Award Winning Yakima Valley Wines!

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Award Winning Yakima Valley Wines!

April 24, 2019

Looking for award winning wines in the Yakima Valley? Below is a partial list of wineries that won recognition at the largest international wine judging in the Pacific Northwest, the 7th annual Cascadia International Wine Competition. Twenty-two winemakers, viticulturists, wine buyers, writers and restaurateurs from California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia judged more than 1,040 entries.

Special congratulations to Coyote Canyon Winery on their Best of Show/Best Red/Best of Class/Double Gold Medal Sangiovese!  Congratulations to all *Yakima Valley  award winning wineries: 14 Hands Winery, Airfield Estates, Antolin Cellars, Coyote Canyon Winery, Hightower Cellars, Kana Winery, Martinez & Martinez Winery, Maryhill Winery, Mercer Estates, Milbrandt Vineyards, Sleeping Dog Wines, Tapteil Vineyard,  Vanarnam Vineyards, Yakima Valley Vintners.

Not all Valley wineries sent their wines to this competition to be evaluated. This means there are yet undiscovered gold medal winners. Come tasting during Spring Barrel Weekend April 26-28, meet these exceptional wine makers and let your taste buds find future award winners.  

Best of Show/Best Red/Best of Class/Double Gold Medal

  • Coyote Canyon Winery 2015 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Estate Sangiovese, Horse Heaven Hills $26

Best Grenache

  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Grenache, Columbia Valley $38

Best Petite Sirah/Double Gold

  • AntoLin Cellars 2015 Petite Sirah, Yakima Valley $30

Best Albariño

  • Yakima Valley Vintners 2018 Single Vineyard Alumno Albariño, Naches Heights $18

Best of Class/Double Gold

  • Mercer Estates 2017 Georgetown White Blend, Horse Heaven Hills $18
  • Mercer Estates 2016 Reserve Cavalie Red Wine, Horse Heaven Hills $42
  • Sleeping Dog Wines 2017 Buoy Vineyard Proprietor’s Reserve Sirius Fortified Wine, Yakima Valley $40

Double Gold Medal

  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley $27.00
  • McKinley Springs Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills $46.00

Gold Medal

  • Airfield Estates 2016 Estate Runway Red Wine, Yakima Valley $30.00
  • AntoLin Cellars 2015 Estate Carménère, Yakima Valley $30.25
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Tavolo Rosso, Columbia Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Proprietor’s Reserve Roussanne, Columbia Valley $22.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Winemaker’s Red, Columbia Valley $16.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Barbera, Columbia Valley $42.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Elephant Mountain Cabernet Franc, Rattlesnake Hills $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Elephant Mountain Sangiovese, Rattlesnake Hills $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Les Collines Syrah, Wahluke Slope $38.00
  • Mercer Estates 2016 Small Lot Riesling, Yakima Valley $20.00
  • Mercer Estates 2016 Sharp Sisters Red Blend, Horse Heaven Hills $19.99
  • Mercer Estates 2018 ICAN Rosé, Horse Heaven Hills $6.99
  • Milbrandt Vineyards 2018 Rosé, Columbia Valley $12.99
  • Milbrandt Vineyards 2015 Single Vineyard Series Ravenscliff Malbec, Wahluke Slope $42.00
  • Milbrandt Vineyards 2016 The Estates Merlot, Wahluke Slope $25.99
  • Milbrandt Vineyards 2018 Riesling, Ancient Lakes $12.99

Silver Medal

  • 14 Hands Winery 2016 Limited Release Kentucky Derby Red Blend, Columbia Valley $12.00
  • Coyote Canyon Winery 2018 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Estate Albariño, Horse Heaven Hills $20.00
  • Coyote Canyon Winery 2015 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Estate H/H Estates Big John Cabernet, Horse Heaven Hills $42.00
  • Coyote Canyon Winery 2015 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Estate Tempranillo, Horse Heaven Hills $26.00
  • Coyote Canyon Winery 2018 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Estate Life is a Rosé, Horse Heaven Hills $8.00
  • Hightower Cellars 2015 Estate Red Wine, Red Mountain $45.00
  • Hightower Cellars 2015 Merlot, Red Mountain $30.00
  • Hightower Cellars 2015 Red Mountain Reserve, Red Mountain $55.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Pinot Gris, Columbia Valley $17.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley $17.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Clifton Hill, Wahluke Slope $42.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 McKinley Springs Mourvèdre, Horse Heaven Hills $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Les Collines Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Riesling, Columbia Valley $17.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Zinfandel, Columbia Valley $16.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Zinfandel, Columbia Valley $46.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley $30.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2018 Rosé of Sangiovese, Columbia Valley $17.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Syrah, Columbia Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Syrah, Columbia Valley $28.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley $27.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Sangiovese, Columbia Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Merlot, Columbia Valley $27.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Malbec, Columbia Valley $27.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Malbec, Columbia Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 McKinley Springs Cinsault, Horse Heaven Hills $42.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 McKinley Springs Syrah, Horse Heaven Hills $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Elephant Mountain Mourvèdre, Rattlesnake Hills $42.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Elephant Mountain Merlot, Rattlesnake Hills $36.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Elephant Mountain Carménère, Rattlesnake Hills $46.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Elephant Mountain Marvell “GSM”, Rattlesnake Hills $46.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Painted Hills Tempranillo, Yakima Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Kiona Petite Sirah, Yakima Valley $42.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Kiona Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain $51.00
  • Mercer Estates 2015 Reserve Eagle & Plow RESERVE Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills $100.00
  • Mercer Estates 2017 ICAN Chardonnay, Horse Heaven Hills $6.99
  • Mercer Estates 2016 Small Lot Merlot, Horse Heaven Hills $32.00
  • Milbrandt Vineyards 2016 Estates Malbec, Wahluke Slope $25.99
  • Milbrandt Vineyards 2017 Merlot, Columbia Valley $16.99
  • Sleeping Dog Wines 2014 Proprietor’s Reserve Carménère, Yakima Valley $30.00
  • Tapteil Vineyard Winery 2016 Estate Vineyard Blend, Red Mountain $45.00
  • Tapteil Vineyard Winery 2016 Estate Grenache, Red Mountain $38.00
  • Yakima Valley Vintners 2016 A SyLem, Columbia Valley $15.00
  • Yakima Valley Vintners 2016 Single Vineyard Lemberger, Red Mountain $15.00

Bronze Medal

  • Kana Winery 2012 Tempranillo, Columbia Valley $24.00
  • Kana Winery 2013 Dark Star, Columbia Valley $22.00
  • Kana Winery 2013 Old Vines Lemberger, Horse Heaven Hills $18.00
  • Kana Winery 2012 Reserve Scarlet Fire, Columbia Valley $26.00
  • Martinez & Martinez Winery 2017 May Mae Rosé – Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills $20.00
  • Martinez & Martinez Winery 2015 César Red Wine, Horse Heaven Hills $26.00
  • Martinez & Martinez Winery 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills $34.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Eagle Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley $36.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Elephant Mountain Indira Red Wine, Rattlesnake Hills $46.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Northridge Syrah, Wahluke Slope $42.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Les Collines Merlot, Wahluke Slope $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Rosso Granato, Columbia Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Sèmillon, Columbia Valley $15.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Painted Hills Primitivo, Yakima Valley $28.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Proprietor’s Reserve Chardonnay, Columbia Valley $31.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley $16.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2017 Viognier, Columbia Valley $19.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Kiona Merlot, Red Mountain $44.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Merlot, Columbia Valley $36.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Serendipity, Columbia Valley $38.00
  • Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley $46.00
  • Sleeping Dog Wines 2009 Vintage Select Syrah, Yakima Valley $27.00
  • VanArnam Vineyards 2016 Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Yakima Valley $36.00
  • VanArnam Vineyards 2016 Estate Reserve Cabernet Franc, Yakima Valley $34.00
  • VanArnam Vineyards 2016 Estate Reserve Malbec, Yakima Valley $34.00
  • VanArnam Vineyards 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, Yakima Valley $25.00
  • Yakima Valley Vintners 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Dean’s List Reserve Merlot, Horse Heaven Hills $22.00

*This list includes only Yakima Valley Tourism member wineries. Other Valley wineries also received awards.

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