Yakima Valley http://kplu.org en Northwest Wine Industry Hits Milestone As Wine Grape-Growing Regions Turn 30 http://kplu.org/post/northwest-wine-industry-hits-milestone-wine-grape-growing-regions-turn-30 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Northwest wine industry and the region’s grapevines are both getting older.</span></p><p>Many of the distinct wine grape-growing regions are now celebrating 30 years since the federal government recognized them as distinct growing areas also known as “appellations.” And Walla Walla will be the next to celebrate the milestone birthday.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 04:25:11 +0000 Anna King 14178 at http://kplu.org Northwest Wine Industry Hits Milestone As Wine Grape-Growing Regions Turn 30