YVCC offers wine tasting

GRANDVIEW - Yakima Valley Vintners, Yakima Valley Community College Vineyard and Winery Technology Program’s teaching winery will open its tasting room for Yakima Valley’s Spring Barrel Tasting weekend.

The tasting room, located on the YVCC Grandview campus, will be open on Friday, April 25, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., as well as Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The teaching winery on the Grandview campus provides students the opportunity for hands-on learning about winemaking and allows them to showcase their wines. Students will be pouring several wines at the spring event, including Riesling, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon.

There will also be barrel sampling of red wines. Tours of the facility will be provided and students will host educational stations. The stations include wine sensory, and wine and food pairings. In addition, the student club will be selling barrels that can be used as planters.

Parejas Cellars will also be pouring at the tasting room, giving visitors the opportunity to experience two wineries in one-stop.

The tasting room is located at 114 Grandridge Rd. in Grandview.

For more information contact wine@yvcc.edu / or the tasting room at 509-882-7069.

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