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Despite delay, Clark County’s grape harvest strong with a growing season that benefits winemakers

Southwest Washington is home to 'a very diverse set of grape varieties'

By Sarah Wolf, Columbian staff writer
Published: October 18, 2023, 6:08am
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Owner and winemaker Joe Leadingham examines a fermentation tank Thursday at Stavalaura Vineyard in Ridgefield. Despite a delayed growing season, Clark County winemakers have reported strong yields this year.
Owner and winemaker Joe Leadingham examines a fermentation tank Thursday at Stavalaura Vineyard in Ridgefield. Despite a delayed growing season, Clark County winemakers have reported strong yields this year. (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian) Photo Gallery

Despite a delayed growing season, the summer’s not-too-hot heat gave Clark County’s winemakers strong grape yields in their harvests this fall.

A long, cool and wet spring delayed the growing season for local vineyards, said Kenton Erwin, who helped form and still serves on the education committee for the Southwest Washington Winery Association.

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