The Herald Net
By Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue
Here are four stellar wines from this growing region, which specializes in red wine grapes. Along the Yakima Valley’s eastern edge is a brown ridge that looks similar to those of the nearby Horse Heaven Hills and Rattlesnake Hills. But this formation with its deep sandy soils is different. Red Mountain, despite being neither a mountain nor red, has turned into one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier wine regions.
Approved in 2001, Red Mountain is the smallest of Washington state’s 14 federally approved American Viticultural Areas. It’s also the most concentrated. At 4,040 acres, more than half is planted to grapes across 54 vineyard sites. Read the entire article featuring Ambassador Wines and more on The Herald Net
Woodinville Wine Country is proud to be home to several wineries and tasting rooms featuring Red Mountain red wines including Ambassador Wines of Washington, Col Solare, Fidelitas, JM Cellars, Mark Ryan Winery, Market Vineyards and more! Plan your next trip to Woodinville and taste all that Red Mountain has to offer.
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