Red Wine and Chocolate

Celebrate a much needed weekend getaway in the Rattlesnake Hills AVA for the perfect date. Safely travel to the Yakima Valley and enjoy delicious red wines paired with gourmet chocolate. Local wineries will be pouring award winning red wines to make for the perfect relaxing weekend in wine country. Please note: Wineries will be following local health guidelines.


February 18-20, 2023


Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail Wineries

Red Wine and Chocolate Offerings

A few reminders…..

  • Safety of our guests is incredibly important to us.  Local health guidelines will be followed, please show patience to staff who are trying to accommodate everyone.
  • 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!


Bonair Winery:  We can’t wait to celebrate with you during Red Wine and Chocolate!  Bonair Winery will be excited to see you all President’s Day (Feb 19-21) with CHOCOLATE TREATS and our array of RED WINES.  Time to enjoy the end of Winter and the fun of visiting the vineyards still sleeping quietly.   Hours: 11:00AM-4:00PM, contact 509.829.6027

Cultura Winery: In celebration of this wonderful weekend Cultura will pour NEW releases of our red wines and to make things even better we will be pairing them with truffles.      Hours: Saturday and Sunday only, 11:00-5:00.

Horizon’s Edge – Maison de Padgett Winery:  No better way to start off the wine tasting season then with Red Wine and Chocolate!  A fantastic combination no matter what time of year. If you haven’t already, come taste their new bottling Lipservice Rosé in 1.5LT bottles and new Raspberry Riesling: Yummy! They will also be releasing a new Sangiovese Soft Ruby Port, and possibly a few new reds, if we can get the bottles! You will have the chance to meet the Winemaker David Padgett. The “Sulton” of Sweet wines in the Yakima Valley– Wine Press Northwest Fall 2020– Who is behind all these delicious wines, and a few tasty brownies for you to try with your ports. Be ready for a long line up of samples. $10.00 Dollar Tasting Fee Applies Per Person. Special Event Discounts: 10% off 6 or more regular priced bottles, (mix or match), 15% off a case (12 bottles), (mix or match). Hours: Saturday and Sunday only, 12:00PM- 5:00PM 509-969-3061

Hyatt Vineyards: Enjoy Sangrias and chocolate covered cherries at Hyatt Vineyards! Don’t miss out on this special wine treat as well as some of the fantastic case specials!   Hours:  11:00AM-4:00PM, contact 509.829.6333

Masset Winery: Masset will be having dark Belgian Chocolate mousse cups paired with Winter Harvest Syrah.  Don’t miss on a fabulous wine special for the weekend- 3 bottles for the price of 2 on any dessert wines (mix n match fine).  Hours: 11:00AM-5:00PM, contact 509.877.6675

Portteus Winery: We always look forward to sharing our famous dark chocolate brownies during this wonderful event.  We have a large selection of red wine to match them with, your reward….you get to try them and decide which is your favorite!  This is a great weekend to stock up, don’t miss out on the fun at Portteus Winery.  Hours: 10:00AM-5:00PM, contact 509.829.6970

Severino Cellars:  Red Wine and Chocolate is one of the most delicious weekends in the valley.  Stop in and enjoy our dark chocolate fudge paired with our red wines (our favorite is the Cabernet, but you can decide for yourself).    A special reward for those who stop by, our mix and match sale will be going for the weekend.  A great time to fill a box and enjoy, we look forward to sharing this wonderful weekend with you!  Hours: 11:000AM-5:00PM Saturday and Sunday, 11:00-4:00PM Monday, contact 509.829.3800

Tanjuli Winery:  Join Tanjuli Winery with a celebration of these two major food groups, Estate Red wines and assorted fine chocolates. We specialize in unique estate grown wines, so come sample our Carmenere, Nebbiolo, Aglianico / Sagrantino and Black Muscat Port. As an added treat we will have our estate Orange Muscat Sherry and almond biscotti. A splendid time is guaranteed for all.  Hours: 12:00PM-4:00PM, contact 509.654.9753

VanArnam Vineyards:  Treat your sweetheart, friend, or come as a group and enjoy VanArnam Vineyards’ award-winning wines paired with delicious Selberg Sweets Chocolates. The sweets master himself will be there to share his passion for delicious treats. Our Tin Roof Grill will have light bites to keep you going through the day. Tastings are $10   Hours: Saturday-Sunday 11AM-5PM, Monday 11AM-4PM, contact 360.904.4800

Velen Winery: Velen Winery will be featuring chocolates from Alexander’s Chocolates in Pendelton, OR.  These chocolates will be paired with our 2013 Barbera, 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon and a new release, Black Rosé. Of course, My Cheeky Bastard will be there also!  Come enjoy wine, chocolates and your best friends at Velen Winery.  Hours: 11:00AM-5:00PM, contact 509.854.1120