James manages the wine grape crops on the family’s estate in the White Bluffs region of central Washington. He works alongside his brother John, and parents, Bob and Crista Whitelatch.
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After originally pursuing a degree in history and law, Nick pursued a more hands-on career through Washington State University’s viticulture program.
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