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Fall 2022 Winemaker Insider

The last day of the 2022 harvest at Long Shadows Vintners was marked by both the completion of our 20th harvest and our founder Allen Shoup's passing.

Allen was a humble gentleman; compassionate, dedicated and passionate. Allen was not only my boss, but an incredible mentor and father-figure.

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Allen C. Shoup

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our founder, father and friend, Allen Shoup.

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Get to Know: Walla Walla Valley AVA

Recently voted “America’s Best Wine Region” (again!) by USA Today, Walla Walla rolls out the wine welcome mat with over 120 wineries and nearly 3,000 acres of vines. The esteemed Walla Walla Valley AV...
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Get to Know: Horse Heaven Hills AVA

At Long Shadows, we build our wines on the best fruit sourced from Washington State’s most prestigious vineyards. One of those vineyards, The Benches at Wallula, is tucked into the defined benchland r...
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What's In a Name?

What’s in a Name? Long Shadows Wines Explained “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare takes credit for this famous line from Romeo and Juliet as Juliet pushes the personal point that a name is “just a name” ...
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Three Muses

Just in time for the warm summer weather, we are excited to release the new vintages of our Three Muses wines: 2021 Cymbal Sauvignon Blanc2020 Dance Chardonnay2020 Poet's Leap Riesling - 93 points, E...
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Washington's Red Mountain AVA

Red Mountain is neither red, nor a mountain, but the area does take on a reddish hue in springtime as the cheatgrass changes color. It's a very small, very warm region.

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Winter in the Vineyards

As wine fanciers, we know that spring is the season that growing begins, summer is the season that growing ramps up, and of course, autumn is harvest! But what about the coldest season—winter? After t...
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Why Large Format?

In this season of gathering with loved ones, we know alongside those delicious seasonal dishes there will be a few bottles of wine adorning your table. If you’re wondering what to open to mark the cel...
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