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The Beautiful Rhine

Rhine

The stunningly beautiful Rhine River Valley has long been a paradise for wine lovers. Steeped in legend and myth, in a region rich in fairytale castles, the Rhine Valley – the heartland of the Holy Roman Empire – has more castles than in any other river valley in the world. Many have survived the ravages of war, neglect and time, and stand like sentinels on the cliffs above quaint riverside villages.

Your cruise itinerary takes you through two of the most celebrated wine regions in Europe. You will sample Rieslings and other distinctive light white wines at various wineries, including some of Germany’s oldest and most renowned vineyards. Further north, savor the vin d’Alsace and explore picture-book hamlets at your leisure, meandering along narrow cobbled streets worn from centuries of use.

Wineries abound throughout the Rhine Valley and you will have many opportunities to experience the flavorful products of local viticulteurs all along the river. Back on board, relax with friends, take in the breathtaking scenery and allow yourself to slip backwards in time, pulled along by the silver thread of the gently flowing Rhine.
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New Online Ordering!!

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We would like to introduce our new online ordering system.  You’ll be able to find it under the Buy Wines section of our website.  Choose your state, pick your wines and checkout, its as easy as ever.  You have the option to ship to your home or pick up as the Tasting Room.  Wine Club members as always receive an additional discount.  When completing the checkout process be sure to click the Wine Club member option.  Happy Ordering!!

Introduction to your Rhine River Cruise

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Hosted by Mike & Marti Andrews, owners of Coyote Canyon Winery. 

THE ENCHANTING RHINE

NOVEMBER 18-25, 2017

ABOARD THE AMASONATA

Begin cruise in the legendary city of Amsterdam, with its myriad canals and distinctive architecture. Visit the majestic Gothic cathedral in Cologne, cruise through the picturesque Rhine Gorge admiring the legendary Lorelei Rock, and visit the German university town of Heidelberg and medieval Strasbourg.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT
Michelle Breining LEARNCATION TRAVEL
(253) 509-0865

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A Special Note from the Owners

The question that I am often asked is what makes Coyote Canyon Wines special.

I always say it starts in the vineyard. We have put 23 years of Love & passion into developing Coyote Canyon Vineyard. Each year we try to draw upon knowledge we have gained from past vintages. We have worked with a large number of wineries over the years from each we have been able to glean ideas and incorporate them in our farming techniques. The most important thing is to complete each task in the vineyard and winery in a timely fashion. There are so many challenges that effect timing- labor, weather, finances, and regulations.

We are blessed to be in the center of the Horse Heaven Hills AVA. The terroir adds it distinction to our wines. Our reds are known for their body and long velvety silky tannins.

The overall vineyard has a gradual southeast facing slope which is ideal for red wine grapes. However, we have a number of other smaller facing aspects that help to create a number of smaller micro-climates that allow us to successfully grow many other varieties. Coyote Canyon Winery got its name because of the canyon that cuts through the center of the vineyard. This Canyon helps to create some of these different aspects.

Let’s not forget the Love and Passion of our winemaker, Justin, for creating these great wines. He has poured his heart, energy and creativity into these wines. The quality of each wine is consistent and amazing as shown by the 5 double gold medals and 4 gold medals awarded to Coyote Canyon at last year’s Tri-Cities wine awards.  I believe this March Wine Club shipment to be our best ever.  My favorite wine is the 2012 H/H Estates Robert Andrews Mourvedre.

This is the 10 year anniversary of Coyote Canyon Winery. It was on Mother’s day 2006 we 1st opened our doors for business in downtown Prosser. We have evolved with several changes including our location to our current site. As proud as we are of our Vineyard and Winery we are equally proud of our wine club members. All of the staff at the winery are passionate about our wines and sharing them with you.

Cale Moon will provide music for our March 12th Wine Club pick up. Marti and I look forward to visiting and sharing in the fun of this pickup party.

Watch your Coyote Canyon Winery Calendar for 2016, under Jeriann’s direction, we look forward to some great fun as we celebrate our 10 year anniversary.

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Barrel to Blend ~ Art of Wine Blending

Discover the Winemaker in you! This unique experience will deepen your knowledge of the art of blending wine.

Our winemaker Justin Michaud will lead you through barrel samples of Rhone varietals to create a custom red wine blend. Blending wine is a chance to make a wine transform into something more beautiful than what it was to begin with, an important final stage in the winemaking process.  It is up to the winemaker to understand all the characteristics of the vineyard, grape varieties involved and the different barrels. So as you can see, blending wine is no easy task, it is a skill which once perfected becomes an art.  Come and learn as you create your own personal blend.  This is an experience you will not forget.  Wine Party 2
Saturday, February 20, 2016; 10am – 1pm
$65 per person.  Includes lunch.
Call or email today to reserve your seat at the table.
Phone: 509.786.7686
E-mail: coyotecanyonwinery@gmail.com

 

Winemaker’s Dinner

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Wine tasting & Shopping – the perfect pair!

IMG_7683Take a break from the busy hustle & bustle of Holiday shopping and come on out to our newly expanded tasting room now filled with gifts for all your wine loving friends and family.  Treat yourself to your favorite sip of CCW wine while you leisurely stroll through our wine country wonderland tasting room.  This year, we have handmade creations from local artist,Martha Nelson, as well as, ceramics by Jill Neal.  We have one of a kind, hand painted ornaments, plates and wine classes along with wine bottle decor, festive wine bags, cork cages and much more.  Don’t forget to grab that perfect bottle of wine for your special loved ones.    FullSizeRender
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Ellen on Wine

Great read on the 2015 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition!!  Thanks Ellen!!

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A Harvest Glimpse

harvest-1We took a quick moment to capture this photo to show you a quick glimpse into our lives during the harvest season.  Jeff, Mac and I are looking over the completion of our 1st reserve Syrah block.  Jeff, my son, coordinates the truck, picking and handles payroll.  Mac coordinates samples and lab work.  I spend my days overseeing quality and truck loads.  Our team is greatly valued!

Early Morning

Harvesting Albarino clusters on a gorgeous early morning in the vineyard.

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