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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52 Weeks of Wine

Wine pairing for summer grilling, the key is simplicity

Wine pairing for summer grilling, the key is simplicity 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔August 16, 2018

Pairing food and wine can seem like a daunting task.Summer-time grilling serves up such a wide range of flavors that pairing them with wine can sometimes be a challenge.  Because the food may be driven by different flavor accents from

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Color explosion in Valley vineyards

Color explosion in Valley vineyards 0

52 Weeks of Wine , Wine Country , Wineries 🕔July 30, 2018

A French viticulture term; veraison means “the onset of grape ripening.” It involves a number of changes in the grape. First, the grapes start to change color. Once veraison starts, the vineyards begin to explode with different shades of yellow,

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Roads Less Traveled

Roads Less Traveled 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔July 24, 2018

Take the back roads to four unique and appealing Yakima Valley wineries Travelers know that sometimes the best roads are the back roads, where the pace is slower, the path less crowded and the experience more genuine. This idea holds

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Mike Sauer took a chance on planting wine grapes…and the rest is history

Mike Sauer took a chance on planting wine grapes…and the rest is history 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔July 12, 2018

Written by Viki Eierdam published July 11, 2018 Finding good people in the wine industry is not a difficult task. Finding exceptional people that top vintners are “honored to work with” and describe as “inquisitive, hardworking, dedicated and humble” is a

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Long summer days make crisp, balanced wines

Long summer days make crisp, balanced wines 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔July 12, 2018

The longest day of the year is now behind us, but Yakima Valley wine grapes are still receiving more sunshine than the famous California wine-growing regions. It may surprise many that the Yakima Valley’s long summer days generate more sunlight,

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A feminine touch in Yakima Valley wine

A feminine touch in Yakima Valley wine 0

52 Weeks of Wine 🕔June 27, 2018

At its best, wine tends to express feminine qualities. Taste a great wine and you enjoy delicate floral aromas, luscious fruit flavors, elegant textures and soft tannins. And there have been studies from Yale University scientists showing that women are

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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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