of the nation's five best tasting rooms for the second year in a row as part of USA Today's 10Best Reader's Choice awards.

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Story Behind The Chihuly Tasting Room

Collaborations between artists and winemakers have a storied history dating back to 1924, the year Chateau Mouton Rothschild launched its first artist series label. A friendship between Long Shadows f...
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Jorge and Rosario Gonzalez Highlight

Jorge and Rosario both grew up and met in Mexico City and “have been living in this wonderful country for almost forty years now.” About fifteen years ago they discovered Long Shadows Vintners through...
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Julia's Dazzle Rosé

Lively, aromatic, and elegant are three words we keep top of mind when it comes to creating Julia's Dazzle Rosé. Not only is this Washington Rosé dazzling with flavor and personality, it’s loved by ma...
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Rhonda Rhyne Highlight

Throughout her life, longstanding Key Club member Rhonda Rhyne has lived all over the country; from Virginia to Arizona, and New York City to San Francisco. Luckily for us, she now resides in Kirkland...
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Spring 2020 Winemaker Insider

Like a living soul, wine has to be respected, taken care of and understood. Wine has roots and energy. It has longevity where it evolves from a vivacious youngster to a more refined and intricate grow...
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Jim Chesemore Highlight

Jim Chesemore lives in Snohomish, Washington, and works in the Insurance and Risk Management field. He discovered Long Shadows while in Walla Walla visiting one of his clients, the Marcus Whitman Hote...
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Fall 2019 Winemaker Insider

2019 - A Cooler VintageEarlier this year, the winter dragged on, shadowing a shy spring and delaying bud break in April. After a cooler and wet spring, the nice days showed up mid-summer, leading the ...
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Chardonnay of the Year

The 2017 Dance was awarded Double Gold and named Chardonnay of the Year in Sip magazine's Best of the Northwest annual contest. Sweet baked yellow apples and Meyer lemon greet the nose...

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Nation's Best Tasting Rooms

For oenophiles, few experiences surpass travel to wine country during harvest, and one of the nation’s ten best tasting rooms to visit this fall is Long Shadows Vintners in Walla Walla, according to USA Today readers.

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