The Perfect Primer on Washington Wines
If the phrase “American wine country” only conjures up images of Napa and Sonoma Counties for you, it’s time to broaden your horizons, and head farther north. Washington has become a prime source of delectable American wines. If you want a perfect primer to the wine regions of this gem in the Pacific Northwest, pick up the Second Edition of Washington Wines and Wineries by Paul Gregutt, from University of California Press. This is an indispensible guide to nearly every established winery in the entire state, including a comprehensive list of wineries, a brief history of the state’s viticulture, and what kinds of grapes are grown in the region. The Second Edition of Washington Wines and Wineries is available now for $35 in stores and online.