AVA Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley AVA is the largest in the state of Washington and reaches beyond the border into Oregon totaling over 11,308,636 acres. Because of its vast size, it produces a wide variety of fruit with complex characteristics in different meso- and micro-climates.

Columbia Valley AVA Statistics

  • home to over 99% of all of Washington’s vinifera acreage
  • Contains many subappellations
  • 6-8 inches of rainfall per year
  • Windblown deposits of sand and silt
  • Growing season of 180-200 days

Source: Washington State Wine

Columbia Valley Horn Rapids Vineyard


Characteristics

Elevation: 445-607 feet
Acres: 609
Burbank fine sand loam
Burbank rocky sand loam
Hezel find sand
Quincy sand loam
Starbuck silt loam
Starbuck rocky silt loam

GRAPE VARIETIES
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Syrah

Where We Grow Our Vineyards

Vineyard at Sunset
Horse Heaven Hills

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Vineyard at Sunset
Columbia Valley

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Wahluke Slope

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