115 South 2nd Street, Selah, WA 98942, USA
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Wineries Express

Welcome to Wineries Express, Yakima Wine Tours

Yakima Valley's only dedicated wine tour company. Tour, taste, learn, enjoy!

About Us

Our Story

Owner Eric G Miller started this business early 2013 after returning to college in 'mid-life' to get a Bachelor of Science in Global Wine Studies from Central Washingont University.

Our Mission

After experimenting with a range of vehicles and an attempt to serve multiple people moving markets, 2018 brings a clarity that we are a Yakima Wine Tours specialty company. Also covering Prosser Wine Tours and Washington Wine Tours. We want guests who are interested in the wine and the region. Our guests have a great time on our tours. Customers have joined us from around the world; our best reviews come from those who enthusiastically learned the most about wine and our region. A NEW interest in CRAFT BREWING will bring specialty tours as well.


Our Wines (and our Hops!)

You may be amazed at the broad varietal offerings produced here! As many as forty different vinus vinifera species do well here. From Albarino to Zinfandel with a big emphasis on bold reds. Dry rose' is making a great showing as well. And by the way, the Yakima Valley produces over 40% of the Worlds hops. Beer time too!

Testimonials

Connie H, of Yelm WA, on Yelp

 Eric is great! He is very knowledgeable about history of the wineries in  the area and the complete wine making process! His tours are always  educational and enjoyable! We can't wait to take another tour with  Wineries Express!! 

Kelly C, of Austin TX, on Yelp

 My mom & I did a wine tour with Eric in mid-June of this year. It  was such an amazing day! Eric gave great information all day on various  wines & knew the best places to go. He was very knowledgeable &  we learned a lot. All of the wineries we visited had such great wines  & the people were all very sweet. The day felt relaxed & we  never felt rushed & could take our time at each place. The only  issue was having too many bottles to fly home with ;) 

Lara H, on Facebook

 We did a wine tour with Eric in October and we absolutely loved it! Eric  is very knowledgeable, friendly and easy going! We asked Eric to take  us to some smaller, not so visible wineries and he did just that! We  were introduced to some great wines and Fun people. We would definitely  recommend Eric and will be calling him again! Thank you for a great day,  Eric! 

Nikki Cook on Facebook

 We got 11 of us ladies together for Spring Barrel and had an amazing  time! Our driver, Nate was knowlegable and we didn't really have an  itinerary but he helped us pick some great stops. I highly recommend  Wineries Express and will be calling them next time for sure. Thank  you!! 

Carol G on Trip Advisor

 My sisters and I spent a fantastic day touring all the great little  winery's in the Yakima valley. Stunning scenery. Eric knew all they  owners and we got tons of great information. Got to see a crush in  process and one of the owners let us check out the device he was using  to see the sugar content in his grapes. Stopped and had a wonderful  lunch at a great price. Also don't miss the winery that specializes in  sparkling wines. This trip was a great value and Eric was a great guide. 

More available, YOURS HERE!

Hi, Eric here. I don't drive all of the tours and have some great guides.

We take great pride in our Yakima Valley's abundance and quality.

We hope you like what you see and experience enough to share it with others too!

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Intro to offerings and bookings..

Please look over the offerings below. If you're happy with what you see and ready to book here, Fantastic! Note: The booking app does charge a 6% convenience fee.

If you have questions or prefer to book with a real person PLEASE CALL 509 654-9505 We're happy to help. If you don't get us 'live' please leave your name number and a short message.

We WILL call you back.

Thank You for your business!

Tour Offerings as of February 14, 2018

Private Car Tour for up to 3

  

We will pick you up at your lodgings or preferred place and tour you to five Yakima Valley Wineries that match your interests. Includes transportation in a late model minivan with a safe, helpful driver, chilled bottled water, and possibly some 'edutainment.' Tasting fees and snacks are not included. NOTE: Tasting fees here are reasonable. Typically they are $10 or less per person at each business. Most waive the fee with bottle purchase (per person). If you are planning to buy wine, and most of my guests do, tasting fees are negligible. 

Price: $289

Add per person up to 3 more passengers @ $40 each

$100 deposit required.

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Van Tour for up to 10

  

We will pick you up at your lodgings or preferred location and tour your group to four to six Yakima Valley Wineries that match your interests. Included is transportation in a full sized 15 passenger van (with back row seat removed for wine purchases and cooler space), a safe and helpful driver, chilled bottled water as needed for your group, and possibly some 'edutainment.' Tasting fees and snacks/lunch are NOT included. NOTE: Tasting fees in this area are quite reasonable, usually $10 or less per person at each business. It is generally waived with bottle purchase. 

Price: $500

$100 deposit required

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Van Tour for up to 14

  

We will pick you up at your lodgings or preferred location and tour you and your group to four to six Yakima Valley Wineries that reflect your groups interests. Included is transportation in a full sized passenger van, (our driver, you, and up to 13 of your closest friends), a safe helpful driver, Chilled bottled water as needed for your group. Snacks/lunch and tasting fees are NOT INCLUDED. NOTE about seating: This is an 'all seats in' configuration. I will admit the back rows aren't the easiest to get in to, so the most nimble in your group should use them. If you plan to buy a lot of wine along the way, you may want to choose your friends carefully and opt for the 10 passenger configuration in which the back row seat is removed for cargo space. NOTE about tasting fees: Typically $10 or less per person and generally waived with bottle purchase.

Price: $650

$100 deposit required

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Deluxe All Inclusive VIP Top Tier Wineries

Get special VIP treatment at Top Rated wineries (or regional tasting rooms). Includes tasting fees, a deluxe charcuterie plate at Cote Bonneville, visit to Co Dinn Cellars, both in Sunnyside. Two more top tier depending on your pickup location. Closer to Yakima a special tour and top wines at Owen Roe. Closer to Tri-Cities (Richland, Kennewick, Pasco), Col Solare on Red Mountain. Or if you prefer, a quality micro brewery for one stop.

Per Person Price: $225

min 2, max 6 participants.

$100 deposit required

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The Big Bus is gone. Now using a Dodge Minivan and Chevy 15 passenger van

We had some good times on the big 29 passenger bus indeed. There were also a few less than respectful groups. Insurance for it was very expensive, and maintenance was more than a smaller vehicle, plus CDL drivers...

Per my opening comments this will take me back to my original mission of offering informative, entertaining regional tours.

BREWERY Tours can be done in any of these formats!

Yakima Valley has a rich HOP history. It produces 40% of the world's hop crop! And now, there are several great micro breweries here too. Among them, Bale Breaker and Yakima Craft plus some new ones in Yakima. Down the valley are Snipes Mountain, Whitstran, and Horse Heaven. Brew Tours are a GREAT DAY!

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In Questions while bookings specify

 BEER TOUR

in 'any specific wineries/breweries you wish to visit?'

Booking app

Choose your activity above and then click the calendar button to check your date. While Booking, questions will ask your pick up location, preferences on time, and if you have any special info we should know. Enter your credit card for the deposit. The balance of your tour costs will be charged on tour day.

Thank You! 

Some of Our Favorites!

Treveri Cellars, All Sparkling wines

Just outside of Yakima this producer specializes in sparkles. Using many varietals these are a fun treat.

Owen Roe

A moderate sized producer, (large by Yakima Valley boutique standards), with high quality, small batch approach, lovely wines.

Van Arnam Vineyards

Lovely wines, lovely place, lovely people! You may want to just stay here...

Two Mountain Winery

Rustic but charming facility, Super nice people, yummy and popular wines. The two brothers are doing it right!

Bonair Estate Winery

A 'Pioneer' winery with a beautiful tasting room in a lovely setting. Bonair offers a surprising array of choices including a Touriga Port. 

Cultura

Red wines only in a cute red barn tasting room right next to their modest production facility. Husband and wife team do it all, very well!

So Many Good Wineries! More listings soon

Contact Us

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Wineries Express

115 South 2nd Street,, Selah, WA 98942, USA

(509) 654-9505

Office Hours are non-specific

All tours are by appointment. We will pick you up at your location, or suggest a workable place if needed for converging vehicles. 

You may call ANY TIME. If we don't answer 'live' please leave a message. We WILL call you back.

Thanks and Cheers!