WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Mount Rushmore-type figures for the Washington wine industry have called Walla Walla home for decades and made some of the Northwest most famous steak-worthy reds. And yet, there wasn’t anything resembling Walla Walla Steak Co. in downtown Walla Walla until cattle rancher/chef/vineyard owner Dan Thiessen brought his lifelong vision to reality two blocks … [Read more...] about Match Maker: Thiessen puts his brand on WW with Walla Walla Steak Co.
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — It’s been almost three years to the day since the last Reveal Walla Walla wine auction, and Coeur d’Alene restaurateur Naomi Boutz looks forward to returning to the scene of one of the most deliciously nerve-wracking episodes of her career in the wine trade. Today, the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance is back at stately Corliss Estates for the auction of … [Read more...] about Expect heavy bidding as Reveal Walla Walla wine auction returns
Wine director Aaron Wood-Snyderman and his team at The Metropolitan Grill in Seattle can tell patrons that they are looking over one of the top wine lists in the world. Wine Spectator, the leading wine publication on the planet, recently announced that it has selected The Metropolitan Grill as a first-time recipient of its prized Grand Award. Of the nearly 3,800 restaurants … [Read more...] about Metropolitan Grill in Seattle receives rare Grand Award from Wine Spectator
MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Tulalip Resort sommelier Tommy Thompson will play host to second-generation winemaker Chris Figgins on Saturday, Feb. 11 for an evening featuring historic Leonetti Cellar and Figgins Family Wine Estates in the Walla Walla Valley. The event will begin at 5 p.m. in Tulalip Resort Casino’s Chinook Room. Figgins also will be representing his FIGGINS Walla … [Read more...] about Tulalip dinner seminar features Chris Figgins of Leonetti Cellar
PORTLAND - This week, the Oregon Wine Board launched its yearly search for a restaurant worthy of joining the ranks of The Joel Palmer House as part of the third annual Oregon Wine A-List Awards. “We just opened up nominations for the 2017 Oregon Wine A-List Awards, which recognizes restaurants across the world displaying enthusiasm for Oregon wine and a deep appreciation of … [Read more...] about Oregon Wine Board seeks top Oregon-friendly restaurants