Desert Wind is the preeminent destination winery in the Yakima Valley perched on a bluff overlooking the Yakima River. With a warm, southwest-inspired ambiance, Desert Wind features adobe walls, cobblestone patios, well-appointed event spaces and lodging to create an unforgettable experience.
Our large banquet room is the perfect blank canvas for receptions, retirement parties, and other celebrations of up to 150 people. This space also can host a live band or DJ and a dance floor, and has two sets of double doors opening up to our back patio that overlooks the Yakima River.
Yakima River Patio
Our cobblestone patio hosts up to 150 guests overlooking the meandering Yakima River and gorgeous valley sunsets. Accented with string lights to set the scene, the patio also features a fire pit, view of estate-grown vines, and provides a picturesque setting for daytime festivities, and outdoor dining. Patio heaters and umbrellas available as needed.
Our inviting Barrel Room is a restaurant space that can host private affairs such as rehearsal dinners, receptions, and other celebrations of up to 60 people. The Barrel Room is surrounded by rich oak wine barrels and string lights overhead for ambiance.
This cozy hideaway above the Barrel Room is a great space for a casual hangout, or an intimate event of up to 20 guests. There are plenty of cozy seating options, and the space can also be set up with games or a small bar or snack service.
Our smaller Club Patio is a great private outdoor space for up to 25 guests for smaller affairs. Features outdoor tables and chairs, and umbrellas and heaters as needed.
Contact us to discuss customizing a Desert Wind experience for your special event.