07 Mar Wine Scene: Wade Wolfe’s roots are in Yakima Valley vineyards
YAKIMA, Wash. — The state’s wine industry has been built on the backs of the Yakima Valley’s founding families, many of whom remain vital figures in the state’s wine industry.
Wade Wolfe is one of those industry giants. His vision and leadership have helped mold Washington’s wine industry into what it is today. Wolfe received his doctorate in plant genetics from The University of California, Davis prior to moving to Washington in 1978 to begin his career as a viticulturalist for Chateau Ste. Michelle. One of his first projects was working as an adviser on the expansion of the site that is now Columbia Crest Winery in Paterson. Read full article.