Tasting Notes

The Best Wineries to Visit in Walla Walla

From Sleight of Hand in the Southside District to tasting rooms downtown Walla Walla, here are our favorite places to experience Washington wine.

08/13/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Not

Things to Do in Walla Walla

There's plenty of history to explore, plus golf, skiing, and electric bike tours. Oh, and the original Batman.

08/13/2021 By Allison Williams

Pinkies Down

The Best Breweries and Distilleries in Walla Walla

Where to drink in Walla Walla—even if you're not a huge wine fan.

08/13/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Main Dish

Where to Eat in Walla Walla

From breakfast at Bacon and Eggs to dinner at Walla Walla Steak Co., fine wine is only part of the equation.

08/13/2021 By Allison Williams

Eastern Expansions

Maximillian Petty Takes Over Walla Walla's Historic Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant

The Eden Hill chef will open The Kinglet at Whitehouse-Crawford later this year.

07/06/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Fresh Faces

4 New Walla Walla Wineries Worth Your While

Standard marketing avenues vanished this year. But don’t let that keep you from up-and-coming producers.

10/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

EAT / PLAY / STAY

Complete Guide to Visiting Walla Walla

Where to go, what to do, and where to dine in Washington’s world-class wine country.

10/02/2020 By Allison Williams

Oeno Files

Walla Walla's 48 Best Wineries, Mapped

The heart of Washington wine country has no shortage of producers. Here, in no particular order, are the ones to seek out.

10/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan Illustrations by Mike Holm

If Only

Great Washington Wines to Wish For

You can lust after them—or join a massive waiting list.

09/24/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

Market Matters

Jason Wilson and El Gaucho Team Are Opening a Restaurant by Pike Place Market

The partnership between chef Jason Wilson and El Gaucho Hospitality, collectively known as Fire and Vine, are launching four new concepts total in Seattle an...

03/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

Road Trip

Taste the Top 100 at These Walla Walla Wineries

From scenic patios to vinyl-spinning living rooms, here's how to sip your way through this wine-soaked valley—and go home with a few bottles (or cases) for later.

09/13/2017 By Allison Williams

Opening Dispatch

Mike Easton and Jim German’s Walla Walla Restaurant Opens Today

Passatempo Taverna houses rustic Italian food, damn fine cocktails, and terrifically local wine.

09/22/2016 By Rosin Saez

Washington Wine 2016

The Wild West

It’s an era of major exploration in both variety and place. Here are some of the latest standouts from the winemaking frontier.

09/21/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Destinations

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Fall 2015

Where you'll want to go, and what's happening there.

08/27/2015 By Allison Williams

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News Summer 2014

Where you'll want to go, and what's happening here.

06/02/2014 By Allison Williams

Article

Walla Walla Beyond Wine

Venture into the fruit stands, restaurants, and farms serving the real gems of the Eastern Washington harvest.

07/01/2013 By David Laskin

Wine Wednesday

Tasting Notes: Open That Bottle Night Redux

More lessons in aging wine gracefully.

02/22/2012 By Julie H. Case

Wine Wednesday

Tasting Notes: Open That Bottle Night

An annual tradition provides a lesson in aging.

02/15/2012 By Julie H. Case