Washington State may be less well known as a wine producer than California. And of course smaller. But you find many interesting wine producers here. And also grape varieties that do better here than they do in California. So these are wines to look out for, even if they are not always so easy to come by in Europe.
Therefore, when one of these producers comes to Sweden we try to be there. A beautiful day in May met BKWine reporter Roland Eriksson met Charles Smith from Walla Walla in Washington. Walla Walla, “the new Napa Valley” as they call themselves on their site, is an ambitious region of nearly 1000 hectares and with about 100 wineries, most of them small family estates.
Read what Roland writes about the eccentric and talented Charles Smith, crazy or genius.
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