Washington Wine Blog

"Their 2016 DaMa Rosé (WWB, 90) is downright delicious and fruit driven, made from Cabernet Franc grapes. Check out their 2013 DaMa Grenache (WWB, 90) which displays a wonderful purity of fruit..."

In 2000 Mary Tuuri Derby and her husband Devin Derby got their start in Washington wine by creating the famed Spring Valley Vineyard. Devin’s unexpected death in 2004 was a huge shock to Mary’s life and left her wondering how best to support herself and her young son. Collaboration and community made the decision for her when nine Walla Walla wineries got together and donated a large quantity of wine, a “very large barrel of love,” says Mary, that ultimately became the beginnings of DAMA. Read the full article.