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Fun Facts About Washington Wine

KING5.com
March 14, 2017

SEATTLE – March is Washington Wine Month! It’s a great time to celebrate just how far the state’s industry has come.

  • In 1981, there were just 19 wineries. Today, there are more than 900!
  • The Evergreen state is the second largest wine producer in the United States.
  • Over the past seven years, nearly 50 percent of Washington state wines reviewed by Wine Spectator received scores of 90 points or higher.
  • Washington is home to 14 wine growing regions that produce nearly¬†70 grape varieties.

You can try wines from each region at Taste Washington which runs from March 23rd to 26th. It’s the festival’s 20th¬†anniversary and will feature nearly 300 wineries and more than 70 restaurants.>>>Read entire article on KING5

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