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Washington Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 10/17/2014 )
 

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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

Sun
Oct 18
6:00 pm
HalloWINE Southern Cuisine Dinner.  Frichette Winery brings the south to you for this sensational soul-food dinner event.  Price: $65.00 + tax.  Purchase online.  Pick up at Frichette Winery Tasting Room.  For more information, call 509-426-3227. Frichette Winery
39412 N Sunset Benton City, WA 
Sat
Oct 25
Noon – 5 pm
Wine and Cheese Release Celebration at Alexandria Nicole Cellars Alexandria Nicole Cellars will celebrate wine and cheese as they pair their latest wine club releases with cheeses.
 
Alexandria Nicole Cellars Prosser Tasting Room
2880 Lee Rd, Suite D
Prosser, WA
Sat & Sun
Oct 25 & 26
11 am – 5 pm
 
Autumn Release Tastings at Alexandria Nicole Cellars.  Summer brings great wines and Alexandria Nicole Cellars will be offering their best.

 
Alexandria Nicole Cellars Prosser Tasting Room
2880 Lee Rd, Suite D
Prosser, WA
Fri & Sat
Nov 28 & 29
Times vary by winery
Wine Country Thanksgiving.  More than 50 Yakima Valley and 13 Rattlesnake Hills wineries will debut their new releases paired with Fall cuisine during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  Savor this Yakima Valley and Rattlesnake Valley tradition on the day after Thanksgiving and through the weekend with a beautiful scenic drive to Washington wine country.  Learn from the winemakers and chefs why particular Yakima Valley wines pair well with the sauces, seasonings and flavors of the traditional Thanksgiving culinary delights.  Join the winemakers for a memorable Thanksgiving in Wine Country weekend. Yakima Valley Wineries

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Date

Event

Location

Sat - Mon
Feb 14-16
Times vary by location
Red Wine and Chocolate.  Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Rattlesnake Hills AVA for the perfect date.  What could be better than Red Wine and chocolate for you sweetheart? Rattlesnake Wineries
Sat
Mar 21
Times vary by location
Appellation Celebration.  This is the Rattlesnake Hills AVA spring celebration as wineries open their doors. Rattlesnake Wineries
Sat & Sun
April 18 & 19
Times vary by location
Rattlesnake Hills Spring Barrel Tasting.  Spring barrel wine tasting Rattlesnake Hills style. Rattlesnake Wineries
Fri – Sun
April 24-26
Times vary by location
Yakima Valley Spring Barrel Tasting.   Spring barrel wine tasting celebrated throughout the Yakima Valley. Yakima Valley 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
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
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
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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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

Sat
Oct 18
5:30 pm
Harvest Winemaker Dinner with Dunham Cellars.  Join the Winemaking Team for dinner at Dunham Cellars. They will start with a tour of their winery, which is located in an old WWII airplane hangar.  Then enjoy an elegant 5-course meal prepared by guest chef Andrae Bopp of Andrae's Kitchen and La Porte Brune and paired with their award-winning wines.  This is sure to be a night to remember for all who attend! $135/$125 for Wine Club, includes meal, wine, tax, and gratuity.  For additional information call 509-529-4685 or e-mail cheryl@dunhamcellars.com. Dunham Cellars
150 E Boeing Ave
Walla Walla, WA
Fri - Sun
Nov 7 – 9
Times vary by winery
Fall Release Weekend.  Cellar doors are opening this time of year and new releases are available for tasting.  Mapping out a fun weekend adventure touring the wineries is a great fall tradition. 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 Wineries Map
Sat
Nov 8
5:30 pm
Harvest Winemaker Dinner with Dunham Cellars.  Join the Winemaking Team for dinner at Dunham Cellars.  They will start with a tour of their winery, which is located in an old WWII airplane hangar.  Then enjoy an elegant 5-course meal paired with our award-winning wines.  This is sure to be a night to remember for all who attend! $135/$125 for Wine Club, includes meal, wine, tax, and gratuity. For additional information call 509-529-4685 or e-mail cheryl@dunhamcellars.com. Dunham Cellars
150 E Boeing Ave
Walla Walla, WA

 

Fri - Sun
Dec 5 - 7
Times vary by winery
Holiday Barrel Tasting.  This annual event held the first full weekend of December is certain to inspire your holiday spirit. Amidst the festive atmosphere of the season, winemakers and cellar staff provide samples of the future releases straight from the barrel.  New releases offered include the barrel samples from the prior year’s event.  In the true spirit of the Valley, each winery participates in its own unique way offering a variety of events including art, music and more. Walla Walla Wineries Map

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Date

Event

Location

Fri – Sun
May 1 – 3
Times vary by location.
Spring Release Weekend.  The first releases of a new vintage are the highlights of this weekend.  The Valley’s winemakers are on hand to introduce their new wines and share the creative winemaking process.  Visitors can be the first to enjoy the new vintage and take home a selection of wines, many of which can be found only by visiting the wineries and tasting rooms themselves. Walla Walla Wineries
Thu – Sat
Jun 18 – 20
Time TBA
Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine – The World of Merlot.  Join over 60 Walla Walla Valley winemakers, three internationally known guest winemakers, well known wine critics and experts in exploring one of the world’s most beloved and noble red wine grape varieties – Merlot.  Contrast the growing conditions, wine styles and wines of the Walla Walla Valley with the Bordeaux region of France, Tuscany, Italy and Napa, California.  Participate in special tastings of rare vintage wines, one-of-a-kind winemaker dinners and receptions with some of the Valley’s most acclaimed winemakers and much more! 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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(Last updated: 10/17/2014