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									Grown to Greatness
Your Guide to Yakima Valley Wine Country –
the Soul of Washington Wine
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    TOURING
    YaKiMa VaLLeY
    Wine COUnTRY
                    COME.
                    TasTe The Wine
                                                                                                    COnTenTs
                    The true experience begins with a visit
                    to the Yakima Valley. COME. TASTE THE
                    WINE. Chat with a local winemaker.                                             About the
                    Walk among the vines in a well-tended                                          Appellation    2
                    vineyard. Shake hands with a grape
                    grower. Savor the robustness of the rich
                    life of the Yakima Valley’s wine country.
                    We guarantee you stunning landscapes,                                          Growers        4
                    friendly faces, flavorful wines, colorful local
                    characters, exquisite hospitality, open
                    roads, real farms, and no city traffic jams.

                    So step back, take a breath, and enjoy the                                     Communities 6
                    beautiful vineyards and wineries of the
                    picturesque Yakima Valley. We recommend
                    you take your time and tour leisurely,
                    you will enjoy your visit. . .we promise!                                      Wineries       8



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Soil, Slope
& Sunshine
    The Yakim
                     a Valley appellation




      A    n appellation, or AVA (American Viticultural Area), is a designated geographical
             region that possesses unique climate, soil and physical features which
      distinguish it from surrounding areas. This combination of soil, slope and sunshine
                                                                                                 in other, milder wine growing regions throughout the
                                                                                                 United States, reducing the need for chemical repellents
                                                                                                 on the fruit.
      influences the growth and character of the grapes, which in turn produces wines
      distinctive in personality to that appellation.                                            Sunshine      Within the framework of sunshine we include all
                                                                                                 climate factors. Beyond sunlight, we look for sufficient irrigation
                                          Established in 1983, the Yakima Valley was the first   to promote natural sugar development and to the temperature-
                                          Washington State AVA, and is now home to more          moderating effects of the cool Yakima Valley nights.
                                          than 75 wineries and over one-third of the state’s
                                          vineyards, boasting over 12,000 acres of premium       Because the Yakima Valley Appellation is blessed with a bevy of
                                          wine grapes.                                           the best wine grape-growing conditions, nearly every type of
                                                                                                 wine grape can be successfully grown in one or more of the
                                          Here’s a look at how soil, slope and sunshine
                                                                                                 Valley’s regions—from the cool weather Riesling
                                          come together to produce great wine in the
                                                                                                 to the warm weather Cabernet Sauvignon.
                                          Yakima Valley:


      Soil    When growing wine grapes, it is impor tant that the soil is loose enough so that
      water does not accumulate in the ground, causing a slowdown in flavor development
      in the fruit. The Yakima Valley was sculpted by a number of ancient wrinkles formed in
      the land when volcanoes cooled and sank, leaving behind a large basalt layer in
      the ear th. Prehistoric floods then aided in creating optimal soils as they layered
      the basalt with deposits of fine silt, loam, loess and cobble—each offering the
      proper drainage necessary to keep the vine’s vigor under control.

      Slope    The sunny slopes of the Yakima Valley foothills are blessed with a long
      growing period, extended daylight hours, and cool evenings that yield bold, hear ty
      and luscious world-class wines. Hot summer days and cool nights provide the
      perfect growing environment. This large fluctuation between daytime and nighttime
      temperatures is considered key by winemakers and wine grape growers to attain
      intense varietal character. The Valley’s cold winters kill pests that are prevalent

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  Growers
    if You Wan
               t to Get the Dirt, Get to Know the Fa
                                                     rm e r



     The following is
                                  A    sk any Yakima Valley winemaker and they’ll tell
                                        you: great wine begins in the vineyard. The art of
                                  winemaking is to allow the land to express itself in
                                                                                                        Yakima Valley Vineyard of the Year

                                                                                                          Klipsun Vineyards
     a list of growers            the grapes, and the grapes to express themselves in                     “In a blend, Klipsun fruit lifts up tannin, and adds
  responsible for the             the wine. That’s why many of the Valley’s winemakers                       structure and power,”
 outstanding grapes               settled here. Great soil and great weather are the                                   - winemaker Chris Upchurch, DeLille Cellars
   that make award-               basics of great wine. Meet a few of our growers:
      winning wines                                                                                       Named one of the Top 25 Vineyards in the world by
                                                                                                          Wine & Spirits Magazine, Klipsun Vineyard is located           David & Patricia Gelles
      throughout the
   Pacific northwest:                           Larry Pearson – Tapteil Vineyard                          on Red Mountain, on the eastern border of the Yakima Valley Appellation. Klipsun may
                                                Tapteil Vineyard is located within the Red Mountain       be one of the most respected vineyards in Washington State and par ticularly noted as
              Airport Ranches                   AVA and includes 25 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon,          one of the best maintained—a tribute to vineyard manager, Julia Kock.
                 Artz Vineyard                  Merlot and Cabernet Franc. First planted in
                                                1985, Tapteil is planted on Warden silt-loam soils        The vineyard was planted by David and Patricia Gelles in 1984 to mostly bilateral
Beeman’s Backacres Vineyards
                                                between the elevations of 750 and 900 feet.
             Boushey Vineyard                                                                             cordon with an average of 726 vines to the acre. Known for its dark cherry fruit flavors
     Chandler Reach Vineyard                                                                              and bold, masculine characteristics, Klipsun’s soil composition is mainly sandy loam, the
           Copeland Vineyard                    Todd Newhouse – Upland Vineyards                          majority of which was deposited during the Missoula floods. The vineyard faces west
         Desert Hill Vineyards                  Upland Vineyards is located entirely within the
                                                                                                          with approximately 120 acres of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Nebbiolo,
      Dineen Family Vineyards                   Snipes Mountain AVA in the heart of the Valley.
                                                                                                          Sauvignon Blanc, and Semillon.
              DuBrul Vineyard                   Farming grapes since 1968, four generations of
 Elephant Mountain Vineyards                    the Newhouse family have maintained the Upland
                                                                                                          Characterized by warm daytime temperatures and low nighttime temperatures, the
            Fairacres Vineyard                  legacy that started over 90 years ago. Originally
                                                planted by W.B. Bridgman in 1917, Snipes Mountain         fruit receives near perfect heat and light toward the end of the day.
        Goose Ridge Vineyard
                                                is considered the birthplace of Washington Wine.
          Grand Ciel Vineyard                                                                             Currently, about 35
        Harrison Hill Vineyard                                                                            producers purchase                   Klipsun Vineyards
               Hogue Ranches                    Leif Olsen – Olsen Vineyards                              Klipsun grapes, among
              Jacona Vineyards                  Olsen Vineyards are planted on several different
                                                sites in the east end of the Valley with a wide
                                                                                                          them DeLille, Januik,
             Klipsun Vineyards
                                                variety of slopes, aspects, and elevations. The           JM Cellars, Seven Hills, and
                  KB Vineyard
                                                family has been farming since 1908, planting their        Quilceda Creek. It takes a
Kestrel View Estate Vineyards
     Lonesome Springs Ranch
                                                first vineyard in 1980. Leif and his cousin, Mar tin,     while for winemakers to
                                                are four th generation farmers continuing the             learn how to make a wine
     Naches Heights Vineyard
                                                legacy of passion for their land and crops.               from Klipsun fruit so that
                  Oasis Farms
               Olsen Vineyards                                                                            it is not too big. For that
         Red Willow Vineyard                    Patrick Rawn – Copeland Vineyard                          reason, many producers
       Roza Mystica Vineyards                   Copeland Vineyard, planted in 2000 at the western         blend the masculine Klipsun
           Sugarloaf Vineyards                  end of the Valley in the Rattlesnake Hills sub-AVA,       fruit with more refined
               Tapteil Vineyard                 consists of 26 acres of south-facing vineyards.
                                                                                                          feminine Yakima Valley fruit
                                                Patrick is the third generation to farm the land that
      Three Wilsons Vineyard                                                                              from vineyards like Ciel du
                                                was originally planted in apples by his grandfather
          Tudor Hills Vineyard                                                                            Cheval and Boushey.
                                                in 1954. The vineyard is named for a family
             Upland Vineyards
                                                member who was an early settler in the area.
 4          Wilridge Vineyard                                                                                                                                                                         5
Communities
    The Diverse
                       Character of the Yakima Valley




      T    he Yakima Valley Appellation is proud to be the oldest and most diverse wine             QUieT ChaRmS Of PROSSeR               Discover the quiet charms of laid-back Prosser.
           growing region in Washington State. The outstanding grapes grown in Yakima               In the Yakima Valley, wine country is always within striking distance. And while there is
      Valley are the key ingredient in more than half of all the wine produced throughout           something to be said for a visit to Cab country, it can be just as rewarding to step into
      Washington State, making it the backbone of the Washington wine industry. The                 a sleepy wine town with the old-time charm. This community offers wine tasting from
      appellation is situated near the Yakima River at Wapato and runs to Benton City,              more than 13 wineries in Prosser, Wine Town USA.
                                           Washington, which offers an 80-mile stretch of
                                           rural countryside. It is the series of small wine        ROadS LeSS TRaVeLed iN aNd aROUNd Red mOUNTaiN                          Take the back
                                           communities in and around this stretch that              roads to a selection of unique and appealing Yakima Valley wineries. Travelers know
                                           make up Yakima Valley’s wine country.                    that sometimes the best roads are the back roads, where the pace is slower, the path
                                                                                                    less crowded and the experience more genuine. The Red Mountain region located
                                                                                                    in Benton City features Oakwood Cellars, Terra Blanca Winery, Kiona Vineyards,
                                            WiNdOW ON WiNe COUNTRy                 fROm             Hightower Cellars and Tapteil Vineyard Winery. This wine community includes
                                            SeLah aNd NaCheS heighTS             Take a             the Valley’s eastern border, which includes Richland. Barnard Griffin Winery and
                                           look at these unique Yakima Valley wineries. Each        Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard and Winery
                                           winery featured here presents a unique and               are producing wines that
                                           picturesque window on wine country. This wine            garner national recognition—
      community features the wineries on Naches Heights, such as Naches Heights Vineyard            a must stop while visiting
      and Wilridge Winery. A shor t drive to Selah offers an exceptional experience at              Yakima Valley’s wine
      Southard Winery, a young winery making a tremendous mark on the industry.                     communities.

      ThiNgS aRe afOOT iN dOWNTOWN yakima                          One of the best things about
      Yakima—the little berg that could, located on the west side of wine country—is that it
      is wonderfully self-contained. The truly beautiful thing about downtown Yakima, all two-
      miles wide of it, is that indeed it is so compact that it is one of the few destinations of
      its caliber that can be easily accessed entirely by foot. Park your car and tour wineries
      such as Kana Winery, Gilber t Cellars and the newest addition, Treveri Cellars.

      a yOUThfUL       aNd V ibRaNT W iNe C OmmUNiTy - Z iLLah Much of the
      youth coming into the industry in the Yakima Valley hail from Zillah. Visit the following
      wineries and talk to those who have chosen the wine industry as their profession.
      These wineries include Two Mountain Winery, Cultura Wine, Dineen Family Vineyard,
      and Severino Cellars and they make up a young, upbeat, neighborhood. While touring
      the neighborhood, you can’t miss visiting more established wineries such as Silver
      Lake, Claar Cellars, Wineglass Cellars, Maison de Padgett or Horizon’s Edge Winery.

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Wineries
                                                                                               How you experience the wines and country lifestyle of Yakima Valley wine country is your
                                                                                               choice. Use this guide as your compass. Choose the wineries that pique your interest, use the
                                                                                               fold-out map in the back to create an itinerary, then begin your exploration. We recommend
                                                                                               you take your time and tour leisurely. You will enjoy your visit. . .we promise!




    Agate Field Vineyard                                                                                              Chandler Reach Vineyard
    2911 Roza Drive, Zillah, WA 98953 • 509.930.0806 • www.agatefield.com
                                                                                                                      9506 West Chandler Road, Benton City, WA 99320 • 509.588.8800
    Agate Field is a boutique, family-owned and operated winery. We invite you to come                                www.chandlerreach.com • shelbey@chandlerreach.com
    and relax in our western-style country setting while enjoying our limited productions                             Our Tuscan-style estate winery overlooks Red Mountain, one of Washington’s premier
    of superb 100% estate grown red wines, including Bordeaux-style reds, Cabernet                                    growing regions. Our warm, nor thern-sloped vineyard produces premium-quality Syrah,
    Franc, Syrah and Sangiovese, and our Semillon white wine. Hours: April–Oct, Fri–Sun,                              Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Sangiovese, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Graced with excellent
    11a–5p; June–Sept, Thurs, noon–4p; Nov, Fri–Sun, noon–4p. Services: P, GS, T                                      “terroir,” our winery is dedicated to crafting wines that represent this gift. Come visit
                                                                                                                      our “Italian Villa” style tasting room for a true wine experience. Private tours and
                                                                                                                      tastings available by reservation. Hours: Thurs–Sun, 11a–5p. Call for winter hours.
    Airfield Estates                                                                                                  Services: P, BR, GS, T
    560 Merlot Drive, Prosser, WA 99350 • P: 509.786.7401 • F: 509.786.2338
    www.airfieldwines.com • info@airfieldwines.com
    Growing wine grapes for over 40 years, Airfield Estates vineyard was planted around                               Claar Cellars
    an old World War II airbase. Our state-of-the-ar t winery pays tribute to our unique                              1001 Vintage Valley Parkway, Zillah, WA 98953 • P: 509.829.6810 • F: 509.829.6812
    aviation history, resembling a vintage airplane hanger and featuring a VIP tasting                                www.claarcellars.com • zillah@claarcellars.com
    area inside a 45-foot-tall tower. We invite you to visit us in Prosser and taste our                              A family-owned estate winery. We believe that wine is fun, healthy, and an integral par t
    estate wines. With 26 varieties grown, we believe you won’t be disappointed with                                  of the good life. We have some of the most knowledgeable and friendly tasting room
    our carefully crafted blends and superb single varietals. Hours: April–Oct, Fri–Sun,                              staff in the Yakima Valley. Featuring Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet,
    10a–6p, Mon–Thurs, 11a–5p; Nov–March, daily, 11a–5p. Services: P, GS, BR , T                                      Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah, and the Nor thwest’s best Nouveau (seasonal). Buses and
                                                                                                                      RVs welcome. Hours: Feb–Nov, 10a–6p. Services: P, GS, T

    AntoLin Cellars
    10 North 6th Avenue, Suite 108, Yakima, WA 98902 • 509.833.5765
    www.antolincellars.com • tonyharalson@charter.net
                                                                                                                      Côte Bonneville
                                                                                                                      2841 Fordyce Road, Sunnyside, WA 98944 • 509.840.4596
    Our passion is winemaking. Our dream is to share the fruits of our passion, introducing                           www.cotebonneville.com • winery@cotebonneville.com
    the first vintage of AntoLin Cellars. We are looking forward to the release of our first
                                                                                                                      Hugh and Kathy Shiels founded Côte Bonneville with one goal in mind: to present the
    red wines this fall 2011. Cheers to all of our new friends we make, one glass at a time.
                                                                                                                      best expression of our DuBrul Vineyard with each vintage year. Our team transforms
    Hours: Private appointment.
                                                                                                                      the intensely flavored, bright, vibrant fruit into wines that are distinctive and powerful,
                                                                                                                      yet soft and approachable. Our wines express the site, its soils, and the essence of our
                                                                                                                      terroir. Hours: By appointment only. Tasting fee applies toward purchase.
    Barnard Griffin Winery
    878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 • 509.627.0266
    www.barnardgriffin.com • kim.gravenslund@barnardgriffin.com
                                                                                                                      Coventry Vale
    Come visit one of Washington’s premier and most award-winning wineries. Located                                   PO Box 249, Grandview, WA 98930 • 509.882.4100
    in Richland, WA, just off of 182 and exit 3A on Tulip Lane. Visit our Tasting Room and
                                                                                                                      Hours: Private appointment.
    Fused Glass Gallery and sample wines from both our Tulip Label lineup as well as our
    limited production Reserves. Hours: Daily, 10a–6p. Services: P, GS, T

                                                                                                                      Cultura Wine
    Barrel Springs Winery                                                                                             3601 Highland Drive, Zillah, WA 98953 • 509.829.0204
                                                                                                                      www.culturawine.com • info@culturawine.com
    46601 North Gap Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.3166
    www.barrelspringswinery.com • 4madison@msn.com                                                                    At Cultura boutique winery, our wines are hand-crafted from local vineyards to reflect
                                                                                                                      the Yakima Valley terroir of the warm sun, rolling hills and a laid back approach to the
    Join us—share the Barrel Springs Experience! Nestled in a park-like setting, our winery
                                                                                                                      good life. Visit our unique barn tasting room and taste our small-lot wines: Bordeaux-
    is a friendly place to savor our premium varietal wines while enjoying the grounds and
                                                                                                                      style reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel and Cabernet Franc. Our
    surrounding estate vineyard. We are producing Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet
                                                                                                                      focus is quality over quantity, specializing only in fine red wines. Come discover our
    Franc, Merlot and a Viognier/Chardonnay blend. Hours: Thurs–Mon, 10a–5p; other
                                                                                                                      passion for ar tisan wine, and spark your passion as well. Hours: Feb–Nov, Thurs–Sat,
    times by appointment. Services: P, GS, T
                                                                                                                      11a–5p; Sun, 11a– 4p. Call for private appointments. Services: P, T


                                                                                                       Service Key:   P - Picnic Facilities On Site   T - Large Tour Groups Welcome with Prior Arrangement
8                                                                                                                     GS - Gift Shop                  BR - Banquet Room Facilities                                  9
           Wineries

                                                                                                                 Goose Ridge Estate Vineyards & Winery
                    Desert Wind Winery                                                                           16304 North Dallas Road, Richland, WA 99352 • P: 509.628.3880 • F: 509.628.3900
                                                                                                                 www.gooseridge.com • steven@gooseridge.com
                    2258 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.7277
                    www.desertwindwinery.com • info@desertwindwinery.com                                         Founded by the Monson Family in 1999, Goose Ridge is a small estate winery dedicated
                    Established in 2001, Deser t Wind Winery features an upscale Southwestern-style              to handcrafting limited quantities of exquisite Bordeaux and Rhone varietal wines from
                    tasting room & overnight accommodations overlooking the Yakima River. The                    the Goose Ridge Estate vineyard. Located in the hear t of the Columbia Valley, we are
                    facility also houses an on-site restaurant (www.mojavebypicazo.com) and event                committed to producing consistent, high quality, small lot wines, through dedication
                    facility available for private rental. Deser t Wind is a destination all its own, offering   to sound viticultural practices, site selection within low-yield vineyards and ar tisan
                    complimentary wine tasting, one-of-a-kind gifts, facility tours (by appointment),            winemaking to create memorable wines. Directions to winery: Follow Interstate 82 to
                    cooking classes and special winery events. Hours: Daily (except major holidays); Oct–        Dallas Road exit 104. Take exit 104 to Dallas Road, turn left at the stop sign and travel
                    April, 11a–5p; May–Sept, 10a–5p. Services: P, GS, BR , T                                     two miles on Dallas road. The winery is on the left hand side on Dallas road. Hours:
                                                                                                                 Daily, 10a–6p; or by appointment for group and private tours. Services: P, BR , T, GS


                    Dineen Vineyards                                                                             Hightower Cellars
                    2980 Gilbert Road, Zillah, WA 98953 • 206.276.4287
                                                                                                                 19418 E. 583 PR NE, Benton City, WA 99320 • P: 509.588.2867 • F: 509.588.2867
                    Dineen Vineyards is located in the hills of the Yakima Valley just nor th of Zillah,         www.hightowercellars.com • handsorted@hightowercellars.com
                    Washington. We are a small family owned and operated viticulture business devoted
                                                                                                                 “Handpicked—Handsor ted—Handmade” is the motto and method for Hightower
                    to growing the finest wine grapes in the area. We have dedicated par tnerships with
                                                                                                                 Cellars. Owners and winemakers Tim and Kelly Hightower strive to make world-class red
                    our winemakers who consistently produce highly-acclaimed wines from our fruit. In
                                                                                                                 wines of elegance, depth and complexity. Established in 1997 in Woodinville, Hightower
                    addition, Dineen Vineyards produces a limited amount of estate bottled wine under
                                                                                                                 moved to 15 acres high on Red Mountain in 2002. Enjoy our new tasting room, patio and
                    our own label. Hours: Apr–Oct and select weekends, Fri–Sun, noon–5pm, or by
                                                                                                                 majestic view of the vineyards and the valley below. Hours: Mar–Dec, Fri–Sun, 11a–5p;
                    appointment.
                                                                                                                 Event weekends and by appointment.


                    Gamache Vintners                                                                             Hinzerling Winery
                    505 Cabernet Court, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.7800
                    www.gamachevintners.com • wine@gamachevintners.com                                           1520 Sheridan Avenue, Prosser, WA 99350 • 800.727.6702
                                                                                                                 www.hinzerling.com • mike@hinzerling.com
                    With their first vinifera planting in 1982, Bob & Roger Gamache founded what would
                                                                                                                 Founded in 1976 by the Wallace family and the Valley’s oldest winery, we specialize in
                    become one of the elite vineyard sites in Washington State. Hand-crafted in small
                                                                                                                 small lots of hand-crafted wines and are especially noted for award-winning desser t
                    lots, these wines capture the unique essence of their remarkable vineyard site, located
                                                                                                                 and appetizer wines—Ruby, Tawny, White, and Vintage Por ts, Sherries, and Muscats.
                    atop the White Bluffs of Columbia Valley. Hours: Daily, 10a–5p; call for winter hours.
                                                                                                                 Nominal fee for wine and food tasting. Now open is the Vintner’s Inn at Hinzerling
                    Services: P, GS, BR
                                                                                                                 Winery, a B&B; call for reservations and information. Cyclists and Picnickers welcomed.
                                                                                                                 Hours: Spring–Christmas, Mon–Sat, 11a–5p; Sun, 11a– 4p. Winter, Tues–Sat, 11a– 4p.
                                                                                                                 Open Event Weekends. Services: GS, BR , T
                    Gilbert Cellars
                    5 North Front Street, Suite 100, Yakima, WA 98901 • 509.249.9049
                    www.gilbertcellars.com • vino@gilbertcellars.com
                                                                                                                 Horizon’s Edge
                    Gilber t Cellars is a family owned winery that focuses on quality, resulting in intriguing
                                                                                                                 4530 East Zillah Drive, Zillah, WA 98953 • 509.829.6401
                    wines with terrific balance. Our tasting room & wine bar in downtown Yakima combines         www.horizonsedgewinery.com • yvwine@aol.com
                    modern design with old fashioned elegance. The ambiance, delicious wines & perfectly
                                                                                                                 A real working winery, 18 acres of prime vineyard, and a panoramic view from the
                    paired food provide the ideal catalyst for memorable encounters. We are open late and
                                                                                                                 tasting room. You get to see the tanks and barrels being worked! All wines are
                    feature live music every Friday night from 7–10p. A featured tasting is available for a $5
                                                                                                                 produced in small batches: Pinot Noir, Monster Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer Muscat,
                    fee, refundable with any bottle purchase. Ask about renting the Cellar Gallery & Lounge
                                                                                                                 Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Have a sweet tooth? Try the Ice Wine, Nouveaux-
                    for your next event! Hours: Sun, noon–5p; Mon–Thurs, 11a–9p; Fri–Sat, noon–11p.
                                                                                                                 Riche, Por t, or Cream Sherry. Hours: Thurs–Mon 11a–5p; Tue–Wed, by chance.
                    Closed Sundays Jan–April. Services: GS, BR, T
                                                                                                                 Closed Dec–Feb. Open Presidents’ Weekend, 11a–5p. Services: T




     Service Key:   P - Picnic Facilities On Site   T - Large Tour Groups Welcome with Prior Arrangement
10                  GS - Gift Shop                  BR - Banquet Room Facilities                                                                                                                             11
                                                                                                                                                 Wineries

                    Kana Winery                                                                                Maison de Padgett
                    10 South 2nd Street, Yakima, WA 98901 • P: 509.453.6611 • F: 509.453.6613                  2231 Rosa Drive, Zillah, WA 98953 • 509.829.6412
                    www.kanawinery.com • kanawinery@aol.com                                                    yvwine@aol.com
                    Kana is a native word for the spirit or the fire within a mountain. Kana Winery wines      Wow! Oh my! Beautiful! Can you believe this place, and the wines are fabulously
                    are the result of careful selection of fruit from the best vineyards, with emphasis on     hand crafted. Come walk through our European Gardens or enjoy the view from the
                    Rhone varietals with specially selected wines from single vineyards that express a sense   tasting room. Malbec, End of the Road Red, Risqué Chardonnay, Medusa Muscat,
                    of “place.” Taking the magic from the vineyard to your table is Kana Winery’s mission.     deliciously sweet, Singing Toad, Ice Wine, and Por t. Banquet facilities are available,
                    Our sales and tasting room is conveniently located in the historic district of downtown    specializing in weddings. Hours: Thurs–Mon, 11a–5p; Tue–Wed, by chance. Dec–Feb
                    Yakima. Hours: Mon–Sat, noon–6:30p; Sun, noon–5p. Services: GS, BR                         by appointment. Groups of 10 or more call ahead. Services: P, GS, BR , T



                    Kestrel Vintners                                                                           Mercer Estates
                    2890 Lee Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • P: 509.786.2675 • F: 509.786.2679                       3100 Lee Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • P: 509.786.2097 • F: 509.786.2704
                    www.kestrelwines.com • winery@kestrelwines.com                                             www.mercerwine.com • info@mercerwine.com
                    Kestrel Vintners creates top-quality handcrafted wines and markets them creatively at      The Mercer and Hogue families have found common ground in a shared passion for the
                    reasonable prices. Our goal is to surprise and delight every customer from the moment      Yakima Valley and Horse Heaven Hills, a winemaking heritage that bridges generations
                    you walk in the door. Our award-winning Kestrel View Estate vineyard is home to some       of excellence in Washington State. Guided by more than 25 years of grape growing
                    of Washington’s oldest vines. We have an array of beautiful wines with something for       and winemaking experience, Mercer Estates aspires to create outstanding wines that
                    everyone. Our dining gallery is the perfect setting for intimate special events. Come      exceed expectations, focusing on Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc,
                    experience our hospitality and enjoy a delightful interlude with our knowledgeable and     Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Hours: Mar–Dec, Wed–Sun, 10a–5p; Jan–Feb,
                    personable staff. Hours: Jan 2–Apr 30, Thurs–Mon, 11a–5p, Tue–Wed by appointment;          by appointment.
                    May 1–Jan 1, daily, 11a–5p. Services: P, GS, BR , T

                                                                                                               Milbrandt Vineyards
                    Kiona Vineyards Winery                                                                     508 Cabernet Court, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.788.0030
                    44612 North Sunset Road, Benton City, WA 99320 • 509.588.6716                              www.milbrandtvineyards.com • wine@milbrandtvineyards.com
                    www.kionawine.com • info@kionawine.com                                                     Butch and Jerry Milbrandt know that great wines begin in the vineyard. A combination
                    Kiona Vineyards pioneered the widely acclaimed Red Mountain viticulture region.            of unique soil, a perfect climate, exceptional people and tenacity have established
                    Kiona is renowned for intensely flavored red wines including Cabernet, Merlot,             the Milbrandts as premiere growers. In 2007 the brothers launched their own label:
                    Syrah, and Lemberger, as well as white and late harvest wines with majestic fruit          Milbrandt Vineyards. You’re invited to their new tasting room, located in Prosser’s
                    and complexity. The Williams family invites you to visit our tasting room with local       Vintners Village, where you can imbibe on these new and notable wines. May–Sept
                    ar t gallery overlooking the vineyards. Follow us at Facebook.com/kionawine and            weekend patio menu. Hours: Daily, 10a–5p. Services: P, GS
                    Twitter.com/kionawine. Hours: Daily, noon–5p. Services: P, GS, T, BR

                                                                                                               Naches Heights Vineyard
                    Knight Hill Winery                                                                         250 Ehler Road, Yakima, WA 98908 • 509.966.0686
                    5330 Lombard Loop Road, Zillah, WA 98953 • 509.865.5654                                    www.nhvines.com • phil@nhvines.com
                    www.knighthillwinery.com • info@knighthillwinery.com                                       Please come and visit Naches Heights Vineyard where you will find that we are all
                    From our perch on the hilltop we are making elegant red blends and varietals as well       about great wine, fun, and good times! NHV is located on the foothills of the Cascades
                    as delicious whites. Mourvedre leads the parade of reds, which includes Rook’s Red         just west of Yakima. Our mountain vineyard is farmed organically and biodynamically,
                    (Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petite Syrah), Syrah, and Roundtable Red (Merlot/Petit          is L.I.V.E and Salmon Safe cer tified, and currently producing Pinot Gris, Riesling,
                    Verdot). A stunning Sauvignon Blanc lines up with a distinctly crisp Chardonnay and        Gerwürztraminer, Tempranillo and Syrah. Visit our tasting room and experience the
                    simply delicious Dry Riesling. Enjoy a glass of wine and expansive views from our patio    difference. Naches Heights Vineyard Hours: April–Oct, Thurs– Mon, 11a–7p; Nov–
                    and lawn. Free wireless internet. Picnickers welcome. Watch our website for events:        Mar, Fri–Mon, 11a–6p. Closed January. Anytime by appointment. Services: P, GS, BR , T
                    “Friday Knight @ the Hill”, special dinners and Weinfest (October). “A Knight without
                    Wine is like a Day without Sunshine.” Hours: April–Nov, Wed–Sun, 11a-5p; and major
                    holiday weekends. Anytime by appointment. Services: P, T




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                    Oakwood Cellars Winery
                    40504 North Demoss Road, Benton City, WA 99320 • P: 509.588.5332                         Snoqualmie Vineyards
                    F: 509.588.5332 • www.oakwoodcellars.com • oakwoodcellars@aol.com                        660 Frontier Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • P: 509.786.5558 • F: 509.786.5560
                    Oakwood Cellars has produced award-winning wines since 1986 with the philosophy          www.snoqualmie.com
                    that great wines require time to bring out their rich pleasing taste. Time, care, and    One of Washington’s first premium wineries, Snoqualmie has been producing award
                    perfectly balanced Washington State grapes give way to our distinct wines. Enjoy         winning wines for over two decade under the leadership of Joy Andersen. Known for
                    sampling Lemberger, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lemberger Blanc and Estate        our organically grown grapes and Naked wines, Snoqualmie has become a leader in
                    Riesling. Hours: Fri–Sun, noon–5p, or call for an appointment. Please call for winter    sustainable and organic winemaking in Washington. Hours: May–Dec, Daily, 10a–5p
                    hours. Services: P, GS, T                                                                (except Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day); Jan–Apr, Thurs–Mon,
                                                                                                             10a–5p. Services: P, GS, T

                    Pontin Del Roza Winery
                    35502 North Hinzerling Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.4449                            Southard Winery
                    www.pontindelroza.com • pontindelroza@mac.com                                            670 Tibbling Road, Selah, WA 98942 • P: 509.697.3003 • F: 509.697.3804
                    The Pontin family crushed their first grapes in 1984 to produce premium wines for the    www.southardwinery.com • info@southardwinery.com
                    Pontin Del Roza Winery. The grapes are grown on the Roza, a district of the Yakima       Southard Winery is a small, family-owned and operated winery located a few miles
                    Valley. The Pontins invite you to experience their elegant premium varietal wines,       nor th of Selah, Washington. We produce Riesling from our estate vineyard as well as
                    including: White Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Gris, Sangiovese, and   wines made from Rhône cultivars grown in the Columbia Valley, Yakima Valley, and
                    other limited specialty wines. 3.5 miles nor th of Prosser, on Hinzerling Road. Hours:   Wahluke Slope AVAs. Hours: Presidents’ Day–Labor Day, Sat–Sun, noon–5p; or by
                    Daily, 10a–5p. Services: P, GS, T                                                        appointment. Unfor tunately, we are not able to accommodate buses or limousines.



                    Severino Cellars                                                                         Steppe Cellars
                    1717 1st Avenue, Zillah, WA 98953 • 509.829.3800                                         1991 Chaffee Road, Sunnyside, WA 98944 • P: 509.837.8281 • F: 509.837.8281
                    www.severinocellars.com • info@severinocellars.com                                       www.steppecellars.com • steppecellars@steppecellars.com
                    Severino Cellars invites you to experience our newly released wines in an original       Steppe Cellars is a unique family operated winery located in a cherry orchard on a hill.
                    110-year-old farmhouse. You will find our location convenient, grounds warm and          Our tasting room offers a picnic area with a tremendous view, barbecue grills, cheeses
                    welcoming and a beautiful view of Mt. Adams. We welcome you to stop in and               and small snacks. New wines at the tasting room this year include a single vineyard
                    “sit a spell” in our parlor or on our porch, visit with family, make friends and most    Barbera, Malbec, Tempranillo/Grenache/Mourvedre and Dry Riesling. Hours: Apr–
                    impor tantly, enjoy wine! Hours: Mar–Nov, Mon–Sat, 10a–6p, Sun, noon–5p; Dec–Feb,        Oct, Fri–Sun, 11a–5p, or by appointment. Services: P
                    Sat, 11a–5p, Sun, noon-5p. Services: P, GS, T

                                                                                                             Tapteil Vineyards Winery
                    Silver Lake Winery at Roza Hills                                                         20206 East 583 PR N.E., Benton City, WA 99320 • 509.588.4460
                    1500 Vintage Road, Zillah, WA 98953 • P: 509.829.6235 • F: 509.829.6872                  www.tapteil.com • winery@tapteil.com
                    www.silverlakewinery.com                                                                 Tapteil Winery on Red Mountain features estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
                    Experience the romance of our vineyard setting and understand why we were voted          and Syrah. Planted in 1984, Tapteil Vineyard has expanded to 25 acres and provides
                    as the 2008 Winery with the Best White Wine, and the Best Place for your First Date      grapes to some of Washington’s finest wineries. In 2000, a winery was established with
                    and Wedding Proposal. Picnic on our spacious “viniferanda,” sample our award-winning     the intent of utilizing a por tion of these notable grapes for limited production wines.
                    wines and enjoy the outstanding view. Enjoy our Summer Weekend BBQs, live music          Hours: Apr–Dec, Fri–Sun, 11a–5p, event weekends & by appointment. Services: P
                    every Sunday in August and our annual Harvest Par ty on the Saturday before Labor Day!
                    Hours: Dec–Mar, Thurs–Mon, 11a–4p; Apr–Nov, Daily, 10a–5p. Services: P, GS, BR, T
                                                                                                             Tefft Cellars
                                                                                                             1320 Independence Road, Outlook, WA 98938 • P: 888.549.7244 • F: 509.839.7337
                    Sleeping Dog Wines                                                                       www.tefftcellars.com • tcwinery@aol.com
                    45804 North Whitmore PR NW, Benton City, WA 99320 • 509.460.2886                         Delicious wines for every palate await you at Tefft! Relax in our friendly tasting room
                    www.sleepingdogwines.com • info@sleepingdogwines.com                                     or picnic on our sun-kissed patio. Plan ahead to stay in our Vineyard Cottage! A fusion
                    Sleeping Dog Wines is located west of Benton City, overlooking the Yakima River          of wine and ar t is coming later this year with the unveiling of Spinfire Glassworks! Enjoy
                    and Horse Heaven Hills. Our wines showcase fruit from the adjacent Buoy Vineyards,       glass blowing retreats and demonstrations in the warm setting of Tefft’s winery. Hours:
                    with judicious use of oak to complement the flavors. Production limited to 600 cases.    Feb–Spring Barrel Week, Fri–Sun, 10a–5p; Spring Barrel Tasting–Dec, daily, 10a–5p.
                    Well behaved dogs and humans welcome. Hours: Event weekends 11a–5p, and by               Services: P, GS, T
                    appointment (or if you catch us!). Services: P, T

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     Terra Blanca Winery & Estate Vineyard                                                                         Upland Estates Winery
                                                                                                                   6141 Gap Road, Outlook, WA 98938 • 509.839.2606
     34715 N Demoss Road, Benton City, WA 99320 • P: 509.588.6082 • F: 509.588.2634                                www.uplandwinery.com
     www.terrablanca.com • info@terrablanca.com
                                                                                                                   Originally established in 1934, Upland produces old vine wine from 100% estate vines
     Terra Blanca, on Red Mountain, is one of Washington’s premier producers of red wine.
                                                                                                                   dating as far back as 1917. The vineyards are located wholly within the Snipes Mountain
     Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Chardonnay from our renown vineyard are
                                                                                                                   AVA. An emphasis on tradition translates to quality in our limited releases all under 115
     crafted into wines of depth and complexity. Taste our wine, purchase ar tisanal cheeses
                                                                                                                   cases. Current releases include Malbec, Old Vine Cabernet (planted 1973), Sauvignon
     and enjoy a panoramic view of the southern Yakima Valley. Vineyard and winery tours
                                                                                                                   Blanc, Syrah, Gewürztraminer and Vintage Muscat Ice (planted 1917). Hours: By
     offered weekends April to the end of October. Hours: Daily, 11a–6p. Services: BR , T
                                                                                                                   appointment only.


     Thurston Wolfe Winery                                                                                         Willow Crest Wine Estates
     588 Cabernet Court, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.3313
                                                                                                                   590 Merlot Drive, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.7999
     www.thurstonwolfe.com • beckyyeaman@earthlink.net
                                                                                                                   www.willowcrestwinery.com
     Wade Wolfe and Becky Yeaman star ted Thurston Wolfe in 1987 and are located in the
                                                                                                                   Willow Crest Wine Estates was founded in 1995 by winemaker David J. Minick. The
     Prosser Vintner’s Village off of Exit 80. The winery specializes in small-case lots of white
                                                                                                                   Minick family has been growing wine grapes in the Yakima Valley since 1982 and uses
     and red wines. The newest addition to their selection is Tempranillo and Primitivo.
                                                                                                                   these estate grapes in the making of their award-winning wines. Specializing in Pinot
     Hours: Feb–Mar, Fri–Sun, noon-4p; Apr–Jun, Thurs–Sun, 11a–5p; July–Oct, Thurs–Mon,
                                                                                                                   Gris and Syrah, come visit Willow Crest Wine Estates. Hours: Daily, 10a–5p except
     11a–5p; Nov–Dec, Fri–Sun, noon–4p; Closed January (by appt.). Services: P, GS, T
                                                                                                                   major holidays. Patio kitchen open Apr–Sept, 11a– 4p. Services: P, GS, T


     Treveri Sparkling Cellars                                                                                     Wilridge Winery & Vineyard
     225 South 2nd Avenue, Yakima, WA 98902 • 509.248.0200
                                                                                                                   250 Ehler Road, Yakima, WA 98908 • 509.966.0686
     www.trevericellars.com • info@trevericellars.com
                                                                                                                   www.wilridgewinery.com • wilridgewinery@msn.com
     Treveri Cellars is focused on the production of sparkling wines only. Our winemaker,
                                                                                                                   Come visit Wilridge Winery’s newly cer tified organic and biodynamic vineyard near
     Juergen Grieb from Trier, Germany, has a degree is winemaking and sparkling
                                                                                                                   Yakima. Next to the Cowiche Canyon Nature Preserve,the 85-acre proper ty includes
     winemaking. Our sparkling wines are made in the Methode Champenois or Methode
                                                                                                                   10 acres of vineyard, scenic vistas, bike trails and picnic areas. A 1900s era farmhouse
     Traditionelle method (bottle fermented). Each bottle is handcrafted according to age-old
                                                                                                                   hosts a branch of the Pike Place Market’s wildly popular Wines of Washington Tasting
     traditions. We currently produce varietal sparkling wines made in the Brut, Extra Sec,
                                                                                                                   Room and features over 25 wines for tasting, including the entire Wilridge line-up. The
     Sec and Demi-Sec styles. Our “Sparkle Tasting Room” is located in our production
                                                                                                                   vineyard is located 2.5 hours from Seattle and five minutes from Yakima off Highway
     facility at the same address. Here you will find a sparkling wine atmosphere with
                                                                                                                   12 and Naches Heights Road. Hours: Apr–Oct, Thurs–Mon, 11a–7p; Nov–Mar, Fri–
     tastings in sparkling wine flutes of all of our offerings. Hours: Mon–Sat, noon–6p, or by
                                                                                                                   Mon, 11a–6p. Closed January. Anytime by appointment. Services: P, GS, BR , T
     appointment.


     Two Mountain Winery                                                                                           Wineglass Cellars
                                                                                                                   260 North Bonair Road, Zillah, WA 98953 • 509.829.3011
     2151 Cheyne Rd, Zillah, WA 98953 • P: 509.829.3900 • F: 509.829.3904                                          www.wineglasscellars.com • sales@wineglasscellars.com
     www.twomountainwinery.com • info@twomountainwinery.com
                                                                                                                   The desire to return to our country life roots combined with our passion for wine was
     Within a few steps of the tasting room, the inspiration for our winery’s name rises above
                                                                                                                   reason enough to say good-bye to Seattle. Owners/winemakers Linda and David Lowe
     the clouds. In the shadows of Mt. Adams and Mt. Rainier, brothers & third generation
                                                                                                                   established Wineglass Cellars in 1994. We are a small winery and built to stay that
     farmers Matthew & Patrick have added another passion to their pursuits . . . WINE!
                                                                                                                   way. Wines include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Chardonnay, Zinfandel,
     Two Mountain Winery invites you to experience our award-winning wines, produced
                                                                                                                   Red Table, and Por t. Hours: Presidents’ Weekend–Nov 30, Fri–Sun (Monday holidays),
     from grapes grown in our estate vineyards. Wines include Riesling, Chardonnay, Rosé’,
                                                                                                                   10:30a–5p. Services: P, GS, T
     Lemberger, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Hidden Horse.
     Large drive through parking area can handle groups or any size motor home. Hours:
     Presidents’ Day–Thanksgiving, Daily, 10a–6p; and by appointment. Services: T, GS, P




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                                                                                                                    A visit to the Yakima Valley can be based at a cozy bed & breakfast or a fine hotel, as active
                                                                                                                    or restful as you like. For dining in the Valley, choices abound, from elegant reservation-
                                                                                                                    recommended restaurants to casual family-style walk-in eateries and quick roadside stops.
                                                                                                                    And the quaint wine towns lining the Valley offer visitors heritage and charm.




     Accommodations
                                                                                                                     Country Inn & Suites
      Best Western Ahtanum Inn, Yakima                                                                               408 Yakima Valley Highway, Sunnyside, WA 98944 • 877.896.7878 • 509.837.7878
      2408 Rudkin Road, Yakima, WA 98903 • 800.348.9701                                                              www.sunnysidecountryinn.com
      www.bestwestern.com/ahtanuminn • sales@ahtanuminn.com
                                                                                                                     Located in the Hear t of Washington’s Wine Country. Room features include free high-speed wired and
      The Best Western Ahtanum Inn, located at Exit #36 off of Interstate 82 in Union Gap, is situated just off      wireless Internet, cable TV/HBO, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, and
      the freeway at the “Gateway to Wine Country.” With 118 recently remodeled guestrooms, including 14             hair dryers. Outdoor heated pool, free continental breakfast, on-site restaurant/lounge (El Valle Mexican
      luxury suites, our property is the perfect choice for your lodging needs. We offer a full complimentary hot    Restaurant) and guest laundry. Pets welcome with fee. Close to Darigold Cheese Factory, Black Rock
      breakfast, free high-speed Internet service, and a microwave and refrigerator in every room. We are also       Golf Course and Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant. Exit #63 from I-82 East and Exit #69 from
      located within walking distance of several fine restaurants and outstanding shopping.                          I-82 West.

      Best Western GrapeVine Inn, Sunnyside                                                                          Hilton Garden Inn Tri-Cities, Kennewick
      1849 Quail Lane, Sunnyside, WA 98944 • P: 800.915.6070 • F: 509.837.4647                                       701 North Young Street, Kennewick, WA 99336 • P: 509.735.4600 • F: 509.735.4601
      www.bestwestern.com/grapevineinn
                                                                                                                     The Hilton Garden Inn Tri-Cities/Kennewick hotel is perfectly situated for Yakima Valley wine tours. Our
      The Best Western GrapeVine Inn has spacious luxurious guest rooms with double queen or single                  hotel features 120 guest rooms including two suites all appointed with refrigerator, microwave, coffee
      king beds and all the amenities: polished granite, free high-speed wireless Internet service, 32-inch flat     maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer and ergonomically designed desk chair. On-Site Great American
      screen TVs, microwaves and refrigerators. Enjoy our indoor pool & spa and our complimentary full hot           Grill ® restaurant, wireless high-speed Internet access, and fitness center rounds out the perfect wine
      breakfast buffet served daily in our soaring atrium with a stunning view of vineyards and mountains. You       touring weekend.
      will enjoy affordable luxury and elegance in the Yakima Valley’s newest and finest hotel.

                                                                                                                     Hilton Garden Inn Yakima
      Best Western The Inn at Horse Heaven, Prosser                                                                  401 East Yakima Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901 • 509.454.1111 • yakima.hgi.com
      259 Merlot Drive, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.7977
      www.bestwestern.com/theinnathorseheaven • sales@horseheaveninn.com                                             In Washington’s Wine Country you will find downtown Yakima’s finest hotel. Spacious guest rooms, with
                                                                                                                     refrigerator, microwave, ergonomic desk chair, HDTV and MP3 clock. Enjoy our indoor pool/spa, fitness
      Located in the bir thplace of Washington wines, our 85-unit proper ty features a complimentary full hot
                                                                                                                     center, and wireless internet. Join us in the Great American Grill for breakfast, lunch, dinner and evening
      breakfast, two meeting rooms and an exclusive executive boardroom. We have both an indoor AND
                                                                                                                     room service with our 24-hour Pavilion Pantry.
      an outdoor pool and jacuzzi, an exercise room, in-room refrigerators, full kitchen units, free high-speed
      Internet, afternoon goodies and a desire to bless you with our hospitality.
                                                                                                                     Ledgestone Hotel
      Cedars Suites, Yakima Downtown                                                                                 107 North Fair Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901 • P: 509.453.3151 • F: 509.453.0166
                                                                                                                     www.ledgestonehotel.com • saraa@aspenmanagement.net
      1010 East “A” Street, Yakima, WA 98901 • 866.952.8100 • 509.452.8101
      www.cedarssuites.com • Cedars@BetterLodgingGroup.com                                                           Entrenched in the beauty of Washington Wine Country, the new all-suite Ledgestone Hotel is ideal for
                                                                                                                     wine country lodging. Suites are complete with a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room, separate
      Cedars Suites, referred to as the Hidden Jewel of Yakima, features 50 spacious units. All units have
                                                                                                                     bedroom, two flat screen TVs and wireless internet. Complimentary E-center, fitness center and guest
      microwaves, refrigerators, irons and ironing boards, and hairdryers. In the morning you will enjoy our
                                                                                                                     laundry. Experience the essence of home at Ledgestone Hotel! Exit 33/33A off I-82.
      Deluxe Complimentary Breakfast, including omelets, waffles, juice, donuts, English muffins, baglettes
      and coffee. In the evening we have fresh baked cookies—this is just our way of saying Good Night. Free
      wireless internet, local phone calls and cable TV and HBO.                                                     Oxford Inn
                                                                                                                     1603 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901 • 800.521.3050 • 509.457.4444
                                                                                                                     www.oxfordinnyakima.com • reservations-rmy@oxfordsuites.com
      Comfort Inn at Zillah
                                                                                                                     Experience our riverfront hotel, with a view overlooking the Yakima River. Enjoy our extensive
      911 Vintage Valley Parkway, Zillah, WA 98953 • 800.501.5433 • 509.829.3399
      www.comfortinnzillah.com • gm.wa007@choicehotels.com                                                           complimentary breakfast, including delicious Belgian waffles. We have a fitness center, business center,
                                                                                                                     and outdoor pool and spa. “The only thing we overlook. . .is the River.” We are off Interstate 82,
      Enjoy the beautiful wine country just outside the doors of our Inn. Winery and restaurants within
                                                                                                                     Exit 33/33B.
      walking distance with more just minutes away by car or limousine. Amenities include large rooms, heated
      indoor pool and spa, exercise equipment, cookies, milk and snacks every evening, full hot breakfast, high-
      speed wireless Internet. Pets allowed (with a small fee), conference room, HBO, and guest laundry. “In
      the hear t of wine country” at Exit 52 on I-82.
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       Oxford Suites
       1701 East Yakima Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901 • 800.404.7848 • 509.457.9000                                         bathrooms and laundry room. Playground on site for younger children. We are also located close to the
       www.oxfordsuitesyakima.com • reservations-yko@oxfordsuites.com                                                  Yakima Greenway for those who want to walk or bicycle. We welcome guests who want to bring their
       Enjoy the view from your private balcony overlooking the River. Complimentary full hot breakfast buffet         motorcycles to enjoy the Valley in the open air. We can assist you in planning your visit or planning wine
       and evening reception. We have a Business Fitness Center, and Indoor Pool and Spa as guest amenities.           day-trips to locations around the Valley.
       An all-suites hotel. “The only thing we overlook. . .is the River.” Exit 33 on I-82.
                                                                                                                       Wine Country RV Park
     Bed & Breakfast                                                                                                   330 Merlot Drive, Prosser, WA 99350 • 800.726.4969
                                                                                                                       www.winecountryrvpark.com • winecountry@winecountryrvpark.com

       A Touch of Europe® Bed & Breakfast & Fine Dining                                                                Wine Country’s Premier RV Park. 127 full hook ups, pool, spa, tent sites, store, banquet facilities,
                                                                                                                       propane, Wi-Fi Internet, cable, laundry, specialty wines/beer. East on/off freeway at I-82, Exit 80, turn
       220 North 16th Avenue, Yakima, WA 98902 • 888.438.7073 • 509.454.9775
       www.winesnw.com/toucheuropeb&b.htm • atoeurope@msn.com                                                          left on Merlot Drive. Four teen wineries and new restaurants within walking distance of the park.

       Gated historic home. Off-street parking. Enjoy comfor table, elegantly-furnished and decorated spacious
       rooms, fruit basket, fresh flowers, private baths, fireplace and air conditioning. Fine dining—prearrange       Yakama Nation RV
       a candlelit table and dinner, experience signature cuisine exclusively prepared for you by award-winning        280 Buster Road, Toppenish, WA 98948 • 800.874.3087
       European chef, owner and cookbook author. Open everyday.                                                        www.ynrv.com • reservations@yakamanation.com
                                                                                                                       Experience pure, peaceful, harmony at the Yakama Nation R .V. Park centrally located in the hear t of
       Cozy Rose Inn Bed & Breakfast                                                                                   wine country and just minutes outside of Toppenish. We have 125 full hook-up sites, 30 sites have access
                                                                                                                       to cable TV, free Wi-Fi, tenting area, teepee rental, pets are welcome. Heated outdoor pool, hot tub,
       1220 Forsell Road, Grandview, WA 98930 • 800.575.8381
       www.cozyroseinn.com • stay@cozyroseinn.com                                                                      two Saunas, fitness room, one-mile jogging/walking track, two conference rooms to accommodate large
                                                                                                                       groups included in stay.
       Luxurious suites with private entrances and king beds, some with fireplaces, Jacuzzis and separate
       steam showers with built-in radios. Flatscreen DISH TVs, SIRIUS music and Wi-Fi Internet.
       Enjoy vineyard views and beautiful grounds. Full breakfast delivered to each suite or dining room.
       Rated five stars  by Best Small Inns and B&Bs on West Coast.
                                                                                                                     Dining
                                                                                                                       Bella an Italian Deli
       Sunnyside Inn                                                                                                   502 Ninth Street, Benton City, WA 99320 • 509.588.3354
       804 East Edison Avenue, Sunnyside, WA 98944 • 509.839.5557 • 800.221.4195                                       A charming, restored, cozy cottage is the home of Bella. Our menu features Italian foods with a modern
       www.sunnysideinn.com • sunnyside@sunnysideinn.com                                                               flair from soups, salads & the best panini in Wine Country. We feature Red Mountain wines & Italian
       Enjoy in-room double spa tubs, all private baths, flat screen TVs, free WiFi, and a full home-cooked            beer. Your wine tour won’t be complete without a visit to Bella, especially dining al fresco in our old-
       country breakfast in the hear t of Washington wine country. All the amenities of a hotel with the warmth        fashioned garden. Our picnic baskets are outstanding for your day of wine touring and can be ordered in
       and service of a country B&B, Sunnyside Inn is surrounded by over 40 wineries and tasting rooms and is          advance. Hours: Mon–Sat, 11a–2p. Closed Sundays. Evening hours change with the seasons; please call
       a “Nor thwest Best Place.” Group discounts and massage available. Rates star t at $89 (2 ppl).                  for times and reservations.


       The Vintners Inn at Hinzerling Winery                                                                           Darigold Dairyfair
       1524 Sheridan Avenue, Prosser, WA 99350 • 800.727.6702 • 509.786.2163                                           400 Alexander Road, Sunnyside, WA 98944 • 509.837.4321 • www.darigold.com
       www.hinzerling.com • info@hinzerling.com                                                                        World-famous cheese-making factory. A fun and educational experience awaits you at the Darigold
       Featured in “Best Places.” Centrally located next to our winery in Prosser, we have two queen beds,             Dairyfair in Sunnyside. Guests can take a free self-guided tour to see how more than 174 million pounds
       private bath, B&B rooms, and a sumptuous continental breakfast. No phone or TV—enjoy the quiet.                 of cheese is made annually in our state-of-the-ar t cheese manufacturing plant. After your tour, you will
       Your hosts Mike and Frankie Wallace.                                                                            find a variety of cheeses, gourmet foods and ice cream in the gift shop, while a selection of sandwiches,
                                                                                                                       soups and salads are available in our deli. Plenty of parking for cars, motor coaches and recreational

     RV Parks                                                                                                          vehicles. Take exit 67 off of I-82. Hours: Open daily.


       Trailer Inn RV Park                                                                                             Mojave by Picazo
       1610 North First Street, Yakima, WA 98901 • 509.452.9561                                                        2258 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.7277 • www.mojavebypicazo.com
       www.trailerinnsrv.com • Tlyakima@aol.com                                                                        A joint culinary venture between Deser t Wind Winery and Chef Frank Magaña of Picazo 7Seventeen,
       Yakima’s premier RV park, located conveniently for our guests to visit anywhere in the Yakima Valley            Mojave by Picazo is perfect for a casual lunch or elegant dinner. The seasonally inspired menu offers a
       and its many attractions quickly. Large super-sites for those that have big rigs, large pull-throughs, free     fusion of traditional Nor thwest ingredients and Southwestern flavors. Call or visit online for current
       high-speed wireless and cable TV, year-round indoor swimming pool with spas, 24-hour access to                  dining hours.

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       Russillo’s Pizza & Gelato                                                                                     Columbia Crest Winery
       1 West Yakima Avenue #8, Yakima, WA 98902 • 509.453.0325                                                      Columbia Crest Drive, Paterson, WA 99345 • 888.309.9463
       New York-style ar tisan pizza creations featuring hand-thrown crusts and the freshest ingredients,            Impressive grounds, charming gift shop and tasting room. Enjoy world-class wines in
       flavorful pastas with authentic sauces, and homemade gelato. Open Tues–Sun.                                   an old-world setting. Cabernet, Syrah, Merlot, and other fine varietals. Guided tours
                                                                                                                     weekends; self-guided tours daily. Hours: 10a– 4:30p.

       Second Street Grill
       28 North Second Street, Yakima, WA 98902 • 509.469.1486 • www.secondstreetgrill.com                           Darigold Dairyfair
                                                                                                                     400 Alexander Road, Sunnyside, WA 98944 • 509.837.4321 • www.darigold.com
       Voted Yakima’s best casual dining! Contemporary American favorites alongside Asian specialties.
       Something for every taste and budget. Local and regional wines, 24 draft beers and specialty cocktails.       World-famous cheese-making factory. A fun and educational experience awaits you at the Darigold
       Roll-up doors open on to seasonal outdoor patio and al-fresco dining. Bar shows all NFL and MLB               Dairyfair in Sunnyside. Guests can take a free self-guided tour to see how more than 174 million pounds
       games. Happy Hour daily from 3-6p.                                                                            of cheese is made annually in our state-of-the-ar t cheese manufacturing plant. After your tour, you will
                                                                                                                     find a variety of cheeses, gourmet foods and ice cream in the gift shop, while a selection of sandwiches,
                                                                                                                     soups and salads are available in our deli. Plenty of parking for cars, motor coaches and recreational
       Zesta Cucina Italian Restaurant                                                                               vehicles. Take exit 67 off of I-82. Hours: Open daily.
       5110 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA 98908 • 509.972.2000
       www.zestacucina.com • info@zestacucina.com
       2007 Encore award winner for Yakima’s best restaurant. Serving dishes with influence from Italy and the
                                                                                                                     Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau
       Pacific Nor thwest. Enjoy cedar-baked salmon, steak Delmonico, a Zesta Chop salad, or fresh pasta, and        7130 West Grandridge Boulevard, Suite B, Kennewick, WA 99336 • 509.735.8486 • 800.254.5824
                                                                                                                     www.VisitTri-Cities.com • Info@VisitTri-Cities.com
       house-made desser t. Browse the wine list featuring over 100 Washington wines while you relax on our
       patio. Reservations are welcome!                                                                              Our three distinct cities and outlying areas offer a multitude of recreational, cultural and historical
                                                                                                                     activities to enjoy during your visit. We encourage you to take advantage of our premier golf courses,
                                                                                                                     award-winning wineries, museums, first-class shopping and abundant water recreation.
     Activities
                                                                                                                     Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center
       Apple Tree Golf Course & Resort Community                                                                     101 North Fair Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901 • P: 800.221.0751 • F: 509.573.3389
       8804 Occidental Avenue, Yakima, WA 98908 • 509.966.5877                                                       www.visityakimavalley.org • info@visityakima.com
       www.appletreeresort.com • amber.hicks@appletreeresort.com
                                                                                                                     The Tuscan-themed Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center is a great first stop for Valley event
       Carved from the natural rolling terrain of 100-year-old orchards in West Valley, the Apple Tree               information, directions and touring advice. Shop for unique souvenirs, gifts and Yakima Valley products
       Resor t features the area’s premier golf course, the award-winning Apple Tree Grill, and a distinctive        including Valley wine. I-82 East Exit 33a; I-82 West Exit 30.
       resor t community with upscale custom homes and condominiums. Visit wineyakimavalley.org or
       appletreeresor t.com for special offers on golf and dining for Yakima Valley Wine Country visitors!
                                                                                                                   Professional Services
       Bonnie’s Vine & Gift
       329 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.7000 • bonnie@bonnievinegift.com                           ETS Laboratories
                                                                                                                     899 Adams Street, Suite A, St. Helena, CA 94574 • P: 707.963.4806 • F: 707.963.1054
       Yakima Valley’s Premier Wine Shop featuring a fine assor tment of unique gifts, specialty foods and wines
       of the Nor thwest. FedEx wine shipping available. Open daily. Exit 80 at Prosser on I-82.                     www.etslabs.com
                                                                                                                     ETS Laboratories is an independent source of analytical tools for winemakers that expands upon their
                                                                                                                     in-house capabilities. In addition, we provide workshops that focus on the benefits of selecting the
       Chukar Cherries                                                                                               appropriate analytical tools at various stages in the wine production process. Send your samples for
       320 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350 • 509.786.2055 • www.chukar.com                                      analysis, quickly and easily, using our ETS Express courier service, currently serving many of our clients in
       Washington Cherries transformed! Taste the Best of Nature, Best of Chocolate ® in naturally dried and         Eastern Washington. No special packaging is required.
       chocolate-covered treats freshly made from local fruits. Chukar ® Chocolate Cherries are a perfect
       pairing with Washington wine: 100% Natural, Kosher. Open daily.                                               The Village Shoppe
                                                                                                                     2402 Fruitvale Boulevard, Yakima, WA 98902 • 509.574.5281 • kevin@thevillageshoppe.net
                                                                                                                     Take a trip out of the ordinary when you visit this upscale and exciting shop, located in an old Swiss
                                                                                                                     Cottage! Every nook is filled with tasteful furnishings, accessories and garden accents. Customers have
                                                                                                                     come to rely upon us as a unique furniture store where you always find that “one-of-a-kind” treasure for
                                                                                                                     your home. Design services available.


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     events, Tou
                          rs & Maps to Plan Your Visit




       Wine Yakima Valley’s
                                            V    isiting and tasting in the Yakima Valley is a
                                                 treat any time of the year. But a weekend
                                            trip during one of our Association-sponsored
              official website              events can be especially memorable.
     (wineyakimavalley.org)
        features a number of                red wine & chocolate                       Feb 19–20, 2011
        suggested Tours that                   Chocolate lovers, this weekend is for you! The natural
      provide the itineraries,                 affinity between dark chocolate and red wine is no
         maps, and detailed                    secret. During Red Wine & Chocolate event weekend,
                                               each par ticipating winery pairs sumptuous chocolate
       directions you’ll need
                                               confections with their very own remarkable red wines.
         to make the journey
          fun and worry-free.               sprinG Barrel tastinG                          Apr 15–17, 2011
                                               Besides enjoying the predictably sunny weather in eastern
      A Food & Wine Experience
            Wineries that serve food           Washington, Spring Barrel Tasting lets you get a jump on
               in their tasting room.          tasting and purchasing some of the best wines in wine
                                               country. Sample yet-unfinished wine right from the barrel
             A Youthful & Vibrant
                                               and gain insight into the ar tistic process at each winery.
       Wine Community – Zillah
     Wineries located in the Zillah area.
                                            catch the crush                   Sept 24–25, 2011
            Group Participation,               Join the Yakima and Columbia Valley wineries to celebrate
   large bus or small bus/limos
                                               the harvest at the 24th annual Catch the Crush. Each
     Wineries that can accommodate
large tour buses (45 people) or limos          winery offers its own celebratory events, including grape
  & small buses (26 people or fewer).          stomps, harvest and crush activities, tours, free-run juice,
                                               hors d’oeuvres, live music, and—of course—wine tasting.
           Meet our Winery Dogs
           Meet the canine companions
                 on this fun-filled tour.   thanksGiVinG in wine country
                                               Nov 25–26, 2011 (Thanksgiving Weekend)
     Quiet Charms of Prosser                   The event that has become a Nor thwest tradition! Enjoy
Wineries located in the Prosser area.          Thanksgiving in Wine Country as Yakima Valley wineries
  High Atop the Red Mountain                   open their doors to celebrate the season.
  Wineries in the Red Mountain AVA.
                                            Purchase a Premier Pass for any of these special event
           Roads Less Traveled              weekends and experience a variety of specialty food & wine
 Quaint wineries off the beaten path.
                                            pairings, library tastings, and tours not available to the public.
                  Things are Afoot          Passes can be purchased online in advance at a discount or at
             in Downtown Yakima             the door—see our website for details. The Premier Pass is the
             A walking tour of wineries     only Pass exclusively designed for event weekends, and the
                 in Downtown Yakima.
                                            only Pass recognized throughout the entire Yakima Valley.
       Window on Wine Country
    If you’re looking for wineries with     For more info or to purchase your Premier Pass visit
 spectacular views, this tour’s for you.              www.wineyakimavalley.org
                                            * Benefits and waived fees are the discretion of the individual wineries.
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                                 150 mile drive
                                 from Seattle      150 mile drive
                                                   from Spokane



                          Washington
                                                  YAKIMA VALLEY
                                                   APPELLATION
                          150 mile drive
                          from Portland




     The wineries and growers of the Yakima Valley invite you to use this
      guide as a roadmap to Washington’s oldest wine-producing region.
         Yakima Valley Wine Country is a scenic and leisurely two to
             three hour drive from Seattle, Portland or Spokane.




                                    1.800.258.7270 • 509.965.5201
                                       www.wineyakimavalley.org
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