Sipping wine in your kitchen is an act of routine. Savoring a glass while visiting a Walla Walla Valley winery is the realm of experience. Why such a difference? It could be the warmth of sunshine on your face. Or it might be that panoramic view of the Blue Mountains. Perhaps it’s just the soft smiles and welcoming voices of locals who know they are fortunate to call this place home. Let the notable names listed here share a taste of their stories, and encourage you to come join the experience.
Our valley is a beautiful oasis amid the vast sagebrush desert that rolls across most of America’s northwest interior. The name Walla Walla means “many waters,” and it highlights the rivers and aquifers that provide so abundantly for those who discover this place—from the earliest native peoples and French fur trappers to Oregon Trail pioneers and Victorian wheat barons. For each wave of arrivals, the Walla Walla Valley presents a remarkable agricultural bounty. Our wine industry continues this rich legacy, and you can explore why through the links listed below.