Northwest NEWS

November 23, 1998

Business

Chateau Ste. Michelle named Winery of the Year by magazine

After tasting 1,753 American wines, the Winter 1998 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine has named Washington State's Chateau Ste. Michelle a "winery of the year." The award is given to the top 25 performing wineries in America.

   In naming Chateau Ste. Michelle to the list, the magazine praised Chateau Ste. Michelle winemaker Mike Januik for his white and red wines and recognized Chateau Ste. Michelle's single vineyard and reserve wines in particular.