Check out the new, mobile-friendly WineSpectator.com!
Kerry Shiels' parents, Hugh and Kathy Shiels, planted the DuBrul Vineyard, their Yakima Valley property in Washington, in 1992. That same year, Kerry, then 13, made her first wine. A career in mechanical engineering detoured her from the family business at first, but in 2009, she became winemaker for their estate label, Côte Bonneville. Shiels spoke with Wine Spectator's Esther Mobley about the advantages of Yakima's climate, her interest in viticultural research and Washington's lack of phylloxera.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 22, 2014.
Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!
Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered