26 Sep Stomp, Run, Taste
Enjoy a full spectrum of activities during Catch the Crush weekend
Harvest in Yakima Valley’s wine country is a time of excitement. It is the culmination of hard work and a glimpse into the promise of the new vintage.
Catch the Crush weekend, October 11-12, celebrates the new vintage with more than 40 Yakima Valley wineries inviting wine lovers to their tasting rooms, vineyards and wineries for tours, special tastings, live music, winemaker dinners and more. Wine enthusiasts are invited to plan their perfect wine country weekend getaway in Yakima Valley’s wine country.
Wineries get creative during this annual celebration, bringing new and different activities, educational opportunities and hands-on fun for Catch the Crush weekend.
Wine Yakima Valley offers the most economical way to experience Catch the Crush with the Premier Pass for just $30. Passes can be purchased on-line at wineyakimavalley.org.
Reflection Vineyards, a stomping good time! Visit Reflection Vineyards during Catch the Crush and try your hand/feet at stomping grapes. Make your own t-shirt to show your membership in the purple foot club.
Airfield Estates 5K vineyard run, an event for the whole family. Runners, walkers, children, & well-behaved dogs are welcome to the beautiful estate vineyard for a 5K run/walk. The course is great for serious runners & the grape tasting along the way makes it entertaining for the wine enthusiast.
Tapteil Vineyard Winery stomp grapes and enjoy the panoramic views. This is a photo op straight out of I Love Lucy complete with a grapevine crown. Bring a camera and a picnic. Taste estate grown wines and imported olive oil and vinegars in the tasting room. Winemaker and grape grower, Larry Pearson and label artist, Jane Pearson will be on hand to chat during your visit.