Yakima Wine Association

Get a jump on tasting and purchasing some
of the best wines in wine country! A visit during
Spring Barrel Tasting weekend (April 24–26) allows
you to sample yet-unfinished wines right from the barrel.

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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.

Spring Barrel Tasting (April 24th – 26th)

Enjoy the beauty of springtime in the Yakima Valley as you get a sneak peek into the winemaking process and sample yet-unfinished wines right from the barrel. Purchase a PREMIER PASS to experience a variety of exclusive specialty food pairings, library tastings, and tours only available during this event weekend.

Upcoming Events

April Blind Tasting at the Clore Center 0

Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center 🕔April 02, 2015, 6:00 PM

Taste Albariño from six different winemakers and see what your palette prefers! Enjoy an evening in the Clore Center Tasting Room along with light appetizers. Thursday, April 2nd 6-8pm $30 per person Tickets

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Easter Weekend at Tanjuli 0

Tanjuli Winery 🕔April 03, 2015, 10:30 AM

Easter Weekend at Tanjuli Winery │ April 3 – 5, 2015 │ 10:30AM – 5:00PM The selection of our regular wines offered this weekend will be Picpoul Blanc, Carmenere, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Orange Muscat desert wine. Our reserve tasting

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Easter Egg Hunt at Maison de Padgett Winery 0

🕔April 04, 2015, 11:00 AM

Easter Egg Hunt at Maison de Padgett April 4, 2015 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Just for Fun! Bring back the kid in you and partake in an Easter egg hunt at Maison de Padgett Winery. The Easter Bunny is ready

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Wines from the Yakima Valley will be poured throughout Taste Washington event today and tomorrow. Look for Yakima Valley on the label. Meanwhile, if you can't make it to Seattle this weekend for Taste Washington, be sure to visit the many splendid wineries and vineyards here in the Valley. Delicious and educational. Cheers! ...

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Wines from Yakima Valley Wineries and Vineyards will be poured at The New Vintage event this Fri at the splendid Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle.

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Looking for some fun with wine and food? Join Chef Melissa in a culinary class that will lead you to a fabulous dinner (and some wine tasting...) at the Benton City Villa!