Catch the Crush

Join the wineries in the Rattlesnake Hills to celebrate the harvest at the Annual Catch the Crush event. Each winery offers its own celebratory events, including grape stomps, harvest and crush activities, tours, free-run juice, hors d'oeuvres, live music, and of course...wine tasting.

When:

October TBA, 2024

Where:

Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail Wineries

Experience the Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail during the spectacle of harvest!

Catch the Crush Offerings


A few reminders…..

  • Having a designated driver is encouraged.
  • You must be 21 years of age to taste, wineries may ask for your I.D. please have it ready.
  • Only the wines of the winery you are visiting may be consumed on the premises, all other alcohol is prohibited.
  • Enjoy your time in wine country!

 

2023 Event Schedule Below

 

Dineen Vineyards:  (October 7-15) Come to the source and get your front row seats for the 2023 Grape Harvest at Dineen Vineyards!  Visit us to taste grapes, see crews picking, tractors rolling and bins being weighed…it’s all part of the fun of harvest! We also have plenty of HARVEST SPECIALS in the tasting room…experience harvest from grape to glass! Open Wednesday through Sunday, from noon to 5pm and by appointment at other times. We also offer VIP Vineyard Tours & Experiences by appointment. Please contact the tasting room at tastingroom@dineenvineyards.com  or 509-829-6897 to arrange. dineenvineyards.com

Hyatt Vineyards (October 7-8) Wineries throughout the valley invite you to join in the harvest festivities and watch as the freshly picked grapes are crushed and the wine making begins in wineries throughout the Yakima Valley.  At Hyatt Vineyards our celebration will include harvest and crush activities. Visitors will be invited to sample grapes, juice, and young wine, as well as our usual wine tasting of aged wines.  Contact: 509.829.6235 hyattvineyards.net/events

Vanarnam Vineyards (October 14-15)  Catch the Crush at VanArnam Vineyards!  Stomp grapes, taste wine, check out harvest at a working winery.  This is your chance to roll up your pants and stomp some grapes. Join the Purple feet club – guaranteed to make you laugh. When you are finished, put your prints on a commemorative t-shirt and be part of the club. No reservation needed. T-Shirts are $20, stomping is free. Our Tin Roof Grill will be offering tasty options for your lunch.  vanarnamvineyards.com

 

THE HARVEST EXPERIENCE (please note, this is a ticketed event)

Join Dineen Vineyards, Two Mountain Winery & Van Arnam Vineyards for an Educational Experience in the Heart of Zillah Wine Country on October 14th.  Experience & Learn about what makes grapes grown in the Rattlesnake Hills AVA great and what the winemakers do during harvest, including making picking decisions, crushing grapes and fermenting to craft wines of distinction.  Compare and taste grapes at each stage of the process to wines in bottle

2 sessions available, please see our website to choose your itinerary:

Step 1: Harvest with Dineen Vineyards

Step 2: Crush with Two Mountain Winery

Step 3: Fermentation with Van Arnam Vineyards

Purchase your pass – $70 per person for all 3 wineries

-Dineen Vineyards: The Harvest Experience: dineenvineyards.com

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