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Yellow Jacket Vineyard is one of our Beresan Winery’s estate vineyards. The property has been in our family farm operation for over 50 years and is located on Yellow Jacket Lane, thus the name. First planted to grapes in 1999 and is primarily planted to Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. The vineyard is planted on old dry river bed soils, with lots of famous Milton-Freewater cobblestones for terrior and storytelling. The farm has produced many different crops over the years, peaches, apples, tomatoes, corn and melons, and now wine grapes. Yellow Jacket Vineyard is located just south of Walla Walla Washington,...

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We love Syrah! Our Focus in Funky Syrah farmed sustainably. Stoney Vine is 18 acres and planted mostly in three clones of Syrah (99, 07, 471) with an acre of Grenache and an acre of Mourvedre. It is high density on a 7×4 planting. The rocks are clean tilled with no cover crop leading to a unique and incredibly aromatic Syrah. The soils are Freewater very cobbly loam that is 50% rock 50% soil that is 200 feet deep. It is just over 900 foot elevation. The geochemistry of the soil is different from the valley floor because of the...

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We have simple mission statement. We at StoneTree Vineyard are going to grow the best wine grapes in the world. Saddle Mountain Vineyards, LLC (SMV) was started by Tedd Wildman and Mark Wheeler in 2000 as a holding company for wholly owned vineyard properties. SMV is an LLC owned by a total of five partners, including Mark and Tedd. StoneTree Vineyard is built on a 257 acres leased on a 25 year lease from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. The soils are all classified as sandy loams or sandy silt loams, predominately of the Scoon series. The Scoon...

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Located just outside of Zillah Washington, in the Yakima Valley, Sheridan soils consist of mostly of sandy silt loam with a hard pan underlay anywhere from 6 to 30 inches. Elevation runs from 1120 to 1220 ft.. Since we are the hilltop we have slope in all four directions with our late ripening varietals planted on the southern and western slopes while early ripening are planted to the northern slopes. With the higher elevation our daytime temperatures are warmer and night time cooler than the vineyard around us (especially during spring and fall). The shallow soils help naturally moderate both...

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Pepper Bridge Vineyard is located in the Walla Walla Valley Appellation. The original 10 acres were planted in 1991. Since then, the vineyard has been expanded to almost 200 acres (170 acres as of January 2011). Pepper Bridge Vineyard has gained an outstanding reputation with winemakers throughout the state of Washington and especially the Walla Walla Valley. Tom Waliser has been the Vineyard Manager since its inception. The irrigation and weather systems within the vineyard utilize cuting-edge technology. Weather data, temperature, humidity, wind and sun energy units are recorded around the clock, and the data is downloaded to computer via...

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