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Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley becomes 13th AVA in Washington

Release Date: October 18, 2012

It’s Official: Ancient Lakes Becomes Washington’s 13th AVA
Posted: October 18, 2012
October 18, 2012 — Gorge Amphitheater concert goers know the tiny town of George because it’s the closest place to stock up on gas, food and camping supplies for those attending outdoor music events at ‘The Gorge at George’ venue. Now, George and the nearby farming community of Quincy are made famous by another distinction — they are part of the Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley viticultural area, which was today officially designated an AVA (American Viticultural Area) by the Federal Government. This makes it the 13th AVA in Washington State. Read more at: Washington Tasting Room Magazine

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