East of Washington’s majestic Cascade Mountains, the Columbia Valley is producing some of North America’s most exciting wines. The region is endlessly sunny and dry yet surrounded by abundant rivers. Though it is acclaimed for a number of grape varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted grape in the region — and rightfully so. […]


Located in the Columbia Valley, LUKE produces wines from the home of some of the best Washington wines, the Wahluke Slope AVA. Founded in 2012 by husband and wife team Thomas and Kristin Vogele, LUKE concentrates on bold reds sourced from distinct vineyards on the Wahluke Slope. LUKE Wines is named for this sub-AVA, with […]

Pepper Bridge Winery

Pepper Bridge Winery isn’t just a family business. It is a three-family owned and operated winery. In 1984, the Walla Walla Valley was legally recognized as an American Viticultural Area. At this time, there were very few acres of vines in the valley. Norm McKibbena, a founding father of Washington’s wine industry, realized that in order […]

Cadence Winery

Sometimes life’s path takes you places you never thought you’d be. Ben Smith had a fantastic job as a flight control systems specialist for Boeing when he was introduced to the Boeing Wine Club. Oddly enough, the wine club has become somewhat of an incubator for Washington’s young wine industry. This is a group of brilliant […]

Amavi Cellars

Amavi Cellars signifies love (amor) and life (vita) through their wines, which are 100% estate, 100% Certified Sustainable, and 100% Walla Walla Valley. They are dedicated to producing estate grown wines that showcase the distinct personality of Washington’s Walla Walla Valley. Amavi’s estate vineyards: Les Collines, Seven Hills, Pepper Bridge, Octave, Goff, and Summit View, […]