The history of wine while certainly encompassing the evolution of viniculture touches upon many aspects of society. Things are buzzing at abeja winery the seattle times. It doesnt have the super hip, modern vibe that some of the more artsy wineries have but its classic and slightly rustic design provides a tasting in a relaxed setting. Once seriously dilapidated, all of the original farm buildings have been carefully restored with an emphasis on craftsmanship and longevity.
This stunning winery includes seven luxury cottages, creeks, and gardens on the 32 acre property. The estate is home to the awardwinning abeja winery and tasting room, overseen by. Abeja winery water service area uv 125 imagery 20 uv 124. Gardens, vineyards and the vistas of walla walla valley encourage guests to explore while marveling in the propertys history and savoring the modern comforts of a wine country retreat. Though drinking the 2007 abeja cabernet sauvignon may feel a bit like opening one of the last presents on christmas day, fear not. It was founded in 1883 by rodolfo iselin, the regions father of winegrowing. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover jesses. Settle into your room, painstakingly restored and furnished with antiques, or pull an adirondack chair near the creek. The tastes of walla walla, secret no more the new york times. After tasting through the offerings of a premium winery with the best technology and facilities we were left scratching our heads as to why we thought the wines were good, but not great. In johns spare time, he is likely to be powering along the farming roads of walla walla on his bicycle, or walking in the forests of walla wallas blue mountains in search of elusive. Order online, pick up in store, enjoy local delivery or ship items directly to you. Things are buzzing at abeja winery originally published september 20, 2006 at 12. Abeja was started in 2000 when ken and ginger harrison stayed as guests at the historic inn on the abeja propertys, then purchased the inn and the farm.
View jesse corvinos profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. The abeja winery ken and ginger harrison spent 35 years in portand, oregon before their strategic move to walla walla. Private rooms, cottages, suites, and a large farmhouse invite guests to experience a rich history, while enjoying all the modern amenities of a wine country. Abeja relies on the winemaking talents of dan wampfler and amy alvarezwampfler. The inn at abeja provides walla walla lodging to guests seeking a restorative, oneofakind wine country experience. Top rated producers including abeja, reynvaan, k vintners. Abeja cabernet sauvignon 2010 750ml at amazons wine store. I recently had the chance to stop by the winery and taste their awesome new wines. The growing climate was ideal for cabernet sauvignon, kens preferred varietal, which made this the perfect location for abeja winery.
See more ideas about walla walla, walla walla washington and wine. Shop 2009 abeja cabernet sauvignon columbia valley and more red and white wine, including cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, merlot, pinot noir, sauvignon blanc and many more at amazons wine store. Metis advises abeja winery and inn on the sale of the. Abeja cabernet sauvignon columbia valley 20 timeless. Abejas history is as unique as the inns guest accommodations and as rich and varied as the wines produced here.
Ken and ginger harrison spent 35 years in portand, oregon before their strategic move to walla walla. Sep 20, 2006 things are buzzing at abeja winery originally published september 20, 2006 at 12. Shop abeja cabernet sauvignon 2010 750ml and more red and white wine, including cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, merlot, pinot noir, sauvignon blanc and many more at amazons wine store. We also welcome you to join our waiting list for future access to our. One of the best books ever written about the virginia wine industry and its history. Cabernet is king at abeja, but others vie for the crown.
Creative use of salvaged materials adds interest and sets. Abeja cabernet sauvignon, columbia valley prices, stores. Wandering washingtons walla walla wine country wine spectator. Abeja in walla walla had its first release with the 2001 vintage. Abeja washington wine at the lodge at columbia point. Located in the rolling foothills of walla wallas blue mountains, our beautifully restored centuryold farmstead provides the perfect setting for extraordinary winemaking and worldclass hospitality. In 2002 they were joined by john abbot and molly galt, founders of canoe ridge vineyard. It is always a treat to taste older wines from a winery library.
Jun 29, 2018 2015 abeja cabernet sauvignon sourced from the sagemoor farms, bacchus, weinbau, heather hill, kiona and destiny ridge vineyards, this cabernet sauvignon includes 8% merlot with a touch of cabernet franc and petit verdot. Jul 12, 2017 abeja is set in the foothills of walla wallas blue mountains. Abeja is located on a centuryold farmstead in the breathtaking foothills of the blue mountains, four miles east of walla walla washington. Get current information, see photos and upcoming events. A stiff, tightly structured wine that could pass for cabernet sauvignon in most parts of the world. The abeja winery sits at the base of the washington blue mountains, just east of walla walla, on a farm estate over 100 years old.
We invite you to join our waiting list and to be a guest of the inn at abeja, by contacting the winery. Abeja ahbayha, the spanish word for bee, was chosen for its simple beauty and reminder. Abeja winery, housed on a 100yearold wheat farm, with the highly regarded john abbott as winemaker, is widely seen as a comer. The 38acre site is home to the celebrated abeja winery and the inn at abeja. Inquiry now and well set up a time to tour the venue. Cranberry and raspberry fruit vies with herb, black olive and dark smoky tannins for palate dominance. Under johns direction, abeja has rapidly become known for extraordinary, limitedproduction cabernet sauvignon, as well as chardonnay, viognier, and syrah. Abeja will be releasing its 2007 reserve cabernet this fall. From mysterious rainforests of the olympic peninsula to urban enclaves of the puget sound and hundreds of wineries tucked into lush fertile valleys of eastern washington, i knew that i could sip, swirl and sleep in washington wine country for months on end.
Abeja is made up of both the abeja winery, as well as, the abeja inn. Abeja is set in the foothills of walla wallas blue mountains. Only made in select years thus far 2002 and 2005 this wine is. Abeja reserve cabernet sauvignon 2007, red wine from united. Keep in mind that this tasting is strictly by appointment only, which you can schedule here. Abejas estate chardonnay vineyard on our first trip to washington we tasted a lot of wines and visited many wineries. Our space is great for private dinners, weddings, rehearsal dinners and bachelor or bachelorette parties. Lightly oaked, clean and pure, the beekeepers wines are a delight for any occasion. Paul has a lively style that makes the story of washington wine country come alive.
Located in one of my personal favorite wine regions in the united states, walla walla, abeja which translates to bee in spanish has both an estate vineyard, as well as, long term contracts with growers. The inn at abeja and abeja winery were founded in 2000 by ken and ginger harrison, who carefully renovated the centuryold farmstead to create the remarkable estate, which is home to private. The th bonded winery was william bridgmans upland winery in sunnyside, which opened in november 1934 and whose 165 acres of vines produced an amazing 7,000 gallons of wine that first harvest. Each guest accommodation reveals a unique story about the rich history of the property while providing guests a oneof. Rob is a very nice, approachable guy who has a long history of making wine in washington like at woodward canyon, canoe ridge and zefina. Abeja is located on a beautifully restored centuryold farmstead, four miles east of walla walla, washington. Abeja is located on a century olad farmstead in the breathtaking foothills of the blue mountains. Abeja merlot columbia valley 2014 timeless wines order.
Wine 101 grapes regional wines regions wine glossary. Charles winery the firm founded by somers and his son c. Located on a stunning, 38acre historic farmstead alongside the celebrated abeja winery, the propertys original outbuildings have been meticulously restored with an emphasis on craftsmanship. Abeja is located on a beautifully restored centuryold farmstead in the foothills of the blue mountains, four miles east of walla walla, washington. Settle into your room, painstakingly restored and furnished with.
This small wine region straddles the oregonwashington border and offers. The most comprehensive and authoritative book on washington wines. See more ideas about walla walla washington, bed and breakfast and walla walla. I refer to this book now, even though i read it when it was first published. Jul 27, 2011 28 favorite childrens books, according to notable bookworms. These washington state blends are solely created for the enjoyment of our abeja list members and for those who visit abeja. Wine journeys in the state are as diverse as its vast ecosystems cradling more than 900 wineries and at least 55,000 acres of vineyards. The inn at abeja invites guests to marvel in the propertys rich history while enjoying the modern.1189 608 301 8 48 632 1176 1527 1553 325 8 577 367 120 354 365 600 875 180 112 1520 787 1561 1543 1049 187 931 784 919 915 520 442 255 685 211 232 1194