Wine Yakima Valley

Having the most acres of wine grapes in the Pacific
means that the Yakima Valley is home to a wide
array of grape varietals. Follow the link below to learn
more about your favorite varietals.

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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.

Spotlights

Portteus Winery

Paul and Marilyn Portteus of Portteus Winery planted their first vines in 1982 making them the state's 14th winery. The winery and tasting room are located on the upward slopes of Rattlesnake Hills, surrounded by 74 acres of vineyard.

Bon Vino's Bistro and Bakery

If you are looking for great food and pastries when you're in Lower Valley, don't miss Bon Vino's Bistro and Bakery. This is THE dining spot in the heart of the Yakima Valley. The menu is seasonal and locally sourced, boasting one of the best wine cellars in the Valley.

Wine Country Events

Looking for a way to celebrate the 4th of July Weekend? Look no further! The wineries of the Yakima Valley have you covered! We've got food, live music, and fun to boot! Start your weekend with yoga and finish sipping your favorite Yakima Valley wines!

Upcoming Events

A Day at the Hackett: Tastings & Tours 0

The Hackett Ranch 🕔July 23, 2016, 11:00

DAY AT THE HACKETT: SATURDAY JULY 23 There is nothing like a summer day at the ranch! We’re going to open the gates for complimentary tours and tastings on July 23. Ranch tours and tastings usually require a three bottle

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Wood-Fired Pizza at Dineen Vineyards 0

Dineen Vineyards 🕔July 23, 2016, 12:00

Wood-Fired Pizza at Dineen Vineyards Please join us for wine tasting and Neopolitan-style pizza crafted by Chef Chris Guerra of Guerra’s Gourmet featuring local produce and cooked in our traditional pizza oven.   Dates: June 4, 11, 18, 25 July

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Jazz at J. Bell featuring Trio Subtonic 0

J. Bell Cellars 🕔July 23, 2016, 18:00

Join us for Jazz at J. Bell this Weekend Join us this Saturday, July 23, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM as we welcome Trio Subtonic. Trio Subtonic is a groove heavy power trio out of Portland, Oregon that blends

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Yakima Valley encompasses significant diversity of climate, topography and soil; and this diversity yields a broad spectrum of high-quality grapes and wines. Four American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) – Yakima Valley, Red Mountain, Rattlesnake Hills, and Snipes Mountain – highlight this impressive regional complexity. ...

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