WALLA WALLA, Wash. — There’s no question Dennis Murphy, one of the Pacific Northwest’s most successful home builders, has engineered a business model on a foundation of hospitality that’s delicious, disruptive and successful at Caprio Cellars. The proof can be found in a simple web search for Caprio Cellars. There are more than 1,600 Google reviews, and the overall rating is … [Read more...] about Match Maker: Caprio Cellars delectably achieves perfection in Walla Walla
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Pamela Frye and her Iris Vineyards project, led by Aaron Lieberman, have earned a reputation beyond the Willamette Valley for award-winning wines. Now, they are creating a stir in the Eugene suburb of Springfield with the Iris Vineyards Wine Bar & Cocktails, which also tempts guests with wine-based cocktails. Imagine a supple Manhattan or crisp … [Read more...] about Wine, wine cocktails, good spirit pour out at Iris Vineyards Wine Bar
EUGENE, Ore. — The King family continues to take a thoughtful approach to the gradual evolution of their restaurant that surrounds the tasting gallery at King Estate Winery. With the spring arrival of executive chef Matt Hobbs, the Kings of Pinot seem poised to move a culinary program rooted in organic farming to an unprecedented level of prominence. “We will put King … [Read more...] about Match Maker: King Estate Winery rising stars combine for elevated restaurant experience
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