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CWU Alumnus is Renowned Winemaker

David Forsyth, CWU psychology and biology alumnus, and one of the Yakima Valley’s most-tenured winemakers continues to make great strides in his career — without traveling far.

David Forsyth arrived in Washington wine country in 1984 at Hogue Cellars. In 2007, he moved a few hundred yards east to Mercer Estates. Then last summer, he went a few hundred yards north to take on the winemaking duties for the new Zirkle Wine Co., a crush facility in Prosser, at the same time starting his own boutique label.

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Photo and article courtesy of Idaho Statesman

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