Area grapes show well

— McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Barking Frog Winery, using Sangiovese grapes grown in Prosser, have earned top Sip McMinnville judging honors.

The grapes, grown at Crawford Vineyards, won winemaker Ron Helbig the Best of Show at the 25th annual wine and food classic.

Helbig used the Prosser grapes in his 2013 Sangiovese, which topped 118 entries from 35 wineries. It will be showcased during the annual Sip McMinnville Wine and Food Class on March 9-11.


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