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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 […]

Watch This! Wines of Washington

17 Jun

In this incredible short video, the Guild of Sommeliers explain the fascinating history of how floods and volcanoes created the unique growing conditions in the State of Washington, making it ideal for growing wine grapes. Thank you, Guild of Sommeliers, for creating this fun-fact packed video on Washington Wines. Enjoy!