Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring is in the air at Southard Winery

I’ve been weeding the vegetable garden outside Southard Winery in preparation for pre-frost planting and I’ve concluded that my microbial friends in the soil dig Neutral Milk Hotel’s excellent 1998 album, In the Aeroplane over the Sea.  Say what you … Continue reading

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Naches Heights Vineyard opens new tasting room!

Naches Heights has two great reasons to visit this year. No, it’s not the great views, hiking, and peaceful setting, they’ve had that for a long time. Naches Heights is the newest AVA in Washington. There’s something different going on … Continue reading

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WA’s Newest AVA: Naches Heights!

Please welcome Washington State’s twelfth American Viticultural Area (AVA): Naches Heights. One million years ago a giant flow of Andesite lava from the Cascade Mountains filled the Tieton and Naches river valleys all the way to Yakima. Now, one million … Continue reading

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All About Rosé with Gilbert Cellars

It’s time to talk rosé. Though frost still clings to the eaves of Gilbert Cellars’ winery, it is the wine most on our minds. We embrace rosé as the year-long all-occasion wine that it is—perfect at lunch, picnics, cocktail hour, … Continue reading

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