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The state of Washington in the United States has several American Viticultural Areas and we shall briefly dwell on them here. You will learn about the wine producing regions of the state and their unique features.  Each region has interesting soil types and microclimates that...

If you haven't heard of Switchback Ridge, you certainly need to.  Whether you're a fan of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, or Merlot, you'll find a vintage that is just right for you at this lovely winery.  The history of the winery dates back 100 years...

Washington wines are made from grapes grown in the United States and sourced from a variety of vineyards.  The state currently ranks second in United States wine production, following behind California which is known as the entryway for the majority of vintners throughout history. The...

For those who love wine, there is always one varietal or another that truly lives close to their heart.  We've discussed this subject before, as it comes up quite often during our visits to different vineyards and we're always curious as to what really makes...

For those who truly love wine, there are often specific wines they have come to cherish over time. These wines have accompanied the most treasured events in their lives and hold special places in their hearts as a result. The variety of wines in these...

If you imagine a smaller vineyard and winery to be the place where you will find down-to-earth people who simply love people and wine, then McKenzie-Mueller is exactly where you want to visit. These folks have a very down-home view of the world and they...

At Madonna Estate in the Carneros AVA they believe in family ventures, as that is exactly what they are. This lovely, generational vineyard holds a feeling of family, warmth, and love that seems to be placed within every bottle of their absolutely delicious premium wines....

The partnership behind Highlands Wines is one that holds quite a lot of experience and knowledge. In fact, it holds not only 75 combined years of experience, but also one of the most influential Silicon Valley names within its collection. Paul Sagas and Dave Colran...

At Kenefick Ranch they understand the need to match their vines with the appropriate soils for the best possible resulting harvest. That is why they have selected their vineyard blocks so carefully, finding those whose diurnal temperature change allows for their grapes to reap the...

Decoy wines are gaining quite a lot of popularity, but we have to wonder, how exactly are they a decoy? These premium wines have amazing taste and aroma, so perhaps it's the lovely, yet simple design of the bottle itself that is the decoy in...