Backpack Journal

The Art of Wine Tastings

So long are the days that only established wine drinkers, producers, connoisseurs and distributors get to indulge their senses to the most intriguing aromas and spices that make up the…

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Why so cheeky?

Lots of folks have asked us how our rose got to be so cheeky. The secret is our blend of pinot blanc and Sangiovese. Usually when you make a rose…

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Grapes, Grapes, Grapes

We use three kinds of grapes to make our vinos. Snappy White is a blend of riesling and pinot blanc and Cheeky Rose uses pinot blanc and Sangiovese. Riesling is a…

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Fine Wine, Tacos and The Dude

Certain parts of the wine industry (usually not winemakers) seem intent on doing something silly: making wine a product of the elite, something elusive and hard to understand. It’s true,…

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Nice Cans

Jim Doehring, as the heart and mind behind Backpack Wines, has faith that putting wines in cans is, at least part of, the future of wine distribution. But it isn’t…

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Home Sweet Home

Wahluke Slope AVA is where Backpack Wines’ grapes call home before they become wine. Wahluke Slope is an AVA in Washington State. An “AVA” is an American Viticultural Area, a…


Big Brothers Big Sisters Tailgate Party 2016

Backpack Wine Co. was honored to be a sponsor of this year’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Tailgate Party. Events like the Tailgate Party raise much needed awareness and capital for BBBS to be…

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Our Juice Is The Juiciest Juice

Backpack wines aren’t labeled as a specific varietal. Our Snappy White and Cheeky Rose are blends, ensuring the same great taste and quality in every can, regardless of what mother nature…

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