EDITOR'S NOTE: As of February 2019, Yakima Magazine is a special publication produced monthly by the Yakima Herald-Republic News Department.

Washington state is one of the world’s great wine growing regions — on nearly the same latitude as some of the most famous French wine producing areas. We are the second-largest premium wine producer in the United States, with more than 1,000 wineries and 400 grape growers. Only California h…