Wine Yakima Valley

Did you know Washington's first cabernet sauvignon came
from the Yakima Valley? Washington State’s wine industry
began in the Yakima Valley. So it’s no surprise
that Yakima Valley vineyards pioneered the first plantings
of several key grape varieties in the Pacific Northwest.

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First

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.


Most

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.


Best

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.

Winery Spotlight

Lookout Point Winery located in downtown Yakima is owned by George Petzinger and his wife, Ivone. The winery started in their home with the delivery of a five gallon carboy full of fermenting juice as a gift for helping pick grapes. The humorous journey of figuring out how to make wine from it turned into a long lasting fascination with every detail of the winemaking process.

Upcoming Events

Whisks and Wine at Chandler Reach Vineyards 0

Chandler Reach Vineyards 🕔May 27, 2015, 18:00

Whisks and Wine May 27, 2015 │ 6:00PM – 8:00PM Culinary Classes for REAL people! Join Chef Melissa as she walks you through preparing dinner with ingredients that are familiar, but fresh and fun! Perfectly paired with Chandler Reach wines,

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Wood-fired Neapolitan-style Pizza at Dineen Vineyards 0

Dineen Vineyards 🕔May 30, 2015, 12:00

Please join us from noon to 5:00pm for Neopolitan-style pizza crafted by Chef Chris Guerra of Guerra’s Gourmet featuring local produce and cooked in our traditional pizza oven.

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8th Annual Grape to Glass Gala 0

YVCC Grandview Campus Student Activity Center 🕔May 30, 2015, 18:00

Help make a difference in a student’s life! Join us on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at Student Activity Center on the Grandview Campus of Yakima Valley Community College. The 8th Annual Grape to Glass Gala

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Firing up the oven for our wood fired fajitas this Sunday at Reflection Vineyards

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Life is amazing on the porch and patio with a Trevejito - fresh limes and fresh mint leaves muddled, with Treveri Sparkling Riesling Demi-Sec poured over the top! Delicious!