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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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.

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

Winery Progressive Social at 14 Hands Winery 0

🕔January 30, 2015, 18:00

JANUARY 30TH | 6PM–8PM Winery Progressive Social In partnership with Desert Wind Winery and the Walter Clore Center, we are excited to participate in our first winery progressive social. $45.00 per guest Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.14hands.com/winery/events/1164 Stops include: 14

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Airfield Estates White Wine Sale & Shopping Extravaganza! 0

🕔January 31, 2015, 11:00

Airfield Estates White Wine Sale & Shopping Extravaganza! Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting & shopping! Browse from over 20 vendors. Choose from clothing, make-up, bags, jewelry, kitchenware, books, tea, and more! Take advantage of our $50 Riesling case special

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Glass Comparison Class at Terra Blanca Winery 0

🕔January 31, 2015, 13:00

Glass Comparison Class at Terra Blanca On January 31st, from 1pm to 3pm we will be offering a glass comparison class that is open to anyone and everyone. Come taste and learn how various glasses affect your wine experience, you may be

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Q: What do the 2011 Cultura Wine Meek Family Estate Vineyard Merlot, Thurston Wolfe’s 2009 Geologist, and Chandler Reach’s 2010 Monte Regalo have in common?
A: They all have a 92 point rating from Wine Spectator AND they will all be poured at the Inaugural Secret Crush Event in Yakima on February 13.
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Wine Yakima Valley shared Portteus Winery's photo. ...

Winter is pretty ok here.