WOODINVILLE, Wash. — Winemaker Chris Peterson tells people that the success of this venture — which began in 2010 — is the result of two people with complementary skills who met at a fortuitous time.

DAYTON, Ore. — As Sokol Blosser Winery celebrates its 50th anniversary, siblings and co-presidents Alison and Alex Sokol Blosser have much to think about as they look back and to the future.

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The Abeja Winery and The Inn at Abeja are on a restored century-old farmstead in the foothills of the Blue Mountains four miles east of Walla Walla, Wash.

Josef and Lilli Fleischmann, founders of St. Josef’s Winery near Canby, Ore., can now sit back and enjoy the fruits of their labor. It’s been a long haul.

ROSEBURG, Ore. — When Dyson and Susan DeMara were in the market for a vineyard or property on which to grow winegrapes, their focus was on an “old school” operation.

Bainbridge Vineyards is on part of a 40-acre historic farm on Bainbridge Island, Wash. At 245 feet above sea level in the cool climate of Puget Sound and with 37 inches of rainfall, conditions…

ALPINE, Ore. — As wine hobbyists, Sue and Neil Shay were not originally planning to create a commercial vineyard when they bought their 6-acre property in 2010.

Shasta County winemaker Brandi Greene affirms there is plenty of room in the California viticulture industry if newcomers have guts and a strong pallet.

In 2010, Josh and Amy Stottlemeyer and a family friend founded Stottle Winery. Today they have two Washington locations, a winery and tasting room in Lacey and a tasting room in Hoodsport.