A family-owned winery, with vineyards on south facing hillsides atop the White Bluffs overlooking the Columbia River. A distinct microclimate, ranked as one of the best winegrowing regions of the state, with unique terroir, producing Premium wine.

Touring Region
Current Weather
Cloudy
Cloudy, 40° F

Amenities
Picnic Area, Retail Sales, RV Parking, Tasting Room

Hours of Operation
Open 10 am:6pm Thursday through Monday Feb. 1 - Nov. 30. (10am:6pm all Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail and Wine Yakima Valley Events)

Open to the Public
Yes

Yearly Production (in cases)
10000

Variety List
Blend - Bordeaux Style Red
Blend - Other Red
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Late Harvest/Dessert/Ice Wine
Merlot
Petit Verdot
Pinot Gris
Riesling
Rose
Sangiovese
Sauvignon Blanc
Syrah

Wines
Claar Cellars Sangiovese
Claar Cellars Cabernet-Merlot
Claar Cellars Merlot
Claar Cellars Corneauxcopia
Claar Cellars Busty Blush Rose'
Claar Cellars Unoaked Chardonnay
Claar Cellars Sauvignon Blanc
Claar Cellars Syrah
Claar Cellars Late Harvest Riesling
Claar Cellars Riesling
Claar Cellars Fouled Anchor Port
Barrrel Fermented Chardonnay
Riesling Ice Wine
Claar Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting Rooms
Claar Cellars Tasting Room - Claar Cellars Tasting room located at Exit 52 on Interstate 82 in the Vintage Valley area of Zillah. Wine tasting, retail store, picnic area and large parking lot.
"HELP STOMP OUT BREAST CANCER" GRAPE STOMP Claar Cellars’ 14th Annual “Help Stomp Out Breast Cancer” event will be held at their tasting room in Zillah, WA south of Yakima at Exit 52 off I-82 Saturday and Sunday, Sep 25th and 26th, 10am until 6pm during the Wine Yakima Valley Association “Catch the Crush” weekend. Barrels of grapes will be available all two days for stomping and pictures. Teams of two are invited to stomp grapes in cut off wine barrels, one in the barrel stomping and one to catch the juice in a wine bottle. The fastest team of the weekend will be named Champion Grape Stompers. A $5 entry fee for each team of Stompers will be donated to the Tri-Cities Cancer Center. Handouts and information about Breast Cancer will be available. CLAAR CELLARS “BUSTY BLUSH” ROSE’ HELPS WITH BREAST CANCER RESEARCH. Claar Cellars has released this year’s “Busty Blush” Rose’. For each bottle of Busty Blush sold CLAAR CELLARS donates $1 to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle WA in support of breast cancer research. Claar Cellars has produced Busty Blush and used it to support cancer research for seven years.

Our Story

Old World Tradition ~ New World Quality ~ Blending for Perfection. With vineyards that overlook the beautiful Columbia River in the unique White Bluffs area of the Columbia Valley appellation, owners Bob & Crista Whitelatch produce award-winning premium wines from estate-grown grapes. Winery open by appointment only. Visit our Tasting Room in Zillah. Check our website for a virtual tour, our history and special events.

Tasting Room:
Claar Cellars is a family owned estate winery. Our Tasting Room is conveniently located in Zillah, next to Interstate 82 at Exit 52, an easy weekend trip from the Seattle or Portland areas. Varietals offered include Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah and Busty Blush Rose'.

The Tasting Room offers complementary wine tasting, a gift shop, picnic area and a large parking lot. Buses and RVs welcome.

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