Wine Yakima Valley

Wine Yakima Valley is inviting
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Winemaker’s Table event April 28, 29.
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current vintages and barrel samples
from your favorite winery.
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Wine Scene: Valley pioneer focuses on cabernet franc

Wine Scene: Valley pioneer focuses on cabernet franc 1

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔November 29, 2017

This article was originally published on November 30, 2017 in the Yakima Herald Republic Kay Simon – a graduate of the enology program at UC Davis – migrated to Washington state in 1977.  “There was a sort of influx of

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Winemaker with Yakima ties talks about state’s emergence as first-class wine region

Winemaker with Yakima ties talks about state’s emergence as first-class wine region 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔November 28, 2017

By Mai Hoang Yakima Herald Republic Nov 12, 2017 Chris Peterson is winemaker and partner at Avennia, a winery in Woodinville. Peterson, 46, was part of the first graduating class from Walla Walla Community College’s two-year enology and viticulture program.

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It’s Thanksgiving, don’t let wine selection add to your worries

It’s Thanksgiving, don’t let wine selection add to your worries 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy family, give thanks, and – dare I say it – stress over the idea of creating the perfect holiday meal.  Don’t let wine selection add to your worries. The best choice for a wine

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Cataclysmic events lead to true typicity

Cataclysmic events lead to true typicity 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Wineries 🕔November 1, 2017

The Yakima Valley AVA was formed by a series of cataclysmic events that began 15 million years ago.  Volcanoes created lava, ash, and volcanic sediment while ice age glaciers and floods brought pebbles, stones, granite, and quartzite to the region. 

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