Articles by Andy Perdue

Andy Perdue is a third-generation Washington journalist. He has worked in newspapers around the Pacific Northwest since 1985. After graduating from Western Washington University, he moved to the Tri-Cities, where he spent the next 25 years working at the Tri-City Herald as an editor. He was the founding editor of Wine Press Northwest magazine in 1996. He is editor and publisher of Great Northwest Wine, a media company he helped launch in 2012. Since 2013, he has been the wine columnist for The Seattle Times. He is the author of "The Northwest Wine Guide: A Buyer's Handbook" (Sasquatch Books, 2003) and has contributed to four other books on Northwest food and wine. He has judged dozens of wine competitions up and down the West Coast. He lives in Richland with his wife, Melissa and daughter, Niranjana. He is a past president of the Kiwanis Club of the Horse Heaven Hills.
Artz Vineyard

Red Mountain vineyard sells to Kiona owner

One of the most important vineyards on Red Mountain has been sold. Artz Vineyard, planted in 1997, was bought this spring by Scott Williams, second-generation winemaker of Kiona Vineyards & Winery. Williams and his wife Vicky already own several top vineyards on the ridge that many winemakers consider the top grape region in Washington. Their…

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