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Tag: washington wine


Wine industry taking root in the South Sound

Today’s editorial looks at the Washington wine industry and its phenomenal growth in the last few years. Most of the growth, of course, has happened in Eastern Washington, where the grapes are primarily grown, and in the Woodinville area, home to many wineries that cropped up around Chateau Ste. Michelle.

But Pierce County has a fair number of wineries, most of which import their grapes from east of the mountains (as do the Woodinville wineries). The Washington Wine Commission map shows them. Click on the pins, which brings up a window to “view profile.” That gives the name,

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