Claar Cellars Winery

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The multi-generational family-owned and run Claar Cellars estate graces the hillsides of the impressive Columbia River valley. Their bold red lion insignia blazons across a large water barrel outside their tasting room. Surrounded by pretty purple wildflowers and bright red roses, the vineyard sweeps across the horizon. They are known for their high-quality fruit and dedication to producing some of …

Camas Cove Cellars

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Camas Cove is a quaint boutique winery nestled on an ancient volcanic sand dune next to Moses Lake. Wine lovers turned vintners; Nancy and Dennis Parr began their winemaking journey in 2004. As long time wine enthusiasts, they hope to produce quality Bordeaux-style wines at an affordable cost. They want their unique vintages to be worthy of being lovingly aged …

Bookwalter Winery

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The ‘best of Washington wine’, Bookwalter Winery cleverly pairs wine enthusiasm with love of literature. Jerrold Bookwalter, who manages Conner-Lee vineyard, began his vintner journey in 1983 when he created his own wines including Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, and Riesling. A year later he would expand into creating a few red varietals. His experience in agriculture, managing expansive plantings, and wine …

Barnard Griffin Winery, Columbia Valley

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At the junction where the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers meet sits the unique and prestigious Bernard Griffin Winery. They boast the only winery in-house glass arts studio in Washington State. Their eclectic artistic eyes for quality provide a wonderful combination for site-seeing wine and art lovers. Glass artisan Deborah Barnard and artisanal winemaker Rob Griffin paired up to begin …

Badger Mountain and Powers Winery

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The first certified organic winery in Washington, Badger Mountain and Powers proves passion and innovation come together to create something wonderful. Bill Powers, lifelong farmer, and his son Greg began planting in 1982 on their 80-acre property. By 1990, they were able to produce 100,000 gallons of wine per year. The Powers’ partnership with wine-lover Tim DeCook allowed them to …

Badger Canyon Vineyard and Winery

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A love for the Italian coast prompted scientist Samuel Regev Ph.D. and his free-spirited daughter Shir to begin their boutique, family-owned and operated vineyard and winery in Benton City; a part of the Columbia Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA). Shir, after spending time in Italy with the United States Navy, developed a desire to bring a little bit of the …

AntoLin Cellars: Columbia Valley Winemaker

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With deep family roots in Burgundy, France, trusted local healthcare professionals Tony and Linda Haralson launched their winery, named after an amalgam of their first names, AntoLin in 2007. For nearly a decade, the pair had been experimenting and creating homegrown wine for themselves. Eager to “make friends one glass at a time” they entered the wine industry and began …

Anelare Winery Profile

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Anelare Winery is set into the Kiona hillside with an expansive view of the valley including Red Mountain as well as Rattlesnake and Badger Canyons. A family owned and operated winery, Doctor Jim and Cindy Campbell and their daughter and son-in-law Kahryn and Forrest Alexander began their journey in 2007. The family’s warm, welcoming and friendly nature offers respite for …

Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard Profile

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Established in 1999, Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard and Winery was designed with excellence in mind. Experienced third generation agriculturist and visionary, the late Arvid Monson and family entreated the assistance of Columbia Valley founder, the late Dr. Walter Clore, for their 2,200-acre dream vineyard. The largest single vineyard in Washington State, they have 1,700 acre under vine and carefully create …

Hogue Cellars Profile

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Hogue Cellars was founded in 1982 by entrepreneurs Mike Hogue and his brother Gary. Popular among wine enthusiasts, Hogue Cellars rests along the south-central area of the Columbia Valley AVA. Begun as only a few concord and riesling vines nestled on a gently sloping hill in the lower part of the Yakima Valley, Hogue grows their grapes with a keen …