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Gilbert Cellars

Closed Now: 13:00 - 19:00
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Inexpensive tasting

I really enjoyed the wine tasting at Gilbert’s. Not only was the wine delicious, but we also were... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
EBK_13
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Vancouver, Washington
via mobile
Great decor and location, limited food menu

I had a cheese platter and a bacon wrapped date small plate with my wine here. I did the wine... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Yiru Z
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New York
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We are a small, family-owned winery, crafting ultra-premium, true-to-varietal wine in Yakima, WA. For us, wine evokes community, hospitality, and beauty. Celebrate these qualities with us at our downtown Yakima wine tasting room or at The Hackett...more
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5 N Front St, Yakima, WA 98901-2630
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Tasting fees higher than anywhere in Yakima Valley that we visited. Imposed a self imposed policy of taxing people from no tax state like every other Washington winery has done. We found out later Washington state law does not support this policy. Wines good but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GGFULTZ
Gilbert C, Manager at Gilbert Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hello GGFULTZ, we were sorry to hear that your experience at Gilbert Cellars did not meet your expectations and that you were upset by our policies. We are first and foremost a small local business and as such customer service is of the utmost importance....More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped as a rest on our way to Walla Walla from Seattle area. Definitely worth the stop, and our favorites were priced well. We had some side dishes. Nothing fancy, easy to find and park. Perfect stop for us.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

They offer a tasting of about 5 to 6 wines for six dollars. This is a wonderful value and the winds are outstanding. We also had a small plate to go with our wine and they offer a cheese plates as well. The woman who...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the wine tasting at Gilbert’s. Not only was the wine delicious, but we also were able to get a taste of 5 or 6 wines for only $6! I’ve visited places offering worse wines for far more. The bottles were pretty reasonable...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I had a cheese platter and a bacon wrapped date small plate with my wine here. I did the wine tasting, which was too heavy on whites and rose for my liking. Nothing wrong with the wines, as I'm very partial to reds. Good ambiance...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Yiru Z
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Located in the heart of downtown Yakima, this tasting room has great atmosphere and good wine. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly. They even told us about a local art event happening in the basement that night. We attended and bought art. All locals are so...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EMcCdn
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was a thoroughly unpleasant visit as our 2nd stop on the Wine Yakima Valley Spring Barrel Tasting weekend. I'm really sorry we stopped there. First, one of the requirements of the event was that tasters bring their own glasses. OK, this being our first...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Gilbert C, Owner at Gilbert Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hello Rick, Thank you again for both you and your wife reaching out to us on this matter. All customer input is taken seriously and used to help us improve the customer experience. Since your visit, and after speaking with your wife we have begun...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

4th generation orchardist does a great job on his wines and venue. The basement cellar is a great place for office parties and receptions. Located right at the corner of No Front Street and East Yakima Avenue. You will feel the buzz before you tast...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ben H
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have visited for appetizers and wine tasting and taken friends for tasting. Great friendly staff that helped us find concerts and other activities around the area.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Grammy2222
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This wine is wacko! Some really odd twinges on the end. Highly acidic and heavy sulfur! My wife and I tasted 2 of the whites and 4 of the Reds. And they're reserve was 52.00 a bottle and it was something I wouldn't serve my...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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