Yakima Wine Association

Welcome to Yakima Valley Wine Country, where
generations of growers and winemakers have tapped
the Valley's amazing complexity of soil, slope, and
sunshine to yield a stunning array of grapes and
world-class wines.

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Yakima Valley was the first winegrowing appellation established in Washington State, and the entire Pacific Northwest. The official American Viticultural Area (AVA) was designated in 1983.


Yakima Valley cultivates 17,000 acres of wine grapes, the most of any appellation in Washington State, and the entire Pacific Northwest. Yakima Valley vines supply half of Washington’s wine production, including 80 local wineries.


Yakima Valley vineyards support the best Washington State and Pacific Northwest wineries, including Quilceda Creek, DeLille Cellars, Andrew Will, Col Solare, Côte Bonneville, Betz Family, Owen Roe, and many more.

Secret Crush & Red Wine & Chocolate

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with a weekend of red wine and chocolate confections! Begin with Secret Crush on Friday night with tastings of award-winning, 90+ rated vintages, cooking demos, and educational tastings. Then explore the Valley's wineries Saturday – Monday sampling special offerings of Red WIne & Chocolate!

Upcoming Events

Red Wine & Chocolate 0

Wine Yakima Valley 🕔February 13, 2015, 10:00

The natural affinity between dark chocolate and red wine is no secret. The Red Wine and Chocolate event weekend in the Yakima Valley provides a distinctive and elegant offering of fine chocolate and fine wine. Visit the more than 50

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4th Street Theatre, Yakima 🕔February 13, 2015, 18:00

What better way to celebrate Valentines day than with a weekend of red wine and chocolate confections! Complement your Red Wine & Chocolate event weekend than with an evening of Yakima Valley’s highest rated wines. The event will feature award-winning, 90+

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Spring Barrel Tasting 0

🕔April 24, 2015, 09:00

Apr 24, 2015 – Apr 26, 2015 Spring Barrel Tasting weekend is your chance to get a jump on tasting and purchasing some of the best wines in wine country. A visit to the Valley on this weekend will allow

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