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Longer growing season results in higher yields and excellent quality. Yakima Valley, Wash — (Oct. 20, 2016) — The 2016 winegrape harvest is winding down in the Yakima Valley. The overall impression: Great vintage. Last winter’s...

Video 4:35 Yakima Valley encompasses significant diversity of climate, topography, and soil; and this diversity yields a broad spectrum of high-quality grapes and wines. Four American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) – Yakima Valley, Red Mountain, Rattlesnake Hills,...

As far as John Williams and Jim Holmes were concerned, the plan was perfect. It was an 84-acre patch of desolate sagebrush and cheatgrass nestled between Red Mountain and the Yakima River. They did their...

While celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Yakima Valley AVA, it makes sense to look at the wine from some of the early vineyards planted here. Flint Nelson, winemaker for Kestrel Vintners shares his impression...