You know, if we can get to it relatively easily (i.e., it’s in the U.S.), we’ve got to visit a place before we do a podcast on it.
You asked, and we went!
This week: Washington State in the northeastern part of the United States. Damn! They are making great wine there, and it’s worth seeking out. We get dorky about rocks, soil, and sunlight in this episode.
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Here are the notes:
Stats that you may find hard to believe, given Washington’s relatively low profile
Geography and geology, including M.C. Ice’s nerdy turn as an (almost) geology minor
We go MISSOULA on you!
A bit more modern history
The American Viticultural Areas — with a special focus on Yakima, Rattlesnake Hills, Red Mountain, Snipes Mountain, Horse Heaven Hills, and Walla Walla
Our best explanation of what the wines taste like
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