Appears in
Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Washington, dynamic fruit-growing state in the pacific northwest of the United States which occupies second position behind California as an American vinifera wine producer. Producing just 5% of the national wine total, Washington state’s 50,000 acres/20,234 ha of vines are still considerable.

L.M. & P.G.

  1. Gregutt, P., Washington Wines and Wineries: The Essential Guide (2nd edn, Seattle, 2011).
  2. Robinson, J., and Murphy, L., American Wine (Berkeley, Calif., 2013).
  3. www.washingtonwine.org
  4. www.wawgg.org