Winemaker Javier Alfonso Helps Spanish Vines Take Root in Washington

The Alfonso’s recently purchased a vineyard, which will allow Javier to follow in his family footsteps, taking the wine all the way through the process. For him, Washington is a wonderful place to make wine because the possibilities are endless. “I think Washington can create world class wine out of many varieties, not just Cabernet, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, or Syrah but also Riesling, Chardonnay, Grenache, Mourvedre, and, I believe eventually, Tempranillo, Graciano and others to be discovered.”

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