White wines are Walla Walla Valley’s new frontier

The following article appeared in Wine Enthusiast March 4, 2020. 

Walla Walla Valley is Washington State’s “reddest” appellation. A recent study shows the area is 95% planted to red wine varieties, with Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah leading the way.

So why aren’t there more white wine grapes grown in Walla Walla?

“It’s an economic thing,” says Marty Clubb, co-owner and managing winemaker at L’Ecole No. 41, one of Washington’s founding wineries.

Read the article here.

Picture courtesy of L'Ecole No. 41.

Sean P. Sullivan

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