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Local Wineries

These are the wineries local to me.

Every state of the union makes wine. I'm just extra lucky to have some amazing wineries near where I live - some are within walking distance of my home in Washington state.

Updated February 2019

The warm days and cool nights of the Columbia Valley provide the perfect climate for growing world-class wine grapes. Our Washington wineries are crafting award-winning wines from these grapes. Yes, we are spoiled. Come visit so we can share with you. Whether you are looking for a boutique winery or some of the largest family-owned wineries in Washington, you will find it here.


This is the up and coming wine region in the Columbia Valley. A bit more rural but full of passion. Escape to wine country and enjoy the farm and country views. The wines are wonderful too.

Legend to the list of wineries: V= Visited Facility, R=Reviewed Wine
Purple Star Wines.

Chandler Reach (V)
Lovely view and perfect spot for a meeting or retreat.
Address: 9506 W Chandler Rd, Benton City, WA 99320
*Yakitat Road exit off I-82
Hours: Closed Dec. 24th - Feb. 17th
Phone: (509) 588-8800

Purple Star Wines/Native Sun/Muret-Gaston Wines (V,R)
So happy they now have their own production facility and tasting room!
*A must visit family owned and operated winery!
Address: 56504 NE Roza Rd, Benton City, WA 99320
Phone: (509) 628-7799
Tasting Room is open Wednesday - Sunday 11-5 (or appointment)

Sleeping Dog Wines
Address: 45804 N Whitmore Prnw, Benton City, WA 99320
Phone: (509) 460-2886
Hours: April – November, Friday, Saturday, Sunday – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m (or appointment)

TRI-CITIES WINERIES: Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, West Richland

Don't be surprised to find some true gems in the Tri-Cities. We have the most senior Washington winemaker, Mr. Rob Griffin, an always jam packed wine bar and restaurant, Bookwalter, and a winery surrounded by homes, homes, homes, which was our first certified organic winery, Badger Mountain of course. So stop by and experience Washington wine country.

Legend to the list of wineries: V= Visited Facility, R=Reviewed Wine

360 Cellars Estate and B&B
Goose Ridge Winery.

2701 S Sherman St, Kennewick, WA 99338
Phone: (509) 783-3601
Tasting Room is open Thursday - Sunday 12-7

Badger Mountain/Powers Winery (V, R)

Perfect location for a picnic. Grab a bottle from the tasting room and enjoy the fresh air.
1106 North Jurupa Street, Kennewick, WA 99338
Phone: 800.643.WINE (9463)
Tasting Room is open seven days a week from 10a – 5p

Barnard Griffin Winery, Glass Studio and Bistro (V, R)
World class winery, glass studio and recently remodeled restaurant. Must visit family winery.
878 Tulip Lane, Richland, Washington 99352
Phone: (509) 627-0266
Tasting Room is open 10AM - 6PM daily

Bartholomew Winery 
    New location in Kennewick.
    421 E Columbia Drive, Kennewick, WA 99336
    (Near Clover Island and the Port of Kennewick, across the street from Zips)
    Tasting Room Hours: Thursday through Sunday 11-5 pm
    Tasting Fees: $10/person (waived with the purchase of wine)

    Bookwalter Winery and Wine Lounge (V, R)
    *Get here early for the best seats. Fills up fast.
    894 Tulip Ln., Richland, WA 99352
    Phone: (509) 627-5000
    Tasting Room is open November through February: Sunday from 12pm to 6pm, Monday and Tuesday from 12pm to 8 pm, Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm. March through October, open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am to 8pm and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm.

    Double Canyon Winery (R)

    8060 Keene Rd.
    West Richland, WA 99353
    Tasting Room Hours:
    Friday–Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Farmhand Winery
    They make one of the best Washington Pinot Noir I have ever enjoyed!
    8101 West 10th Ave. Kennewick, Wa 99336
    Pone: 509.308.7203
    Hours: Saturdays and Sundays from 12- 5pm (or appointment)

    Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery (V, R)
    16304 N. Dallas Road, Richland, WA 99352
    Phone: 509-628-3880
    Tasting Room is open daily 10am-6pm; Also open by appointment for groups and private tours (please call).

    Gordon Brothers Winery & Vineyards (V, R)
    671 Levey Road, Pasco, Washington 99301 USA
    Phone: (509) 547-6331
    Tasting Room is located in Woodinville, Washington.

    Hamilton Cellars (V, R)
    Located in Queensgate Village, 1950 Keene Rd, Bldg I, Richland, WA 99352
    Phone: 509-628-8227
    Tasting Room is open: Wednesday- Thursday- Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 pm, Friday - Sat 12:00 - 8:00 pm  or by appointment*

    Kitzke Cellars (V, R)
    72308 E 260 PRNE Richland, WA 99352 (just off of Dallas Road)
    Phone: (509)521-5369
    Tasting room is open: Friday - Saturday 11 am - 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm.

    Longship Cellars
    Kyle Welch is one of my favorite winemakers in the area. He already has a strong fan base, because his wines are truly wonderful. Stop by and visit while strolling along the Columbia river shore.
    404 Bradley Blvd Suite 100  Richland, WA 99352
    Phone: (509) 713-7676
    Monday - Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday - Friday: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Saturday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Sunday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Market Vineyards, LLC (V, R)
    1950 Keene Rd. Bldg S, Richland, WA 99352
    Phone: 509-396-4798
    *New Tasting room opened 11/01/11
      Hours: Thursday 12-8, Friday & Saturday 12-9, Sunday 12-5, or by appointment

    Moonlight Sparkling Winery
    4704 W 12th Ave, Kennewick, WA 99338

    Pacific Rim Winemakers (R)
    8111 Keene Rd. West Richland, WA 99353
    Phone: 800-818-7979

    Powers/Badger Mountain (V, R)
    1106 North Jurupa Street, Kennewick, WA 99338
    Phone: 800.643.WINE (9463)
    Tasting Room is open seven days a week from 10a – 5p

    Smasne Cellars Tasting Room & Wine Bar(Relocated to Prosser's Vintners Village.)

    Sun River Vintners
    9312 West 10th Ave. Kennewick, Wa 99336
    Phone: 509-627-3100

    Tagaris Winery and restaurant (V, R)
    *We go here for cocktails and desserts.
    844 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352
    Phone: 509.628.1619
    Wine Tasting Daily, 11a to 5p

    Upsidedown Wine
      *Seth Kitzke has taken over winemaking for Kitzke Cellars and his Upsidedown Wine. Seth makes absolutely stunning wines too. Another must visit.
      72308 E 260 PRNE Richland, WA 99352 (just off of Dallas Road)
      Phone: (509)521-5369
      Tasting room is open: Friday - Saturday 11 am - 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm.

      Vino La Monarcha/Palencia Wines
        421 E Columbia Drive, Bldg A140, Kennewick, WA 99336
        (Near Clover Island and the Port of Kennewick, across the street from Zips)
        Phone: (509) 820-3993

        Red Mountain Wineries

        The Red Mountain AVA is an American Viticultural Area that includes the land surrounding Red Mountain in Benton County, Washington. It is part of the Yakima Valley AVA, which in turn is part of the larger Columbia Valley AVA. Located between Benton City and Richland, the Red Mountain AVA is one of the smallest in the state at only 4,040 acres in area. The name is derived from the color of the cheat grass in spring.

        Known primarily for extraordinary terroir that produces red varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah, the reputation of the wines from Red Mountain have brought the spotlight of worldwide acclaim to our region. The vineyards in this appellation have produced grapes for some of the most sought after wines in Washington State (and some of my favorites). Visit the Red Mountain AVA Alliance

        Legend to the list of wineries: V= Visited Facility, R=Reviewed Wine

        Ambassador Wines of Washington (V)
        Frichette Winery.

        No Local Tasting Room - Tasting room located in Woodinville
        Red Mountain AVA
        44109 280 PR NE
        Benton City, WA 99320

        Anelare Winery (V)
        19205 N. McBee Road NW
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Phone: (509) 521-8926
        New Tasting Room - opened Summer 2014

        Col Solare (V, R)
        50207 Antinori Rd,
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Check with winery for current visiting hours. Fantastic location for a sunset.
        phone: 509-588-6806

        Cooper Wine Company (V, R)
        35306 N Sunset Road,
        Benton City, WA 99350
        Contact winery for tasting room hours.
        Phone: 509-727-7100

        Fidelitas (V, R)
        46415 East Badger Road,
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Fidelitas is open 11 am to 5 pm Thursday through Sunday during winter months, or by appointment. A tasting fee may be applied to large groups or on event weekends. Please contact for more information.
        Phone: 509-588-3469 or

        Frichette Winery (V)
        39412 N Sunset Road
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Open Daily 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
        Tel: (509) 426-3227

        Goedhardt Family
        50739 North Sunset Rd,
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Phone: 509-554-6042

        Hedges Family Estate (V, R)
        53511 N Sunset Rd,
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Saturday and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm, April through November. No tasting fees. If you are unable to visit during open hours, don't hesitate to call for an appointment.
        Phone: 509-588-3155

        Hightower Cellars (V, R)
        19418 E 583 PR NE,
        Benton City, WA 99320
        tasting room is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11AM - 5PM.
        Phone: 509-588-2867

        Kiona Vineyards (V, R)
        44612 N Sunset Rd,
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Red Mountain Tasting Room hours are Noon - 5:00 PM Daily
        Phone: 509-588-6716

        Monte Scarlatto Estate Winery (V)
        28719 E. SR 224
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Phone: 509-531-3081
        Tasting Room Hours: Thur & Fri- Noon - 5:00PM, Sat & Sun- 10:00AM- 5:00PM
        By Appointment and Private Events

        Portrait Cellars
        27318 E Ambassador PR NE,
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Phone: 509-588-4534

        Tapteil Vineyard (V)
        20206 E 583 PR NE,
        Benton City, WA 99320
        Phone: 509-588-4460

        Terra Blanca (V, R)
        34715 N Demoss Rd
        Benton City, WA 99320
        The tasting room at Terra Blanca is open daily from 11 am to 6 pm.
        Phone: 509-588-6082

        Tucannon Cellars (V)
        40504 N Demoss Rd.
        Benton City, WA  99320

        *Please contact me regarding errors or omissions.


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