Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Unmistakable Typicity of the Yakima Valley

Blog posts for the month of March have focused primarily on the cataclysmic events that created a special geology and soil composition in the Yakima Valley AVA. These events allow the vineyards of the Yakima Valley AVA to grow wine grapes of such quality that … Continue reading

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Five Vines in the Yakima Valley AVA

Join five Yakima Valley grape growers as they monitor and post growing and ripening patterns of five Cabernet Sauvignon vines planted in the Yakima Valley AVA. Each grape vine is located in a different micro-climate or Sub AVA within the appellation. … Continue reading

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Getting the “Dirt” on Yakima Valley Soils

Yakima Valley vineyards support the best Washington State and Pacific Northwest wineries  in achieving excellence. Acclaimed brands that have grown to greatness showcasing Yakima Valley grapes include Quilceda Creek, DeLille Cellars, Andrew Will, Col Solare, Côte Bonneville, Betz Family, Avennia, … Continue reading

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Cataclysmic Events that Created the Soils of the Yakima Valley

The Yakima Valley AVA is blessed with a vast array of soil types offering notable depth, purity and natural complexity into its wines. A series of natural phenomenon dating back fifteen million years ago have given the soils of the … Continue reading

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