The Big Heat

Scorching temperatures returned to Washington in 2017, but vintners are learning to adapt

The Big Heat
A number of the state’s top wines this year come from the small but densely planted Red Mountain appellation in eastern Yakima Valley. (Andréa Johnson)
From the Sep 30, 2020, issue

Washington producers stared down record-breaking heat in 2017 to manage another outstanding vintage in a string of warm years in the Pacific Northwest state.

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