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Washington farmers set new wine grape record

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Kennewick — The consumer favorite Cabernet Sauvignon edged its way to the top of Washington’s wine grape production last year.

Additional tons of the red variety, along with other wine grapes grown in the state, helped Washington farmers harvest yet another record crop last year.

About 210,000 tons of wine grapes were harvested in 2013, up 12 percent from the previous year’s record harvest, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

It’s a feat that comes…

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