Yakima, WA — (Jan. 2015) What could be more romantic than a Valentine date night featuring your special someone, 40 top rated wines from the Valley, delicious bites to pair with the wine AND a weekend tour of Red Wines and Chocolate? This year you can complement your Red Wine & Chocolate event weekend with an evening of Yakima Valley’s highest rated wines. The inaugural Secret Crush event will be held Friday, February 13, from 6:00 – 9:00pm at the 4th Street Theatre in Yakima.
Yakima Valley’s Secret Crush is a new, exclusive tasting event held at Yakima’s 4th Street Theatre featuring top tier selections of Yakima Valley wines. Enjoy more than 40 different wines, all 90 plus rated or gold medal winners. Guest chef Roger Hazzard from Bon Vinos Bistro will be on-hand to serve up delicious bites. Discover the flavor profiles of Yakima Valley grapes with an interactive tasting lead by local growers Jonathan Sauer, Todd Newhouse, David O’Reilly and Wade Wolfe. Friday, February 13th, from 6-9pm at the 4th Street Theatre-the perfect kick off for Red Wine & Chocolate weekend. For tickets and a peek at the wine list visit wineyakimavalley.org.
There are two ticket options available for Secret Crush and Yakima Valley’s Red Wine & Chocolate weekend.
$75 – Friday, April 13, Yakima Valley Secret Crush evening only
$95 – This VIP package includes a Yakima Valley Secret Crush ticket and a three-day Premier Pass to Yakima Valley’s Red Wine & Chocolate weekend February 14 – 16, 2015.
Participating wineries are: Airfield Estates, Cote Bonneville, Gilbert Cellars, Hightower Cellars, Kana Winery, Kestrel Vintners, Lookout Point Winery, Naches Heights, Owen Roe Winery, Reflection Vineyard, Treveri Cellars, Two Mountain Winery, Thurston Wolfe Winery, Portteus Winery, Wineglass Cellars. Grower participants include DuBrul Vineyard, Elephant Mountain Vineyard, Upland Vineyard, Red Willow Vineyard.
Red Wine & Chocolate Weekend: As part of this annual Yakima Valley festival, wineries from Yakima, Zillah, Prosser and Red Mountain will be offering a weekend of divine decadence with the Premier Pass, the only way to experience the depth of the Yakima Valley during Red Wine & Chocolate weekend.
Premier Pass holders receive access to exclusive pairings, library tastings and tours not available to the public. Purchase your Premier Pass and Secret Crush ticket at www.wineyakimavalley.org, If you want to make a weekend out of it, you can purchase your Secret Crush and Red Wine & Chocolate event pass as package deal for just $95.
This is the perfect time to come experience the bold, intense wines that characterize this premier wine region and meet the Yakima Valley’s most talented vintners during one memorable weekend of red wine and chocolate indulgence.