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A guide to enjoying Rosé

26 Aug
2015 Red Mountain Rose

Enjoy it at a bar, in a glass or a jar Drink it at your home, near or far Birthday, anniversary, soirée, or ball Summer, winter, spring or fall Pair it with food, your boss, your kin Pair it with a coworker, a stranger or friend Drink rosé, enjoy away Drink rosé, it’s here to […]

How Pruning Makes Great Wine on Red Mountain

13 Mar
How pruning makes great wine.

One the most important activities occurring in the Red Mountain AVA is pruning. Some might wonder what is pruning and why is it so relevant? To find out the answer, we tracked down Vineyard Manager and Vine Whisperer, Damon LaLonde. Damon oversees Scooteney Flats Vineyard, Red Heaven, Red Path Vineyard and French Creek Vineyards. Here’s […]

Top 10 Red Mountain AVA Sunsets of 2015

31 Dec
March 2, 2015

There is something magical about watching the sunset. How it teases its viewers, slowly moving and changing within seconds. How it moves from one place to another throughout the year. How it works with the particles in the air to create a paint brushed canvas sky. How the last sight of the sun takes its […]

Vacation In The Red Mountain AVA

09 Dec
visit-tri-cities-shae-frichette

Great wines, stellar hospitality and raw beauty. Why not stay, play, and wine in the Red Mountain AVA? We are a part of the Heart of Washington Wine Country and a few minutes away from water sports, great restaurants, and fine art. As you are thinking of vacation for 2016, consider taking two days to visit […]

Red Mountain AVA Snow Day

02 Dec
Snow Day on Red Mountain

The Red Mountain AVA receives five inches of precipitation a year. On this day, we received three inches of snow which translates to about 10% (0.04″ of rainfall) of our annual precipitation. Since most of you visit in the warmer months, we thought you’d enjoy seeing your favorite Red Mountain AVA vineyards with a coat of snow […]

The Dirt On Our Red Mountain AVA Malbec

12 Apr
Scooteney soil in the Red Mountain AVA.

You step on it, kick it around, not thinking twice about…until you enjoy a wine that does somersaults on your palate, proposes to your taste buds, and lingers longer than your most recent thought. It’s the dirty secret that wine enthusiasts never keep. Dirt matters! And here’s what matters about the dirt when it comes […]

Red Mountain AVA Changes

25 Mar
Aquilini Vineyard on Red Mountain

The next time you visit the Red Mountain AVA to taste wines from us and our neighbors, you’ll notice there’s a lot of sage brush and cheat grass missing down Sunset Rd in place of land prepped to be planted this spring. Here’s a quick photo tour by my father in-law, Jay Frichette of all the huge projects underway on […]