Our Vineyards

Here at Tagaris, we truly believe that our primary focus should be sustainability. From dirt to bottle, we practice to protect our soil, air and water (elements that breathe life, and ultimately flavor, into our grapes and wines). Being good stewards of the land and good neighbors are principles we live by each and every day. Adopting environmentally and socially responsible practices and making them an integral part of how we do business is our way of ensuring the health of our land, our communities, employees and our industry for generations to come.

 

To us, being a sustainably focused winegrower means:

Arete

Columbia Valley, AVA

  • 250 acres

  • Straddles the “Top of the Hill” at Radar Hill near Othello, WA 

  • Planted in 1983

  • Latitude 46° N (similar to Bordeaux Region of France 45° N)

Varietals:

South Slope 

  • Chardonnay

  • Merlot

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Semillon

  • Sauvignon Blanc 

  • Syrah 

North Slope

  • Gewurztraminer 

  • Muller-Thurgau

  • Chenin Blanc

  • Riesling

Alice

Wahluke Slope, AVA

  • 250 acres

  • Highest altitude vineyard (1000'-1350')

  • Spans 1 mile in width 

  • Latitude 46° N (similar to Bordeaux Region of France 45° N)

Varietals:

Conventional

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Malbec

  • Merlot

  • Mourvedre

  • Petit Verdot

  • Pinot Gris

  • Syrah

WSDA Organic

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 

  • Merlot

  • Syrah

Kennedy

Wahluke Slope, AVA

  • 40 acres

  • Multiple clones of Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Planted in 2017

  • Latitude 46° N (similar to Bordeaux Region of France 45° N)

Varietals:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

Lee Palomo

Wahluke Slope, AVA

  • 25 acres

  • Planted on the owner's former airplane runway

  • Latitude 46° N (similar to Bordeaux Region of France 45° N)

Varietals:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Grenache

  • Grenache Noir

  • Malbec

  • Tempranillo

Michael 

Wahluke Slope, AVA

  • 250 acres

  • 900' elevation

  • South facing slope to the Columbia River

  • Referred to as our "Spice Cabinet"

  • Latitude 46° N (similar to Bordeaux Region of France 45° N)

Varietals:

  • Barbera

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Cabernet Franc

  • Carmenere

  • Cinsault

  • Merlot

  • Muscat Canelli

  • Nebiollo

  • Petit Sirah

  • Sangiovese

Walker

Wahluke Slope, AVA

  • 40 acres

  • Named in honor of the owner's son

  • Clone 33

  • Latitude 46° N (similar to Bordeaux Region of France 45° N)

Varietals:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Producing high quality grapes and wine

  • Protecting the environment

  • Being a good neighbor and employer

  • Water efficiency

  • Energy efficiency

  • Pest management

  • Soil health

  • Waste management

  • Wildlife habitat

  • Contributions

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