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State’s First Wine Growing Region Celebrates Harvest

Catch the Crush in Yakima Valley, October 12, 13. As harvest begins in earnest in the Yakima Valley, so does the anticipation of visiting the wineries. It is after all, the most spectacular time of year in the region. Experience … Continue reading

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Sun in a Shadow, Climate of the Yakima Valley AVA

Yakima Valley is celebrating 30 years as the first official wine region in the Pacific Northwest. ┬áThe federal government designated this appellation in early 1983; but the area has been cultivating wine grapes as well as a cornucopia of apples, … Continue reading

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Local Ingredients, A Diverse Range of Wines, and the Company of Two of Washington’s most Endearing Growers

The Auction of Washington Wine features a series of winemaker dinners as part of their wine celebration every August. This year’s series offers a new twist. As part of the Yakima Valley’s 30th Anniversary as an AVA, one of the … Continue reading

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