Establishment of the Candy Mountain Viticultural Area and Modification of the Yakima Valley Viticultural Area
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) establishes the approximately 815-acre ``Candy Mountain'' viticultural area in Benton County, Washington. TTB is also expanding the boundary of the existing 1,093-square mile Yakima Valley viticultural area by approximately 72 acres in order to avoid a partial overlap with the newly established Candy Mountain viticultural area. Both the existing Yakima Valley viticultural area and the newly established Candy Mountain viticultural area are located entirely within the existing Columbia Valley viticultural area. TTB designates viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase.