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Discover E’ritage


Éritage is an exclusive, 500-acre enclave within the Walla Walla Valley appellation of Washington State, certain to be one of the world’s top wine growing destinations. These rolling hillside estates have journeyed through time, from their original creation by the Almighty to the bunch grass plains of the Native American Indian to the dry wheat pastures of the dedicated farmer.  Eritage’s fertile hills are packed full of the terrior that has earned the Walla Walla Valley a place among the leading wine regions of the world...

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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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