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Yakima Valley Wine Ride
Ride through the beautiful Yakima wine country and sample varieties of wine from many different wineries. There is approx $70 per couple fee for the entire event to cover the cost of Saturday’s and Sunday's lunch and the sag wagon support for both days. ETC itself does not collect any extra fee for this members-only event. Friday and Saturday's dinner and Sunday's lunch are paid for directly by participants.
The ride is open to current ETC members. Please register this registration form.
Saturday Route – Sunnyside to Prosser (link to see route/profile and download to GPS) – I have ridden and revised this ride. 44.8 miles and a total climb of 564 feet
Sunday Route – Sunnyside to Zillah – (link to see route/profile and download to GPS) – I need to test and revise. 29.2 miles
Prosser Food and Wine Park
- Alexandria Nicole
Prosser Vintner’s Village – a dozen tasting rooms to choose from – we recommend these
- Martinez and Martinez in the Winemaker’s Loft – six wineries in one building
- Eaton Hills
- Horizon’s Edge
- Steppe Cellars
Friday night is dinner at Snipes Mountain Brewery in Sunnyside. The registration form includes a simplified menu to place an advance order. We will pay by separate checks.Happy Hour at 6, dinner at 7
Saturday lunch will be sandwiches, fruit salad, pasta salad, cookies and soda and water and will be paid for in advance.
Saturday Dinner - Roger Hazzard of Bon Vino’s Bistro and Bakery will host a private dinner buffet. The price is $25 for dinner including tax and tip. The menu includes a green salad, Vegetable Stock White Blossom Wild Rice with Grilled Chicken Parmesan, Roasted Potato with Smoked Beef Brisket, Chef choice of Vegetable, rolls and butter, and chocolate cake for dessert. Roger comes highly recommended. Beer and wine extra. Mark on the registration form if you will be attending. Happy Hour starts at 5:30 and dinner will be at 6:30. We will pay by separate checks.
Sunday lunch will be at the Steppe Cellars Winery catered by Guerra’s Gourmet. Enjoy the best pizza in wine country, in the Authentic Neapolitan Wood Fired Oven heated with cherry wood from the Yakima Valley. Executive Chef Chris Guerra will be preparing pizzas that feature cheeses, meats, and vegetables from the Yakima Valley. You will be able to order from 5 different varieties with drink and salad for $15 per person.
Hotels – See Tripadvisor for Ratings and review. Michele and I stayed at the Sunnyside Bed and Breakfast and would recommend it.
Best Western Grapevine Inn
1849 Quail Lane
Country Inn & Suites
408 Yakima Valley Hwy.
3209 Picard Place
Sunnyside Inn Bed & Breakfast
804 E. Edison Ave
Sunnyside RV Park
609 Scoon Rd.
Saturday, 08 September, 2012