TASTE & TOUR
 

Wine Tasting

When it comes to tasting great wine, craft brews, and small-batch distilled spirits, there's nowhere quite like Walla Walla. There are so many to choose from, it can be overwhelming. We're here to help point you in the direction of your flavor of choice. Or, if you're the adventurous type and want to try something new, we can help with that, too. And if everyone wants to enjoy our bounty of beverages, there are plenty of tour and transportation options to take you through wine country, safe and relaxed.


wine barrels

DOWNTOWN WINERIES

Browne Family Vineyards
Multi-generation family-owned winery that extensively ages their wines in French Oak barrels for texture.


Kontos Cellars
Six generations of family wine making.


Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery
All grapes used in Goose Ridge's wines come from their 2,200-acre estate vineyard.


Cadaretta Winery
Family-owned winery with a tasting room in downtown Walla Walla.


Time & Direction
This winemaker-owned and operated winery is named after two essential components in life that led Steve Wells to achieve his dream here.


Charles Smith Wines
Winemaker Charles Smith is the only person to have received Winemaker of the Year distinctions from both Food & Wine in 2009 and Wine Enthusiast in 2014.

Pouring Wine from Carafe

WESTSIDE WINERIES

Woodward Canyon
Just the second winery in the Walla Walla Valley, this family-owned operation always prioritizes quality over quantity.


Cougar Crest Winery
Winery in the heart of Walla Walla featuring numerous award-winning wines.


The Walls Vineyards
Using traditional vineyard techniques to produce unique wines.


Three Rivers Winery
Named after the three most essential rivers in Eastern Washington: Snake, Walla Walla, and Columbia.


Long Shadows Vintners
A collection of ultra-premium wines created by internationally acclaimed winemakers.

Abeja Tasting Room

EASTSIDE WINERIES

Abeja Winery
A turn-of-the-century farmstead and estate vineyard provides an idyllic setting for the relentless pursuit of extraordinary Cabernet Sauvignon. FINCH guests are invited to receive priority access to an Abeja tasting through April 2020. An appointment is required; availability is limited. The $30 tasting fee is refundable with purchase. Please call the winery at 509-526-7400 in advance of your arrival and reference your FINCH confirmation code.


K Vintners
Charles Smith's first winery and still made in his style of winemaking, including hand-picking and foot-stomping the grapes.


Aluvé
This Veteran-owned and operated winery gets its name from a combination of Italian words meaning "Winged Grape."


Walla Walla Vintners
Local winemakers that produce elegant oak-aged wines.


Tranche
With views of the Blue Mountains and Walla Walla Valley, this estate offers a variety of exclusive wines.

Pouring Wine from Steel Barrel

SOUTHSIDE WINERIES

Amavi Cellars
100% of these wines are made from their estate grapes.


Saviah Cellars
Ranked one of the Top 100 Wineries by Wine & Spirits Magazine in 2009 and continues to produce quality wines.


Doubleback
Second winery owned by NFL Alumni and Walla Walla native Drew Bledsoe and his wife, Maura, and named for Bledsoe's "doubleback" return to Walla Walla.


Sleight of Hand Cellars
Their Levitation Syrah was named on the 2018 Wine Spectator Top 100.


Gifford Hirlinger
Husband and wife producing exceptional wines with a sense of place through sustainable farming practices.

Heatherhill Vineyard

AIRPORT WINERIES

Five State Cellars
Where classic Walla Walla wines come to life.


SMAK Wines
An elegant winery focused on creating the perfect Rosé.


Prospice Wines
Wines created from the vision of two friends to create top-of-the-line wines.


Cavu Cellars
Named after the old aviation acronym meaning "ceiling and visibility unlimited."


Nocking Point
Untraditional winery founded by a TV superhero and Walla Walla native that produces premium wine.

glasses under taps

BREWERIES

Burwood Brewery
Local craft beers made by a couple who shares a love of beer.


Quirk Brewing
Local brewery incorporating exotic flavors into their brews.


Water Buffalo Brewery
Named after the brewer's favorite animal, this brewery specializes in Belgian and English style ales.


Laht Neppur Brewing Co.
Gaelic for "Drink to Life," this brewery also produces their own wine and home-brewed root beer.


Crossbuck Brewing
A local brewery set in the renovated Walla Walla train depot.

Cider Flight

CIDERIES & DISTILLERIES

Walla Walla Distilling Company
The first licensed craft distillery in Walla Walla.


Blue Mountain Cider Company
True Walla Walla cider made out of apples from the Walla Walla Valley.


DW Distilling
Distillery that uses Walla Walla wines to create a unique line of brandy.


Freewater Cider Company
Innovative ciders made from a variety of apples.


2nd Street Distilling Co.
Distillery offering a tasting room in downtown that was Voted "Best of the Best" in 2017.

vineyard

TRANSPORTATION & TOURS

Freddy G's Taxi & Wine Tours
509-386-7636


Black Tie Wine Tours
509-525-8585


Walla Walla Wine Limo
509-520-5064


Imbibe Wine Tours
509-593-5262


Dream Ride Charters & Tours
509-337-0100


Main Street Designated Drivers & Wine Tours
888-327-4460


The Touring Company
509-426-4582

Not finding what you're after? Check out what our friends at Visit Walla Walla recommend — another great resource for the best of Walla Walla! Or, check in with your front lobby guides for additional suggestions.

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