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I’ve been weeding the vegetable garden outside Southard Winery in preparation for pre-frost planting and I’ve concluded that my microbial friends in the soil dig Neutral Milk Hotel’s excellent 1998 album, In the Aeroplane over...

[caption id="attachment_142" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Wilridge Vineyard in NAches Heights AVA"][/caption] Please welcome Washington State’s twelfth American Viticultural Area (AVA): Naches Heights. One million years ago a giant flow of Andesite lava from the Cascade Mountains filled...

It’s time to talk rosé. Though frost still clings to the eaves of Gilbert Cellars' winery, it is the wine most on our minds. We embrace rosé as the year-long all-occasion wine that it is—perfect...