“Historic producer Woodward Canyon won a pair of superlatives at the 2018 Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition. Best white wine of the judging was the Woodward Canyon 2017 Washington State Chardonnay, while the iconic 2014 Old Vines Cabernet Sauvignon was voted as the best Cab. Sager Small, son of owners Rick Small and Darcey Fugman-Small, is a recent graduate of College Cellars and now works in the vineyards and cellar at Woodward Canyon. Their 2014 Artist Series #23 Cab also earned a gold medal.”
Perez, Christina, VOGUE.com, April 6th, 2018
Follow Vogue’s advice and come visit us. Nice to be mentioned with our good neighbor L'Ecole No 41 Winery, eateries Brasserie Four and Walla Walla Bread Co., Abeja Winery and Inn, the new Eritage Resort and Bella Fortuna Events and Tours.
Thank you to US restaurant wine buyers for selecting our Artist Series as one of the most popular Cabernets in Wine & Spirits Magazine's Restaurant Poll.
Thank you for giving us 99 points for the 2012 Estate Reserve! We have long been sold out of that vintage, but you can purchase our 2014 Estate Reserve
on our website.
Perdue, Andy, The Seattle Times, February 2nd, 2018
Correction, it was our 1987 "Dedication Series" Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley (not 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon, Yakima Valley) that was the first Washington State wine to be in the Top 10 on Wine Spectator's Top 100 list.
Sullivan, Sean, Wine Enthusiast, December 19th, 2017
Honored to be included as one of five Washington State wines on Wine Enthusiast's best-of-the-best-list.
"One of the state's best bottles year after year". Ranked for the third year in a row and only one of four wines from Washington State.
Degerman, Eric and Andy Perdue, HeraldNet, October 20th, 2017
Owner Rick Small uses grapes from vines he used when he made wine in his back yard in the 1970s.
2015 Washington State Chardonnay wins Double Gold, Oaked Chardonnay
2017 Best of the Northwest- Wine, Sip Northwest, October 6th, 2017
Cabernet That Reigns Supreme Sullivan, Sean, Seattle Met, September 13th, 2017 "Since the winery’s founding in 1981, Woodward Canyon has consistently created some of the state’s highest quality and most age-ready wines; this latest example is especially great, filled with both fruit and tannins."
Woodward Canyon, A Sustainable Legacy Advintures: September 13th, 2017
Spotlight on Washington State Wine Country: People and Places Albanese, Allie, Community Table, August 25th, 2017
A look back with Leonetti Cellar’s Gary Figgins and Woodward Canyon’s Rick Small Gregutt, Paul, Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, August 7th, 2017 "Just 40 years ago there was no Walla Walla wine industry. But Gary Figgins and Rick Small — a couple of friends, who’d grown up here — had been planting some vines and getting together on Friday nights after work to play guitar, drink wine and dream a little."
Nice to be included at#22! 101 Best Wineries in America 2017, The Daily Meal "[ Woodward Canyon] produces someof its state's best cabernet sauvignons - and there's lots of strong competition - and a range of chardonnays and merlots that can match character with anything produced in America."
Schweber, Nate, SevenFiftyDaily, July 26th, 2017
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