The historic growing region of Snipes Mountain near Sunnyside is a source for some of Washington’s top wines and provides panoramic views of the surrounding Yakima Valley. (Richard Duval Images)

The historic growing region of Snipes Mountain near Sunnyside is a source for some of Washington’s top wines and provides panoramic views of the surrounding Yakima Valley. (Richard Duval Images)

Washington wine’s roots are firmly planted in Yakima Valley

It was the Pacific Northwest’s first American Viticultural Area, federally approved on April 4, 1983.

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