Monthly Archives: June 2012

Boushey Vineyard Tour ~ Steeped in Syrah

Dick Boushey is one of Washington’s premier Syrah growers.  He has 39 acres designated to Syrah and has planted the vines on hillsides with rocky, impoverished soils.   The slope and the shallow soil curtails syrah’s natural vigor.  It is this planting … Continue reading

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Upland Vineyard Tour ~ Cultivated in Tradition

Take a guided, air conditioned tour to numerous vineyard sites owned by Upland Vineyards within the Snipes Mountain AVA. At each stop (4 or 5), you will hear from a different Yakima Valley winemaker about what makes Upland Vineyard’s terroir and fruit … Continue reading

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DuBrul Vineyard Tour ~ Rooted in the family

Guests will enjoy an intimate tour of this highly acclaimed vineyard and a taste through some of Cote Bonneville’s exclusive wines. Vineyard owners Hugh and Kathy Shiels have strived to produce grapes that express the unique terroir that is Dubrul. … Continue reading

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Red Willow Vineyard ~ Aged To Perfection

Touring Red Willow Vineyard with growers Mike and Jonathan Sauer is a rare treat.  Learn first hand about one of the state’s oldest vineyards, the birthplace of Washington’s first Syrah, and a pioneer of Cabernet franc and Sangiovese. This tour offers … Continue reading

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