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30th Anniversary

Color explosion in Valley vineyards

Color explosion in Valley vineyards 0

30th Anniversary , Wine Country , Wineries 🕔August 10, 2017

A French viticulture term; veraison means “the onset of grape ripening.” It involves a number of changes in the grape. First, the grapes start to change color. Once veraison starts, the vineyards begin to explode with different shades of yellow,

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Wine is a Time Machine to the Early 1980’s

Wine is a Time Machine to the Early 1980’s 0

30th Anniversary , 52 Weeks of Wine 🕔August 5, 2013

The following blog was submitted by Tom Campbell of Tanjuli Winery. I was rummaging through my personal wine cellar looking for wines I had produced back in the early 1980’s. I came across a Quail Run Cabernet 1982 I had

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Sun in a Shadow, Climate of the Yakima Valley AVA

Sun in a Shadow, Climate of the Yakima Valley AVA 0

30th Anniversary , 52 Weeks of Wine 🕔July 25, 2013

Yakima Valley is celebrating 30 years as the first official wine region in the Pacific Northwest.  The federal government designated this appellation in early 1983; but the area has been cultivating wine grapes as well as a cornucopia of apples,

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The Plan Was Perfect

The Plan Was Perfect 0

30th Anniversary 🕔February 4, 2013

As far as John Williams and Jim Holmes were concerned, the plan was perfect. It was an 84-acre patch of desolate sagebrush and cheatgrass nestled between Red Mountain and the Yakima River. They did their research, of course, and as

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Old Vine Wine from the Yakima Valley AVA

Old Vine Wine from the Yakima Valley AVA 0

30th Anniversary , 52 Weeks of Wine 🕔January 15, 2013

While celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Yakima Valley AVA, it makes sense to look at the wine from some of the early vineyards planted here. Flint Nelson, winemaker for Kestrel Vintners shares his impression of wines coming from a

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Yakima Valley Celebrates 30 Years as Washington’s First Growth

Yakima Valley Celebrates 30 Years as Washington’s First Growth 1

30th Anniversary , 52 Weeks of Wine 🕔December 12, 2012

This New Year’s Eve will be particularly special across the Washington State wine industry. As the clock strikes midnight, Yakima Valley grape growers and winemakers will start celebrating their 30th anniversary as part of the first American Viticultural Area (AVA)

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