Fall Release Weekend – November 5-7, 2021
Cellar doors are opening this time of year and new releases are available for tasting. Mapping out a fun weekend adventure touring the wineries is a great fall tradition. In addition, the Valley embraces the cooler weather with winemaker dinners, live music, art festivals, and many more activities. Walla Walla Fall Release Weekend is an exciting time to savor the refreshing, brisk fall in the Valley.
Holiday Barrel Tasting – December 3-5, 2021
This annual event held the first full weekend of December is certain to inspire your holiday spirit. Amidst the festive atmosphere of the season, winemakers and cellar staff provide samples of future releases straight from the barrel. New releases often include the barrel samples you tasted at the prior year’s event. In the true spirit of the Valley, each winery participates in its own unique way offering a variety of features including art, music, and more.
Spring Kick-Off Weekend – April 2-4, 2021
All across the Walla Walla Valley, spring delights with its return. Vines are awakening with bursting buds, fields, and trees grow green and flowers begin to bloom. This weekend ushers in another great wine season in the Valley and wineries invite guests and visitors to stop by and celebrate with special events, music, and festivities. It’s also the perfect time to stock up on newly released rosés, whites, and Walla Walla Valley red wines. Come shake off the winter blues and join us for the first official wine weekend of the year.
Spring Release Weekend – May 7-9, 2021
Join in the festive atmosphere of Spring Release Weekend! The Walla Walla Valley is abuzz with activity and the panoramic Blue Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for brilliant blooms and verdant vines. Winery and tasting room teams expertly craft special events with live music, food, and wine pairings, and much more to showcase their latest releases and rejoice in the return of warmer days. Be among the first to enjoy and purchase these newly released wines, many of which can only be found by visiting the wineries and tasting rooms themselves. Held annually during the first full weekend in May (Friday – Sunday), mark your calendars and come experience the Walla Walla Valley in full swing!
Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine – July 15-17, 2021
Join over 60 Walla Walla Valley winemakers, three internationally known guest winemakers, and well-known wine critics and experts in exploring one of the world’s most beloved and noble red wine grape varieties – Cabernet Sauvignon. Contrast the growing conditions, wine styles, and wines of the Walla Walla Valley with the Bordeaux region of France, Tuscany, Italy, and Napa, California. Participate in special tastings of rare vintage wines, one-of-a-kind winemaker dinners, and receptions with some of the Valley’s most acclaimed winemakers and much more!