Check out the fantastic article beautifully written by Naomi Tomky "Chris Upchurch is widely considered one of Washington’s best and most creative winemakers for his work at DeLille Cellars, as well as his own personal project, Red Mountain’s Upchurch Vineyard. At Red Mountain, he found a place where big cabernet grapes weren’t just powerful and rich but had structure he could build on, that he could layer with the rest of the blend’s grapes. " More Info Here
Acclaimed Winemaker Chris Upchurch Introduces His Cabernet Sauvignon to the City
May 23, 2017, Benton City, WA -At a recent lunch at New York’s celebratedLe Coucou,Chrisand Thea Upchurch, founders and owners ofUpchurch Vineyard, introduced their Cabernet Sauvignon to a group ofrestaurant,hospitalityand media guests. Le Coucou has recently received the honored James Beard award for the best new restaurant in America. Chef Daniel Rose crafted a signature three-course menu ideally suited to the nuances of Upchurch’s award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington State’s renowned Red Mountain AVA.
(L-R) Thea & Chris Upchurch & Dominique Ortiz-Davalos, sommelier Le Coucou
Upchurch Vineyard was created in 2007 and now, with five vintages of Upchurch Cabernet under their belt, the winery has garnered much praise. Chris noted, “I’ve learned that if you start with a great site and give every aspect of it the attention it deserves, in the vineyard and the cellar, the accolades will follow.”
We are absolutely thrilled for this article which captures the essence of our barn and tells the story of Upchurch Vineyard beautifully. Executive editor, Virginia Smyth could see why Upchurch Vineyard is not only an amazing winery but also a piece of heaven for us.
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