June 2013 Issue

Yakima Valley opened the AVA door

2019-05-29T14:28:40-08:00June 1st, 2013|Grapes, June 2013 Issue, Melissa Hansen, People|

The idea to designate Yakima Valley as Washington State’s first American Viticultural Area came to Mike Wallace while he was visiting California’s wine country in the early 1980s, when northern California growers and vintners were carving out appellations and subappellations.