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Red Mountain Estate Vineyard Groundbreaking

01 Mar
Frichette Estate Vineyard Groundbreaking

The next time you visit us on Red Mountain, you may notice a change in our landscaping. We were recently awarded water rights allowing us break ground and plant our estate vineyard. The milestone moment was captured in the video below.   We’ll plant 1.32 acres (1650 plants) of Cabernet Franc, Clone 12 and .91 […]

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
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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 […]