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Episode 30 | Charlie & Will Hoppes: A Red Mountain Legacy


Charlie & Will Hoppes

1st and 2nd generation winemakers, Fidelitas  | Wine Boss

This episode is Part 2 about the heralded Red Mountain AVA and the generational stories that carry these wines into the future.

2019 marked Charlie Hoppes’ 32nd vintage in Washington State—and a wine making enterprise he and his son, Will Hoppes, now share together. Charlie has a storied journey having worked with Mike Januik, Waterbrook Winery, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Col Solare, and Three Rivers Winery before founding Fidelitas on Red Mountain. 

Will heads up the Woodinville tasting room and he joined his father this year in the vineyards and cellar. Together, they are building a multi-generational team whose best vintages are yet to come.

Visit Fidelitas on Red Mountain
Visit Fidelitas in Woodinville

Red Mountain: A premier wine destination

Plan your trip to the Red Mountain wine destination here. Don’t miss Episode 29 for Part 1 where you’ll hear about our stay at The Lodge at Columbia Point, our interview with one of the people who started it all, John Williams, along with 3rd generation winemaker Tyler Williams. Plus our wineries to check out on your trip like the French inspired estate, Hedges Family Vineyards, Hightower and Tapteil.

Visit Hamilton Cellars
Visit Anelare
Visit Upchurch Vineyard
Visit Frichette Winery
Visit  Purple Star
Thank you, Erin Osborne, President of Osborne Northwest Public Relations, a boutique PR agency specializing in lifestyle and hospitality public relations. AND thank you to Alicia Brown, the Executive Director of The Red Mountain AVA Alliance for helping to arrange the weekend’s events.
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