The mighty Columbia Valley covers more than one-third of the state of Washington’s land mass or 11 million acres. Nearly all of this region’s winegrape production occurs here. Believed to have once been the site of an ancient volcano, the Columbia Valley’s porous soils stretch through valleys, bluffs and ridges that grow distinctive wines. They’re elegant, approachable, soft, and just waiting to be discovered.

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Washington Wine Regions

Cascade Valley

From Lake Chelan, through Wenatchee, to the charming Bavarian village of Leavenworth, the Cascade Valley is filled with undiscovered family winery gems and world-class wines.

Columbia River Gorge

Running more than 80 miles in length, this dramatic, naturally scenic destination is home to many small wineries that produce excellent wines. 


In the past 20 years, Woodinville has grown from the pastoral home of Washington's first and largest winery (Chateau Ste. Michelle) to a chic little town dedicated to Washington wine. Today Woodinville boasts more than 100 wineries and tasting rooms pouring wines that represent all of Washington's 13 AVAs.


Boasting 300 sun-filled days a year, the Tri-Cities are located within 90 minutes of 99 percent of Washington’s vineyards. Expect great Bordeaux varietals and blends, Chardonnay, Riesling, and more.

Walla Walla

Home to nearly 2,000 vineyard acres, Walla Walla has a varied climate that yields distinctive wines. Taste the food-friendly varietals along with dishes inspired by this excellent growing region.

Yakima Valley

As the state’s oldest appellation and producer of more than one-third of its total grapes, this region’s fruit is a key ingredient in more than half of all Washington wines.