2019 LOTIS Vermentino, Las Brisas Vineyard

"What I have always loved about Vermentino is that there are so many interpretations as to how to best represent the varietal," says Lindsey Otis, who just launched a new wine label, LOTIS.

The “Gravitational Pull” of a Vintner’s Fate: Alison Sokol Blosser

Growing up in small-town Oregon, Alison Sokol Blosser didn’t know quite what she wanted to be when she grew up. She was clear, though, that she never wanted to work in the wine world.  As the daughter of industry pioneers Bill and Susan Sokol Blosser, Alison regularly pitched in with the family’s namesake winery, which had been one … Continue reading The “Gravitational Pull” of a Vintner’s Fate: Alison Sokol Blosser

Ashley Trout on Showing Up & Serving Others

Woman-Owned Wineries is proud to spotlight winemaker and social entrepreneur Ashley Trout. As the founder of several brands over the course of more than a decade, this bright force of Washington State was recently named one of Wine Enthusiast’s “Top 40 under 40”.

Style & Substance: Kristie Tacey of Tessier Winery

"Winemakers are less guarded than scientists. There are no patents pending, so we can talk freely. "   First trained as a microbiologist, founder and winemaker Kristie Tacey has built her wine brand from scratch over the last decade.  Her meticulous yet intuitive style translates to the bottle and beyond. Also a vintage dress aficionado with a … Continue reading Style & Substance: Kristie Tacey of Tessier Winery