The Tasting Room & Wine Bar at Wilridge Vineyard
Drop in today.
Uncork & Unwind.
Tue & Wed open at 5p
The Wilridge Winery Tasting Room & Wine Bar can be found on Naches Heights in a 100-year old Farmhouse that sits next to the estate vineyard. Wilridge's Tasting Room carries the entire line of more than twenty varietals of Wilridge wines, as well as Mead (honey wine), Ciders and Micro Brew from other regional craft producers.
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Wilridge's 30th Anniversary Celebration
Aug 31- Sept 3, 2018 | Labor Day Weekend
Lots to do and see every day during Wilridge Winery’s 30th Anniversary Celebration. Vineyard Tours, Musical Performances and a lot of Wine Tasting.
Below is a complete schedule of Public Activities taking place at Wilridge Vineyard on Naches Heights:
Fri Aug 31, Sat Sept 1, Sun Sept 2 and Mon Sept3
11 am-7 pm DO-IT-YOURSELF ADVENTURES at WILRIDGE VINEYARD
Visitors are encouraged to get a copy of the Wilridge Vineyard Map and use it as their guide to walk and wonder through the vineyard paths, maybe hike over to the Winery and Distillery, or find your way to the cliff trails, visit all the scenic viewpoints (take Selfies) and scout for marmots – 80+ Acres to explore. Create your own adventure.
FRIDAY Aug 31, 7:00 pm & SUNDAY Sept 2, 7:00 pm ONLY
WILRIDGE WINERY 30th ANNIVERSARY WINE TASTING EVENT
30 Years 30 Wines - A Wine Tasting Event. Join Wilridge Vintner Paul Beveridge as he tastes you through 30 years of Wilridge Wines. Guests will taste an astounding vertical lineup of Wilridge wines from 30 vintages including a magnum of the original 1988 Cabernet Sauvignon.
$30 Per Person. Reservations Required. Limited to 20 Persons
Contact the Tasting Room (509) 966-0686
Credit Card will be charged at time of Booking. No Refunds for Cancellations or No Show.
LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES
SATURDAY SEPT 1, 5-8 pm CLIF AND NELDA’S LITTLE BIG BAND
Swing Dancing, sipping wine and grooving to the live music sounds of Clif and Nelda’s Little Big Band visiting us from Seattle, WA
8 pm Unveiling of The Wilridge Ceramic Totem Pole
All are welcome to come raise their glass and celebrate the love of Art and Wine.
SUNDAY SEPT 2, 2-8 pm TWO PERFORMANCES!
Celtic Folk Duo Robert Rife and Piper Richmond 2-5p
Jam Session featuring Musical Friends of Wilridge 5-8p
MONDAY SEPT 3, 2-5 pm AMERICANSTANBAND
Pound down some wine and dance in your chair to the classic R&R sounds of Yakima’s infamous, Americanstanband.
SAT Sept 1, SUN Sept 2 and MON Sept 3, 5:00 pm
WILRIDGE VINEYARD WALKING TOUR – 60-90 min. Limited to 30 guests.
Wilridge Vintner, Paul Beveridge and Winemaker and Master Distiller, Dennis Grace will walk interested guests through the vineyard, visit the Winery and Distillery, talk about the process of growing grapes and answer any questions about creating our award-winning wines and making brandy. Participants can sign up at our Tasting Room between 3:30 and 4:50 pm. Walking Tour starts promptly at 5 pm.
Comfortable Walking Shoes Recommended.
FEATURED FOOD TRUCK: Kim's Got Smoke
Kim's Got Smoke Food Truck will be on site for hungry wine drinkers and canyon hikers. Daily, between 2-6 pm Menu: 8/31 Prime Rib Dinner, 9/1 Pig Roast, 9/2 and 9/3 BBQ
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During the Summer months (May-September) AKA "Washington Wine Country Wine Tourist Season", Wilridge Vineyard hosts special public events and offer live music Wednesday evenings (6-9p) and Sunday afternoons (2-5p), plus lots of other events and activities throughout the year. You can follow us on Facebook for a complete listing of upcoming annual, and weekly public events.
In the Off-season (October-April) the Tasting Room & Wine Bar at Wilridge Vineyard becomes one of the most unique off-the-beaten-path wine bars in Yakima. And one of the best kept secrets of the romantically inclined, and wine lovers who like to celebrate the smells and the flavors of the season sipping their favorite red, white, a spiced wine or brandy while sitting at the edge of the vineyard it came from.
Wilridge Winery doesn't just want to sell you wine
(of course we want to sell you some of our wine but...)
But even more than that, the staff and crew want you to savor your time with us, make some memories AND also enjoy some award-winning boutique wines and spirits crafted by Vintner Paul Beveridge. So we recommend that while you are at the Tasting Room, ask for a copy of the Wilridge Vineyard Map then use it to explore the vineyard, and create your own adventure. Vineyard trails, cliffs and selfie-worthy view points.
"Most amazing winery we’ve visited in WA! We stayed at their AirBNB, tasted their great wines, and spent the nights sipping great wines with new friends. We would recommend this place to any and everyone we meet!" -Curtis Cray
Farmhouse Guest Rooms are available through AirBNB (links below).
Do-It-Yourself Vineyard Adventures
Wilridge's vineyard paths and trails are Open to the Public for hiking, biking and exploring every weekend; Fri, Sat and Sun 11a-7p. Just drop by our tasting room get a copy of the Wilridge Vineyard Map then create your own adventure! Use the map as your guide to walk and wonder through the vineyard paths, maybe hike over to the Winery and Distillery, find your way to the cliff trails, visit the "Selfie Worthy" scenic view points and scout for marmots -- always delightful. Appropriate footwear recommended.
Make a Fashion Statement
While you are visiting the Tasting Room don’t forget to check out our creative selection of Wilridge Vineyard Souvenir T-Shirts. Popular designs include Crush Crew, The Vineyard Map, all the ladies cut V-neck logo t's and that Trucker Cap al the field hands are wearing. Thanks for showing your support and sharing our brand.
Send a Wilridge Winery Postcard to a friend, we'll pay the postage!
While visiting the Tasting Room, we encourage our guests to send a note to their friends (the old fashion way) with a Postcard. Ask your server for details.
SOMETHING IS GOING ON EVERY WEEK
ALL SUMMER LONG MAY - SEPTEMBER!
Wilridge Wines, Spirits, a variety of ever-changing Food Trucks and Musical Artists are a great way to wrap up a long day of whatever you've been up to. Join us for a mellow evening away from all the noise, or a Sunday afternoon just chilling on our incredibly comfortable lawn.
Wine Down Wednesdays - doors open at 5p, live music 6-9p
Hump Day evenings have never been this relaxing and enjoyable.
Sunday Serenade - doors open at 11a, live music on the side porch 2-5p
Sunny afternoons, good music, good friends and good wine. What more do you need?
Yoga on the Lawn - Every Tuesday 6-7p (don't be late)
Presented by members of The Yoga Collective of Yakima, through the end of Aug.
The crew at Wilridge Winery have come to the conclusion that this is the most enlighting way to prepare for wine and conversation.
JUST A COOL PLACE TO SPEND THE DAY
DOIN' STUFF WITH SOMEONE SPECIAL
Overlooking the adjacent Cowiche Canyon Nature Preserve, Wilridge Vineyard has become a mecca for local and visiting wine lovers alike. Patrons may enjoy a glass of wine and stroll through the vineyards or picnic on the grounds. The bird watching is excellent – every raptor native to Washington State has visited the vineyard. The more adventurous can hike, mountain bike, or rides horses down to the bottom of Cowiche Canyon. The vineyard trail connects with the William O. Douglas trail which goes from Yakima through Cowiche Canyon to Mount Rainier and the Pacific Crest Trail. Yes, you could hike or ride from Wilridge Vineyard to Mexico or Canada!
On the south side of the canyon, one of Washington State’s largest networks of single track mountain bike trails is maintained by the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy.
Motor cyclists and bicyclists love the roads winding through the orchards and vineyards on scenic Naches Heights Road. The even more adventurous can try their skills on the Wilridge Vineyard Climbing Cliffs. The 40 foot cliffs, made from hard Tieton Andesite rock, feature hundreds of routes that will challenge every climber, from beginner to expert. All these outdoor opportunities make Wilridge Vineyard the a true “recreational vineyard."
And did we mention that Wilridge Vineyard averages 310 days of sunshine per year? If you want to get outside and are tired of the rain on the west side, come see us.
Wilridge Vineyard is Washington State’s premier "recreational vineyard" and a perfect Daycation Destination from the hustle and bustle of the city.
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ISO: Singer/Song Writers and Musical Groups of all kinds.
We book solo musicians, duos, trios, and bands for live sets on Wednesday Evenings 6-9p and for Sunday Afternoons 2-5p. If you would like to be considered for any of our live music slots contact the Tasting Room's General Manager, Laurie Kirkland Laurie@WilridgeWinery.com Send your Name, Phone, a Bio and links to your music downloads. Currently scheduling 90-120 days in advance. Compensation is fair and the audiences are great.
The Tasting Room at Wilridge Vineyard is available to host private functions for groups as small as 20 inside or out. And, during the summer months as large as 200. Consider Wilridge Vineyard for your after hours reception, professional and private functions, or even your wedding. Rental rates are reasonable and the wine is excellent.