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Gold Rush on Red Mountain

A new winery inspired by Tuscany is driving the transformation of an arid slope in eastern Washington
Bruce Schoenfeld
Issue: May 15, 2007

From a distance, the 56-foot-high bell tower of the new Col Solare winery looks like an apparition hovering over the slope of Washington's Red Mountain. Even before its official opening last fall, the winery had become the most imposing presence of this 6-year-old appellation, which, at an elevation of 1,500 feet, qualifies as more of a hill than a mountain.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 12, 2007.

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