Peach & Basil Flatbread Pairing

Nothing quite says ‘summer’ like biting into a ripe, juicy peach on a hot day! This time of year freshly picked peaches are easy to find. They’re at your local farmers market and at the fruit stand off the highway on your way home. Your coworker even brought in a box full of peaches for... Continue reading 

Eagle & Plow

THE EAGLE & PLOW STORY   Patriotism and service are important threads in the Mercer family fabric. Throughout history, Mercers have risen to serve and defend our country. We honor and revere everyone who does the same, from police officers an firefighters to soldiers and sailors. The idea for our Eagle & Plow label came after that tragic... Continue reading 

Strawberry Lemon Frosé

As warmer temperatures settle into Eastern Washington, we’ll be looking for a way to stay cool this summer. It’s no secret the Horse Heaven Hills A.V.A is one of the warmest growing regions in the state, which is good news for our vineyards, but not as comforting to our vineyard crew, who spends most of... Continue reading 

Grapefruit & Rosemary Wine Spritzer

Rejoice! Spring is finally here in Eastern Washington! If you’re like us, you’ve been craving the warm, sunny weather for some time. There’s no better way to celebrate its arrival than with a glass a of crisp white wine! We’ve created the most delightful white wine spritzer using our 2015 Estates Sauvignon Blanc, freshly squeezed... Continue reading 

Wine & Popcorn Pairing

Sometimes the easiest way to unwind after a long day at the office is to simply kick-back on the couch with a glass of wine and your favorite show. In lieu of keeping things simple & easy, we’ve paired two quick & delicious popcorn recipes to snack on while you recline with your glass of... Continue reading 

Mango, Raspberry & Mint Sangria

  Our 2016 Viognier is bursting with aromas of cantaloupe, lychee and banana peel. On the palate, the wine is full, round and fat, leading into a clean, crisp finish. This combination of rich mouthfeel and bright acidity makes this wine a perfect candidate for a spring sangria! Mango compliments the full, rich mouthfeel and... Continue reading 

For the Birds

We are more than just a winery. We're also a farm--a farm that cares about its employees, community and environment. Below is our mission statement, a note from Rob, and a guest-blog from one of our employees, a biologist and our Organic Crop Manager, Brandyn Six, on our habitat effort and the bird species he's... Continue reading 

My, You Smell Nice: White Wines

As we hit the heat of summer (for our neck of the woods anyhow—it’s in the 100s), and getting everything ready for harvest, this is a great time to reflect on white wine. For enjoyment (quenching our thirst) and to gear up for the first wines that are brought in—usually white grape varietals (not always,... Continue reading 

Cheers to Aunt Dawn

Our father, Don Mercer, and his two brothers --Bud (father to Rob and Will) and Rick--had the joy of having 5 exuberant, fun, intelligent aunts -- the "Sharp Sisters".  Our grandmother, Carma, was one of 6 sisters - Nelda, Vera, Opal, Carma, Vergie and Dawn. Our father peppered his stories with "Aunt Vergie" or "Aunt... Continue reading 

Seattle Tasting Room -Finally!

We are very excited about our new tasting room on the South end of Seattle in the historic and eclectic neighborhood of Georgetown. Mercers love history.  In our research, we learned that Georgetown is arguably the oldest neighborhood in Seattle with the first settlement in 1851.  And, coincidentally it began as a farming settlement.  Over... Continue reading