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Washington Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 08/23/2015 )
 

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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

Fri
Aug 28
4 pm
Alexandria Nicole Cellars Artist Social: Meet the Artist.  To commemorate all of Alexandria Nicole Cellars exciting additions to the winery this year, they have commissioned well renowned artist Guy Buffet to create a whimsical painting for The Estate.  At this Artist Social they Guy will be on hand to sign these amazing limited edition prints and demonstrate his painting.  Tickets are $5 (free for Wine Club Members, please RSVP RSVP@ancwines.com). To purchase tickets click HERE. Alexandria Nicole Cellars Prosser Tasting Room
2880 Lee Rd, Suite D
Prosser, WA
Sat
Sep 5
11:45 am – 5:15 pm
Annual Harvest Party at Silver Lake Winery.  Join Silver Lake Winery in celebrating their annual kick off to their harvest season with this fun-filled event.  Live music by Stimulus Package , grape stomping, limbo contests, tropical lunch , local vendors and delicious ice cold Vinoritas.  Souvenir glass & 1 drink ticket – $10, 1 drink ticket – $5 script. For additional information call 425-485-2437. Silver Lake Winery
1500 Vintage Road
Roza Hills, Zillah, WA
Sat
Sep 12
5 – 8 pm
Taste of Rattlesnake Hills 2015.  Join the wineries of the Rattlesnake Hills for a relaxing event to celebrate the beautiful September evenings in wine country.  Come and watch the sunset over the mountains, listen to music and enjoy the award winning wines of Rattlesnake Hills.  There is no cost to attend this event with food and wine are available for purchase. Bonair Winery
500 South Bonair Rd.
Zillah, WA
Fri – Sun
Sep 25 – 27
Times vary morning and evening, click HERE for schedule
The Great Prosser Balloon Rally.  Hot Air Balloons take to the sky at The Great Prosser Balloon Rally.  The balloons are scheduled to launch at sunrise from the Prosser Washington Airport (weather permitting).  In addition to balloon launches visit the Harvest Festival, live music with dancing, a Farmers Market, BBQ, and a Street Painting Festival.  Afterward visit one of the area restaurants, wineries and wine shops. Art Fiker Memorial Stadium
1433 Paterson Road
Prosser, WA
 
Sat & Sun
Sep 26 & 27
Apple Valley Kiwanis Wine Country Trek.  The Prosser Kiwanis Wine Country Trek is held in conjunction with the Prosser Balloon Rally Weekend.   The Trek ha a great new route beginning and ending in Prosser, Washington – the heart of wine country.  Roaming through Yakima Valley the trek passes wineries, vineyards, cherry and apple orchards.  Leaving Prosser Saturday morning you will enjoy a pleasant ride along the Yakima River.  Then turn north and pedal past vineyards and orchards with stops for great snacks and lunch at a local winery.  After lunch coast back into Prosser and enjoy tasting wine at local wineries.  In the evening you will be treated to a wonderful prime rib and salmon dinner provided (as always) by the local Knights of Columbus paired with local award winning wines.  After dinner you will have the choice of attending the Balloon Rally “Night Glow” or participate in some of Prosser’s Harvest Festival doings.  Early Sunday morning you will have the opportunity to watch the balloons take off for their morning flight, have breakfast the leave Prosser and head east through more beautiful farm country.  Again, the rest stop snacks are tasty and plentiful.  Riders enjoy lunch at a local winery and then back to Prosser for showers and departure. Prosser, WA
Sat & Sun
Oct 10 & 11
Times vary by location
Catch the Crush.  Join 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 wine tasting.

Purchase your PREMIER PASS and enjoy exclusive benefits available only during this event weekend.  PREMIER PASS holders will be able to experience a variety of specialty Catch the Crush pairings, library tastings, and tours not available to the public.

Bring a jacket, a good pair of shoes, your ID and a wine glass with your Premier Pass booklet. It’s your ticket to all the exclusive benefits.  For more information call 509-965-5201 or e-mail
wineyakimavalley2@msn.com .
Yakima Valley Wineries Map
Sat
Oct 10
2 – 5 pm
Airfield Estates 8th Annual Grape Stomp.  Help Airfield Estates celebrate the harvest season with their annual Grape Stomp. If you have never experienced wine grapes between your toes, it is truly a one of a kind experience.  Simply roll up your jeans, hop in a harvest bin, and start stomping. Lend them a foot to help create the 2015 Rosť.  Cost is $25 (includes 2 complimentary glasses of wine). 15% off for Wine Club Members. Space is limited.  For more information call 509-786-7401 or e-mail info@airfieldwines.com. Airfield Estates Prosser Tasting Room
560 Merlot Drive
Prosser, WA
Fri - Sun
Nov 27 – 29
Times vary by location
Thanksgiving in Wine Country.  Wineries in the Rattlesnake Hills will be pouring a selection of fine wines, easy to share with family and friends over the holiday season.  This weekend you can also enjoy food and wine pairings at each of our participating wineries.  There is no charge for this event; some wineries may charge a small tasting fee. Rattlesnake Hills Wineries
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

     
Ongoing Events in the Horse Heaven Hills

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Featured Walla Walla Wine Country Events

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Date

Event

Location

Fri
Aug 28
6 – 10 pm
6th Annual Dunham Days.   Dunham Cellars celebrates their annual Dunham Days and begins in the Hangar Lounge with music, food selections and your favorite Dunham wines.  For additional information call 509-529-4685. Dunham Cellars
150 E Boeing Ave
Walla Walla, WA
Sat
Aug 29
11 am – 4 pm
6th Annual Dunham Days.  Swing by the Dunham Days winery for tastings pulled from the library by the winemaking team and enjoy a food selection from one of their local food trucks.  For additional information call 509-529-4685. Dunham Cellars
150 E Boeing Ave
Walla Walla, WA
Sun
Aug 30
10 am – 4 pm
6th Annual Dunham Days Dunham Cellars completes their annual Dunham Days celebration in style with a delicious brunch your taste buds won't soon forget along with tastings pulled from the library by their winemaking team.  For additional information call 509-529-4685. Dunham Cellars
150 E Boeing Ave
Walla Walla, WA
Oct 7 – 11 Walla Walla Cycling Tour.  This five day and four night cycling tour around the Walla Walla Valley area will offer a tour of Waitsburg, Dayton, and Milton-Freewater featuring wineries, cideries, great dinners, lavender fields, treats and surprises … seeing it all while riding your bike.  The tour averages between 30 to 40 miles per day with daily temperatures in the 60's to 70's. Waitsburg, Dayton, Milton-Freewater, WA
Fri – Sun
Nov 6 – 8
Times vary by location
Fall Release Weekend.  Cellar doors are opening this time of year with new releases available for tasting. In addition, the Valley embraces the cooler weather with winemaker dinners, live music, art festivals and many more activities.  Walla Walla Fall Release weekend is an exciting time to savor the refreshing, brisk fall in the Valley. Walla Walla Winery Maps
Sat & Sun
Nov 7 & 8
11 am – 4 pm
Fall Release at Dunham Cellars.  Join Dunham Cellars for Fall Release Weekend as they celebrate 20 years.  For additional information call 509-529-4685. Dunham Cellars
150 E Boeing Ave
Walla Walla, WA
Sat & Sun
Dec 5 & 6
10 am – 5 pm
Holiday Barrel Tasting at Dunham Cellars.  Join Dunham Cellars for Holiday Barrel Tasting as they celebrate 20 years.  They only turn platinum once and will pull out all the stops.  Come taste their newly released and yet-to-be released wines still in the barrel, sample their traditional Moroccan Lamb Stew, and browse their Tasting Room to find the perfect gift for your loved ones.  For additional information call 509-529-4685. Dunham Cellars
150 E Boeing Ave
Walla Walla, WA
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

 

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