Breed: Jack Russell-Lab-Heeler Duties: Estate Vineyard supervisor, occasional office duties Alpha Pack Leader: Sager Small Ruff Notes: We are a family-operated business and our dogs are a part of our families so it is natural that they come to the winery and vineyard with us. What To Taste: • 2013 Estate “Erratic” Red Blend (like Nyx!) • 2014 Estate Reserve … [Read more...] about Nyx of Woodward Canyon
2018 Top Winery Dogs We Love
Get to know our 2018 Top Winery Dogs (and their Alpha Dog Owners) who inspire us with their tail-wagging personalities. Then, go meet them in person at these select winery destinations!
Breed: Standard Poodle Duties: Greet guests and hunt for varmints Alpha Pack Leaders: Larry & Jane Pearson Ruff Notes: Argus & Hugo roam the winery and sustainable vineyards where we specialize in Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedré. Our wines showcase the spectacular quality of Red Mountain fruit. What To Taste: • 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon • … [Read more...] about Hugo & Argus of Tapteil Winery & Vineyard
Breed: Black Shepherd Duties: Alert us to any visitors/intruders! Alpha Pack Leaders: Larry & Joyce Oates Ruff Notes: Dogs and wines improve with age – their nose and character. Wines lay down until they are ready; dogs lay down intermittently, and are always ready. What To Taste: • 2009 Syrah • 2013 Carménère • 2009 Ciel de Chien (Merlot-based … [Read more...] about Jett of Sleeping Dog Wines
Breed: Chocolate Lab Duties: Runs the vineyards and greets at the winery Alpha Pack Leaders: Rob & Brenda Mercer Ruff Notes: Chelsea loves to run in the vineyards and chase birds and squirrels, but most of the time you will find her snoozing at the winery. She likes to greet and get her daily dose of customer lovin’. What To Taste: • 2017 Mercer Estates … [Read more...] about Chelsea of Mercer Estates Winery
Breed: Mixed; Shepherd, lab, chow Duties: We only source fruit from Picasso approved vineyards! Alpha Pack Leader: Brad Binko Ruff Notes: Picasso loves roaming the vineyards chasing rodents, greeting guests in our tasting room and cleaning up spilled wine. What To Taste: • Eternal Beauty Rosé • RocketMan Red • Drink Washington State Carmenere Find Both Of Our … [Read more...] about Picasso of Eternal Wines