The first wine grapes were planted in Washington State Wine Country by the Hudson Bay Company in 1825. By 1910, French, German, and Italian immigrants had planted vineyards in every corner of the state.
Walla Walla, WA This is another recognized wine area without the crowds and plenty to do. There are over 100 wineries to visit, bike rentals, dog parks and more. Katie Dilworth Christianson, owner of The Dog House says, “We have great food, great music, art, theater, gorgeous fall colors, and wine, wine, wine!” The historic Marcus Whitman Hotel has a chef’s table service that features local ingredients and micro-greens grown at the hotel.