The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo54° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi82° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi79° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo50° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi77° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo49° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi74° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo47° Slight Chance Showers

Friday

Hi70° Slight Chance Showers

The backbone of Washington wines

Send to Kindle
Print This

The Wahluke Slope is in the middle of nowhere and unlikely to be on many lists for a wine-touring destination.

Yet this warm region around the town of Mattawa has long been the backbone of the Washington wine industry.

The Wahluke Slope is a 13-mile-wide gravel bar east of Yakima that was formed near the end of the last ice age when huge floods followed the course of the Columbia River, which surrounds most of the region. It is mostly…

View my options or Sign in