Groups + Tours
We welcome groups ranging from two to 50 people, and offer an informative tour that will interest novices and seasoned wine veterans alike.
Our friendly, knowledgeable staff specializes in providing our guests with a unique glimpse of the winemaking process. From our one-of-a-kind Southwestern style to our award-winning wines and tasteful gift shop, Desert Wind Winery is sure to please every member of your group.
|Our beautiful outdoor riverview patio area is the perfect place for picnicking, sipping wine or simply relaxing. In the winter months, cozy up in our tasting room in front of a toasty fire. Our large parking lot offers plenty of parking and turnaround space for buses, limos or RVs.
Conveniently located at exit 82 on Hwy. 82, we are centrally located and just minutes from dozens of other wineries. Tour slots fill up quickly and require a minimum of 48 hours notice to book, change or cancel. Please reserve your space online or by calling us at 509.786.7277.
'Explore Your Senses' Seated Wine Tasting
$35 per person; reservations required at least 48 hours in advance at 509-786-7277.
Led by one of our tasting room guides, this unique Yakima Valley tasting experience includes a comprehensive overview of our family’s vineyard sites and the wines we produce, and concludes with an in-depth wine tasting partnered with a few of our favorite gourmet local food products.
The guests’ tasting guide will explain the flavor profile of each of six specially selected wines and explain how the characteristics of the chosen foods impact perception of wine characteristics such as acidity, tannin, body and fruitiness.
These VIP seated tastings must be booked a minimum of 48 hours in advance and are subject to availability; seated tastings are generally not available during major winery events.
Available for groups of 2-50 people. Subject to availability; advance reservations are required. Please call (509) 786.7277 to discuss your options. A 25% deposit will be charged to your credit card at the time of booking. $10 per person
. Facilities tour led by a Desert Wind staff member
. Tasting of five Desert Wind wines
Please allow 60-90 minutes for tour, tasting and time in our gift shop.
Available for groups of 12-50 people. Subject to availability; advance reservations are required. Please call (509) 786.7277 to discuss your options. A 25% deposit will be charged to your credit card at the time of booking. $2 per person
Large Group Tasting
. Tasting of five Desert Wind wines
Please allow 30-60 minutes for tasting and time in our gift shop.
TOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS: To book a reservation please call us at 509.786.7277. We request that reservations be made at least two weeks in advance; however, tours may be booked on shorter notice depending on availability. A minimum of 48 hours is required to book a tour or group tasting. Wine tastings are for guests aged 21 and older only.
Our cancellation policy requires that you cancel your reservation at least 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund of your deposit. No deposits will be refunded for no-shows or groups that cancel less than 48 hours prior to their reservation.
For groups of 10 or more, please arrive ten minutes prior to your scheduled start time. The group leader should check in at the tasting room for directions on where group members should disembark. Groups that arrive more than 20 minutes past their scheduled time will be allowed to taste, but will forfeit tour privileges.
Please note that the tour requires participants to walk several hundred feet and to stand for prolonged periods of time. Portions of the tour are conducted outdoors and in a warehouse/cellar environment; please dress accordingly.
Desert Wind Winery cannot be held liable for any damages or injuries incurred while on our premises. We will refuse wine service to minors and visibly intoxicated persons, and an adult must accompany minors at all times.