Winery Experiences

Washington's best Tasting room

While the grounds, the trout ponds and the peacock are all great reasons for visiting, you’re most likely coming here to try new wines or to stock up on your favorites. The assortment here includes select wines available only at the winery. A choice of gourmet cheese and other supplies offer the perfect accompaniments for a picnic at the Chateau.

Winery Experiences

Col Solare Bottega
A "Taste of Red Mountain"

Experience a "Taste of Red Mountain" in Woodinville at the Col Solare Bottega within Chateau Ste. Michelle. During each 45-minute appointment, guests will learn about the past, present, and future of Col Solare and enjoy tasting three vintages of our ultra-luxury Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend.

Feature Flight

$15 PER PERSON | $5 VRC MEMBERS

A rare opportunity to sample premium and distinctive wines. Compare, contrast, and explore your taste selections at the Tasting Room Bar.

$15 Estate Tasting: Flight of 5 Reserve Wines, flight selections change monthly.

Available Times:
Daily: 10:00am - 4:45pm


Approximately 30 minutes. No appointment required.

Daily Food Menu

A selection of delicious Paninis and salads served daily. Menu changes regularly.

Available Times:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

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Tour & Tasting

Complimentary

Enhance your wine knowledge as you learn about our rich heritage, get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at winemaking, and see what makes the Columbia Valley such a premier grape growing region. The tour culminates with a sampling of our wines.

Available Times:
Monday - Thursday: Hourly from 11:00am - 4:00pm
Friday - Sunday: Every 30 minutes from 10:30am – 4:00pm


Approximately 35 minutes. No appointment required. Space is extremely limited and available on a first come, first served basis. For groups of 10 or larger, please call 425-415-3633.

Single Vineyard & Limited Release Private Salon Tasting

$30 PER PERSON | $25 FOR VRC MEMBERS

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Taste a selection of five distinct limited release and estate bottled small production wines in one of our beautiful, newly designed private tasting salons. Enjoy both red and white wines that are unique, true expressions of Washington terroir.

Available Times:
Daily: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3:30pm.
Also available at 1:30pm Sunday-Wednesday.


Accommodates up to 14 guests. Approximately 45 minutes.

Artfully Paired

$100 PER PERSON | $85 FOR VRC MEMBERS

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Perfect for any wine lover! Let our experts guide you through the ultimate tasting experience. Learn about Washington State’s premier wine growing regions while enjoying our most exceptional wines, each artfully paired with small bites.*

Available Times:
Thursday - Saturday: 1:30pm


Accommodates up to 14 guests. Approximately 90 minutes.
*No dietary exceptions.


BLEND:
Winemaker for a Day

$125 PER PERSON | $95 FOR VRC MEMBERS

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Here’s your chance to be a winemaker for a day! Create your own red wine blend while discovering different varietals and their attributes!  Whether you’re a connoisseur or a novice, this unique, hands-on journey starts with exploring and mixing five different wines from our award-winning vineyards.  Taste, blend, then do it all again, until you feel it’s just right. Complete your experience by creating your own custom label for your bottle, then take it home to share with family and friends.

Available Times:
Daily: 10:30am & 2:30pm


Accommodates up to 16 guests. Approximately 90 minutes.

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A Sensory Sojourn

$65 PER PERSON | $55 FOR VRC MEMBERS

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Want to identify and describe those luscious wine aromas? Then our sensory sojourn is for you! Your journey will start with the “Significant Seven” classic grape varieties: Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Syrah. Learn how to recognize and appreciate what is in each glass of wine you enjoy. Together we will demystify wine tasting! 

Available Times:
Daily: 3:00pm


Accommodates up to 8 guests. Approximately 90 minutes.

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Age has Benefits!

$55 PER PERSON | $45 FOR VRC MEMBERS

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Though only 1% of all wine produced in the world is meant to be aged, some of the most tantalizing and complex wines belong in that 1%. Taste how the classic red Bordeaux varieties grown in Washington age, and learn why Riesling is one of the only white wine varietals that gets better with time. Experience the unique aromas and textures that can only come with patience and age! 

Available Times:
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00am
Saturday: 2:30pm
Sunday: 11:00am & 2:30pm


Accommodates up to 14 guests. Approximately 60 minutes.

Champagne & Sparkling Literacy

$55 PER PERSON | $45 FOR VRC MEMBERS

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There is something magical and memorable about popping open a bottle of bubbles. In this session, you will learn about their famed regions, grape varieties, how Champagne and sparkling wine are made and more. Classic and contemporary food pairings* will help you understand what makes this bubbly treat so amazing and versatile.

Available Times:
Monday - Wednesday: 2:30pm
Thursday - Friday: 11:00am & 2:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am, 11:00am & 12:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am & 12:00pm


Accommodates up to 12 guests. Approximately 60 minutes.
*No dietary exceptions.


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Col Solare Bottega

$20 PER PERSON | $15 FOR VRC MEMBERS


Col Solare is a partnership between Chateau Ste. Michelle and Tuscany's Marchesi Antinori. From its inaugural 1995 vintage, Col Solare's mission has been to unite these two unique viticultural and winemaking cultures to produce a world-class Cabernet Sauvignon-based red wine. Experience wines from our Red Mountain Estate and learn about the past, present, and future of Col Solare.

Available Times:
Daily: 10:00am - 4:00pm


Approximately 30 - 40 minutes. Reservations can be made by calling 425-415-3330. Guests ages 21 and over only will be permitted in the Bottega.

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Enoteca

$25 PER PERSON

At the Enoteca, you can sample and purchase wines from our vast and varied international portfolio. 


Guests ages 21 and over only will be permitted in the Enoteca. Reservations are highly recommended. Please call 844-754-7526 for more information.

How to Blind Taste Like a Master Sommelier 

$95 PER PERSON | $80 FOR VRC MEMBERS


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Learn from a master! Join Ste. Michelle Wine Estates’ Master Sommelier and Senior Director of Wine Education, Rob Bigelow to learn how to interpret what is in each glass of wine you enjoy. From picking up varietal aroma clues to deducing the vintage of a wine from its appearance, you will walk away from this class with a better understanding of what is in your glass.

Accommodates up to 80 guests. Approximately 90 minutes.

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Private Tours

We also have Private Winery Tours available for reservation daily. A perfect experience for small or large groups


Please call 425-415-3633 to book yours today!