2017 Events

Appellation Days – March 18

Join us on this important day to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Rattlesnake Hills AVA. At 2:00 in front of the chapel at Bonair Winery, Father Gail will read his proclamation which chases out and banishes all rattlesnakes for the coming year. The miracle of the wine will follow.


Pre-Spring Barrel Tasting – April 22-23

Avoid the crowds for Spring Barrel Tasting weekend. Come early to taste our new wines and take advantage of the wine specials. We offer free tasting for Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail Passport holders. Hours: 11:00-5:00. Open 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Spring Barrel Tasting – April 28-30

Spring Barrel Tasting is held each April at wineries throughout the Yakima Valley. Enjoy Spring sunshine and great wine straight from barrel during Barrel Tasting at Hyatt Vineyards. We offer free tasting for Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail Passport holders. Hours: 11:00-5:00.

During Spring Barrel Tasting we are featuring new wines out of the barrel. Enjoy music from “Teetering Towards Yesterday” on Saturday & Sunday.  Food will be available for purchase, more info later.

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Rattlesnake Hills Wine Run – May 20

Yakima’s Second Annual Wine Run! Run or walk the beautiful rattlesnake hills while tasting wine along the course. You will have the option of running a 5k, 10k or 13.1. There are 6 wineries along the course, starting at at 9am. Start location to be announced. Food trucks, live music and more wine at the finish line. You will receive a finisher medal and swag bag. For more information call 509-480-1002. 

Hounds and Harvest – September 16

Join us for our 2nd Annual Hounds and Harvest!

Bring your dog(s) to wine country, relax and enjoy a weekend away AND support one of our local dog rescues, Res-Q-Angels. Participating wineries in the Rattlesnake Hills will have obstacles, toys, games and more for your very loved 4-legged friend and wineries will have…well of course WINE!
To register for our event:

Where: Please plan to start your day at Hyatt Vineyards located at 2020 Gilbert Rd., Zillah, WA.

When: Registration will open at 10:00am. Registration will be a $20 donation and will include a T-shirt and bandana for your dog. You will also receive detailed information for the participating wineries.

What if your dog doesn’t have a neat trick, like to play fetch, or have agility skills? NO PROBLEM, we welcome all dogs as long as they are well behaved. Each of our participating wineries will offer games, treats, shade and water for our 4-legged friends and of course wine for the owners!

100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit Res-Q-Angles, one of our local animal rescues.
 

Catch the Crush – October 14-15

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. Join the harvest celebration 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, music, and of course…wine tasting. Don’t forget to purchase your Rattlesnake Hills Passport! Our Passport is your ticket to great benefits and discounts at all of our participating wineries.

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ridingthetrailthroughthevineyardHalloWine – October 28

We will be celebrating a Halloween themed wine weekend again this year.  Plan on attending dressed in your best costume!

Join the Backcountry Horsemen at Zillah area wineries as they ride to area wineries on their 16th Annual Winery Ride on October 28th.

 

Thanksgiving in Wine Country – November 24-26

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Welcome to Hyatt Vineyards and Thanksgiving in Wine Country 2017!  This season we are serving a hearty warm beef stew to pair with any of Hyatt’s superb red wines.  Enjoy our array of wines for sampling and take home wine for all of your holiday events.  We also have case specials and waive tasting fee with Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail Passport.  We look forward to seeing you for this fabulous weekend.

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm<. For more information please call 509.829.6333.

There is no charge for this event in the Rattlesnake Hills. The $10 Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail Passport gives you benefits, but is not required to buy wine.

 

Past Events

Cellar Days - JanuaryCellar Days – January

Enjoy Cellar Days selected case sales during the month of January! Join us in January for deep discounts, delicious wines and terrific company. Many wineries in the area are closed for the winter, but you can still enjoy yourself at Hyatt Vineyards – Monday – Friday 11:00 – 4:30.

Red Wine and Chocolate – February 18-20

Red Wine and Chocolate - February 2017Celebrate Valentines Day in the Rattlesnake Hills AVA for the perfect date. What could be better than wine and chocolate for you and your sweetheart?

Food will be available for purchase, more info later.

Hyatt Vineyards will be open and ready for your Red Wine and Chocolate experience. Enjoy some of our delicious chocolate treats paired with our fabulous award winning wines. Come check out our case specials on close out wines, and stock up for 2017! Hours: 11:00 am-5:00 pm.