Spring Release Weekend – May 3-5, 2019
The first releases of a new vintage are the highlights of this weekend. The Valley’s winemakers are on hand to introduce their new wines and share the creative winemaking process. Visitors can be the first to enjoy the new vintage and take home a selection of wines, many of which can be found only by visiting the wineries and tasting rooms themselves.
Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine – June 13-15, 2019
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!
Fall Release Weekend – November 1-3, 2019
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 6-8, 2019
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.