Prosser Wine

Prosser, WA

A Climate Made for Wine

Prosser’s wineries are bathed in Yakima Valley sunshine, enjoying more than 300 days of sun each year. The long growing season and original rootstocks contribute to premium wine production of the region, as more than 30 wineries and more than 20,000 acres of grapes are grown in Prosser and the surrounding areas.

Located on the Washington Wine Trail, Prosser is located just 190 miles from Seattle and 82 miles from Walla Walla, making it the perfect destination to add to your Washington wine tour itinerary.
  • 300+ Days of Sunshine Each Year

  • 60 Grape Varietals

  • 20,000 Acres of Carefully Cultivated Wine Grapes

A World Leader in Premium Wine Production

Southeastern Washington is one of the most fertile and productive regions in the world. More than 60 grape varieties are grown in the area including Washington’s “Big Five” – Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Riesling, and Chardonnay. Our growers excel at also growing Mouvedré, Malbec, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Viognier, and Chenin Blanc.

As a supplier of premium grapes to the rest of the state, many of Washington’s iconic brands source grapes from the rolling hills surrounding Prosser. Premium wine grapes and other Prosser-area crops contribute more than $3,000,000,000 of annual revenue to Washington’s economy.

A Prosser wine experience allows you to savor wines from these prestigious grape growing regions:

  • Columbia Valley
  • Snipes Mountain
  • Horse Heaven Hills
  • Yakima Valley
  • Wahluke Slope
  • Red Mountain
  • Rattlesnake Hills
  • The Burn of Columbia Valley
  • Royal Slope
  • Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley

Did You Know?

World-class vinifera research occurs at nearby Washington State University’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC) on the north side of the Yakima River, just minutes from downtown Prosser. Dr. Walter Clore, affectionately dubbed “The Father of Washington Wine,” spent a lifetime of meticulous wine grape research at IAREC, assuring Washington farmers that they could grow a premium product and produce fine wine.

A Vibrant Community

Prosser is a hive of wine activity with tourism-oriented amenities to accommodate all. Lodging options include:

  • Upscale, unconventional tiny houses overlooking the Columbia River
  • Romantic winery quarters near the Yakima River
  • Plush, boutique hotel rooms downtown
  • Familiar hotel brands

A wine country RV park complete with daily wine tastings from local producers.
Satisfy your taste buds with Prosser’s contemporary fine dining, alehouses, and wine-country fare at various wineries.