Snipes Mountain

  • Producing wine grapes since 1917.
  • Home to second oldest Cabernet Sauvignon Vines (40+ years)
  • 284ha (704 acres under vine)
  • Main Grape Varieties : Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • Soils : Loess over Missoula Flood sediment. Gravel deposits from ancient flow of Columbia River.
  • Annual average rainfall : 180mm

Wineries producing Snipes Mountain wines


Charles Smith Wines

Charles Smith’s explosion onto the world wine scene has been nothing less than phenomenal. Originally from a Northern California family that made its own wine, proprietor and winemaker Charles Smith managed Rock & Roll bands in Europe for 11 years before moving to Walla Walla and starting K Vintners on a shoestring. While Charles&rsq ...

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House Wine

Founded by Charles Smith in 2004, The Magnificent Wine Company was sold to Precept Brands (Washington Hills, Waterbrook) after several years of winemaking and marketing collaboration. The Magnificent Wine Company was created with the goal of delivering Magnificent wine to people at a Magnificent price. The finest quality grapes are select ...

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K Vintners

Charles Smith’s explosion onto the world wine scene has been nothing less than phenomenal. Originally from a Northern California family that made its own wine, proprietor and winemaker Charles Smith managed Rock & Roll bands in Europe for 11 years before moving to Walla Walla and starting K Vintners on a shoestring. While Charles&rsq ...

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L'Ecole No. 41

The third winery to be established in the Walla Walla Valley, L’Ecole No 41 has been a leader in the production of premium handcrafted varietal wines in Washington State since 1983. The family owned winery is located in an old schoolhouse built in 1915 in historic Frenchtown, just west of Walla Walla. The name - L’Ecole No 41, Fren ...

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Wines of Substance

The original thought was to be a one wine brand, with a single minded vision to produce the best value-priced Cabernet Sauvignon in America. How do you go about this? Traditional winemaking. Natural fermentations. Barrel-aging. Plus, bottling unfiltered and unfined. In essence, making the wines in small batch winemaking integrity, but doing so ...

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