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IMW Study Week

Friday, Feb 18th Red Mountain AVA USA, Washington, Red Mountain. Fidelitas vineyard. Designated: 2001Vineyards: 2,382 acres (963 hectares)Top Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, SyrahAverage Annual Precipitation: 5 inches At 4,040 total acres (1,630 ha), Red Mountain is one of Washington’s smallest appellations. It is also one of the state’s warmest, with broad, southwest-facing slopes that…
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Goose Gap AVA

Designated: 2021Vineyards: 1,800 acres (323 hectares)Top Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay Average Annual Precipitation: 6 inches Goose Gap is located in south-central Washington. It is a sub-appellation of Yakima Valley, which lies within the larger Columbia Valley. The appellation’s name refers to a saddle between Goose Mountain to the west and Badger and…
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Wine-Touring Regions

Our goal is to be the guide to your next glass of Washington Wine. With over 1,000 wineries, 19 AVAs, and 8 wine touring regions, it can be a difficult, but delicious, decision to figure out where to go next. To make matters easier, we’re here to point you toward…
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MayFest Scavenger Hunt

MayFest on Red Mountain! Join us for a weekend full of fun to kick of First Fridays and the new season.
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Wine Months

WA Wine is meant to be shared. It’s also meant to be celebrated. And if there’s one thing we’re not so silent about, it’s sipping, supporting, and celebrating our local wineries, farmers, and small businesses. Let us introduce you to how we do things in Washington State: while we sip-celebrate…
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Goose Gap is Washington’s 19th American Viticultural Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEATTLE (June 30, 2021)—Goose Gap is Washington’s newest American Viticultural Area (AVA). The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) will publish the final rule for Goose Gap AVA tomorrow, July 1, 2021, to officially define it as a designated wine grape-growing region. The Goose Gap…
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IMW Study Week – Lunch Wines & AVAs

Monday, Feb 14th Yakima Valley AVA Designated: 1983Vineyards: 18,924 acres (7,658 hectares)Top Varieties: Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Riesling, SyrahAverage Annual Precipitation: 8 inches Yakima Valley is one of Washington’s most diverse growing regions. It also is the largest sub-appellation of the Columbia Valley, both in total size and planted acreage, with the valley home…
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First Fridays!

Join us at Hedges 5-7pm for Themed Music Pizza Parties - pizza by Sebastián of Oso Negro Baking Co.