Crush 2014 at Efeste

Crush 2014 at Efeste

Crush at EFESTE Winery As the leaves start to change color and the days rapidly shorten, grape growers across Washington State are harvesting this years grapes for, what promises, to provide a spectacular vintage.  EFESTE Winery put out a call for volunteers to help...
It’s Time to Celebrate Merlot Again

It’s Time to Celebrate Merlot Again

Ten years ago a certain movie made drinking Merlot uncool. Today, Merlot is regaining its former status as a noble grape. One of the Washington wineries championing the revival of Merlot is Woodinville based EFESTE. This coming weekend, you can join the EFESTE family...
5th Annual Rockin’ Sips Fundraiser

5th Annual Rockin’ Sips Fundraiser

EFESTE is thrilled to announce the winery’s annual fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Ironically, a heartbreaking event inspired this annual celebration of wine and music. In 2006, winery owners Kevin and Angela Taylor learned that their young...
Think Pink for Thanksgiving

Think Pink for Thanksgiving

Blustery rain storms don’t usually inspire me to drink a rosé wine, except for Thanksgiving time. It can be challenging to pair a single wine with the myriad of flavors. You can close your eyes and see a table laden with Thanksgiving favorites: turkey, cranberry...
Change and Continuity at EFESTE

Change and Continuity at EFESTE

The torch was lit in London for the Olympics last night and EFESTE is  getting ready to pass  a torch too. EFESTE  announced yesterday  Peter Devison is joining their wine making team. Originally from Nova Scotia, Peter brings wine making experience from New Zealand...
Lamb Jam 2011

Lamb Jam 2011

The 3rd Annual Lamb Jam took place at Bell Harbor Conference Center, Sunday October 23, 2011. Lamb Jam increases in size every year and so does the amazing array of lamb and wine choices. [nggallery id=5] In years past, each chef was paired with a wine maker to create...

Winners at the Winemaker Olympics

Winery teams battled for the gold at the Winemaker Olympic Festival on July 27th, at the Redhook Brewery Bowl. Previously a triathlon event this year’s festival was four separate competitions working with the tools and techniques of the wine making trade. The...