A Wine Tasting Itinerary in Prosser, Washington
Featured August 2019

Featured August 2019 WineryHunt Washington Members enjoy waived tastings & 10% discounts in Prosser in August 2019.

Along the Yakima River in south-central Washington lies the city of Prosser, hailed as the birthplace of Washington wine and home to over thirty wineries

With ample sunshine, warm days and cool nights, the weather around Prosser provides the perfect climate to grow Washington wine grapes. Some of the biggest names in Washington call Prosser home, including 14 Hands, Alexandria Nicole, Desert Wind Winery, The Hogue Cellars and Milbrandt Vineyards. There is a historic downtown to explore as well the Vintner's Village, a cluster of 10 wineries all within walking distance. For this tasting itinerary we've chosen four of the best Prosser wineries for club members to visit in August 2019.

3 Hours from Seattle

Prosser is a three hour drive southeast of Seattle
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Dozens of Wineries

Prosser boasts dozens of wineries to visit. We've highlighted four of the best Prosser tasting rooms on this wine tasting itinerary.

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Featured Prosser Wineries

WineryHunt Washington Club Members enjoy waived wine tastings and 10% discounts at the following Prosser wineries in August 2019

  1. Milbrandt Vineyards

    508 Cabernet Ct, Prosser, WA 99350
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  2. Thurston Wolfe Winery

    588 Cabernet Ct, Prosser, WA 99350
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  3. 14 Hands Winery

    660 Frontier Rd, Prosser, WA 99350
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  4. Alexandria Nicole Cellars

    2880 Lee Rd, Prosser, WA 99350
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Milbrandt Vineyards

Pioneer of the Columbia Valley wine region, Butch Milbrandt saw potential in Eastern Washington. He’s one of the first to drive a stake into what is now known as a world-class wine destination. In 1997, this fourth-generation farmer took a risk in planting grapes and soon became recognized for helping establish two of the top AVAs in Washington State, Ancient Lakes and Wahluke Slope.

The Milbrandts are celebrating nearly two decades of 90-point wines. Their Evergreen Vineyard was named “Vineyard of the Year” by Seattle Magazine and over 12 varietals have been awarded “Best Buy” or “Editor’s Choice” by Wine Enthusiast. Now a multi-generational brand with Butch and his son Buck taking the lead, Milbrandt Vineyards remains a symbol of perseverance and reward.

Wines Produced: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Rosé, Riesling, Syrah, Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Blends

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Thurston Wolfe Winery

Wade and Rebecca Wolfe opened Thurston Wolfe Winery in Yakima in 1987, the very first winery in Yakima at that time. They moved to Prosser in 1996, where the winery is located today in Prosser's Vinters' Village. Wade is passionate about crafting lesser known varietals like Lemberger and Albarińo. Thurston Wolfe’s grape sourcing is based on Wade’s 40 years experience working with Washington State’s grape growers and vineyards. As the grape buyer first for Ste. Michelle in the 1980’s and later at Hogue Cellars in the 1990’s, he gained invaluable knowledge about the growing regions, skill of the growers and quality of fruit. His expertise shines though in the excellent wines offered in the tasting room!

Wines Produced: Albarińo, White Blends, Rosé, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Primitivo, Lemberger, Red Blends, Dessert Wines

"I love Thurston Wolfe Winery! The people there are very nice, and super helpful with selecting a wine for an occasion. I personally love their Limburger wine, it goes perfect with a good and juicy steak!" -JG, Google Review

14 Hands Winery

Inspired by the unbridled spirit of the wild horses that once freely roamed eastern Washington, 14 Hands Winery handcrafts big, fruit-forward red wines and crisp, juicy white wines that honor the landscape of the Horse Heaven Hills, as well as the history of the region.

Featuring a beautiful tasting bar, plenty of space to lounge both inside and out, and a unique working barrel room,14 Hands Winery is a fantastic tribute to the region’s homesteading, grape-growing and winemaking traditions. The winery produces an incredible range of Washington wines, and every wine lover is sure to find something that speaks to them.

Wines Produced: Chenin Blanc, Geqürztramier, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Moscato, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé, Chardonnay, Sparkling Wine, White Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Sangiovese, Merlot, Red Blends

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Alexandria Nicole Cellars

“It was Destiny” is a phrase that echoes throughout Alexandria Nicole Cellars. True love brought owners Jarrod and Ali together and it shines through in their life’s work. Since breakign ground in 1998, Jarrod and Ali have assembled a passionate team that is dedicated to crafting world class wines while creating memorable wine tasting experiences. Alexandria Nicole was recently voted "Top 10 Hottest Brands" in Wine Business Magazine and has tasting rooms in Paterson (also the winery site), Woodinville and Prosser. The Prosser tasting room has a cozy atmosphere and friendly, knowledgeable staff that are eager to guide guests through a flight of their amazing wines.

Wines Produced: Albariño, Viognier, White Blends, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Syrah, Red Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Counoise, Grenache, Tempranillo

"Beautiful tasting room, great wine, wonderful staff.  The experience here was so enjoyable, the staff really know how to take care of you." -AM, Google Review

  • Alexandria Nicole has delicious wines, a cozy atmosphere and knowledgeable staff. We were treated like members of the family. We joined the wine club and enjoyed even more perks!
    Alexandria Nicole Cellars
    Teresa S | Google Review
  • “Milbrandt Vineyards is our favorite winery. We love the wine (especially their Rosé) and the building. It has a great atmosphere, very friendly staff, and great outside seating.
    Milbrandt
    Jon C. | Google Review
  • I love 14 Hands!! Not only is the staff super friendly, the wine is fabulous! Whether you like white, red or even sparkling, they have a wine to fit your taste and they are budget friendly!!
    14 Hands
    Teresa S | Google Review

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