"There is something special and distinctive about the wines from this small AVA. In this special report, we examine the unique terroir of the Rocks District, and the agricultural and chemical factors that explain the special aromas and flavors of the Rock District wine.

The Rocks District has attracted a small group of outstanding wineries that are crafting wines that reflect the district’s unique terroir. Most of these wineries are located in Washington State, but source their grapes from estate vineyards as well as other vineyards within the Rocks District. Some are also members of the Rocks District Winegrowers, an organization that promotes the District’s wine industry. The Rocks District has recently attracted prominent investors from California, Washington State and Spain, all of which are establishing their presence in the region with new vineyards and wineries.

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