Groups + Tours
We hope to offer our small group tours again soon. At this time we are not booking any tours at Desert Wind.
In the near future we hope to 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 by calling us at 509.786.7277.
Available for groups of 10-50 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.
'Vineyard to Glass' Tour and Seated Tasting Experience
Those seeking a more leisurely, in-depth tasting are invited to join us for our Vineyard to Glass tasting experience, which includes a winery tour and seated tasting led by one of Desert Wind’s wine educators. Guests will receive a behind-the-scenes look at our winery operations, including a walk through our vineyards where we will discuss the history of the Columbia Valley the Wahluke Slope and our viticulture practices.
Next, you’ll enjoy a full seated tasting where your wine educator will lead you through a flight of our small lot wines, each expertly paired with a fine selection of hors d'oeuvres. From vineyard to glass, this experience will broaden your knowledge of Washington wine and provide you with valuable tools to pairing Desert Wind wines in your own kitchen. We welcome groups of 2-8 people for this tasting experience; groups smaller than eight may be combined with other tasters, but the total group size will not exceed eight guests.
Approximately 90 minutes.
$40 per guest
Available times include 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Please call (509) 786.7277 to reserve your experience
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.
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.