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...

Spring Barrel Tasting weekend is your chance to get a jump on tasting the newest vintage from local wineries. A visit to the Yakima Valley on April 26-28 will allow you to sample delicious, unfinished...