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The Winespeed Blog: Syrah Unleashed

“I tasted a slew of syrahs that were so deliciously unleashed and unhinged, it was, frankly unnerving. They weren’t French; indeed, weren’t European. Amazingly they were from a remote geologic phenomenon that straddles eastern Washington and Oregon. It’s called The Rocks.”

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Oregon’s newest AVA attracting development

“When you can taste the difference, those markers are telling you there’s something special about that place on planet Earth,” Robertson said. “That’s a really remarkable thing. It’s limited. It’s rare. It’s distinctive.”

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Wine Enthusiast: Turning Rocks into Wine

The Wine Enthusiast takes a deep dive into the cobbles of The Rocks District.

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Outsider's View of Freewater, By George B. Sanderson in 1906.

The luscious clusters of grapes are still on the vine, unhurt, as yet, by frost... and this is October.

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Seattle Met: A Taster's Guide to the Rocks

Our most distinctive wine region makes waves with the national wine set.

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Oregon Wine Press

The wines from these vines, planted on dramatically stony soils, sing a whole chorus of unmistakable aromatics and flavors, and make some of the greatest wines in America

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Wine Business Monthly

Making Rocks District Syrah: Using grapes from the same vineyard, Billo Naravane found a way to make two distinct wines that flaunt Walla Walla’s newest sub-AVA’s unique terroir.

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Marquis TV Rocks Episode

John took a trip to Washington and Northern Oregon last month to have a look at some interesting vineyards and wineries; this will be the first of a few videos showing his trip around the area.

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Union Bulletin ~ Wine from stone

“A pronounced savory, funky aromatic note and meaty spicy taste to the fruit, which made me very curious about how this could be so different from all the other syrahs I had tasted,”

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Sera Design: Project Discovery

The community’s vision offers an integrated and holistic framework that will guide the city toward becoming the beating heart of Rocks District of Milton-Freewater American Viticultural Area–a prosperous and desirable destination for living, working and visiting.

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