Introducing: The Sleeping Giant
A brand new addition to the Gorman Winery lineup:
The Sleeping Giant is 100% Syrah from Boushey Vineyard. It’s dark, and brooding. Production was very limited, and we expect this wine to sell out fast.
Varietal: 100% Syrah
Vineyard: Boushey Vineyard
Appelation: Yakima Valley
Barrels: Aged 19 months in French oak
Cases made: 150
Price: $75. Buy »
MSN visits Gorman Winery
Chris Cashman and the MSN “Business on Main” team visited Gorman Winery to interview and shadow Chris Gorman for a day. The video spotlights his entrepreneurial efforts in the wine business.
View the video here.
Spectator’s Top Wines in WA
Gorman Winery snags two spots (Evil Twin, 95 and Albatross, 95) out of just 15 on Harvey Steiman’s list of top recommended wines in Washington state. Click here to view the article.
Tourist District Lease Signed
Gorman Winery tasting room in Woodinville’s southern Tourist District is open. Come visit us and taste what we do… Details.
Mike Metheny Leaves the Winery
Just before harvest 2011, Mike Metheny joined Gorman Winery. He recently left the corporate world to pursue winemaking, acquiring certificates in Enology, Viticulture, and Wine Marketing, adding to his extensive intern and volunteer history in this industry. Mike has left day to day operations at Gorman Winery to return to the high tech world shortly before our 2012 Harvest… He’ll be back…
Chris Gorman: Iron Vintner
2011 Iron Vintner, Chris Gorman, wows judges with butter sous vide centercut beef tenderloin to win the competition. “I gained ten pounds and bragging rights over my winemaking buddies, all for an amazing cause,” he reflects. We even auctioned off a leftover tenderloin sandwich after the challenge for over $200, contributing to the $50,000 raised for Little Bit from the Iron Vintner Challenge.
Iron Vintner Round One
Chris Gorman wins Round 1 of the Iron Vintner Challenge at Willows Lodge with hand crafted tacos to start, and pan-seared pork belly, wasabi grits, fried taro root and a Booker’s bourbon sauce. Judges reviewed these dishes alongside the Pixie, Big Sissy, and Evil Twin. Next up: Round 2!
Canned Food Drive Success
Gorman Winery fans have showed continuous support and generosity at our past two canned food drives. Our August event requested only 5 cans as admission, and after three hours, around 6,000 cans were donated to the Maltby Food Bank. Thank you for your continued support, and please stay tuned for our 2012 events…
Mugs in Wine Spectator
We got our mugs in Wine Spectator. “Chris Gorman, Mark McNeilly and Chris Sparkman are among the rising stars in Woodinville, where Washington vintners pursue their craft in convenient proximity to Seattle.” -Wine Spectator
The New World Wine Experience
In 2010, Gorman Winery was one of only four Washington wineries at Wine Spectator’s New World Wine Experience in Las Vegas. The event showcased the 200 hottest international New World wineries, and we were honored to be included.