Monoculture wars – the vineyards killing ecosystems

“Because we’re talking about life,” said Williams. “Conventional farming systems are about pushing life out of vineyards. We need to talk about bringing life back in…and break-up these monocultures, which are never healthy.”

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Here are Some Highly Recommended Red Wines Sourced from Washington’s Red Mountain AVA

Eastern Washington’s Red Mountain American Viticultural Area may be small in size but big on reputation. The AVA has long been known for it’s red varieties and the grapes grown here are utilized by winemakers throughout the state.

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Here are several recommendations of red wines, all sourced from the Red Mountain AVA and currently available at winery tasting rooms and on line websites, retail outlets, and through the Red Mountain Alliance at http://redmountainava.com/wine...:

Biodynamic Wine Aligns You With the Energy of the Cosmos...Or So Its Makers Say

As more wine drinkers seek it out, they dive into a philosophical, sometimes-hippie-dippy practice that puts the earth's integrity above all else—including scientific proof.

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The Reach of Red Mountain Extends Well Beyond its Vineyards

This article originally appeared, in part, in the January, 2021 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine

Tucked away on a hillside about 15 miles west of the Tri-Cities, the Red Mountain American Viticultural Area (AVA) is one of Washington’s most prominent wine grape growing regions.

At just a shade over 4,000 acres, Red Mountain is small in size but big on producing some of the best red wines in the country. Top red grape varieties grown here include cabernet sauvignon, merlot, syrah, malbec, cabernet franc, and petit verdot.

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Red Mountain – the tasting notes

https://files.constantcontact....It's clear how Red Mountain in Washington state, pictured above © Richard Duval Images, got its name. Here Alder enthuses about its wines. In America's other Cabernet he outlines how it won its stellar reputation.

The best Red Mountain wines have the power and depth of Napa Cabernet, but with a freshness of acidity and a re!nement of tannins that somehow make them a bit easier to drink, especially in their youth. The best also can feature wonderful garrigue-like herbal notes and hints of dusty earth, o"ering a savoury quality rarely found in California Cabernet.

Crushed Grape Chronicles - Syrah on Red Mountain

https://www.crushedgrapechroni...We kick off our 12 days of wine this season with a wine from Red Mountain Washington from the Hedges Family Estate. We had a wonderful visit with Sarah Hedges Goedhart this summer and after a lengthy tasting through many of their wines we left with a bottle of this wine.

What is natural wine and does 'natural' mean that it's healthier?

If you ever imbibe, you may have heard the latest buzzword: Natural wine.

And you may have wondered: Isn't all wine technically natural? Here's the answer to that question, and a few more questions you might have about the newest trend for wine enthusiasts:

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American Wine Trade, Inc. - the USA Best Red Wine Winery 2018 - Benton County

The Food & Drink Awards reveals the best establishments offering sumptuous cuisine from across the globe. From artisan kitchens to innovative street cuisine, and gourmet restaurants to gastro pubs, we are looking for the individuals and enterprises who offer outstanding gastronomic delicacies.


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