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Vineyards of Washington Wine Country

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Washington ranks the second in the United States in the production of wine and exports to over 40 countries around the world. The state’s location above the 46th parallel north allows vineyards in Washington’s major wine growing regions 17 hours of sunlight in the summer. Eastern Washington experiences a wide temperature variation (up to 40°F difference between daytime highs and nighttime lows). One of the best natural locations for growing grapes which end up balanced between ripe sugars (which will equate to alcohol in the wine) and crisp acidity is a difference between day time and night time temperatures – or, diurnal shift.  Washington State has some of the most dramatic fluctuations of any wine region in the world. In addition, the rich soil deposits brought on by millions of ye...

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The Beauty of Walla Walla Valley

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Walla Walla is a valley unlike any other. Walla Walla has long been known as one of the most fertile agricultural areas in the nation producing wheat, vegetables, and the famous Walla Walla sweet onions. However it is as a wine country that Walla Walla is most celebrated. With more than 1,800 acres of beautiful vineyard as well as 100 wineries representing a wide range of varietals, it doesn’t take long to see why. The Walla Walla Valley is a place where scenic beauty, incredible wineries, enticing restaurants, cultural inspiration, outdoor adventures and small town friendliness come together to create an experience you’ll want to share again and again.

Walla Walla, meaning “many waters,” was named by the early Native American tribes living in the area...

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