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Meet Cathy Gerhart

When you visit the tasting room on the Arrowood estate, there are a handful of people you’ll meet behind the bar. Get to know more about tasting room associate, Cathy Gerhart.

Wine Tasting 101

The question of how to taste wine is often asked by those who are new to wine tasting. This is a great question and the formula for evaluating wine is essential to what we do here at the winery. With the upcoming Fall release, we have six great new vintages to explore, but have decided to take a more in-depth look at the process with one of our favorites - an extremely limited, Tasting Room-exclusive: the 2015 Knights Valley Malbec.

Arrowood Prime Pairings: Lamb Burger Recipe

It is the best time of the year to enjoy the Arrowood Veranda and Team Arrowood is toasting to the end of summer by cooking up one of our favorite Prime Pairings burger recipes, the Lamb Burger. Expertly paired, winemaker Kristina Shideler’s Proprietary Red has the bold fruit and spice to contrast the savory flavors from this recipe.

Meet Noel Hinojosa

Arrowood enologist, Noel Hinojosa, grew up in Washington state’s Yakima Valley. Surrounded by orchards, vineyards, and hops, his childhood was spent around and working in agriculture. He trained hop vines in the spring, and summers were spent picking cherries as soon as school let out. This was followed by apricot harvest, vineyard leafing, and finally apple harvest in the early fall.