The vast majority of American hops hail from Yakima Valley.
With 75 percent of the nation’s hops grown in Yakima, this year's harvest is one of the most anticipated by brewers around the world.
Yakima Valley is responsible for producing over 75% of all hop crops grown in North America, and with more than 300 days of bright sunshine, it's considered to be “beverage paradise.”
On Red Mountain, a winemaking couple create a space that’s both workplace and retreat. They call it their “barn”—and the outlines of Chris and Thea Upchurch’s Red Mountain retreat does reference a farm structure.