2015 Upcoming Prosser Events

Prosser Winemakers Loft - Tasting Room 357 Port Ave., Studio G, Prosser....509.786.0004 

 

August 29th – 30th 2015    11am - 5pm        

International Cabernet Sauvignon Day Vertical Showcase & Sensory Experience

Free Educational Aroma Experience

Learn, Taste & Explore the aromas of Cabernet Sauvignon

Experience for yourself how flavor profiles & aromatic characteristics develop over time in our vertical showcase. Make your wine tasting experience unforgettable! Train your senses...  Test our tasting notes against your palate! What flavors do YOU notice?

 

Rare Opportunity to sample, compare & purchase exclusive past vintages from our winery library!

$5 Tasting Fee [Complimentary Entry for McKinley Springs Wine Club Members]

 

Saturday September 5th 2015      6pm-9pm

Lounging at the Loft   

The Winemakers Loft presents their 5th Annual Lounging at the Loft!!
McKINLEY SPRINGS + MARTINEZ&MARTINEZ host

Live Music | Food | Wine

Wine Tasting from all participating Loft Wineries

Small plates available for purchase
Live Music by The Pony Boys

Come as you are!   $5 Cover / 21+ event

 

Saturday September 12th 2015

2011 Bombing Range Red Wine Release

Sample our newest addition to the McKinley Springs wine portfolio.

29% Syrah, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Cabernet Franc, 18% Malbec, 10% Mourevdre

 

Our tribute to our troops and the Horse Heaven Hills’ colorful history. During WWII our land was used as a training ground for U.S. fighter pilots.  The U.S. P-40 Hawk fighter planes depicted on our label capture the spirit of our Bombing Range Red.

 

$5 Tasting Fee – Refundable with bottle purchase

 

Saturday  September 19th 2015      

35th Vineyard Anniversary Celebration: Walk the Vines Talk the Dirt Tour 

- boots are optional

 

Enjoy an exclusive tour with the McKinley Springs Family!! Start your adventure with a Meet & Greet tasting in our new Prosser Tasting Room. Buckle up for a Private Guided Tour provided by the Andrew’s Family. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the Horse Heaven Hills AVA. Be prepared to walk the vines and talk terroir with the owners, growers and winemaker. End the evening by being an honored guest at a reserved table at our Lounging at the Loft event hosted by McKinley Springs and take home a signed bottle from our winery library.

 

All-inclusive Wine Tour: winery & vineyard tours, round-trip transportation, appetizers, educational wine tasting among the vines, complimentary entry to Lounging at the Loft, PLUS signed Library Bottle (valued at $50)

 

Walk the Vines Talk the Dirt Tour  $100 per person           

Contact the McKinley Springs Tasting Room to reserve your tickets!

Space is limited ~ call us today   509.786.0004

*Groups of 5 or more Call for special pricing

 

Saturday September 19th 2015    6pm-9pm

Lounging at the Loft       

The Winemakers Loft presents their 5th Annual Lounging at the Loft!!
McKINLEY SPRINGS hosts Live Music | Food | Wine

Wine Tasting from all participating Loft Wineries

Small plates available for purchase
Live Music by The Pony Boys

Come as you are!   $5 Cover / 21+ event

 

 

September 26th – 28th 2015     11am – 5pm

Great Balloon Rally Weekend                  

Celebrate this community event at McKinley Springs! Sip & Sample as you watch the giant balloons dip into the river. Perfect view of liftoff site!!

$5 Tasting Fee -- Refundable with bottle purchase

 

Hot air balloons soar through the sky, and if the weather is permitting splash and dash in the Yakima River, creating a beautiful site from the Prosser Bridge.  Night Glow is a truly unique event with several Hot Air Balloons will be anchored and illuminated from within against the dark night sky at The Great Prosser Balloon Rally Night Glow Show.

 

Dry camping spaces available – contact Wine Country RV Park to request Winemakers Loft Dry Camping  509.786.5192

 

 

October 3rd 2015    4pm-6pm

Wine Club Release & Pick Up Party  

Join our pick up party hosted at McKinley Springs Prosser Tasting Room, Saturday, October 3rd from 4-6pm. Sample the newly released wine selection with paired bites, visit with the winemaker & enjoy exclusive bottle signing! RSVP required.

 

Fall 2015 Wine Club Selection

2012 Viognier 

2011 Malbec

2007 Cabernet Sauvignon ~ Private Library Wine~


Fall Release Special Feature

2007 Syrah ~ Private Library Wine~

 

October 9th -11th 2015      11am – 5pm

McKinley Springs Crush Weekend           

Celebrate the harvest at the Crush 2015 – grape to glass experience, varietal free-run juice and of course. . .wine tasting!! Cluster, Leaf and Varietal Grape Juice samples – Learn the Science of Winemaking!

 

Bring your own glass -- Stemware Available for Purchase

$5 Event Fee  - Non refundable

Dry camping spaces available – contact Wine Country RV Park to request Winemakers Loft Dry Camping  509.786.5192

 

October 17th 2015

Homestead Vineyard Dinner

Our gift to you as a Homestead Club Member!

Join us for an exclusive winemaker dinner in the heart of the Horse Heaven Hills. Take in the panoramic views of our estate vineyard and sample vintage wines from our library. Call the tasting room for more information 509.786.0004

 

Saturday October 24th    3pm-6pm

Harvest Watercolor: Wet Palette Party

Wet your palate while you paint! Create a one-of-a-kind watercolor representing harvest season. No experience is necessary. We provided all the supplies and instruction - - - you provide your creative energy. 

Enjoy wine by-the-glass & small bites available for purchase at our Prosser Tasting Room from 3-6pm. Uncork your creativity, get tickets & reserve your canvas or call 509.554.2587 Search the Wet Palette website calendar for our event hosted at McKinley Springs.

 

Sunday November 15th

Riedel Tasting - Wine Glass Workshop

Enjoy an evening of McKinley Springs wines presented in Riedel stemware, with a step-by-step seminar on WHY SHAPE MATTERS. Test it yourself with this hands-on workshop. And take home your very own set of Riedel Stemware to superbly enjoy your McKinley Springs wine collection.

$90 per person    /     Wine Club: $75 per person    /     Industry: $75 per person

What's Included:

*Step-by-Step wine glass "Why Shape Matters" demonstration presented by Riedel
*Unique set of five Riedel glasses specifically paired with McKinley Springs line up
(over $150 value so don't pass up this opportunity learn & take home some lovely stemware - take advantage of our wholesale glass pricing!)
*Seated tasting accompanied by food & wine pairings
*Lindt Chocolate Pairing


****Additional stemware is available for purchase at event pricing for you to double up or to round out your set for home!****

 

November 27th - 29th  2015     11am – 5pm  

Thanksgiving in Wine Country      

Thank-a-Farmer    Give thanks, raise a glass and toast to the talented Washington Wine Grape Growers at McKinley Springs Tasting Room!! Celebrate with unique wine games to win fun prizes. Exclusive Wine Release and Gift Packs Available! From our cellar to yours: Special Holiday Deals.

 

Bring your own glass -- Stemware Available for Purchase

$5 Event Fee  - Non refundable

Dry camping spaces available – contact Wine Country RV Park to request Winemakers Loft Dry Camping  509.786.5192

 

Saturday December 19th 2015

Holiday Sips & Stems @McKinleySprings

Step-by-step instruction will guide you through our fun and festive holiday class! You learn the tricks of the trade, as well as how to tap into your innate inner flower child! PLUS the opportunity to get your creative juices flowing with a glass of McKinley Springs vino while you design your own unique centerpiece arrangement.

$60 per person ~  Click here to purchase tickets

Enjoy Holiday Wine Specials – Small Plates – Library Wines
Christmas Decorations & Last Minute Gifts

 

 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from the McKINLEY SPRINGS TEAM

Tasting Room Closed December 20th 2015 – January 8th 2016