Chef Andre Bopp pairs 9 Walla Walla wineries with street food

This year, Walla Walla is celebrating its 40th anniversary. There is so much to celebrate, because there are so many—people, wineries, and milestones—to celebrate. In the spirit of celebrating the growth and success of the Walla Walla Valley, we’re sharing what we like to call our “recipes for success,” which are, quite literally, recipes to help you pair delicious food with delicious wine. 

To kick things off, we’re looking back at the first season of The WA Wine and Food Show, which was produced by Spark Creative and Washington Wine, hosted by Chef Andrae Bopp. Take a look at the 10 recipes for success below to dive—and dig—in. 

  1. Thai BBQ Smoked chicken sandwich with slaw paired with Brook & Bull 2019 Malbec
  2. Lobster Mac & Cheese paired with Canvasback 2019 Riesling
  3. Tacos Al Pastor paired with Devium 2019 Lewis Peak Reisling
  4. Smoked Short Rib Tacos paired with Sleight of Hand 2018 Spiders From Mars
  5. Nashville Fried Chicken Sandwich paired with Smak 2020 Spring Rosé Sangiovese
  6. Crab Cake Sandwich with Lemon Aioli paired with Itä 2019 Breezy Slope Pinot Noir
  7. Smoked Hanger Steak Sandwich, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette, Crispy Shallots with Balboa Winery
  8. Smoked Duck Confit Grilled Cheese, Bacon Jam, Gruyere paired with Dusted Valley
  9. Grilled/Smoked Coffee Rubbed Ribs w/ Abeja
  10. Blackened Salmon Sandwich with Grilled Pineapple Salsa w/ Abeja Chardonnay

We hope to have whet your appetite for Walla Walla wine, and some delicious local food. Share your recipes of success with us on Instagram over at @wwvalleywine