Sip & Sample
Tasting Rooms, Wine Bars, Distilleries and more. Take a look at all of the options available 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 just about any Washington winery.
A visit to one of the 200 area wineries in the Columbia Valley is a truly unique experience. You will often be greeted by the winemaker and invited to tour the vineyards and barrel rooms, and, of course, taste some of the best Washington wines.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center, a world class research center, recently opened in the Tri-Cities. Visitors with an interest in wine science can watch wine research and production from a special observation deck. You’ll learn what makes Tri-Cities unique in its ability to turn out some the best Washington wines.
Plan a wine, beer and spirits getaway to Tri-Cities and drink it in!