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Washington Wine Month Promotion:
$10 flat rate ground shipping on 12+ bottles of Desert Wind wine. Use discount code WAWINE10 at checkout. Wine Club Members, receive $10 flat rate ground shipping on 6+ bottles of Desert Wind wine. Use discount code WAWINE10 at checkout.

Case discounts:
12-23 bottles: 10% off 24-35 bottles: 15% off 36+ bottles: 20% off
Discount applied automatically at checkout


Wine Club members receive 10-25% off all wine purchases depending on membership level and quantity purchased

A special release from our wine library, this is the first-ever bottling of our popular flagship blend. Comprised of 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc, this wine is inspired by the great blend of Bordeaux. Softened by age, this Ruah is enjoyable with a wide array of foods and makes an exceptional partner to Parmesan Crusted Chicken or Veal Scallopini.


DWRU97
$34.00  / Bottle
 
 

A special release from our wine library, this is the first-ever bottling of our popular flagship blend, available in a magnum format. Comprised of 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc, this wine is inspired by the great blend of Bordeaux. Softened by age, this Ruah is enjoyable with a wide array of foods and makes an exceptional partner to Parmesan Crusted Chicken or Veal Scallopini.


DWRU97_1.5
$65.00  / Bottle
 
 

A special wine library release; limited quantites available. Only the second bottling ever produced of our popular flagship blend, the 1998 Ruah was a true Bordeaux-inspired blend, comprised of 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc. Softened by age, this Ruah is great paired with your favorite hearty meal. Grab it now before it's gone forever.


DWRU98
$38.00  / Bottle
 
 

A special release from the wine library, this 2005 Syrah is perfectly aged and ready to enjoy now. Lush and silky, with notes of French roast coffee, dried blueberry and licorice. Limited quantities available.


DWSY05
$45.00  / Bottle
 
 

The 2014 Heritage Series Cabernet Sauvignon displays a rich garnet color with aromas of candied red fruits and violets. On the palate, prominent tannins are balanced with dark chocolate, leather and spices leading to a dried currant finish. Enjoy now or cellar for up to a decade. Only 164 cases produced.

DWCSHS14
$30.00  / Bottle
 
$360.00  / Case
 

A WINE CLUB EXCLUSIVE - Please log in to your account to purchase. The 2014 Desert Wind Mourvèdre displays aromas of rhubarb and white pepper, with flavors of dark fruit, supported by firm tannins and acids. We recommend decanting before serving. Best enjoyed from 2017-2024.

DWMO14
$25.00  / Bottle
 
$300.00  / Case
 

The 2014 Desert Wind Ora is our take on an Italian-styled Super Tuscan blend. Sangiovese takes the center stage, lending aromatics of cherry and cola, while the Malbec and Petit Verdot flesh out the mid-palate and cling to the Sangiovese for a lingering finish. Flavors of black currant, black pepper, cherry cola and chocolate permeate throughout the wine, showcasing the elegance and dynamism of this full-bodied blend. Only 220 cases produced.

DWOR14
$30.00  / Bottle
 
$360.00  / Case
 

A WINE CLUB EXCLUSIVE - Please log in to your account to purchase. The 2014 Desert Wind Petit Verdot is an aromatic, inky wine with notes of violets and blueberries. Full-bodied and elegant, the mid-palate displays supple tannins, nuances of dark chocolate and dried currants, and a touch of oak. Decanting before serving is recommended. This wine will age gracefully for the next ten years.

DWPV14
$30.00  / Bottle
 
$336.00  / Case
 

This Syrah was aged for 13 months in neutral oak barrels to allow the incredible aromatic nose of this wine to shine without imparting toasty oak flavor. On the nose, aromas of lavender, vanilla, and baking spices complement flavors of dark fruits, candied violets and roasted hazelnuts. The finish is long and supple, with velvety tannins and a hint of vanilla. Enjoy now or cellar for up to ten years.

DWSY14
$25.00  / Bottle
 
$300.00  / Case
 


A varietal hailing from Portugal, our Touriga Nacional was fermented in open-top bins; after primary fermentation, the free run and press wine were blended and aged in neutral oak barrels for 14 months to create a soft palate and maintain the lavish aromas. The resulting wine displays a complex nose of caramelized sugar, purple flowers and dried plums, complemented by a luxuriously soft palate of white tea and persimmons. This rich wine finishes with notes of leather and dried roses. Recommended drinking period: 2016-2025.


DWTN14
$28.00  / Bottle
 
$336.00  / Case
 

 This Cabernet Sauvignon is rich, robust and a great example of the powerhouse reds for which Washington State is known. From the warm 2015 vintage, this wine exhibits aromas and flavors of blackberry, cinnamom, cocoa and Bing cherry. Eighteen months of post-fermentation aging allowed the wine to soften and mature, resulting in a complex bottle perfect for drinking now or aging an additional 3-5 years.

DWCS15
$18.00  / Bottle
 
$216.00  / Case
 


Lush aromas of tropical fruit and honeysuckle; the palate is full and round, with soft acids and a creamy finish. This wine will pair well with shellfish or is equally enjoyable on its own. Enjoy now or cellar for up to two years.


DWCH15
$15.00  / Bottle
 
 

A WINE CLUB EXCLUSIVE - Please log in to your account to purchase. The 2015 growing season was excellent on the Wahluke Slope - warm from start to finish which allowed our Mourvèdre (a typically late ripening variety) to achieve full ripeness and character. The nose opens with rose petals and crushed spices, and finishes with notes of cranberry and bright cherry. This lively wine dances across the tongue with just enough acidity to finish clean. A kiss of oak marries well, and serves to cement this as the serious red it is. Drink over the next 3 years.

DWMO15
$25.00  / Bottle
 
$300.00  / Case
 

A cool harvest time led to longer hang time for the Sangiovese, resulting in incredible flavor development and fruit character without sugar accumulation. This bright, fruity rosé is crafted from 100% Sangiovese and bursts with fresh strawberry and cherry character. A great food partner, it's also a wonderful sipping wine for spring and summer.

DWRO16
$15.00  / Bottle
 
 

 Aromas and flavors of ripe peach and citrus zest are the mainstay of this Viognier, with hints of vanilla, lemongrass and spice throughout. 

DWVI16
$22.00  / Bottle
 
 

You're invited to wine dinner to die for! It’s the tragic final wine auction of the Tortellini Brother’s Winery after Georgio, the owner has died. Not everyone who knows Georgio finds this news palatable. Prepare to be immersed in an evening of treachery, murder, blackmail, intrigue and backstabbing.



Your Last Meal Menu

First Course
'Blood' Red Beet Carpaccio
Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese, Toasted Walnuts, and Micro Greens Finished with a Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Paired with a 2016 Desert Wind Viognier


Second Course
'Catch the Killer' Creamy Butternut Squash Bisque
with Warm Rolls and Seasonal Compound Butter
Paired with a 2016 Desert Wind Chardonnay Heritage Series


Third Course
'Survive the Night' Flank Steak
with Spinach, Sun Dried Tomatoes, and Mozzarella Cheese
Garlic Whipped Mashed Potatoes
Season Roasted Vegetables
Paired with a 2015 Desert Wind Mourvedre


Fourth Course
Death By Chocolate Cake
Paired with a 2009 Desert Wind La Puerta Dessert Wine


Reservations for this one of a kind winery event are required.
$100 per victim | $85 Wine Club (use code WCMurder)

Cancellations prior to September 30 will be refunded. Cancellations after September 30 are not subject to refunds.

DWMMDINNER
$100.00
 
 
 

 

Start your morning off right with an hour-long meditative yoga class led by the team from Pure Yoga. The class will be held in our Kiva Banquet Room and is suitable for all levels of yoga enthusiasts.

After working up an appetite, enjoy a family-style brunch and bask in the sun on our Riverview Patio. Wine tastings will be available in the tasting room after brunch.

 

YOGA082717
$35.00 / each
 
 
 

Start your morning off right with an hour-long meditative yoga class led by the team from Pure Yoga. The class will be held in our Kiva Banquet Room and is suitable for all levels of yoga enthusiasts.

After working up an appetite, enjoy a family-style brunch and bask in the sun on our Riverview Patio. Wine tastings will be available in the tasting room after brunch.

YOGA073017
$35.00 / each
 
 
 

YOGA062517
$35.00 / each
 
 
 


Our Port-inspired dessert wine combines the toasted nutty flavors of tawny Port with the rich, dark fruitness of a ruby Port. Aromas and flavors of buttered hazelnuts, dark chocolate and raspberry intermingle with honey, raisin and sweet date, making for a hedonistic drinking experience. Try this paired with a bittersweet chocolate souffle, bread pudding or your favorite blue cheese.


DWPT09
$40.00  / Bottle
 
$480.00  / Case
 

Lively acidity makes this wine a terrific partner for food. On the palate, flavors of cherry cola, blackberry and raspberry jam predominate. Aging in neutral oak barrels allows the natural fruit character of this wine to shine.


DWBB14
$20.00  / Bottle
 
$240.00  / Case
 

Our Malbec displays aromas of blackberry and dark fruits, complemented by toasted oak and supple tannins. Enjoy now or cellar 5-8 years.


DWMB14
$25.00  / Bottle
 
$300.00  / Case
 

Fruit-forward and bold with notes of blackberry jam, Earl Grey tea and dark chocolate, this wine is approachable now or can be cellared for 5-8 years for a softer finish.

DWMR14
$18.00  / Bottle
 
$216.00  / Case
 

Our flagship red blend, Ruah is distinctive and bold with a soft, lingering finish. Flavors of blackberry, dark cherry and nutmeg mingle with supple tannin and a touch of spice. Primarily comprised of Bordeaux varieties (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc), the 2014 was blended with small amounts of Malbec, Syrah and other red varietals to further deepen its complexity, body and rich aromas. Ten months of barrel aging in both French and American oak lends a bit of structure and a hint of cedar on the palate. Drink now or cellar 5-10 years for additional softness.


DWRU14
$20.00  / Bottle
 
$240.00  / Case
 

A $100 Fries Family Wines gift card, valid for wine, gift shop merchandise, guest room stays or winery events at both Desert Wind Winery and Duck Pond Cellars. It can be redeemed at the winery or online and comes with a gift card envelope ready for giving.


DWGC100
$100.00
 
 
 



A $50 Fries Family Wines gift card, valid for wine, gift shop merchandise, guest room stays or winery events at both Desert Wind Winery and Duck Pond Cellars. It can be redeemed at the winery or online and comes with a gift card envelope ready for giving.


DWGC50
$50.00
 
 
 


A $25 Fries Family Wines gift card, valid for wine, gift shop merchandise, guest room stays or winery events at both Desert Wind Winery and Duck Pond Cellars. It can be redeemed at the winery or online and comes with a gift card envelope ready for giving.


DWGC25
$25.00
 
 
 
 
 

 

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