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Allen Shoup on the Maturation of the WA Wine Industry - Northwest Palate

"Without a doubt, the single most important factor that spurred the successful growth of this industry over the last 25 years is the continued development and improvement of the vineyards. Better site selection, greater age and diversity of vines and clones, new technologies, and the extremely dedicated commitment of many new growers to grape growing excellence, all combined to allow both the oldest and newest wineries excel in their efforts to make world-class wines..."

Read more of Allen's comments here.