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Washington State gets new AVA

The Snipes Mountain AVA is the latest one to spring up in Washington State, bringing the total amount to 10 state-wide AVAs. This is a 4,145-acre area withing the Yakima Valley AVA and within the Columbia Valley AVA – it has 535 acres planted so far and 25-grape varities. Some of the note-worthy vineyards included in this AVA are Harrison Hill and Upland – some of the state”s oldest Cab grapes are in Harrison.

Here is a link to the official State document.

*Note: The link from the Washington Wine Commisssion was posted days after our friends at Mutineer Magazine called them out on this issue.

  • Alan Kropf

    Tomorrow the whole game changes when Wine Foot and Mutineer Magazine meet up for the first time!