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What’s so red about Red Mountain?

29 Jan
Red-Mountain-Cheat-Grass

The Red Mountain AVA is one of the most intriguing wine grape growing regions in the state of Washington. It’s a desert. It’s dry and relies on water from the Yakima River. This small region produces some of the most sought after wine grapes in the state. The wine grapes from Red Mountain are used […]

Red Mountain AVA Harvest 2019 Recap

23 Oct
Red-Mountain-AVA-Cabernet-Sauvignon-Harvest

We had a couple of wine spills, early mornings and late nights, but #Harvest2019 was well worth it. Loading Merlot from Red Path Vineyard in the hopper to crush and destem. Harvest 2019 started with excitement, anticipation, and preparation. All ducks were in a row, logistics were on point, bins and bungs were ordered, barrels […]

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 […]