Washington state is home to over 740 wineries and is second to only California in wine production in the United States.  Nearly 99% of Washington's wine appellations are found east of the Cascade Mountains.  John's hometown of Richland sits adjacent to the Red Mountain AVA- home to many award winning wineries.  Combine the beauty of the ripening grapes with Tri-Cities area's stunning sunsets and you've got the perfect blend for a gorgeous photo.