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The Cliff House Estate


Home to Arbor Crest's award-winning winery, remarkable events and legendary concerts — all from a cliff-top setting that will take your breath away!

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The Cliff House Estate


Home to Arbor Crest's award-winning winery, remarkable events and legendary concerts — all from a cliff-top setting that will take your breath away!

Every season offers a variety of reasons to visit the Cliff House Estate & Wine Bar — we’re open daily, all year-round!  

FALL/WINTER (Oct–April):
Open Daily, Noon–5:00
8pm close on Fri–Sat
(live music, 5:30–7:30, no cover)

SUMMER (May–August):
Mon–Wed & Fri–Sat, Noon–5:00
Thursdays, Noon–8:00
(live music 5:30–7:30, $5)
Sundays, Noon–Sunset
(live music 5:30–close, $10) 

LATE SUMMER (September):
Mon–Wed & Fri–Sat, Noon–5:00
Thursdays, Noon–7:00
(live music 4:30–6:30, $5)
Sundays, Noon–Sunset
(live music 4:30–close, $10)

 

WELCOME to one of the Inland Northwest's crown jewels:
a historic property with award-winning wines, stunning vistas, park-like grounds, and delightful events. Whether you're looking for a unique place to take Spokane visitors, a remarkable destination to share with someone special, or just want to turn an ordinary day into an amazing experience, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars and the Cliff House Estate await you!

Come enjoy:

  • Wines by the flight, glass or bottle
  • Live music two evenings a week
  • Beer from Square Wheel Brewing Co.
  • Tasty food selections from our Wine Bar menu, plus
  • Lovely grounds, charming architecture and magical views!  

Stay up-to-date on the latest events, concerts and wine sales — sign up for our weekly e-newsletter!

Flower gardens, water features and a life-size checkerboard are just a few of the charming features at the Cliff House Estate

Flower gardens, water features and a life-size checkerboard are just a few of the charming features at the Cliff House Estate


Please note:  We are only able to permit adults age 21 and over onto the Estate property. MINORS OF ANY AGE (including babies and toddlers) ARE NOT ALLOWED on the Estate grounds or in the Wine Bar at any time during regular hours. (Special arrangements are available for private after-hours events such as weddings. Thank you for your understanding!)

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Fireside Music Series


Fireside Music Series


Live music returns to Arbor Crest, beginning Friday, Oct. 20! 

Jan Harrison Trio plays jazz in the Wine Bar, Fri Nov 10

Jan Harrison Trio plays jazz in the Wine Bar, Fri Nov 10

Our popular outdoor Summer Concerts have transitioned into the cozy Wine Bar and Tasting Room for fall and the Fireside Music Series. It’s the best early-evening weekend entertainment in Spokane Valley — every Friday and Saturday, 5:00 to 8:00pm (music, 5:30–7:30; no cover; ages 21+ only).

Depending on the performer, the audience, and the evening, sometimes the music is simply a delightful background soundtrack, other times it becomes a lively concert-style show and dance party! The musical styles range from jazz and blues to pop, light rock and folk (for the latest lineup, please visit our Calendar tab).

Join us for this weekly spotlight on local musicians, plus wine by the glass, flight or bottle, handcrafted beer from Square Wheel Brewing, and a fall menu of tasty food selections for pairing. Come enjoy the Estate grounds (beautiful at any time of year), along with wonderful wines, autumn sunsets, starlit vistas, and live music!

Stay up-to-date with the latest news on our musicians, seasonal events, wine sales and more — click the button and signup for our weekly e-news!

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Our Winery


Our Winery


Arbor Crest Wine Cellars is a second-generation, family-owned destination winery, headquartered on the historic Cliff House Estate. It was established in 1982 as the 29th winery in Washington state (now numbering over 900). Our winemaker, Kristina Mielke-van Löben Sels, is guided by the philosophy that the best wines begin in the vineyard. When selecting grapes, she focuses her attention on vineyard location and the quality of both the soil and the vines, working closely with our distinguished growers year-round to achieve the most concentrated and balanced fruit possible. After harvest, she maintains pure fruit quality through limited handling. Her results capture the power of the fruit and purity of the vineyards, producing wines with balance and style that display the natural integrity of their region.

Together with husband Jim van Löben Sels, Arbor Crest’s General Manager and Viticulturalist, Kristina celebrates over 15 years of handcrafting elegant, award-winning varietals for Arbor Crest. They are committed to providing you with an exceptional experience by crafting wines of great quality, using Washington’s best fruit, sourced from some of the most well established and respected vines in the state.

Paired with attentive customer service, live music, remarkable events and a breathtaking setting, a visit to the Cliff House Estate will leave you with a lush and lingering finish!