Harvested in the cool early-morning hours, the fruit was immediately delivered to the winery and without delay, was gently whole-cluster pressed. The aromatics are feminine with notes of orange blossom. On the palate there are flavors of honey, crisp apples, and stone fruit with a light mineral finish.
And like …
Yakima Valley 30th Anniversary
The Yakima Valley is Washington's first American Viticultural Area, approved 30 years ago in 1983. It's also steeped in the early history of the Washington wine industry. Some of the state's first European wine grapes were planted in Sunnyside by William B. Bridgman in 1917. The legendary Dr. Walter Clore came to the Yakima Valley soon after Prohibition was repealed and began planting grapes in the '50s and '60s to show …
SEATTLE,(March 26, 2013)— Thousands of wine consumers gathered at this weekend for the annual celebration hosted by the and . The highlight of the two-day event was a series of seminars led by top wine-makers and leading wine experts; and this year's seminars [...]
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Yakima Valley 30th Anniversary
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We organize our tasting route in advance every year. One year, we decided to only taste pours from wineries or wines that we had never before experienced. Another year, we decided to only drink …
…( , Yakima Valley, ) : Dark purple in color. Red fruit and leather come through on both the nose and palate. Medium to full-bodied with lively acidity, medium tannins, and a long finish.
Quality: 3.5 stars (out of 5)
: 2 bangs for your buck (out of 5)
Lost Syrah ( Red Willow Vineyard, Yakima Valley…
ByIt happens every year, the Yakima Valley teams with extra visitors hoping to check out some delicious red wine and chocolate pairings at wineries of the valley. One simply pays a $ 35 fee for a "passport" and it enables you to waive all the tasting fee's at participating wineries - which includes [...]
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We recently tasted some good juice from two family operated wineries that are new to us - one fromand one from .
Starting close to home, we tried three wines from Two in Winery in Washington state's Yakima Valley.
All three of these award-winning wines show great potential, and are vibrant, balanced and approachable.
Two Mountain 2009 Syrah won a gold medal at the 2013 World Wine Championships, a silver medal …
…Weyns vineyard is located in the Snipes Mountain AVA in the heart of the Yakima Valley with slopes facing in all four cardinal directions and an elevation that ranges from 750 to 1300 feet. This wine was sealed with a screwcap.
This wine was imported by Handpicked Wines Sweden AB.
Colour : Dark blackberry
Taste : Blackberry, plums, spice, white pepper on zingy finish
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : 129 SEK…
Airfield Estates Riesling 2010, Yakima Valley, Washington. Excellent. About $ 16.
Apaltagua Envero Gran Reserva Carménère 2010, Calchagua Valley, Chile. Excellent. About $ 14.