Wahluke Slope Wine
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Despite its middle-of-nowhere location, there is a long grape-growing history here, centered around the tiny town of Mattawa. A German company, Langguth, planted hundreds of acres of Riesling in the early 1980s and made some very fine wines for a few years before abandoning the project. But others persisted, and today there are more than 5200 vineyard acres, many of which provide grapes to wineries across the state.
The Wahluke Slope, along with Red Mountain, is Washington’s warmest site, with heat units exceeding 3,000 year in and year out. The desert heat and abundance of water create the right conditions for large-scale production of fine wine grapes. Though well off the beaten tourist path (only one winery and two production facilities Read more »
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