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Blackwood Canyon - CLOSED

53258 N. Sunset Rd, Yakima, WA
+1 509-588-6249
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Really interesting wines.

Ineresting. Had some really old WHITE wines that were surprisingly good. I don't usually think of... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2012
William M
,
East Wenatchee, Washington
A must see if you fancy pre-Civil War wines

A visit will help calibrate your scale for appreciation of all Washington Wines have to offer.

Reviewed 22 June 2012
HaapyTrvlr
,
Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible56%
23 Sep 2012
“Really interesting wines.”
22 Jun 2012
“A must see if you fancy pre-Civil War wines”
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53258 N. Sunset Rd, Yakima, WA
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+1 509-588-6249
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Reviewed 23 September 2012

Ineresting. Had some really old WHITE wines that were surprisingly good. I don't usually think of white wines of the older vintages as being especially good, but the Chardonnay was superb. Interesting personnel.

Thank William M
Reviewed 22 June 2012

A visit will help calibrate your scale for appreciation of all Washington Wines have to offer.

Thank HaapyTrvlr
Reviewed 3 June 2012

I met Mike in the mid 80's at his winery when he was starting to produce wines in his unique style also learned a lot about wine making from him, when you visit with Mike you should plan on spending some time because he is...More

1  Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 8 March 2012

They do have some very good wines! And I've always found the folks working there to be very pleasant. The place itself, however, is pretty small, cramped, and just feels "old."

Thank GeenaG4me
Reviewed 9 October 2011

We had the same experience as other reviewers about 5 years ago, but at that time the wines were glorious. One of our party bought wine futures, but over the years was unable to collect despite numerous phone calls. We went back to Red Mountain...More

Thank patricia0555
Reviewed 30 September 2011

Mike's wines are a unique proposition. Made in a style rooted in late 1800s and early 1900s. They are definitely old school, old world wines, utterly different from that produced by any other winemaker in the new world. Do not go expecting over the top...More

2  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 28 August 2011

You will never forget a trip to Blackwood Canyon Vinigery. I took one sip - threw the tasting fee on the counter and fled. I guess I'm too "new school" to appreciate a 20 year Chardonnay.

1  Thank AvgGrl1
Reviewed 13 August 2011

I have never writen a review on line before, but I thought this experience was so insane that I had to warn others. As with the other reviews, we experienced an exspensive tasting expeience that he will not allow you to share and collects up...More

2  Thank Tina F
Reviewed 4 May 2011

Really, we are open to people who are eccentric, which is why we decided to visit Blackwood Canyon. We enjoy 'another take' on the norm, but Mike is way beyond that.. The wines we tasted, before fleeing, tasted of vinegar as others have said. The...More

4  Thank LindaLee50
Reviewed 1 December 2010

We went to visit the wine nazi and what a show. The tasting room had about 2.5 million fruit nats and you had to cover your glass. Mike was like 5 sheets to the wind when we arrived. He was shirtless, shoeless and wine stains...More

1  Thank toloro
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