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15 of the Best Walla Walla Wineries You Don't Want to Miss

Walla Walla is quickly becoming known as one of the best wine regions in the country! The weather, the soil, and the amazing winemakers have all turned this quiet area into an impressive array of vineyards and wineries. Don’t miss out on some of the best Walla Walla wineries!
If you’ve never visited Walla Walla before, the many wineries and tasting rooms can seem intimidating. Find out about some of the best ways to enjoy a Walla Walla wine tour along with the best dining and activities in the area with our exclusive Vacation Guide.

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Discover the best of Washington Wine Valley!

  • Garrison Creek Cellars

Located in a gorgeous building modeled after a historic barn in Oregon, Garrison Creek Cellars produces thousands of cases of superb wine per year, meant to be enjoyed within their stunning property. They are definitely one of our favorite Walla Walla wineries!

  • Tero Estates

Tero Estates specializes in creating the finest, hand-harvested wines. They also are the creators of Flying Trout, Waters Winery, and 21 Grams. You can clearly see their passion for winemaking!

  • Reininger Winery

The motto behind Reininger Winery is “bringing the outside in” and owner, Chuck Reininger lives that to the fullest. The Old Highway 12 vineyard boasts a stunning, yet relaxed atmosphere. Grapes are hand-harvested and the winery prides itself in creating some of the finest reds in the state.

  • Saviah Cellars

Saviah Cellars has been pumping out some the highest quality grapes in Walla Walla for nearly 20 years. The winery has earned awards in Wine & Spirits Magazine and Wine Spectator. They offer an airy tasting room and a knowledgable staff.

  • Northstar Winery

Northstar Winery is, perhaps, one of the best vineyards in Southeastern Washington to learn about winemaking. The industry-leading winery was established in the early 1990s and has since perfected the art of crafting full-bodied Merlots and Cabernets. Try one of their blending classes for a fully immersive experience.

  • Sleight of Hand Cellars

Sleight of Hand Cellars offers unpretentious, world-class wine. The vineyard is located in the heart of Washington wine country and provides endless views of the vines and valley. Expect all of the finesse, but none of the fuss during your next trip to Sleight of Hand Cellars.

  • Zerba Cellars

Zerba Cellars is a family-owned winery offering a wide selection of wines from vineyards located throughout the Walla Walla Valley and surrounding area. They produce a tremendous variety of food-friendly wines for all tastes and budgets. Zerba Cellars was recognized as Wine Press Northwest’s 2011 Winery of the Year.

  • Pepper Bridge Winery

The red-roofed Pepper Bridge Winery represents the best of Walla Walla wines. It boasts several awards including the owner, Jean-François Pellet, Washington’s Winemaker of the Year 2015. Be sure to tote your camera along as you’ll want to capture the beautiful scenery from the back patio.

  • Kontos Cellars

Winemaking runs in the blood at Kontos Cellars. Owner and winemaker, Cameron Kontos, watched his father successfully operate Fort Walla Walla Cellars before opening Kontos. The downtown tasting room is a must-see while you’re out and about in Walla Walla.

  • Woodward Canyon

Experience Old-World Bordeaux from the comforts of Washington State. Rick and Darcey Small operate the long-standing vineyard and pride themselves on being self-taught winemakers. The grounds are quintessential Washington and filled with rose arbors, lush trees, and fragrant flowers. You won’t want to miss the stunning Woodward Canyon during your next Walla Walla wine tour.

  • Long Shadows

Plan a stop at Long Shadow’s artistic vineyard or tasting room while in Walla Walla. The winery opened in 2003 and has since been master-crafting reds and whites. Reserve one of their exclusive tastings that allow guests to partake in a drill tasting and learn more about the extensive winemaking process.

  • Foundry Vineyards

Foundry Vineyards is combining art and wine. They provide the opportunity to see rare and magnificent art exhibits while sampling remarkable wines. They host numerous art shows, free to the public, where you can appreciate the latest works from artists from all over and try their latest wine creations as well!

  • L’Ecole No. 41

A second generation, family-owned institution, L’Ecole No. 41 is one of the most distinguished Walla Walla, Washington wineries. Located in a historic schoolhouse, this winery is the third-oldest in Walla Walla. It produces some of the most amazing wines around and has been recognized on Wine and Spirit’s list of Top 100 Wineries for over ten consecutive years.

  • Spring Valley Vineyards

You can’t leave out this iconic landmark during your Walla Walla wine tours! Located within 111 acres of scenic terrain, Spring Valley Vineyards offers a wide range of French-influenced wines.

  • Dunham Cellars

Visit Dunham Cellars and experience hand-picked grapes, fermented to perfection, and blended flawlessly for a true Walla Walla wine experience. The winery is conveniently located near Walla Walla Regional Airport and is the perfect place to set up a cozy picnic after a long flight to the West Coast.

Book a Walla Walla Wine Tour

White Stretch Lincoln Limo at Cameo Heights MansionThe best way to visit multiple wineries is to book a wine tour! We offer transportation in our luxurious limousine to all our guests. You can customize your own wine tour, from the number of guests to the length of the excursion, or you can book our special Wine Tour package!
It includes a four-hour wine tour in our limousine to a select group of the above wineries. We promise to visit as many wineries as time allows. It also includes a picnic lunch for two, making this the perfect romantic thing to do during your stay. This package is for two guests, but we can easily make it a group package for just a small fee!

Blend Your Own Bottle of Wine

For a unique wine-tasting experience, add our BYOBW package to your reservation! This package includes a four-hour chauffeured tour, a picnic lunch for two, and an exclusive 90-minute wine-blending experience for two at Northstar Winery. Each guest is able to blend from several varietals to create a special bottle of wine!

Book our Elite Experience

If you’re an experienced wine taster, consider booking our Elite Experience for Walla Walla Wine Enthusiasts package instead! This is perfect for the most discerning wine and dining connoisseurs. It includes a chauffeured four-hour wine tour, a picnic lunch for two, and a seven-course tasting menu for two with chef-selection wine pairings at our restaurant, The Vine, and a bottle of Saviah Rosé waiting for you in your suite!

Experience a Six-Day Wine Tour Extravaganza

Combine two of the country’s most popular wine regions in one amazing vacation! This six-day wine tour includes a three-day stay at Cameo Heights Mansion, where you can get a personal tour of the on-site Walla Walla River Vineyard, and a three-hour chauffeured excursion at area wineries.
Then, you’ll drive the four hours to the Pommard Room at Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn, located in McMinnville, Oregon. There, you’ll spend three nights in their elegant accommodations, with a wine-tasting reception each evening, a vineyard and winery tour (including a barrel tasting), concierge service to visit other wineries, and a complimentary bottle of wine in your room when you arrive.

Spa-Room-view-through-doorwayStay at Cameo Heights Mansion

Are you ready to experience the best of Walla Walla wineries? Then book your room at Cameo Heights Mansion. Our bed and breakfast resort is the perfect place to begin and end your days in town. Between trips to the wineries and meals at The Vine, consider indulging in a relaxing spa treatment.
Our on-site facility is the perfect place to enjoy a massage, facial, or other beauty treatment. Simply add a spa service to your reservation when booking online, and we’ll do the rest! You can also add any of the above wine-tour packages during the checkout process.

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