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Wine, Weather and Wiles: The History and Culture of Local Wine

The locavore movement is growing and for some people, eating local isn't enough - they want to drink local too. The region's wine industry has blossomed over the last few decades, but unpredictable weather and favoritism for European or California wines mean local vintages still have a long way to go. We take a look at the ways weather, culture and history combine to create wines unique to the Washington area.

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