This operating, established vineyard and winery business asset lies in South Central Washington State approximately fifteen miles Southeast of Yakima, WA in Yakima County. It is located on Vintage Road in Zillah, WA and is within the Rattlesnake Hills American Viticultural Area, a sub-appellation of the Yakima Valley and Columbia Valley AVA’s. The sale of this asset includes planted vineyards, retail winery complex, wine production and barrel storage facilities, vineyard equipment shop, a main residence, two farm homes and all equipment to continue the winery and vineyard farming operation.
The sale also includes all of the current business assets, inclusive of brands, inventory and sales channels allowing a new owner to continue and even expand operations. Using the current vineyard, facility and equipment at its full capacity, an operator could potentially produce 50,000+ cases of wine annually, within the operation.
Per the Yakima County Assessor, this asset includes seven separate tax parcels with 713.03 +/- total deeded acres. There are 237.2 +/- acres of mature vineyard that consists of a variety of grapes currently being produced. There are 56 +/- acres of tillable ground not currently in production but with water rights and potentially suitable for development of additional vineyard and/or other permanent crops. The remaining acres consist of rangeland, building sites, roads, paved parking areas and outdoor event space.
Elevation of the property runs from approximately 1150 feet to 1350 feet and annual rainfall for this area averages 7 to 8 inches per year, per the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Soils on the property are primarily made up of Moxee Silt Loam and Ritzville Silt Loam with gentle 2% to 15% slopes throughout. The included irrigation water rights are accessed via the Roza Irrigation District and wells for the existing vineyard and are available to be used for potential development of additional vineyard and/or other permanent crop acres.
A distinguishing feature of the Rattlesnake Hills AVA is its elevation relative to the surrounding area. The appellation’s heightened elevation lessens the risk of Spring and Fall frosts and Winter temperatures are typically warmer than other local growing regions, limiting the danger of hard freezes. This AVA is known for growing exceptional grapes that produce high quality wines available at reasonable prices.
From I-82 Take Exit 54 to Zillah. Turn right onto Yakima Valley Hwy. Take the 2nd right onto E Zillah Drive. Take the 1st left onto Lucy Lane. Turn left onto Highland Drive. Take the 1st right onto Vintage Road.
Retail Winery Complex, Wine Production and Barrel Storage FAcilities, Vineyard Equipment Shop, Main Residence, Two Farm Homes
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