Yakima Valley secrets

Roskamp vineyard in Yakima, Washington State

A clutch of under-the-radar Washington wines to seek out. Above, Roskamp Vineyard on Snipes Mountain in Yakima Valley.

I’ve been holding out on you. While I told you about the 2020, 2021, and 2022 vintages I tasted in Yakima Valley last November, and offered a surfeit of notes on wines from some specific, outstanding categories, not everything I tasted fitted into those themes. What’s left over is a bit of a miscellany, from sparkling wines through well-aged reds, but includes some of the most impressive wines I’ve tasted from Yakima.

It includes wines from Andrew Will and Hedges, who are...