Wine Yakima Valley

Wine Yakima Valley is inviting
wine enthusiasts to its annual
Catch the Crush event
October 13, 14.
Each winery offers its own
celebratory events, including grape stomps,
harvest and crush activities, tours,
free-run juice, hors d’oeuvres, live
music, and of course wine

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Red Willow Vineyards

630_fall colors 2 red willowRed Willow Vineyard is part of a 4th generation family farm.

We are located at the far western edge of the Yakima Valley. The vineyards began in 1973 by Mike Sauer who later went on to pioneer many new varieties for the State. We currently sell to over 20 wineries throughout Washington and Oregon.

You can learn more by visiting or become one of our facebook friends at Red Willow Vineyard.

Contact info: Jonathan Sauer can be reached at

Established: 1973

Location: 13 miles west of Wapato

Acreage: 110 Acres

Variety List:

  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Dolcetto
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Lemberger
  • Malbec
  • Merlot
  • Nebbiolo
  • Riesling
  • Sangiovese
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Syrah
  • Viognier

Soil Composition: Sandstone and light clay

Heat Summation Units: 2,700 – 2,900 HU

Elevation: 1050′ – 2,300′

Slope: 4-30 degrees

Vine Spacing: 10 x 6

Row Directions: N&S and E&W

Training System: VSP & Divided canopy

Pruning Program: SpurWYV-Founding-Vineyard


Contact the vineyard for visiting information.



500 Stephenson Rd.
Wapato, WA 98951