NEWS

The Bellingham Herald - 2010 Chenin is one of the wines from the Horse Heaven Hills story - 7/16/2013

Seattle Wine Awards - Best of the AVA's our 2010 Viognier was featured

The Tasting Panel - 2010 Confluence received an 88 in the July Review 2013

The Buffalo News -2010 syrah, so muscular they add a bit of zaftig white viognier grapes to soften its grip.  They also recommend the 2010 Confluence.

Forbes - Horse Heaven Hills, Washington ... 2010 Chenin Blanc, crisp citrusy notes...

Miami Herald -2010 Confluence, rich full bodied and lush...

Great Northwest Wine - 2010 Chenin Blanc .. best buy

The Reverse Wine Snob -  2010 Bombing Range Red...a winning blend .. definite crowd-pleaser

Table Talk Northwest - 2010 Bombing Range Red ..consistent wine with great value

Washington Life Magazine - 2010 Bombing Range Red .. " the wine shows dark cherry and a spiciness on the nose..."

Northwest Wine Anthem - 2010 Bombing Range Red.. " This is a wine that I prefer much over last year's vintage...."

Wine Julia - 2010 Bombing Range Red.. " Gorgeous cherry, raspberry and blackberry fruits with hints of brown spice and white pepper..." 

Enobytes.com - 2010 Bombing Range Red... It is medium-bodied that ends with a smooth and tannic finish of clove and spice.."

Star Tribune - Chenin Blanc .. " There are other varietals ..McKinley Springs Chenin Blanc... that deliver tremendous value out of the Evergreen State."

Vindulge  - 2010 Bombing Range Red.. "  The spicy and rich fruit was a great match for the bold flavors of the ribs."

Wild 4 Washington Wine - 2010 Bombing Range Red .. "Serious New Look - Same Great Value."

Lake Oswego Review - 2010 Bombing Range Red.. "another wine with a fun label. The U.S. P-40 Hawk fighter plane depicted...."

Wine Business Monthly - 2010 Bombing Range Red... "The wines were created to honor U.S. troops.." 

Wine Industry Insight - 2010 Bombing Range Red.. "Unveils new look for Bombing Range Wine..."

Vindulge - BBQ Showdown... "Still interested?  I was, especially when I recently had the opportunity to experience  the BBQ Showdown..."

The Daily Meal -  "We paired these nibbles with the Bombing Range Red...."

Wine Enthusiast - " Buying Guide... 87 points Bombing Range Red..."

Vindulge - " so to prep for the trip we opened a 2011 McKinley Springs Syrah..."

Seattle Mag - Washington Wine Buy List.  "Finalist 2010 McKinley Springs Cabernet"

The Daily Sip - Recommends our Bombing Range Red for tailgating...

Great Northwest Wine - Rated our 2011 Viognier " Excellent"

Seattle Met - Top Washington wines under $25....Sean recommended our 2011 Syrah

Great Northwest Wine - Rated our 2010 Cabernet "Recommended"

Tasting Pour - "Discovering Treasure in Horse Heaven Hills"

Great Northwest Wine - Rated our 2010 Malbec "Outstanding"

Tasting Pour - "This menu full of flavor and spice called for a wine that offers the same.  We chose McKinley Springs 2010 Bombing Range Red."

The Detroit News - "You say the words “McKinley Springs” to people who know the brand and the people, and the first thing they say is: “Nice family.”

South Coast Today -" Recently our tasting group tried a few McKinley Springs wines including the Bombing Range Red.  I knew I was in for a treat when I could detect a lovely scent of black cherry from 4 feet away as this wine was opened."

The Seattle Times- "3 cases of wines for the Holidays....New Years Eve... Bombing Range Red"

Great Northwest Wine- Rated our 2011 Syrah "Recommended"

Enobytes- 2010 Malbec... " The forward fruit aromas (think black and blue berries) mingle with freshly ground coffee smells as they waft from your glass after pouring this wine."

Table Talk Northwest - "Even though McKinley Springs Vineyard supplies 5% of Washington's wine grapes, it is still a family business."

Statesman Journal- "One of my new favorites is from McKinley Springs, a small family-owned-and-operated winery in Washington's Horse Heaven Hills AVA.  The 2010 Cabernet..."

Seattle Magazine- "The Andrews family drilled for irrigation water in 1956..."

Northwest Wine Anthem- "All Horses Go to Heaven...The Horse Heaven Hills AVA"

 


2015 EVENTS

Prosser Winemakers Loft - Tasting Room

 

 

Horse Heaven Hills Location

 

June 6-7 Dutch Oven Cooking Classes

For the third year in a row, Cee Dub and Penny will teach a two-day hands-on Dutch oven cooking clinic. Cee Dub, TV host and Dutch oven cookbook author, will feature new and interesting topics he'll weave into the material he normally covers in his Dutch oven cookin' clinics! On the first day participants will grind and season their own Italian sausage, make lasagna noodles from scratch, plus MAKE the ricotta and mozarella cheese they'll use on the second day to make Dutch oven lasagna along with other entrees. In addition, Cee Dub and Penny will introduce folks to their new program, Powerless Cooking(TM)! Enjoy the ambiance and atmosphere of wine country.  Dry camping is available.  For more information and to purchase click here

June 13 - 10am to 5pm

8th Annual McKinley Springs BBQ Showdown & Benefit

For just $30.00 you receive a logo glass filled with a special McKinley Springs Wine (for those over 21), and the opportunity to sample some of the best barbeque around.  Come on out and help us support our troops through "A Time of Remembrance".  Their purpose is to bring together the families of Washington's Fallen Heroes of Afghanistan and Iraq in a time of healing; unite the citizens of Washington in Remembrance; and Honor Washington State's Fallen. This is being done under the auspices of American Legion Kennewick Post 4.  There is no charge for kids 12 and under.  The number of tickets is limited, so get them early. To purchase tickets click on the button below.   The price will increase to $50.00 if purchase after June 1st.   Water will also be provided but please don't bring any outside alcoholic beverages. You are welcome to bring your own side dishes to compliment your BBQ experience. Pets will not be allowed on the winery lawn or the pit area.

Thank you for supporting our troops!

To purchase tickets, see below or call 509.786.004.

July 18 -

Horse Heaven Hills Trail Drive

Take a drive through the beautiful Horse Heaven Hills and visit with the growers and winemakers.  At the end of the day enjoy music and BBQ at Crow Butte Park. For more information or to purchase tickets go to horseheavenhillswinegrowers.org