It’s time to tour wine country

While many people will mark Black Friday next week at the mall, wine lovers will flock to Yakima Valley wineries to mark the end of wine harvest at the annual Thanksgiving in Wine Country open house events. Area wineries, like Prosser’s Airfield Estates Winery in Prosser, will be pouring selection of wines. Pictured here from last year’s event is Sunnyside’s Cricket Van Pelt (background) pouring a wine sample for Ed Poisey.

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While many people will mark Black Friday next week at the mall, wine lovers will flock to Yakima Valley wineries to mark the end of wine harvest at the annual Thanksgiving in Wine Country open house events. Area wineries, like Prosser’s Airfield Estates Winery in Prosser, will be pouring selection of wines. Pictured here from last year’s event is Sunnyside’s Cricket Van Pelt (background) pouring a wine sample for Ed Poisey.



— The pairing of Yakima Valley wines with carefully selected culinary treats will be featured next weekend when Yakima Valley wineries open their doors for the 2015 Thanksgiving in Wine Country tour.

The wineries are open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Nov. 27-29

Yakima Valley wine lovers are invited to visit area wineries to sample their fines wines and food pairings.

More than 50 Yakima Valley wineries will debut new releases paired with fall cuisine during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Participating Lower Valley wineries include: McKinley Springs, Desert Wind Winery, Coyote Canyon Winery, Mercer Estate Wines, 14 Hands Winery and Columbia Crest Winery.



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