Your Guide to Washington Wine Country

If you love fine wine, you will love visiting Washington Wine Country. This region in the eastern part of the state has produced many award-winning vintages, which you can taste while enjoying all the beautiful scenery the area has to offer. Here are some of the best wineries to visit in Washington Wine Country.

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1. Treveri Cellars

71 Gangl Rd
Wapato, WA 98951
(509) 877-0925

This family-owned winery is the perfect place to visit if you enjoy sparkling wines, as it makes some of the finest of these wines in the country. They have even been served at White House receptions. The winery further offers a wonderful veranda for tasting their wines, which provides terrific views of the nearby valley.

2. DavenLore Winery

152203 W. Richards Rd.
Prosser, WA 99350
(509) 786-1575

This small winery is known not only for its award-winning wine but also for Petro, which is their coyote icon that appears on every bottle. The logo is so popular that the winery even offers visitors temporary tattoos of it. The winery further offers beautiful views of the valley from the wooden barn in which it produces its wine.

3. Kiona Vineyards

44612 N Sunset Rd
Benton City, WA 99320
(509) 588-6716

This family-owned winery is known for its terrific Lemberger wine, which is a red wine usually found in central Europe. Kiona is not just a winery. It also has vineyards, which you can tour in addition to tasting their wine. As for the latter, you can do so in a room that provides incredible panoramic views of both the valley and the estate.

4. Barnard Griffin Winery

878 Tulip Ln
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 627-0266

This is yet another family-owned winery in the region. Here you can enjoy their more than a dozen varieties of wines in a tasting room that features glass artwork created by one of the owners. It also provides excellent views of the area from its covered outside patio.

Other Activities in the Area

Keep in mind that visiting wineries is not the only thing to do in the region. If you enjoy skiing, you can visit Ski Bluewood, which has a base elevation of more than 4,500 feet with trails that cut through a forest. The area also offers hiking in the Blue Mountains and bird watching along the Walla Walla River Delta. After enjoying so many fun activities, you may be in need of somewhere to stay. Well, you’re in luck because there are many different bed and breakfasts in Washington Wine Country such as Birchfield Manor Inn and Restaurant or Wine Valley Inn that can accommodate you and your guests during your trip to Washington.

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