Business briefs — Dec. 8, 2021

Fleurish Lavender scores gold, silver in judging

Fleurish Lavender of Lost Mountain owners Susan and Doug Fahlgren on Nov. 5 received the Gold Award of Excellence from the International Judging of Lavender Essential Oil Judging of 2021 oils, and a Silver Award of Excellence was received for the distillation of their Grosso variety.

The judging was conducted by Lavender Sommelier, for distillations of their Riverina Thomas and Super lavender varieties.

Their farm-distilled pure lavender essential oils are sold individually as well as used in their hand-crafted products, available for purchase through their website with pick-up or shipping options, and seasonally at their Cottage Gift Shop located on the farm at 1541 Taylor Cutoff Road.

Visit, email to fleurishlavender@

Camaraderie gets kudos

Camaraderie Cellars of Port Angeles recently received notification of several significant awards.

From the Jefferson Cup Invitational, the 2018 Grenache was awarded a Jefferson Cup, the highest honor, and one of only 33 awarded out of 560 awarded wines from around the United States. Other Camaraderie wines that medaled included a Double Gold for the 2018 Sangiovese, a Gold for the 2018 Cabernet Franc and the 2019 Rugosa Rose’, a Silver for the 2017 Malbec and the 2017 Dolcetto, and a Bronze for the 2017 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.

These awards are among the highest per entry in the competition and for Washington state wineries specifically, Camaraderie representatives note.

Camaraderie Cellars also just received results from two other competitions where their wines medaled. Sip NW Magazine Best of the Northwest awarded the 2018 Sangiovese a Platinum. Great NW Platinum Invitational (formerly WinePress NW) awarded a Platinum for the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon.

For more information about the winery, visit camaraderie or call 360-417-3564. or call 360-681-2782 for more information.