Learn About Domaine Ste. Michelle Map It
Domaine Ste. Michelle is known for its contemporary, stylish sparkling wines. Crafted from premium European grape varieties grown in Washington State's Columbia Valley, Domaine Ste. Michelle winemaker Rick Casquiero follows the tradition of French winemakers before him using the classic méthode champenoise.
Long summer days and cool nights in the Columbia Valley allow grapes to ripen fully while retaining naturally high acidity giving the wines their balance, perhaps one reason why Domaine Ste. Michelle has won consistent praise for its quality in addition to its affordability.
Learn About Columbia Valley
Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...
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Learn About Vintage
Vintage Champagne and Sparkling Wines
Vintage Champagne is made in particularly good years with optimum weather and the best grape selection.
Some houses, like Dom Perignon, only make vintage Champagne,
so they do not produce a wine every year and have no
What makes vintage Champagne better? Well, status for one - many vintage Champagnes are...
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