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Washington Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 07/19/2016 )
 

  Click on the map below for details of events in the wine region of your choice.
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wine events outside official Appellations.

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CHOOSE A WASHINGTON WINE REGION
or  CLICK ON THE MAP ABOVE

Puget Sound/Seattle Area     Woodinville

Yakima Valley & Rattlesnake Hills      Red Mountain     Horse Heaven Hills

Tri Cities/Columbia Valley        Walla Walla Valley  

Columbia Gorge        Spokane Area       North & Central Washington      

Chelan Valley Wine Region      Ancient Lakes of the Columbia

Southwest Washington

Wine Events Outside Northwest Wine-Regions

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Yakima Valley, Rattlesnake Hills, Red Mountain,
Snipes Mountain and Naches Heights AVAs
Wine-Country Events

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Two to four weeks lead time provides best results.

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Aug 20
5 – 11 pm
24th Annual A Case of the Blues.  A Case of the Blues and All That Jazz offers food, wine, microbrew, and music. Admission is $35 in advance ($45 day of) or purchase individual VIP tickets for $75. Must be 21 or older to attend. For tickets and info please visit www.yakimagreenway.org or call 509-453-8280. Yakima Greenway-Sarg Hubbard Park
111 South 18th Street
Yakima, WA
Sat
Aug 27
6 – 10 pm
Dining in the Vines Party.  Rattlesnake Hills Passport Holders enjoy this annual Garden Party, to be held this year at Hyatt! Enjoy a wine and dine event with winemakers of the Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail, dance under the stars, and enjoy the beauty of an evening in wine country. Tickets include a delicious dinner and music. Our member wineries will provide incredible wines, available for purchase by the glass. For more information on obtaining a Passport click HERE. Hyatt Vineyards
2020 Gilbert Rd.
Zillah, WA
Sat
Sep 10
Times vary by winery
Taste of the Hills.Wineries in the Rattlesnake Hills will open their doors for small bites paired with their wines along with music too. Free admission, tasting fees vary. Rattlesnake Hills Wineries
Fri – Sun
Sep 23 – 25
6:15 am launch
Prosser Balloon Rally.  Balloon Pilots from all over the Northwestern United States will converge on Prosser, Washington to participate in the Great Prosser Balloon Rally. Spectators are encouraged to arrive early (about 6:15 a.m.) at the Prosser Airport to watch the pilots prepare the giant balloons. Some lucky spectators are even asked to assist the balloon pilots inflate, chase, and recover the Hot-Air-Balloons. Don't forget your camera, you too may be able to capture a beautiful photo.

The weekend activities in Prosser will also include: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Launches, Night Glow, Harvest Festival, Farmers Market, and the Caren Mercer-Andreason Street Painting Festival. Pets are not allowed on the airport field or in Art Fiker Stadium for the Night Glow Show. During the weekend visit one of the many local wineries.
111 Nunn Road
Prosser WA
Sat & Sun
Oct 8 & 9
Times vary by winery
Catch the CrushJoin the Yakima Valley wineries to celebrate the harvest at the Annual Catch the Crush event.  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 tasting. Yakima and Rattlesnake Hills Wineries
Sat & Sun
Oct 8 & 9
2 – 4 pm
Airfield Estates Grape Stomp. The 10th Annual Grape Stomp is your opportunity to experience wine grapes between your toes, a one of a kind experience. Simply roll up your jeans, hop in a harvest bin, and start stomping to create the 2016 Rosť. Registration fee is $25 including two glasses of wine (Wine Club Members receive a 15% discount). Food trucks will be onsite for lunch. For more information call 509-786-7401. Airfield Estates
560 Merlot Drive
Prosser, WA
Ongoing Events in the Yakima Valley

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Daily
11 am – 5 pm
Alexandria Nicole Cellars Prosser Tasting Room Alexandria Nicole Cellars is dedicated to producing small lots of hand-crafted wine from their own Destiny Ridge Estate Vineyard.  Their 267 acre estate vineyard is located high above the bluffs on the Columbia River, near the town of Paterson, Washington where their grapes thrive in the soils and climatic conditions of the Horse Heaven Hills. Daily tastings at Alexandria Nicole Cellars Prosser Tasting Room. For additional information call 509-786-3497. Alexandria Nicole Cellars Prosser Tasting Room
2880 Lee Rd, Suite D
Prosser, WA
3rd Friday of Month
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday Night Bites and Flights and Simple Supper. No reservation needed! Kestrel Vintners and Exit #82 Wineries Enjoy Kestrel Wines by the glass or by the flight while relaxing in our beautiful Grotto, enjoying tasty morsels created in our newly remodeled chef's kitchen along with an extensive selection of specialty cheeses and salamis. Menus and pricing vary according to items and wines purchased. A complete menu is available at the winery or online. There is no cost to attend and reservations are not necessary; first come, first served. Kestrel Vintners
2890 Lee Road
Prosser, WA
Daily
Noon - 5 pm
Kestrel Vintners Prosser Tasting Room.  Enjoy wine tastings and purchase gifts at the Kestrel Vintners Prosser Tasting Room. Picnic and group facilities available. Bus groups and tours by appointment only. For more information call 509-786-2675 or e-mail winery@kestrelwines.com. Kestrel Vintners
2890 Lee Road
Prosser, WA
Sat
(April 5 – Nov 1)
Noon
Terra Blanca Estate Vineyard Tour & Hike (Red Mountain).   Meet the 2014 vintage in its infancy and follow it to harvest with guided walks through Terra Blanca’s estate vineyards.  The guided walk will showcase how grapes progress from vine to bottle.  Go behind-the-scenes to see the estate vineyard and learn about the barrel caves – the oldest and largest caves in Washington.  Tour content changes from season to season and groups are limited to 16 people per tour.  Tours cost $15, please call 509-588-6082 ext. 104 or email events@terrablanca.com for reservations. Terra Blanca Estate
34715 N. DeMoss Road
Benton City, WA
First Friday of Each Month First Fridays.  The first Friday of every month, many downtown Yakima businesses have wine tastings and live music, as well as other special events.  For a complete list of participating businesses click HERE.

Various downtown businesses

Yakima

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Horse Heaven Hills Wine-Region Events

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Two to four weeks lead time provides best results.

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Aug 27
4 pm tasting
5:30 pm dinner
Harvest Festival with Alexandria Nicole Cellars at Destiny Ridge.  If you like wine and food; fun you will love it. From the time guests arrive to the time the buses pull out this action packed evening is one that will leave you filled with a love for all things wine.  Oh yes, and come prepared to dance. No better way than to ring in the season than on the dance floor.

This is Alexandria Nicole Cellars’ largest event of the year and one that you will not want to miss as they will all be dressed in their best 80’s hair band attire and ready to rock the night away.  Appetizers will be passed throughout the wine tasting period followed by dinner consisting of a carnivorous combo of steak and seafood.  There is no assigned seating so upon arrival they encourage guests to claim your dinner table.
Alexandria Nicole Cellars
Destiny Ridge
160481 Sonova Road
Paterson, WA

 

Ongoing Events in the Horse Heaven Hills

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Featured Walla Walla Wine Country Events

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Jul 30
9 am – noon (Farm Visit Adventure)
6:30 pm (dinner)
Farm Fresh Dinner Experience.  Join Chef Rich Koby, from Plow & Vine by The Fat Duck Inn, to be whisked off on a food adventure. Spend the morning visiting local farms as they gather supplies for a wine paired feast. Later you will return to Pepper Bridge Winery tasting wine while roaming the vineyard until meeting back up at The Fat Duck Inn where you will enjoy a dinner from the ingredients sourced that morning. Price is $175 per person including transportation from Pepper Bridge to Farms and back, food, wine, and tax. To RSVP or for additional information e-mail katie@pepperbridge.com or call 509-525-6502. The Fat Duck Inn
527 Catherine St
Walla Walla, WA
Fri - Sun
Nov 4 – 6
Times vary by winery
Fall Release Weekend.  Cellar doors are open and new releases are available for tasting during Fall Release Weekend. Come celebrate the end of harvest season with special pours, winemaker dinners, live music and more. Walla Walla Wineries
Ongoing Events in Walla Walla Wine Country

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CHOOSE A WASHINGTON WINE REGION
or  CLICK ON THE MAP ABOVE

Puget Sound/Seattle Area     Woodinville

Yakima Valley & Rattlesnake Hills      Red Mountain     Horse Heaven Hills

Tri Cities/Columbia Valley        Walla Walla Valley  

Columbia Gorge        Spokane Area

North Central Washington & Chelan Valley Wine Region

Southwest Washington

Wine Events Outside Northwest Wine-Regions

 

Idaho Wine Country Events           Oregon Wine Country Events         British Columbia Wine Country Events

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