Les Collines (French for ‘the foothills’) is one of the higher elevation vineyards located in the Walla Walla Valley Appellation, with an uppermost elevation peaking at 1,380 feet. Soil, moisture, and weather data are recorded around the clock. This 240 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. Brad Sorensen is the Vineyard Manager. Winner of Seattle Magazine’s Washington Wine Awards 2015 Vineyard of the Year.
Varietals currently grown: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Tempranillo, Zinfandel, Viognier, Riesling
Total acreage: 240