Have you ever gone wine tasting on horseback? The horses clip clop along as you ride through vineyards and orchards, experiencing the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the fine wines of the Yakima Valley. You can choose to go by horseback, plush European horse drawn carriage, buckboard wagon, or Cowboy Limo (hay wagon). This is a truly unforgettable experience that can only be found in Washington’s wine country!
Ride along the Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail in a horse-drawn wagon! Specializing in horse drawn carriage wine tasting tours, there are a number of options for your unique wine tasting experience. Choose from a classic western buckboard wagon or an elegant European style carriage to share with that special someone. Get close to nature as your ride takes you through the farm trails of the vineyards and orchards. Your ride will start and end at Hyatt Winery Estate, then wind thru the vineyards and orchards to Tanjuli Winery, Bonair Winery, Two Mountain Winery, Maison De Padgett and the hill top views of VanArnam Winery. There are multiple touring options for experiencing a variety of wineries, from just one on up to six wineries per tour. Don’t miss your chance for this one of a kind winery tour.
Hoof it through Zillah’s wine country with Trail Boss Tiffany Fewel as your guide. Learn about Cherry Wood’s farming operation, the orchards and vineyards and the local agricultural area.
Horseback Winery Rides are held on Saturdays. The ride includes tastings at two selected wineries and a gourmet picnic-style lunch at Cultura Winery. You will receive basic riding instruction, learn about their horse rescue program, as well as the horses you’ll be riding. Cowboy hats are encouraged and there is even have a great selection available for purchase.
Cowboy Limo Winery Tours are held on Thursdays, Sundays, and by special arrangement. Climb aboard the Cowboy Limo for an open-air tour of the vineyards with tasting stops at selected wineries, a picnic lunch and loads of country fun along the way. This hay wagon tour allows time for more wineries than on horseback. Cost includes cheese and fruit samplings during the ride and a delicious picnic lunch at one of the wineries.
Red Mountain Trails offers wine tasting wagon rides and horseback rides through the winding lanes of the beautiful vineyards of the Red Mountain AVA. For a truly unique experience, they also offer an evening horseback or wagon ride ending with a gourmet dinner at sunset on a hillside above the Yakima River, surrounded by the vineyards of the Red Mountain AVA! Each of their rides include breathtaking views of Rattlesnake Mountain, Red Mountain, Mt. Adams, the Horse Heaven Hills and the Yakima Valley!