Tertulia Cellars began to produce terroir-driven wines in the Walla Walla Valley in 2005. It is located in the beautiful south side region near other local wineries such as Northstar and Pepper Bridge. This area has some of the best vistas in the valley and the winery is surrounded by Tertulia’s Whistling Hills Estate Vineyard…

As I tour the wine industry, I have learned that to survive you have to have unparalleled patience and determination. As the insiders joke, the best way to make a small fortune in the wine business is to invest in a big one. However, there is one person in the Walla Walla Valley who strives…

Wine, food, and romance are naturally a perfect package so it makes sense that a winery would be an ideal setting for a wedding. In honor of Valentine’s Day, I spoke with one of Walla Walla’s premier wedding planners to ask about winery weddings. Carrie Brennan, of Without A Hitch Weddings & Events, said one…

Shot in the Dark Distillery One of the last places you would go looking for a handcrafted, small batch whiskey distillery would be at an airport. But here in Walla Walla, the airport district is full of surprises such as wheat fields, vineyards, wineries, breweries and yes, a distillery named Shot In The Dark. The…

As the operator of a winery tour company, I have the great job of getting to know every winery in Walla Walla. This means visiting not only the big players but also the smaller boutiques wineries that are not as well known to those outside of this region. This week I will be introducing you…