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Good grape harvest means good wines

ZILLAH, Wash. - Growers are optimistic that this year's grape crop will mean good things for local wineries.

According to the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, good weather has been an essential component to the development of this year's high quality and well-balanced crops.

This year the state is expected to produce more than 124 thousand tons of wine grapes.

Washington is the second largest producer of wine in the nation.