Tag Archives: Red Mountain AVA

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 […]

Our Red Mountain AVA Vineyard

15 Apr
red-moutain-ava-vineyard

In March of 2018 we planted our 2.23 acre vineyard on our 5.5 acre property in the Red Mountain AVA. 1.32 acres have Cabernet Franc, Clone 12 (1650 plants) and .91 acre of Cabernet Sauvignon, Clone 191 (1150 plants). We’re fortunate enough to live in an incredibly supportive neighborhood and have neighbors with all the […]

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 […]

Why We Host A BBQ Party With Josephine Howell

30 Jul
red-mountain-patio-party

Don’t you love backyard BBQ’s? The sizzle of vegetables on the grill, the melody of summer jams, the laughter of family. Growing up, getting to go to a family bbq or “cookout” was almost like Christmas. The smell of charcoal and wood would invite the party to begin like granting permission to a child to play. […]

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 […]