Explore a fabulous selection of Washington State Wines at the Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience.
Located in the legends concourse area at Target Field, you’ll discover some of the top Washington wineries.
Find out why winemakers from all over the world have chosen to establish themselves in Washington,
where they can create wines reflecting this region’s unique characteristics. For more information
on the great wines of Washington, visit washingtonwine.org.
The Powers family has been growing and producing premiere Columbia Valley wines since 1982 and pioneered the earth-friendly, sustainable farming movement in Washington State viticulture. Badger Mountain Vineyard became the first Certified Organic wine grape vineyard in Washington State and continues to develop innovative sustainability practices and premium organic wines. Powers Winery produces high quality wines from our organic estate vineyard as well as grapes from some of the best growers in Washington State.
Basel Cellars is situated on a hilltop nestled between Yellowhawk Creek and the Walla Walla River south of downtown Walla Walla. Voted “Best Destination Winery” by Seattle Magazine in 2005 and 2006, we currently produce between 5000 and 7000 cases annually of small batch, award winning, high quality wines. Winemaker Ned Morris and vineyard manager Ryan Sams team up to produce exceptional Bordeaux varietals and blends.
The Dunham Cellars brand was built upon the recognition and accolades heaped upon the first several vintages of Eric Dunham’s Cabernet Sauvignon, the cornerstone of Dunham wines, which began in 1995. They continue to produce quality wines of many different varietals on which Eric is proud to put the Dunham name.
Dusted Valley was founded on the notion that when family pulls together, the American dream can turn into a living reality. In 2003, these Wisconsin natives became the 52nd winery to call the Walla Walla Valley home. Today, the family produces spectacular wines under the Dusted Valley and Boomtown labels.
Gordon Estate, a family owned and operated winery since 1985, is located in the heart of the Columbia Valley in Washington State. They take great pride in being the oldest estate winery in Washington by using only estate-grown grapes in their hand-crafted premium-quality wines.
Founded by Allen Shoup, Long Shadows Vintners is a collection of small production wineries comprised of internationally acclaimed winemakers from the major wine regions of the world. Each winemaker is an owner-partner in a single, unique wine, crafted to showcase the viticultural excellence of the Columbia Valley.
Milbrandt Vineyards is a family-owned winery located in the Wahluke Slope AVA (American Viticultural Area) in Washington state’s Columbia Valley. Farming is in their blood, so when brothers Butch and Jerry Milbrandt planted their first vines in 1997, it was no surprise that their name soon became synonymous with some of the most celebrated vineyards in the state.
Located in Walla Walla, Washington, Northstar aims to create Merlots that can be considered among the world’s best, using fruit sourced from one of the world’s best Merlot-producing regions: Washington State. From the inaugural 1994 vintage, the Northstar winemaking team has sought to capture the pure fruit essence of the Merlot grape and endow it with a balance of power and finesse.
Proletariat Wine Company brings high quality, otherwise expensively priced wines to restaurant patrons everywhere ... and at very reasonable prices. Their wines are 100% grown and produced in the Northwest, and their focus is on AVAs like Walla Walla, Horse Heaven Hills, Red Mountain, Wahluke Slope and Snipes Mountain.
The whole point of Rôtie Cellars is to make traditional Rhone Blends with Washington State fruit. So what do traditional Rhone blends mean to me? To start with, they mean lower alcohol, less ripe, less oak, balanced, finesse driven, mouth coating wines. -Sean Boyd, Winemaker