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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Veraison

Veraison 0

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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Wow, is it really the end of July? 0

Uncategorized 🕔July 31, 2012

Where o where has time gone?   Oh well, it means bottling and harvest are that much closer, so…who cares!?  As Mick Jagger once sang, “Time is on my side, yes it is.” Instead of the time gone, we concern ourselves

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Generations of Farming with Cultura Winery

Generations of Farming with Cultura Winery 0

Uncategorized 🕔July 24, 2012

Winemaker’s Tad and Sarah Fewel of Cultura Wine in Zillah, WA. grew up in the Yakima Valley. They know this sunny hill country well. Both come from orchard farming families. Sarah’s great-grandfather arrived from Scotland and immediately started the pear orchard that

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SUMMER!  A great time to visit Wineglass Cellars in the Yakima Valley to enjoy the BOUNTY

SUMMER! A great time to visit Wineglass Cellars in the Yakima Valley to enjoy the BOUNTY 0

Uncategorized 🕔July 17, 2012

SUN – Use the picnic table and RELAX.  Try our two summer wines, cold and refreshing:  2012 Chardonnay (no oak) crisp and fruity or our (New Release) 2011 Rose’ which tastes like strawberries with hints of grapefruit and honey. You

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What’s Happening in the Vineyard?

What’s Happening in the Vineyard? 0

Uncategorized 🕔July 10, 2012

“Our vines are the happiest they have been in years,” according Kerry Shiels of DuBrul Vineyard.  The vines have flourished with the normal year’s heat pattern.  Excellent quality is forecast, crop load should be normal, the current heat wave will boost

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Boushey Vineyard Tour ~ Steeped in Syrah

Boushey Vineyard Tour ~ Steeped in Syrah 0

Uncategorized 🕔June 26, 2012

Dick Boushey is one of Washington’s premier Syrah growers.  He has 39 acres designated to Syrah and has planted the vines on hillsides with rocky, impoverished soils.   The slope and the shallow soil curtails syrah’s natural vigor.  It is this planting

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Upland Vineyard Tour ~ Cultivated in Tradition

Upland Vineyard Tour ~ Cultivated in Tradition 1

Uncategorized 🕔June 19, 2012

Take a guided, air conditioned tour to numerous vineyard sites owned by Upland Vineyards within the Snipes Mountain AVA. At each stop (4 or 5), you will hear from a different Yakima Valley winemaker about what makes Upland Vineyard’s terroir and fruit

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DuBrul Vineyard Tour ~ Rooted in the family

DuBrul Vineyard Tour ~ Rooted in the family 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 12, 2012

Guests will enjoy an intimate tour of this highly acclaimed vineyard and a taste through some of Cote Bonneville’s exclusive wines. Vineyard owners Hugh and Kathy Shiels have strived to produce grapes that express the unique terroir that is Dubrul.

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Red Willow Vineyard ~ Aged To Perfection

Red Willow Vineyard ~ Aged To Perfection 2

Uncategorized 🕔June 5, 2012

Touring Red Willow Vineyard with growers Mike and Jonathan Sauer is a rare treat.  Learn first hand about one of the state’s oldest vineyards, the birthplace of Washington’s first Syrah, and a pioneer of Cabernet franc and Sangiovese. This tour offers

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Vineyard Tour Series tickets on sale! 0

Events 🕔May 29, 2012

GROWERS TAKE CENTER STAGE IN YAKIMA VALLEY SUMMER VINEYARD TOUR SERIES July Tours With Four Notable Grape Growers The growing trend of Americans wanting to know the ingredient source of everything they consume is quickly taking them to local farms

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