GRANDVIEW — Yakima Valley College’s Vineyard and Winery Technology Program not only hosted the 36th annual Washington State Wine Competition, the program’s student-produced wines claimed five medals from among the more than 200 entries.

YVC’s Teaching Winery, Yakima Valley Vintners, 2016 A Sylem Red earned a gold medal, while the 2016 Campus Blend Red, 2016 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Primitivo and 2018 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Research Paper Roussanne all earned silver medals.

Finally, a bronze medal was awarded to the 2015 Carménére.

This brings total awards earned by Yakima Valley Vintners to more than 140.

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