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Find Wines from Red Mountain’s First Winery: Kiona Vineyards & Winery

In 1975, the Williams family planted the first vineyard on Red Mountain that continues to produce the best fruit on the best land with the oldest vines. Kiona (the “ki” rhymes with “pie”) wines are powerful, opulent wines of distinction at an incredible value.

2013 Red Mountain Syrah
Producer: Kiona Vineyards & Winery
Varietal: 95% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre
Region: Red Mountain
Price: $19.99
Pairs with: Meat and hearty fare

2012 Red Mountain Sangiovese
Producer: Kiona Vineyards & Winery
Varietal: 100% Sangiovese
Region: Red Mountain
Price: $19.99
Pairs with: A wide array of foods, especially meat

By: CV, The Wine Guy

CV, The Wine GuyCV is our resident wine guy and our newest cheese specialist. And he’s here to give you generous, succinct, friendly advice on wines (and cheese). CV is quick to say that he’s not a wine “expert” — he’s not the person to go to for fancy terminology — but he does know wine, and approaches it with robust energy and a desire to match wine with people, food, and experiences.