Les Collines Vineyard
It is internationally certified for Sustainable Farming by the IOBC and is certified as a Salmon Safe Vineyard.
Les Collines (The Foothills) is one of the higher vineyards in the Walla Walla Valley with an upper elevation of 1,500 feet. Soil Moisture and weather data is recorded around the clock and current weather is always posted on the website. This 200 acre vineyard is one of the valley leaders in minimal input farming with its own composting operation and extensive use of compost tea.
It is internationally certified for Sustainable Farming by the IOBC and is certified as a Salmon Safe Vineyard. It has its own state certified nursery for experiments with and propagation of clones. Shane McKibben is the Vineyard Manager. Varietals currently grown: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Petite Verdot, Merlot, Semillon, Tempranillo, Zinfandel, Viognier, Riesling Total acreage: 200