Autumn is a vibrant time in the Yakima Valley. Days are getting shorter and leaves are turning red and orange, dotting the horizon with beautiful warm colors, a sure sign that fall is in the...

Yakima Valley Grape Growers Excited About 2019 Vintage Veraison in Wine Country Yakima, Wash., — Aug 9, 2019 — The home stretch to harvest has begun, and there are happy faces all around Yakima Valley’s wine country. Not to...

The Yakima Valley AVA (American Viticultural area) encompasses significant diversity of climate, topography and soil; and this diversity yields a broad spectrum of high-quality grapes and wines. Four AVAs, Yakima Valley, Red Mountain, Rattlesnake Hills,...

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...

The days of walking through the white wine section of your local grocery store or wine shop and choosing between two flavors -- Chardonnay and Riesling -- are gone.  Wine diversity in the U.S. is...

This article originally ran in the Yakima Herald Republic, May 2, 2019. It’s inevitable, when talking wine with a wine lover, that the topic of “cellaring or aging wine” comes up. Cellaring a wine means that you...