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Wine Grape Harvest Winding down Next Big Event in October
The next big wine event in the valley is called Catch The Crush. It's set for October 12 and 13 at area wineries. You can stomp grapes, check those juicy sugar levels and do comparative tastings from grapes to juice to the bottle. for more information check wineyakimavalley.org
Wine Grape Harvest Underway in Yakima Valley
Washington state’s wine grape harvest grew by 14 percent in 2018, for a grand total of 261,000 tons crushed. It was the second largest harvest in Washington’s history, behind the record-breaking total of 270,000 tons in 2016.
Washington Produces Record Wine Grapes Crop in 2016
SPOKANE (AP) — The state of Washington produced a record harvest of wine grapes in 2016.
The Washington Wine Commission reported Wednesday that the 2016 harvest was 270,000 tons, up 22 percent from the previous year.
Tonnage in 2015 was down a little compared to the previous record harvest of 22…
Recent Cold Snap Didn’t Harm Wine Grapes
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The recent cold weather doesn't appear to have damaged Eastern Washington's 48,000 acres of wine grapes.
Temperatures fell to near zero for several recent nights. That compares to the historical low average for this time of year of 24 degrees...
Blankets of Snow Helpful to Grape Growers
After several tough years, local wineries are back on their feet and expecting big success in 2013. Gail Puryear, owner of Bonair Winery says an increased amount of snow has helped, which is something that does not happen every year.
The past two winters did not have enough snow on the ground and it …