Betz Family Winery Spring Release 2014

What a weekend for the Betz Family Winery Spring Release 2014! After taking a hiatus for the past couple of releases (due to busy schedules), we were able to volunteer again for this spring release in Woodinville. It was great to see all of the volunteers we've come to know over the past several years, as well as Bob and Cathy Betz, and managing owners Steve and Bridgit Griessel. This year's releases - the Clos de Betz 2011 (Bob says this Continue Reading

From my Winemaker Friends…..

I received this press release from illustrious local winemaker Bob Betz about the benefits of drinking wine! (Of course, Bob says he knew it all along). But as we head into this Labor Day weekend, and you're considering a glass of wine --- remember, Washington state wineries produce some of the best red blends in the world, and also keep in mind -- 'everything in moderation.' Margo Myers, Principal, Margo Myers Communications CDC Study Continue Reading

Breaking News — Betz Family Winery Sold!

Big news from my friends Bob and Cathy Betz -- they have sold the winery!! Bob will stay on as winemaker. Here's the release straight from Bob: Betz Family Winery Looks to the Future Woodinville, April 6, 2011  The Betz Family Winery of Woodinville, Washington, took a major step into the future today as owners Bob and Cathy Betz partnered with veteran wine lovers and entrepreneurs Steve and Bridgit Griessel.  The Griessels are purchasing the Continue Reading

Betz Spring Release

Betz Family Winery Spring Release. In spite of the rainy, stormy weather over the weekend, talk about a successful spring release weekend for Betz Family Winery. Betz released their Bordeaux-style blends --- the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Pere de Famille, and the 2008 Clos de Betz. More than a thousand people came through the doors Friday night, Saturday and Sunday to pick up their wines, and taste what have to be some of BFW's best! 2008 Pere Continue Reading

Que Syrah, Syrah!

Fall release weekend -- mission accomplished. Forgive my reference to the very old song, Que Sera, Sera (Whatever will be, will be), but we are talking Syrah, and lots of it, from some of the finest vineyards in the state. Betz Family Winery wrapped up its release weekend featuring Besoleil, a mostly Grenache blend, that is a great lighter red, the La Serenne, a 100% Syrah from Boushey Vineyard, La Cote Rousse, a 100% Syrah from half Kiona and Continue Reading