WSU STE MICHELLE WINE CENTER & WINE TOURS
Offered October 4th or 5th
Duration: 1pm -5pm
Cost: $20 for transportation
All purchases of food and wine are at the expense of the attendees. Some tasting rooms require a fee for wine tasking unless minimum purchase occurs.
A visit to the WSU Ste Michelle Wine Center will start your wine tour with the perfect blend of the Viticulture & Enology Program’s blend of hands-on study, industry connections, and premier faculty. The result of the perfect blend is highly skilled graduates who become industry leaders. V&E research and extension offers science-based solutions to the challenges our region’s grape growers and winemakers face.
Then, a visit to the tasting rooms of some of the finest Mid -Columbia wineries located locally in the Heart of Washington Wine Country. Sharing the same latitude as the world-famous Burgundy and Bordeaux regions of France, the Columbia Valley has the perfect soil conditions and temperature for making great wines. Award-winning Washington wines can be found at many of the local wineries, from the slopes of Red Mountain, to Tulip Lane, there is an abundance of world class cabernet sauvignon, merlot and petite verdot to sample from at just about any Washington winery.
The tour will include taste testing at several of the 200 area wineries in the Columbia Valley and is a truly unique experience. Experience a bus ride through the beautiful countryside and the opportunity to taste wonderful wines.