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Spring 2020 Winemaker Insider

Like a living soul, wine has to be respected, taken care of and understood. Wine has roots and energy. It has longevity where it evolves from a vivacious youngster to a more refined and intricate grow...
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Fall 2019 Winemaker Insider

2019 - A Cooler VintageEarlier this year, the winter dragged on, shadowing a shy spring and delaying bud break in April. After a cooler and wet spring, the nice days showed up mid-summer, leading the ...
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Spring 2019 Winemaker Insider

One of the joys of living in the Walla Walla Valley is the distinct four seasons we experience each year. Yet, this year, it seems fall lasted until the end of January with some beautiful days warm en...
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The Story Behind the Wines, Pt. 3

Welcome to the final part of The Stories Behind the Wines. On this journey, we’ll be telling you about our 2017 Saggi Sangiovese and 2016 Pedestal Merlot. These wines, as well as the rest of our portf...
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The Story Behind the Wines, Pt. 2

Welcome to part two of The Stories Behind the Wines blog! In part one we introduced you to three out of seven wines within the Long Shadows Vintners flagship portfolio; the 2018 Poet’s Leap Riesling, ...
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The Story Behind the Wines, Pt. 1

We believe an intrical part of understanding a bottle of wine is knowing the story behind it. At Long Shadows Vintners, immersing ourselves in the visions of our winemakers is one of our key philosoph...
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Spring 2018 Winemaker Insider

The longer and warmer days are finally here, yet as much as we all love Spring, it is easy to take for granted. It is the season reminiscent of life, the vegetation cycle that inevitability comes back...
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The History of Long Shadows Vintners

In 2002, visionary Allen Shoup set out on a mission to find some of the most highly acclaimed international winemakers to create a portfolio of wines, Old World and New, that would take Washington win...
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Fall 2017 Winemaker Insight

I am excited to share with you some of the highlights of the 2017 growing season. As a winemaker, we have one shot a year at making a great wine; like an artist with only one canvas. It is an exhilara...
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Fall 2016 Winemaker Insight

The 2016 growing season started early and was followed by a beautiful spring which moved maturation into the fast lane. Then came July. The skies were surprisingly overcast, which increased the size o...
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