Can we purchase your wine over the internet? If so, how?
Yes, you can purchase our wine online by visiting our wine shop. If you have trouble or need help placing an order online please contact us. Case orders receive a 10% discount. Our wine club members receive a 20% discount on all wine purchases.
Are Wedge Mountain wines available on the west side of the mountains, and the Seattle area?
No. We are very small, and the wine is available here at the winery, online, or in local area (Wenatchee Valley/Leavenworth) restaurants and shops.
Where do you get the grapes?
We have three acres of wine grapes here on the property, but the majority of our grapes are purchased from commercial grape growers in Prosser, Mattawa, Benton City, Quincy, and Sunnyside (the Columbia Valley, Wahluke Slope, and Red Mountain Appellations).
Where do you make the wine?
We make the wine right here on the wine premises. The grapes are crushed on the crush pad on top of the underground wine cellar. The juice (must) is fermented either in the fermentation room, in the wine cellar (cave), or in an insulated bay in the garage where the temperature can be brought up to 85 deg. The wine is aged in the cave and bottled in the barrel building.
Where are the vineyards?
"Stony Hill Vineyard" is located at the west end of the property, and part of the vineyard extends to the Wenatchee River. Tours of the winery, orchard, vineyard, and riverfront take place on the weekend or by request. Tours are $12/person and include a glass of wine. No charge for children.
What kind of grapes do you grow?
We grow 8 different varieties of Vitus Vinifera: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, San Giovese, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Lemberger, and White Riesling.
Who is that famous lady with the winemaker (in the picture hanging on the wall in the cave)?
You have to come to the winery to find out.
What is your favorite wine?
I have several favorites. I like a white wine like Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc if done in a very dry style. In reds I prefer the Bordeaux type of blends as well as Northern Italian Wines like Barolo, Barbaresco, and Dolcetto.
How long have you been here?
We have been here as an apple and pear orchard since 1976. We first planted wine grapes in the spring of 1999. We were licensed and bonded as a winery in May of 2001.
How much wine do you produce?
Approximately 1,500 cases a year.