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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Northwest Wine: Red Mountain among Washington’s most important regions

Northwest Wine: Red Mountain among Washington’s most important regions 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 18, 2018

Originally published in the Trial City Herald. By Andy Perdue and Eric Degerman, June 12, 2018 Of all the brown ridges in Washington’s Columbia Valley, perhaps none is more important to winemakers than Red Mountain. It is a 4,040-acre ridge

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What Italian Wine Grapes Are Doing in Washington

What Italian Wine Grapes Are Doing in Washington 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 15, 2018

First published on Forbes.com June 15, 2018 One thousand feet above Washington’s Columbia Valley, the highest reaches of dusty Snipes Mountain lie beneath river stones, vineyards staked incongrously in a mix of arid earth and the water-rounded rocks of gemlike beauty and crayon-color variation that winegrowers here call cobblestones. Less

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Beginning as a World War II flying school, Airfield Ranches hits 50-year milestone

Beginning as a World War II flying school, Airfield Ranches hits 50-year milestone 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 11, 2018

Airfield Ranches has been growing wine grapes in the Yakima Valley for 50 years. Passing down the farm from generation to generation has been a tried and true business model for farm families throughout the United States. Although the practice

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Washington’s way with GSM could turn the full-bodied red blends into our signature wine

Washington’s way with GSM could turn the full-bodied red blends into our signature wine 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 9, 2018

By Andy Perdue Special to The Seattle Times June 9, 2018 AMONG THE MOST fascinating and gratifying developments in Washington wine in the past decade is the rise of Rhône red varieties. The biggest benefit of this increased interest is

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Ten Great Wines You Need To Try Now

Ten Great Wines You Need To Try Now 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 9, 2018

First printed in Forbes.com June 21, 2018 This list promises to get you out of your wine rut and open up new possibilities with ten great wines to try now. There is so much amazing wine in the world today

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Soil, Slope & Sunshine

Soil, Slope & Sunshine 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 4, 2018

An appellation, or AVA (American Viticultural Area), is a designated geographical region that possesses unique climate, soil and physical features which distinguish it from surrounding areas.This combination of soil, slope and sunshine influences the growth and character of the grapes,

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Northwest Wine: Syrah emerges as true Northwest star

Northwest Wine: Syrah emerges as true Northwest star 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 1, 2018

Originally printed in the Tri-City Herald May 31, 2018 A grape that has become a mainstay across the Pacific Northwest is Syrah, the classic red wine grape from France’s Rhône Valley that was introduced to our region in Washington’s Yakima

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Join the Rosé Revolution

Join the Rosé Revolution 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔May 29, 2018

With Memorial Day weekend in our rearview mirror, it is officially Rosé season. The pink wine exudes fun and frivolity. Regardless of its color–pink, copper, or anywhere in between, Rosé is a light and easy drinking wine with aromas and

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The Old World Wines of J. Bell Cellars

The Old World Wines of J. Bell Cellars 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔May 25, 2018

Originally published in Yakima Magazine May 18, 2018 Tradition. It’s a word that conjures up many feelings and emotions. At the core, the word means “transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation.” And no word could be more

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Cultivation & Culture Come together at Cultura

Cultivation & Culture Come together at Cultura 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔May 25, 2018

Published by Yakima Magazine May 18, 2018 “Never the twain shall meet.” This line from Rudyard Kipling’s poem, “The Ballad of East and West,” comes to mind when considering the life of a winemaker and wine grape grower. Those two

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