Washington winemakers

Washington Wine Spotlight: Columbia Gorge AVA

When it comes to buzzworthy Washington wine regions, a little bit of everything—and magic—is happening on a tiny patch in southern Washington

Brian McCormick, winemaker at Memaloose winery in Lyle, Washington, is drawn to the Gorge’s microclimates and singular winemaking opportunities

Paul Zitarelli

DeLille’s Chris and Thea Upchurch’s Red Mountain Retreat

On Red Mountain, a winemaking couple create a space that’s both workplace and retreat

Chris Upchurch, winemaker at DeLille Cellars, and his wife Thea, created their “barn” near Benton City, where they spend much of harvest season, as a place to gather friends and guests, as well as to make wine

Virginia Smyth