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Taste the Romance of Red Mountain at Hedges Family Estate @hedgeswine

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An end of the world wine destination.

Some may consider SE Washington the ends of the earth. Miles of desert, few trees, rolling hills called mountains, wheat fields, apple orchards, hops and vineyards. I missed last weeks #winechat discussion on twitter because I was busy writing about the three hour lunch I enjoyed that day on Red Mountain with the marketing team of Hedges Family Estate winery. The #winechat topic was "End of the world wines." How appropriate a caption for the lunch I enjoyed and this post.

FYI: TheRed Mountain AVA is the smallest in the state at only 4,040 acres. The AVA has 1,199 acres under cultivation. Primary grape varieties planted include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Sangiovese, Malbec, and Petit Verdot. The vineyards have produced grapes for some of the most sought after wines in Washington State. Only 15 minutes from my front door.
Arriving at the Hedges winery for lunch, I found Christophe Hedges around back working on buildi…