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Category: Wine in Wenatchee

Tourism, Wine in Wenatchee

Cabernet Sauvignon king of Washington Wine

The king of Washington wine is, unabashedly, Cabernet Sauvignon. The state’s most famous wines are Cabernet Sauvignon, and now it’s the state’s most-planted variety and annually the biggest crop. Last year along, winemakers brought in more than 70,000 tons of Cab grapes alone. That’s more than every single grape combined in the state as recently as 2008. Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, of course, is driving new plantings each year and alone bottles…

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Wine in Wenatchee

So Much Wine, So Little Time

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Wenatchee Wine and Food Festival at Town Toyota Center, and my head is still spinning (from the variety, not the wine, really). The folks at Foothills Magazine who produced the event brought in an amazing volume of award-winning wines that if you didn’t know better, would make you think you were smack dab in the middle of wine country. While guests…

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