The people and places that are changing the wine scene in the West
A new winery is licensed every week or so in Washington. Swirl and sip through these intense-fruit, great-acidity reds to understand what all the fuss is about.
- Rôtie Cellars 2008 “Southern Blend” (Horse Heaven Hills; $35)
- Rulo 2007 Syrah (Columbia Valley; $20)
- Northstar 2006 Merlot (Walla Walla Valley; $50)
Pictured: A mini wine country escape in Walla Walla