September 2012 - Visit Walla Walla

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Wine & Book Pairings with the Foundry

September 27, 2012

The world of wine is vast, much like the world of books. And those two often go hand in hand.Few things sound as lovely as hunkering down with a good book and a nice glass of wine. But would a glass of oaky California Chardonnay go just as well with “Moby Dick” as an earthy... Read more »

The Rise of South Fork Grill

September 24, 2012

By Kirsten Telander: I’m a sucker for a comeback and the Phoenix-rising-ness that birthed South Fork Grill is the kind that good stories are made of. In July 2010, Creek Town Café (now South Fork Grill) unexpectedly closed its doors, leaving tourists and locals who’d clamored for reservations since its opening in 2002 grieving… and... Read more »

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A Birding Bonanza is Yours

September 17, 2012

By Mike Denny: Walla Walla County is one of the very best Birding Counties in Eastern Washington. Birding Walla Walla County is an avocation, a lifestyle, a pursuit, a science, an art and a verb. Birding is also a comfortable educational hobby for many millions of folks across the United States. To date, In Walla... Read more »

Eastern WA Wine Region Prevails Over Willamette Valley – Press Release

September 14, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2012 Contact: Michelle Liberty, Tourism Walla Walla, 509-525-8799, EASTERN WASHINGTON WINE REGION PREVAILS OVER WILLAMETTE VALLEY IN SUNSET MAGAZINE NORTHWEST WINE COUNTRY FACE-OFF READER POLL (WALLA WALLA, Wash.)—The Eastern Washington wine region, including the assets, amenities, and attractions of the Walla Walla Valley, prevailed over the Willamette Valley in... Read more »

Eating Your Way Through Walla Walla

September 12, 2012

Blogger Dayton Strong insists that when you’re planning a trip to wine country, the food is virtually just as important as the wine. Thankfully, as more and more winemakers set up shop in the Walla Walla Valley, restaurateurs are keeping up. Read the full blog here.... Read more »