Our Vineyard Partners

We’ve partnered with some of the most respected growers in the region with the common goal of producing unique wine that expresses variety and distinction, while honoring the land where it is grown. Learn more about the people and places we work with.

Ciel du Cheval Vineyard

People: Jim Holmes – Owner
Richard Holmes – Vineyard Manager
Location: Red Mountain AVA – On the east side of Sunset Rd (midway up the strip), in Benton City, WA.
Varietal: Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese (clones VCR6, VCR23), Nebbiolo & Petit Verdot
Soil: Sandy Loam – Scootney
Planted: 1975

Destiny Ridge Vineyard

People: Jerrod and Ali Boyle; Rob Mercer – Owners
Jose Yanez – Vineyard Foreman
Location: Horse Heaven Hills AVA – South of Prosser, west of Sundale, up on the ridge across from Crow Butte Park, WA.
Varietals: Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Counoise, Grenache, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvèdre, Nebbiolo, Petit Verdot & Syrah
Soil: Silty Loam
Planted: 1998

Freedom Hill Vineyard

People: Dan Dusschee – Owner
Location: Willamette Valley AVA – West of Salem in the foothills of Oregon’s coastal range
Varietals: Pinot Noir (Pommard, Wädenswil and Dijon 115 clones)
Soil: Belpine Silty Clay Loam
Planted: 1982

King Fuji Ranch Vineyard

People: Mike Tagaris – Owner
Nathan Cortez – Vineyard Manager
Location: Wahluke Slope AVA – North of Mattawa, (in the middle of nowhere) overlooking the Columbia River, WA.
Varietals: Cinsaut, Counoise, Mourvèdre, & Petit Verdot

Roosevelt Ridge Vineyard

People:  Dave Verhey – Owner
Location: Horse Heaven Hills AVA – South of Prosser, a few miles west of Sundale, just below his cherry orchard, about 200 feet from the banks of the Columbia River, WA.
Varietals: Malbec
Soil: Silty Loam
Planted: 2008

Slide Mountain Vineyard

People: Bruce Morford – Owner
Location: Yakima Valley AVA – in the eastern foothills of Cascades (near to Mt. Rainier). This site is the western-most vineyard planted in the Yakima Valley AVA.
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Nebbiolo & Sangiovese
Soil: Clay loam on Basalt. These are ancient soils high in clay content (very unusual for this region). Unlike most of the Columbia basin, the soils here were not covered with sediments from the Missoula Floods.
Planted: 2001 (est. 1986)

Tapteil Vineyard

People: Larry and Jane Pearson – Owners
Location: Red Mountain AVA – At the very top of Sunset Rd, in Benton City, WA.
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot
Soil: Warden silt-loam
Planted: 1985