Our original 15 acres of grapes was planted in 1995 and continues to produce some of Walla Walla’s finest Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. We recently added another 15 acres of grapes to include Semillon, Syrah and Cab Franc.
Welcome to Gibbons Lane Winery. We are a small boutique winery located outside Olympia, WA. founded in 1997. Total production for the winery is between 750-1000 cases per year, depending on the whims of nature. We currently produce two Bordeaux style wines: a Merlot, and a Cabernet Sauvignon.
In the year 2000, Doug McDougall planted an organic apple orchard on the south slope of the Frenchman Hills not far from Royal City, Washington. At the same time, he lined out about 2 acres of Syrah wine grapes on land near his orchard on Frenchman Hills, just to see how they would turn out.