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Townshend Cellar owner makes wines as he likes them

Townshend Cellar owner makes wines as he likes them

Spokane winemaker Don Townshend didn't set out to start what now produces more than 20,000 cases of wine annually in the Spokane area. He started out selling air-conditioning equipment to clients around the Northwest, including to Preston Premium a...

Growth despite recession

Growth despite recession

Some winemakers in the growing wine industry here say they've fared well through the recession and would even welcome more competition.Jim van Loben Sels, general manager at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, one of the Spokane area's oldest wineries, 17...

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