Washington Bets Big on Syrah

The high quality of recent releases and a boom in vineyard plantings bodes well for the future
Harvey Steiman
Issue: November 30, 2001

Mike Hogue couldn't help grinning as he lifted a glass of his winery's Genesis Syrah. He was sitting on the deck of a restaurant overlooking the wide Columbia River only a few miles from the winery that he and his brother, Gary, had just sold to a Canadian company for $36.

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