Wine Yakima Valley

Wine Yakima Valley is inviting
wine enthusiasts to its inaugural
Winemaker’s Table event April 28, 29.
Exclusive vertical tasting of library wines,
current vintages and barrel samples
from your favorite winery.
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Membership

Why Join Wine Yakima Valley?

Whether you own a winery, grow wine grapes or have another interest in the success of the Yakima Valley wine industry, there are many good reasons to become a member of Wine Yakima Valley. By becoming a member, you will be contributing to a pool of resources which support:

  • Marketing programs that build awareness of the Yakima Valley as a premium wine region ultimately stimulating interest and demand for Yakima Valley wines and wine grapes
  • Promotional programs that attract tourists and generate traffic through Yakima Valley tasting rooms
  • Education and networking opportunities which help members to present the Yakima Valley in a consistent and concise manner

As a member of Wine Yakima Valley, you become part of a “cluster effect” that is crucial to the future success of our region. Read more about the cluster effect in our region.

WINERY MEMBERSHIP

Winery membership includes any bonded winery in Yakima Valley Wine Country and/or sourcing fruit to make Yakima Valley  American Viticulture Area (AVA)  labeled wines. Wine tasting rooms must be owned by a bonded winery, although the bonded winery need not be located within the Yakima Valley AVA. The Yakima Valley AVA includes the Yakima Valley, Snipes Mountain, Rattlesnake Hills, and Red Mountain viticulture areas as defined by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Winery members may participate in a wide range of marketing activities designed to help members build their brands while strengthening the regional brand. Dues are assessed on an annual basis and are dependent upon wine case production.

GROWER MEMBERSHIP

Grower membership includes wine grape growers within the Yakima Valley American Viticulture Area (AVA) including wineries with vineyards. Dues are assessed on an annual basis and are dependent upon planted acreage assessment.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Associate membership is designed for businesses and individuals offering hospitality related services for wine consumers visiting the Yakima Valley AVA including Restaurants/Caterers, Lodging, Transportation services, Recreational Activities, Specialty Shopping/Tasting and Olive Oil Tasting. Hospitality members are an integral part of the Wine Yakima Valley allowing the organization to represent all businesses benefiting from the growing wine industry. Dues are assessed annually and are dependent on the level of membership you choose.