Rex and Sandi Garoutte purchased Rosella's in 1998 looking for a lifestyle change. When Rex was a boy he farmed his Grandparents farm in Yakima, Wash., where they grew concord grapes for Welch's grape juice.
Now they grow 5 varietals-Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and new plantings of Zinfandel and Syrah. The Garoutte's desire to grow the best fruit possible and to produce quality wines from that fruit.
184 Missouri Flat Road, Applegate, 846-6372
The tasting room is open Thursday through Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday & Wednesday by appointment.