Wine Yakima Valley

Wine Yakima Valley is inviting
wine enthusiasts to its annual
Catch the Crush event
October 13, 14.
Each winery offers its own
celebratory events, including grape stomps,
harvest and crush activities, tours,
free-run juice, hors d’oeuvres, live
music, and of course wine

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The View from Red Mountain..Hightower Cellars

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52 Weeks of Wine 🕔August 28, 2012

Things are sizzling in the Yakima Valley again.  A string of high 90 degree days pushed the grapes into veraison and toward ripening.  We expect to harvest reds here on Red Mountain around mid-September.  2012 has been a milestone filled

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A Feast in the heart of Kestrel’s Vineyard

A Feast in the heart of Kestrel’s Vineyard 4

Uncategorized 🕔August 21, 2012

 Featuring the following Northwest Chefs:  Armandino Batali of Salumi Salami; Chef Roy Breiman and Chef Mark Bodinet of Copperleaf at Cedarbrook Lodge; Chef Bob Prince of Tribunala; Chef Mike Easton of Il Courvo; Chef Walter Paisano of Tulio; and Chef

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Uncategorized 🕔August 14, 2012

August 14th observations from the Naches Heights!  We see signs of veraison in all of the grapes with some color appearing in Syrah and Tempranillo.  This is our first relatively normal year since  2009.  We still see the affects of the 2010 freeze in

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