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.

Spotlights

Chinook Wine

Kay Simon, a graduate of the enology program at UC Davis, migrated to Washington state in 1977 and eventually started Chinook Wine with her now-husband, Clay Mackey.

Best Western Plus Ahtanum Inn

Recently remodeled guest rooms and easy access to Downtown Yakima and I-82 east toward Zillah, Prosser and Red Mountain winery communities make The Best Western Plus Ahtanum Inn is the perfect lodging for your visit to wine country!

Summer Vineyard Tour

The growing trend of Americans wanting to know the ingredient source of everything they consume is quickly taking them to local farms and fields.

Upcoming Events

Summer Vineyard Tour – SOLD OUT 0

Yakima Valley AVA 🕔August 01, 2015, 09:45

SOIL, SLOPE, AND SUNSHINE: Key ingredients for world class wine Wine Yakima Valley is giving consumers insider access to some of the best grape growers in the state with its annual Yakima Valley vineyard Tour on Saturday, August 1. The tour

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Wood-fired Neapolitan-style Pizza at Dineen Vineyards 0

Dineen Vineyards 🕔August 01, 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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Blue Moon, Blues, and BBQ at Maryhill Winery 0

Maryhill Winery Goldendale, WA 🕔August 01, 2015, 18:30

Celebrate this year’s only blue moon, in the scenic Columbia Gorge at Maryhill paired with live music, food and wine! Enjoy a mix of contemporary and old school blues performed by The Karen Lovely Band and scrumptious barbecue by The Glass Onion, voted “Best of the

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We have a few seats left for this Saturday's Vineyard Tour. The tour will feature well-respected winemaker and grower David O’Reilly of Owen Roe winery and a vineyard being recognized for testing and perfecting the up and coming Rhone style grapes - Elephant Mountain vineyard. You won't want to miss it!
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We still have a few seats left for Saturday's Vineyard. The tour will feature Owen Roe's David O’Reilly and Elephant Mtn. Vineyard - a vineyard being recognized for testing and perfecting the up and coming Rhone style grapes. You won't want to miss it! wineyakimavalley.org/events-item/summer-vineyard-tour/ ...

Wine Yakima Valley shared Côte Bonneville's photo. ...

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