18 Brix Restaurant

1681 S. Lakeshore Road
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-5538
The restaurant at KARMA Vineyards offer a wide selection of wine-friendly snacks and small plates, plus entrees for heartier appetites.

3rd Street Flats: Historic McMinnville Bank

219 NE Cowls St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 857-6248
One of two sister properties offering lodging in apartment-style units in downtown McMinnville, the renovated McMinnville Bank, built in 1885, has units designed to accommodate couples. Both the bank building and the affiliated Odd Fellows Lodge, which can accommodate larger groups, are steps away from a natural foods grocery store, restaurants, tasting rooms and other attractions in the pedestrian-friendly historic district.

3rd Street Flats: Odd Fellows Lodge

556 NE Third St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 857-6248
One of two sister properties offering lodging in apartment-style units in downtown McMinnville, the renovated Odd Fellows building, built in 1909, has units designed to accommodate parties of two, four or six. Both the Odd Fellows building and the affiliated Historic McMinnville Bank are steps away from a natural foods grocery store, restaurants, tasting rooms and other attractions in the pedestrian-friendly historic district.

Adelsheim Vineyard

16800 NE Calkins Lane
Newberg, OR
Phone: (503) 538-3652
Founded by David and Ginny Adelsheim in 1971, Adelsheim Vineyard is one of the Willamette Valley's most distinguished wineries, producing elegant pinot noirs, chardonnays, pinot gris and pinot blancs that reflect the region's best characteristics. In addition to tasting flights for drop-in visitors, the winery also offers a Wine + Cheese tour and tasting, under the guidance of one of its staff wine educators (reservations are required for the latter).

Alexandria Nicole Cellars

148180 145th St.
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 487-9463
Located inside the Hollywood Schoolhouse, AN's rustic Woodinville tasting room showcases its small-lot estate varietals and blends, including its famous Jet Black syrah and its luscious Alderdale cab sauv. Wine club perks include access to the VIP lounges at both of its tasting rooms and invitations to release parties and other special events.

Alexandria Nicole Cellars Tiny Houses

158422 Sonova Road
Paterson, WA
Phone: (509) 832-3877
As seen on HGTV, the tiny houses at Alexandria Nicole Cellars' Destiny Ridge winery (with Alexandria Nicole Cellars' wines on tap) offer a cool glamping experience amid vineyards overlooking a quiet stretch of the Columbia River. Availability is limited. Consider joining Alexandria Nicole's wine club for priority in booking, among other benefits.

Alexandria Nicole Cellars--Destiny Ridge Tasting Room

158422 Sonova Road
Paterson, WA
Phone: (509) 832-3877
Those who venture off the main highway to Alexandria Nicole Cellars' remote winery and tasting room (pictured above) are rewarded by a chance to stroll scenic grounds overlooking the Columbia River before or after tasting excellent wines. Book a stay in the winery's quaint tiny houses (reservations required, space is limited) for a quiet escape among the vineyards.

Alexandria Nicole Cellars--Prosser Tasting Room

2880 Lee Road, Ste. D
Prosser, WA
Phone: (509) 786-3497
This pioneering, 15,000-case-a-year winery produces luscious wines from grapes grown on its estate vineyards in Horse Heaven Hills. The red Bordeaux and Rhône varietals and blends are all solid, as is its particularly notable Shepherds Mark white Rhône blend. Wine Club members are fêted at release parties and receive access to VIP lounges in its Prosser and Woodinville tasting rooms, which makes it tempting to join the wine club.

Amavi Cellars

3796 Peppers Bridge Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-3541
A sister winery to Pepper Bridge, Amavi, a mashup of the Italian words for love (amor) and life (vita), produces premium wines, most notably cab sauv and syrah, that are approachable—in drinkability and price point. The stylish, modern Walla Walla tasting room offers views across vineyards on the south end of town.

Amavi Cellars

14810 NE 145th St., Bldg A-3
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 483-7026
Steps away from the Hollywood Schoolhouse, the Woodinville tasting room for Walla Walla's Amavi Cellars pours samples of its own wines and those from its sister winery, Pepper Bridge. Amavi's specialties are premium wines, most notably cab sauv and syrah, that are approachable in both drinkability and price. It's name represents a mashup of the Italian words for love (amor) and life (vita).


13 S. Emerson St.
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 888-4855
The menu features traditional Italian and Italian-inspired favorites, including lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, an Italian seafood stew and more, with wines from around the world.

Andrae's Kitchen

716 W. Rose St.
Walla Walla, WA
Classically trained chef Andrae Bopp worked for top fine dining restaurants in New York before heading west. In addition to operating a highly popular food truck and catering business, his team prepares gourmet breakfast sandwiches, tacos, hot dogs and other nosh-ables for the hot case in the mini-mart at the Cenex gas station near downtown.

Anthony's at Columbia Point

550 Columbia Point Drive
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 946-3474
The well-loved Northwest family of seafood restaurant brings its trademark blend of elegant, splurge-worthy seafood and excellent service to Columbia Point Marina.

Antica Terra

979 SW Alder St.
Dundee, OR
Phone: (503) 244-1748
Winemaker Maggie Harrison's signature wines include pinot noirs from an 11-acre estate vineyard on a rocky hillside in Eola-Amity Hills. And she also produces as estate chardonnay, her Lillian syrah, made with Santa Barbara County fruit, and others. Her wines, priced at or near triple digits, offer nuanced complexity, with her reds offering notes of ripe fruit, spice and smokiness that dance across your palate. The intimate 90-minute, food-paired Collective Tasting ($75) is available at the winery, whose unpolished exterior belies the elegance within. The 50-minute Core Tasting ($35), featuring Antica Terra and Lillian wines accompanied by duck liver terrine, is available at McMinnville's Atticus Hotel.

AntoLin Cellars

14 N. Front St.
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 961-8371
Anthony (aka Anto) and Linda (aka Lin) Haralson pour samples of their eclectic wine lineup—riesling, viognier, cab sauv, merlot and syrah—in their downtown Yakima tasting room. The wines are sourced from their 5-acre vineyard and additional sites.

Argyle Winery

691 Highway 99W
Dundee, OR
Phone: (503) 538-8520
Centrally located at the base of the Dundee Hills, Argyle is the perfect spot for familiarizing yourself with the lay of the land. The still wines are great, but the true stars in the tasting room are sparkling wines, available in flights, with the makeup of the bruts, blanc de noirs and blanc de blancs changing slightly from vintage to vintage.

Atticus Hotel

375 NE Ford St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 472-1975
Opened in spring 2018, this 36-room boutique hotel in downtown McMinnville combines the Italianate architectural features that were popular in the late 19th-century, when most of the city's downtown district was built, with modern touches. Its spacious Luxury Bunkhouse, which sleeps 6, offers a wall of stylish, built-in bunk beds and other design features that make it a fun option for girlfriend getaways.

Barking Frog

14580 NE 145th St.
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 424-3900
The restaurant at Willows Lodge presents stylish, modern takes on American classics, showcasing local and regional ingredients. The wine list brings the best from Washington together with quality selections from Europe and California, while the setting is elegant, without being stuffy.

Bartier Bros.

4821 Ryegrass Road
Oliver, BC
The rustic tasting room, with a shaded garden patio outside, offers an intimate setting for sampling tastes of the terrior in varietals and blends that include a gentle gewürztraminer, a crisp rosé, a flinty chardonnay and a smoky cab franc, among others.

Benson Vineyards

754 Winesap Ave.
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-0313
This 5,000-case-a-year winery prides itself on producing wines exclusively from estate grapes. The lineup includes cab sauv, cab franc, syrah, sangiovese, pinot gris, chardonnay and more, while the menu at the onsite bistro offers salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and other items.

Bernard Griffin Winery

878 Tulip Lane
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 627-0266
Rob Griffin’s easy-drinking chardonnays and sangiovese-based rosés are widely known and admired. The winery offers a fun, friendly setting to explore the diversity of his offerings. The space includes a full-service restaurant and a glass studio run by Griffin’s wife, Deborah Barnard, an artist and winery co-founder.

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn

1108 E. Marina Way
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 386-2200
A waterfront fixture for more than 50 years, this well-maintained 194-unit hotel offers comfortable lodging along the Columbia River, offering value in a tough-to-beat location.

Best Western Plus--The Inn at Horse Heaven

259 Merlot Drive
Prosser, WA
Phone: (509) 786-7977
This dependable, budget-friendly Best Western sits in the heart of the Lower Valley’s wine-tasting scene, just a short walk from the Winemakers Loft and a freeway exit away from the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center.

Birchfield Manor

2018 Birchfield Road
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 452-1960
Set on a portion of what was once a 15,000-acre sheep farm, the B&B offers five rooms in the main house, originally built in 1905, along with five more rooms in the newer cottage.

Black Hills Estate Winery

4190 Black Sage Road
Oliver, BC
Phone: (250) 498-0666
Best known for its red Bordeaux-style Nota Bene blend, Black Hills lineup also includes a delicious blend of sauv blanc and semillon, a tasty pinot noir rosé and more. Its Wine Experience Center offers a swanky modern setting for sampling the entire lineup, with light bites and patio views overlooking the valley.

Bledsoe Family Winery

229 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-3334
Bledsoe Family Winery is the second label founded by former NLF quarterback (and Walla Walla High School alum) Drew Bledsoe. The varietals include a chardonnay, rosé, syrah and cabernet sauvignon. The downtown tasting room is open by appointment only (Wed.-Sun.).

Blueberry Hills

1315 Washington Street
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 587-2379
The farmhouse-style restaurant, set on a working, 20-acre berry farm, is a local landmark. The kitchen dishes out hearty, scratch-made country cooking for breakfast and lunch, including fresh fruit pies, burgers, waffles, blintzes and more. The property is also home to a u-pick berry farm and is extremely family- and pet-friendly.

Boda's Kitchen

404 Oak St.
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 386-9876
Open for lunch, dinner and take-out, this gourmet delicatessen and café offers made-to-order sandwiches, rotisseries chicken and more, including a plethora of picnic-friendly foods.

Bouchons Bistro

1180 Sunset Drive
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 763-6595
The spirit of Parisian dining lives on in downtown Kelowna, with classics such as cassoulet, duck foie gras, onion soup and more, served with wines from BC and France.

Brasserie Four

Four E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 529-2011
Beloved among locals and visitors, this intimate spot brings touches of Paris to Walla Walla's historic downtown district, with a menu of rillettes, escargot, bouillabaisse, steak frites and more, prepared with fine ingredients and meticulous care.

Brian Carter Cellars

14419 Woodinville Redmond Road NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 806-9463
In a career spanning four decades and counting, Brian Carter, has garnered numerous awards and accolades. His 7,000-case-a-year winery creates wines modeled after those produced in Bordeaux, the Rhône Valley, Rioja, Tuscany and other famed regions, with grapes sourced from prestigious Washington vineyards.

Brick House Vineyard

18200 Lewis Rogers Lane
Newberg, OR
Phone: (503) 538-5136
Doug Tunnell and his team produce 4,000–5,000 cases a year of pinot noir, chardonnay and gamay noir at this Ribbon Ridge winery. The grapes are grown on Tunnell's 40-acre biodynamically farmed estate vineyard, and the name refers to the brick house located in the middle of the farm, which houses the winery and tasting room. Appointments required.

Budd's Broiler

450 Columbia Point Dr.
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 946-8178
The lively steakhouse next to its sister restaurant, Anthony's at Columbia Point, offers a variety of cuts from the Northwest's Snake River Farms and Double R Ranch, as well as fresh seafood, with marina views from its lively patio. It also hosts one of the most popular (and longest) happy hours in town, 3–7 p.m., daily.

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

500 Burrowing Owl Place
Oliver, BC
Phone: (877) 498-0620
This opulent Black Sage Bench winery offers a refined setting to relax and sample food-friendly wines, which include a high-acid pinot gris, complex merlots and the flagship Athene, a rich blend of cab sauv and syrah. Set within a 140-acre vineyard, the winery is also home to a 10-room inn and full-service restaurant.

Cameo Heights Mansion

1072 Oasis Road
Touchet, WA
Phone: (509) 394-0211
This romatic 7-room B&B sits on a 400-acre orchard/vineyard, about halfway between the Tri-Cities and Walla Walla, along the Walla Walla River. Walla Walla's wineries are about a half-hour to the west, while Red Mountain is less than an hour northeast. However, when you consider all the onsite amenities, which include a waterfall pool, hot tub, theater room, walking paths and onsite dining, you might not ever want to leave.

Campbell's Pub & Veranda

104 W. Woodin Ave.
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-2561
The restaurant and bar at Campbell's Resort serves hearty American classics with a Northwest twist for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The lively dining room includes open-air seating and a pub lounge with an Old-West feel.

Campbell's Resort

104 W. Woodin Ave.
Chelan, WA
Phone: (800) 553-8225
Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, this centrally located lakefront resort (pictured above) boasts 170 rooms and suites, its own beach, swimming pools, casual and fine dining, meeting and conference space, and more.

Carlton Bistro

305 W. Main St.
Carlton, OR
Phone: (503) 852-6687
The selection includes sweet and savory pastries, including the signature bite-sized mini-croissants; breakfast sandwiches; and light lunches, all made with artisan local ingredients. All this and more makes it a great stop to "fuel up" (it's located in a former auto service station) before or after visiting Carlton's tasting rooms.

Carousel Restaurant & Bistro

25 N. Front St.
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 248-6720
This exceedingly quaint restaurant serves tantalizing French and French-inspired dishes, prepared with locally sourced ingredients and accompanied by world-class wines, which include prestigious Northwest selections and Old World gems. The historic nature of the setting, originally an opera house built a century ago, adds an extra layer or two of charm.

Castillo de Feliciana Winery & Vineyard

85728 Telephone Pole Road
Milton-Freewater, OR
Phone: (541) 558-3656
The Castillo family focuses primarily on Spanish-inspired varietals and blends, including a remarkable albariño and intense tempranillos. The grounds (pictured above) include two spacious patios where you can sample wines while nibbling on light bites and admiring views across vineyards and wheat fields out to the Blue Mountains. Concerts, events and activities such as salsa dancing and "Havana" nights keep things fun and lively from spring through fall.

Cathedral Ridge Winery

4200 Post Canyon Drive
Hood River, OR
Phone: (800) 516-8710
Established in 2003, Cathedral Ridge produces more than 20 different red and white varietals and blends, modeled after the great wines of Europe, under the direction of Michael Sebastiani, a fourth-generation winemaker from Sonoma, California. Most are sourced from top Columbia Gorge vineyards, thought the winery does grow riesling, pinot gris and chardonnay on its estate vineyard.

Cedars Restaurant and Lounge

355 Clover Island Drive
Kennewick, WA
Phone: (509) 582-2143
Sautéed mushrooms, crab legs and pepper steaks are among the highlights of a menu that offers a throwback, of sorts, to 70s-style dining along the Columbia River. So go ahead and sip that tequila sunrise (pictured above) as you gaze out the window at the picturesque Ed Hendler (Cable) Bridge, which connects Kennewick and Pasco.

Celilo Inn

3550 E. 2nd St.
The Dalles,
Phone: (541) 769-0001
The 46-room hotel, set in a renovated motel on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River, caters to wine travelers by offering passes for free tastings at area wineries and a free glass of local wine at check-in.

Celilo Restaurant and Bar

16 Oak St.
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 386-5710
Tasty nibbles, local craft brews, artisan cocktails and elegant, European-inspired entrees come together in Hood RIver's most revered restaurant. The emphasis on local ingredients extends to a wine list showcasing Columbia Gorge selections, complemented by those from the Willamette and Walla Walla valleys, with a few California and Old World offerings mixed in. (Pictured above: Chef Ben Stenn's semolina crusted trout filet and blue corn chitarra pasta.)

Charles Smith Wines

35 S. Spokane St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-5230
Charles Smith's downtown Walla Walla tasting room offers an airy, industrial-chic setting for sampling his team's diverse portfolio of wines, including those produced under the K Vintners and Substance labels. Concrete floors and exposed brick retain the historic charm of the renovated space, a former auto repair garage dating back to 1917.

Chateau Ste. Michelle

14111 NE 145th St.
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 488-1133
The friendly giant of Washington's wine industry offers a variety of tasting experiences at its 87-acre Woodinville estate, where it also produces white wines and hosts outdoor concerts and special events on its expansive, manicured grounds. The options include complimentary tastings and tours, wine-blending sessions, wine-and-food pairings and opportunities to taste the Col Solare wines it produces in partnership with Tuscany's Marchesi Antinori family (reservations recommended for the latter). If you only know this winery from value bottles available at your local Safeway, the tasting room is a great way to explore its reserves, single-vineyard selections and other more refined offerings.

Cherry Wood Bed, Breakfast and Barn

3271 Roza Drive
Zillah, WA
Phone: (509) 829-3500
Set among the orchards and vineyards of Rattlesnake Hills, Cherry Wood puts the giddyap in glamping by offering lodging in luxuriously appointed tepees and, for an extra fee, guided horseback tours to neighboring wineries.

Coast Capri Hotel

1171 Harvey Ave.
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 860-6060
Coast Hotels’ Kelowna location provides clean, comfortable lodging, with a day spa and heated pool, in the Central City area, about a mile east of Okanagan Lake.

Col Solare

50207 Antinori Road
Benton City (Red Mountain), WA
Phone: (509) 588-6806
Formed in the mid-1990s through a partnership between Tuscany's Marchesi Antinori family and Washington's Chateau Ste. Michelle, Col Solare produces elegant, Bordeaux-style wines in its state-of-the-art Red Mountain winery, which opened in 2007. Its flagship wines are worthy of special occasions, while its Shining Hill series offers exceptional budget friendly selections. The winery's setting and design are worth the price of admission for a tasting, with or without a tour (Multiple options are available; reservations required).

Col Solare Bottega

14111 NE 145th St.
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 415-3330
Formed through a partnership between Chateau Ste. Michelle and Tuscany's Marchesi Antinori, this esteemed winery, based on Red Mountain, offers a taste of its elegant, Bordeaux–style wines. The 45-minute sessions take place in a glass-enclosed studio within Chateau Ste. Michelle's tasting room and wine shop. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa

4000 Westcliff Dr.
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 386-5566
Built in the 1920s, this quaint, 40-room hotel (pictured above) offers quiet luxury, with an on-site restaurant, lounge and spa, all set near the top of a waterfall overlooking the river.

COR Cellars

151 Old Highway 8
Lyle, WA
Phone: (509) 365-2744
Founder Luke Bradford worked harvests in Tuscany and Sicily in 2000 to 2002, before returning to Washington (he attended Evergreen State University). After working for local wineries, he established COR, derived from the Latin word for heart, in 2004. The winery produces white wines, including a pinot gris–gewürztraminer blend, from Columbia Gorge grapes, and it sources its reds from Horse Heaven Hills and elsewhere in the Columbia Valley.

Côte Bonneville

1413 E. Edison Ave.
Sunnyside, WA
Phone: (509) 643-4569
The Shiels family produces about 2,500 cases a year of varietals and blends sourced from their esteemed 45-acre DuBrul Vineyard. The highlights include their flagship cab sauv–merlot blend.

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

19333 North Creek Parkway
Bothell, WA
Phone: (425) 485-5557
This one, with 166 rooms and suites, is a bit removed from the action (about 3.5 miles from the Warehouse district, and about 5.6 miles from the Hollywood Schoolhouse). But it offers several conveniences, such as a free hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, a business center, a pool (open seasonally) and easy access to I-405.

Courtyard Marriott

550 W. Rose St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 876-8100
This newer entry in the city’s lodging scene brings Marriott's reliability to the city’s downtown area.

Courtyard Richland Columbia Point

480 Columbia Point Dr.
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 942-9400
The dependable Courtyard property (pictured above) at Columbia Point is set along the water and a 23-mile walking path. It's also right next to four bustling restaurants, includijg Anthony's at Columbia Point, and Columbia Point Golf Club, and it provides easy access to a number of the places you'll want to go.

Covert Farms

300 Covert Place
Oliver, BC
Phone: (250) 498-9463
Set on a 650-acre organic farm at the base of McIntyre Bluff, one of the region’s signature hiking destinations, Covert Farms is another Okanagan Valley enterprise committed to sustainable growing practices. Visitors can sample wines in the shaded patio with cheese and charcuterie plates or tour the farm in a restored 1952 Mercury pickup truck. Or both.

Cowiche Canyon Kitchen + Icehouse

202 E. Yakima Ave.
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 457-2007
This spacious, lively spot (pictured above) in downtown Yakima offers a sleek setting for revelry. Board-formed concrete walls give the airy dining room a modern look, while its patio and stylish lounge diversify the environment. The refined pub menu includes more than just burgers—but the burgers, ground in-house and served on house-made buns, are pretty darned good. Artisan cocktails, local craft brews and Washington wines, satisfy most thirsts.

CRAFT Beer Market

257 Bernard
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (778) 741-2337
The Kelowna location for this growing chain of Canadian restaurants offers a great antidote to palate fatigue, offering a large selection of lagers and ales. The menu includes burgers, flatbreads and other pub favorites, prepared with seasonal ingredients and scratch-made breads, sauces and dressings.


28 N. 1st St.
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 426-2220
This quaint spot in downtown Yakima offers creative, contemporary dishes that tap into the bounty of Northwest farms and seafood purveyors. Depending on the season, the choices can include an elk tartare, Dungeness crab poutine or a pesto garganelli with sweet corn, Soil to Sky tomatoes and feta. The frequently changing menu offers à la carte items in shareable portions as well as a 7- to 8-course "hands-free" chef's tasting menu. Beverage options showcase local wines, craft beers and craft spirits.

Crescent Cafe

526 NE Third St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 435-2655
Housemade breads and locally sourced ingredients bring honest, delicious flavors to breakfast classics, such as corned beef hash and caramelized banana pancakes, and lunch offerings.

Crossbuck Brewing

416 N. 2nd Ave.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-4100
This sleek brewpub shares downtown's renovated historic train depot with its sister restaurant, Walla Walla Steak Co. While dark woods and soft lights give the latter an old-school aesthetic, the brewpub offers a brighter, airier setting for sipping, nibbling or feasting. House brews are complemented by a rotating selection of "guest" beers. The kitchen elevates the quality of pub favorites—nachos, burgers, flatbreads and more—with local, sustainably grown or raised ingredients and refined presentations.

DeLille Cellars

14421 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 877-9472
Established in 1992, this 10,000-case-a-year winery produces small lots of Bordeaux- and Rhône-style varietals. The Doyenne label signifies red and white Rhône-style wines, most notably syrah and roussanne, sourced from Red Mountain grapes; while the Grand Ciel series comprises Red Mountain cab sauvs and syrahs. The quaint Carriage House tasting room is among a cluster of tasting rooms kitty-corner from the Hollywood Schoolhouse. (DeLille also hosts special events at its "chateau," located up the street from the tasting room, and it operates a tasting lounge in nearby Kirkland.)

Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort

1310 Water St.
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 763-4500
This opulent hotel lives up to its name, providing a grand lakeside setting for pampering yourself in style and comfort, steps away from downtown Kelowna’s hot spots. The 10-story hotel offers 257 rooms and five suites, plus an onsite spa, indoor pool and waterfront dining at its stylish OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar.

Desert Wind

2258 Wine Country Road
Prosser, WA
Phone: (509) 786-7277
Established by Doug and Jo Ann Fries, who also founded Duck Pond Cellars in Dundee, Ore., in 1984, Desert Wind focuses primarily on Bordeaux varietals. Its Pueblo-inspired winery and tasting room, right off I-82 in Prosser, next to the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center, provides a comfortable, inviting setting.

Division Winemaking Company

2425 SE 35th Place
Portland, OR
Phone: (503) 208-2061
Portland, Oregon, doesn't necessarily offer the type of rural surroundings you'd expect in a wine destination, but it does technically sit in the Willamette Valley. And urban Division Winemaking is a great winery to know about. Founded by Thomas Monroe and Kate Norris in 2010, Division produces an eclectic assortment of food-friendly varietals and blends, sourced from sustainably farmed vineyards in Oregon and Washington. The selection includes pinot noirs, syrahs, chardonnays, gamay noirs, chenin blancs, at least one aligote and others, produced in small lots. The offerings change as new releases replace sold-out bottlings. You can sample the latest and greatest by the flight, glass or bottle on-site at Oui! Wine Bar + Restaurant.

Domaine Drouhin

6750 NE Breyman Orchards Road
Dayton, OR
Phone: (503) 864-2700
The Drouhin family has been producing wine in Burgundy since the 19th century. At their elegant Dundee Hills tasting room, visitors can, among other things, compare the Drouhins' French pinot noirs to those produced in Oregon, while gazing at rolling vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see.

Domaine Pouillon

170 Lyle Snowden Road
Lyle, WA
Phone: (509) 365-2795
This 2,500-case-a-year winery, established in 2005 by Alexis and Juliet Pouillon, focuses on Rhône–style varietals and blends, though a cab sauv, merlot and a white Alsacian blend are also available. Its eclectic lineup of wines includes those sourced from vineyards in the Columbia Valley, Horse Heaven Hills and elsewhere in the Gorge, plus an estate syrah.

Domaine Serene

6555 NE Hilltop Lane
Dayton, OR
Phone: (503) 864-4600
This Dundee winery has received many accolades over the years, most notably having its flagship Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir named the No. 3 Wine of the Year by Wine Spectator in 2013. In addition to casual drop-in tastings, the winery offers a variety of programmed tours and tastings that vary in duration and price. Among them, the 45th Parallel is a food-and-wine experience that allows you to compare Domain Serene's wines with those from Château de la Crée, its sister winery in Burgundy.


3853 Powerline Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-3334
Founded by former NFL quarterback (and Walla Walla High School alum) Drew Bledsoe, Doubleback produces small lots of three premium Walla Walla Valley wines: a chardonnay, a cab sauv and an estate reserve cab sauv. Tours and seated tastings at the swanky winery, on the south end of town, are available by appointment only.

Drumheller's Food & Drink

530 Columbia Point Drive
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 713-7423
The restaurant at The Lodge at Columbia Point brings seasonal Northwest cuisine to an airy setting, with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the comings and goings in the marina and along the Columbia River. The beverage selection includes 82 Northwest wines by the glass and artisan cocktails.

Dundee Manor Bed & Breakfast

8380 NE Worden Hill Road
Dundee, OR
Phone: (503) 554-1945
This highly rated four-room B&B provides seclusion and comfort in the heart of the Dundee Hills.

Dusted Valley

1248 Old Milton Hwy.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-1337
Founded by a fun-loving group of Wisconsin transplants in the mid-2000s, Dusted Valley produces about 5,000 cases a year of intense cab sauvs, syrahs and petite sirahs under its main label, as well as another 20,000 cases of its value-priced Boomtown wines. The tasting room at its Walla Walla winery is set among farms and vineyards, providing dramatic views of the Blue Mountains.

Dusted Valley

14465 Woodinville-Redmond Road N.E.
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 488-7373
Founded in Walla Walla by a fun-loving group of Wisconsin transplants in the mid-2000s, Dusted Valley produces about 5,000 cases a year of intense cab sauvs, syrahs and petite sirahs under its main label, as well as another 20,000 cases of its value-priced Boomtown wines. Its Woodinville space is part of that whole-cluster of tasting rooms near the Holloywood Schoolhouse.


19730 144th Ave. NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 398-7200
Efeste specializes in small lots of well-crafted Bordeaux and Rhône-style blends and varietals and also produces, among other things, a highly regarded Provencal-style rose and an estate riesling. The tasting room in its industrial-chic Warehouse-district facility reflects the team's respect for modern artisan craftsmanship.

Eritage Resort

1319 Bergevin Springs Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 394-9200
Tucked away among 300 acres of vineyards and wheat, this intimate, 10-room resort (pictured above) allows you to decompress knowing that the tasting rooms and restaurants of downtown Walla Walla are only about 15 minutes away. The pool, bocce ball court and paddleboard-friendly "lake" provide gentle recreation, and the onsite restaurant is operated by the team behind Seattle's acclaimed Miller's Guild and El Gaucho restaurants.

Eritage Restaurant & Bar

1319 Bergevin Springs Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 394-9200
James Beard Award–winning chef Jason Wilson brings his culinary flair to Eritage Resort, where the restaurant is open to non-guests for dinner. The seasonal menu showcases fresh ingredients from local farms and suppliers, with several vegetarian and gluten-free options available. The choices range from the traditional, such as prime New York steak, to the eclectic, such as the spice-roasted carrots, served with chili yogurt, tahini, mint and Marcona almonds. A wide assortment of tantalizing small plates encourages family style dining, while the beverage menu emphasizes Northwest wines and inventive craft cocktails.

Fat Olives

255 Williams Blvd.
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 946-6404
An expansive menu offering everything from pizza, sandwiches and burgers to pasta and Mediterranean-inspired entrees ensures something for just about every appetite.

Fiction @ J. Bookwalter

894 Tulip Lane
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 627-5000
Northwest cuisine gets a comfort-focused twist for lunch, dinner and brunch at this elegant-yet-approachable space. The offerings range from shareable small plates, flatbreads and wine-friendly charcuterie plates to steak and pasta entrees. In addition to J. Bookwalter wines, beverage choices include spirits, craft cocktails and microbrews. Happy hour favorites include Wagyu beef sliders and avocado fries. Patio seats, bocce ball and live music provide reasons to settle in and stay.


14467 Woodinville Redmond Road NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 558-9001
Founder Charlie Hoppes once headed up production of red wines for Chateau Ste. Michelle and now turns Red Mountain grapes into red and white varietals that reflect his fidelity to Bordeaux styles. The winery's Woodinville tasting room is open daily, with seated tastings creating a leisurely experience.


51810 N. Sunset Road
Benton City (Red Mountain), WA
Phone: (509) 588-3469
The name stems from founder Charlie Hoppes' fidelity to Bordeaux-style wines. Once the head red winemaker for Chateau Ste. Michelle, Hoppes produces elegant blends and varietals with grapes from his own Red Mountain vineyards, with some fruit sourced from quality neighboring sites. The white wines tend to reflect warm-weather flavor profiles (think tropical fruits), while the reds capture the intensity of Red Mountain. Seated tastings in the tasting room (pictured above) encourage you to savor the wines at a relaxed pace, while allowing you to drink in soothing views of the surroundings.

Five Star Cellars

19151 144th Ave NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 286-2198
The family-owned winery produces small lots of powerful, well-balanced wines, most notably cab sauv, sangiovese and red blends, from Walla Walla Valley grapes. Its Woodinville tasting room is located in a strip mall on the edge of the Warehouse district, near a brewpub, distillery and other winery tasting rooms.

Five Star Cellars

840 C St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 527-8400
WInemaker Matt Huse, son of founder David Huse, produces rich red varietals and blends that reflect the luscious nature of Walla Walla Valley fruit.

Full Sail Brew Pub

506 Columbia St.
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 386-2247
Full Sail's culinary team taps into the local bounty to provide tasty renditions of pub classics, such as wings, sandwiches and burgers, along with lighter, Asian-influenced options, in a bustling setting overlooking the river. The full slate of Full Sail ales and brewery tours are also available.

Gilbert Cellars-Tasting Room

5 N. Front St., Ste. 100
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 249-9049
The Gilbert family's tasting room in downtown Yakima offers a fun, convenient setting to sample wines that include a bright Provençal-style rosé and complex Bordeaux- and Rhône-style bottlings. The family's roots in the Yakima Valley date back to 1897, and their orcharding skills have lent to a smooth transition to viticulture and winemaking.

Gilbert Cellars-Winery

2620 Draper Road
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 249-9049
Tours and tastings of the Gilbert family's scenic winery site, the Hackett Ranch, are open by appointment only, but the grounds are open to larger crowds during the annual Spring Barrel Tasting weekend, the winery's Music in the Vines concert series and when it hosts other special events. The wines include a bright Provençal-style rosé and Bordeaux- and Rhône-style wines sourced from vineyards in multiple Columbia Valley locations, most notably the Wahluke Slope and Horse Heaven Hills AVAs.

Gorman Winery: Hollywood Tasting Room

14505 148th Ave. NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (206) 351-0719
Rock-star winemaker Chris Gorman crafts luscious red varietals and blends, as well as stellar chardonnays, with fruit sourced from prestigious vineyards, including top Red Mountain locations. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights at his Hollywood district tasting room, his growing collection of signed guitars, and wine names that refer to the legend of blues guitarist Robert Johnson's deal with the devil speak to his passion for music. Glass and bottle pours, along with patio seating, make this a great spot to linger and people-watch.

Gorman Winery: Old Scratch Cellars

19501 144th Ave NE
Woodinville, WA
Open on Saturday and Sunday afternoon only, the tasting room at this Warehouse district winery provides an opportunity to sample Chris Gorman's robust red varietals, red blends and chardonnays at the source.

Green Lantern

1606 E. Isaacs Ave.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-6303
Burgers and brews provide the cure to palate fatigue at this oft-lively pub near Whitman College. This is not the place to go for premium wines or fine dining, but you're likely to bump into a winemaker or chef blending in with the locals and college students.

Grochau Cellars

9360 SE Eola Hills Road
Amity, OR
Phone: (503) 835-0208
If you raced bicycles in France's Loire Valley when you were in your 20s, you would have probably developed a passion for wine, too. That's what John Grochau did, before returning to his hometown Portland and gravitating from the restaurant industry to wine making. Today, he crafts food-friendly wines, sourced from top Willamette Valley vineyards, including pinot noir and chardonnay, plus gamay noir and melon de bourgogne (aka muscadet). The tasting room is open Fri-Sun.

Hampton Inn & Suites

19211 Woodinville Snohomish Road NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 788-9247
You can expect all the conveniences—free breakfasts and Wi-Fi, a business center, etc.—that this nationally known brand brings at its Woodinville location. Its 102 rooms and suites are less than a mile from the Warehouse district, and less than 3 miles from the Hollywood Schoolhouse.

Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards

300 Ivan Morse Road
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-3000
Owners Judy and Don Phelps are committed to showcasing Lake Chelan's terroir in their single vineyard varietals, which include pinot noir, tempranillo, syrah, barbera and more. The winery tasting room offers a a bike-friendly setting to relax, with picnic space, patio seating, lawn games and more. The winery also operates a tasting room in Leavenworth.

Hattaway's on Alder

125 W. Alder St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-4433
Hattaway's puts a Northwest stamp on Southern cuisine, tapping into local and regional ingredients to create tasty dishes for dinner and weekend brunch. Tantalizing items include pimento cheese made with Seattle-based Beecher's Handmade Cheese.

Hedges Family Estate

53511 N. Sunset Road
Benton City (Red Mountain), WA
Phone: (509) 588-3155
The Hedges family produces premium varietals and blends from grapes grown in their certified-biodynamic vineyards. The elegant winery resembles a French chateau, and the neatly manicured grounds offer sweeping views of surrounding vineyards.

Hester Creek Estate Winery

877 Road 8
Oliver, BC
Phone: (250) 498-4435
In Oliver, Hester Creek crafts a wide range of memorable wines, with its pinot blanc and Character White, a blend of pinot gris and gewürztraminer, each leaving a notably pleasing, lingering finish. The Tuscan-inspired design of the tasting room, restaurant and villas offers inviting reasons to linger.

Hilton Garden Inn

401 E. Yakima Ave.
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 454-1111
Dependably clean, comfortable rooms in the heart of downtown Yakima, this HGI provides access to tasting rooms, brewpubs and restaurants. Save time for a facial or massage next door at Ummelina’s Yakima Valley Spa Retreat.

Hiway House

2434 E. 2nd St.
The Dalles, OR
Phone: (541) 296-4994
This old-school roadhouse offers a casual, convivial setting to dig into steak, seafood and pasta entrees, with a few modern twists.

Hollywood Tavern

14508 Woodinville-Redmond Road
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 481-7703
A renovation in 2013 transformed a one-time dive into a hipster-centric hotspot. Seats by the patio firepit fill up fast on weekend afternoons, when weather permits. The menu offers an eclectic selection of comfort foods—fried chicken sandwiches (pictured above), burgers, Cajun wings, ancho chili tots and so forth. Interestingly enough, this is one of the few wine-country restaurants where artisan-cocktail and craft-beer selections trump the wine list.

Hotel Maison

321 E. Yakima Ave.
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 571-1900
Walking distance to downtown Yakima’s restaurants and tasting rooms, this 36-room boutique hotel (pictured above) is set inside Yakima's historic 6-story Freemasons' lodge and offers modern, tastefully appointed rooms. Fun fact: when completed in 1911, Yakima's Masonic lodge was the tallest building between Seattle and Spokane.

Inn of the White Salmon

172 W. Jewett Blvd.
White Salmon, WA
Phone: (509) 493-2335
This 22-room boutique hotel, which sits just across the Columbia River from the town of Hood River, offers quiet comfort, with a garden patio, a gallery showcasing local art and comfortable rooms. Ask about their wine-touring packages.

Italianissimo Ristorante

15608 NE Woodinville-Duvall Pl.
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 485-6888
Homemade pastas shine on an expansive menu of Northern Italian favorites that also include pizzas and meat, poultry and seafood entrees. The setting feels a little more like a family restaurant than a hip trattoria, but no one seems to care, particularly during happy hour, which takes place in the cocktail lounge on weekdays, 4-6 p.m.

J. Bookwalter

894 Tulip Lane
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 627-5000
The Bookwalter family's winery dates back to the early 1980s and today produces premium wines with grapes sourced from the some of the state's best vineyards. Their Richland space is more than just a tasting room. Its full-service restaurant offers outdoor seating, and the winery regularly hosts concerts and other special events on its spacious grounds.

J. Bookwalter

14810 NE 145th St., Bldg. B
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 488-1983
The lineup includes red and white varietals and blends inspired by the northern Rhone Valley and Bordeaux. The winery’s sleek Woodinville tasting studio offers indoor and outdoor seating, steps away from the Hollywood Schoolhouse.

Jeremy's 1896 Public House

1232 Wine Country Road
Prosser, WA
Phone: (509) 786-7492
Pizzas, burgers, salads and sandwiches star on the menu at this casual, family-friendly spot. The pub is set in the one-time home of E.W.R. Taylor, the first mayor of Prosser. The beverage selection includes more than 20 beers on tap, cocktails and local wines. The spot is about a mile off I-82, and it offers discounts to those staying in local hotels or at the nearby RV park.

JM Cellars

14404 137th Place NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 485-6508
JM's hillside tasting room and grounds, which cover 7 acres above Chateau Ste. Michelle, offer one of the most scenic places anywhere to sample wine. The property's former owners established an arboretum on the site, planting 120 Japanese maples and 400 rare conifers and pines, which current owners (and winery founders) John and Peggy Bigelow maintain with great care. Their tasting room, which offers wines by the flight, glass and bottle, opens up onto a patio filled with wine-barrel tables and chairs. And a walking path down to a secluded pond leads past a grass bocce ball court and the tallest cherry tree in the U.S. The wines include Bordeaux- and Rhône-style varietals and blends, which John Bigelow and his team produce in small lots. (They source their fruit from prestigious Eastern Washington sites, including their estate vineyard in the Walla Walla Valley.)


2525 Allison Lane
Newberg, OR
Phone: (503) 554-2526
Named for the rich soil that puts the red in the "Red Hills of Dundee," the restaurant at The Allison Inn & Spa offers exquisite presentations of Northwest cuisine for breakfast/brunch, lunch and dinner.

KARMA Vineyards

1681 S. Lakeshore Road
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-5538
Best known for its méthode champenoise sparkling wines, KARMA also produces tasty still wines and ciders. The zen-inspired name is actually a mashup of the owners' children's names (Karle and Matthew), but it also reflects the vibe. The winery's garden patio overlooks Lake Chelan and serves wines and ciders by the glass, flight and bottle, as well as food from its onsite 18 Brix Restaurant.

Ken Wright Cellars

120 N. Pine St.
Carlton, OR
Phone: (503) 852-7010
Downtown Carlton resembles a life-sized version of a town you'd see on a model railroad set. So it seems only fitting that the tasting room for its most-lauded winery—and one of the finest in the entire Willamette Valley—is set inside a renovated 1920s train depot. Founder Ken Wright produces single-vineyard pinot noirs from 13 vineyards, as well as chardonnay, pinot blanc and a Walla Walla Valley syrah. Among his many accolades, his Abbot Claim Vineyard Pinot Noir was named the No. 1 wine in the world by Wine Enthusiast in 2012.

L’Ecole No. 41

42 Lowden School Road
Touchet, WA
Phone: (509) 525-0940
Founded in 1983, the third oldest winery in Walla Walla has emerged as one of its most respected. Its portfolio of wines include Columbia Valley varietals and acclaimed terroir-driven selections from its Walla Walla Valley vineyards. The winery takes its name from the historic, 1915 brick schoolhouse that houses its production facilities and tasting room.

Lachini Vineyards

14455A Woodinville Redmond Road
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 489-9917
One of two Oregon-based wineries with tasting rooms in Woodinville (Torii Mor is the other), Lachini specializes in well-crafted pinot noir, chardonnay and pinot gris from grapes grown on its vineyard on Willamette Valley's Chehalem Mountain. It also sources pinot noir from another vineyard on California's Sonoma Coast, while its vineyard on Washington's Red Mountain produces fruit for its Bordeaux varietals.

Lachini Vineyards: Estate Vineyards and Tasting Barn

18225 NE Calkins Lane
Newberg, OR
Phone: (503) 864-4553
The Lachini's team specializes in well-crafted pinot noir, chardonnay and pinot gris from grapes grown on its vineyard on Willamette Valley's Chehalem Mountain. It also sources pinot noir from another vineyard on California's Sonoma Coast, while its vineyard on Washington's Red Mountain produces fruit for its Bordeaux varietals.

Lachini Vineyards: Oregon Winery and Tasting Bar

19939 SW 112th Ave.
Tualatin, OR
Phone: (888) 703-0007
Sample Lachini wines, as described above, only in a wine-bar setting, about 20 min from Portland, depending on traffic.

Lake Chelan Brewery

50 Wapato Way
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-4444
This family-friendly brewpub taps into Lake Chelan's glacial-fed waters to produce its house-made beers. The pub grub menu includes burgers, sandwiches and tasty entrees. If you've been waiting for a good reason to indulge on pulled pork poutine, this might be it.

Lake Chelan Winery

3519 Hwy. 150
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 687-9463
This fun, friendly winery offers complimentary tastings (fees apply to large groups) of its easy-drinking wines, carries local cheeses in its tasting room and offers barbecued foods in its vineyards in summer. What's not to like?

Lakeside Lodge and Suites

2312 W. Woodin Ave.
Chelan, WA
Phone: (800) 468-2781
Steps away from the beach at Lakeside Park, this hotel caters to couples and families with rooms and suites.

Lauren Ashton Cellars

14545 148th Ave NE, Ste. 211
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 445-7171
Founder/winemaker Kit Singh, a dentist by profession, coaxes elegance out of grapes from top vineyards on Red Mountain and from elsewhere in the Columbia Valley. From his Provençal-style rosé to his Left Bank–style Proprietor's Cuvée, his varietals and blends compare favorably to their old-world counterparts.

Long Shadows

1604 Frenchtown Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-0905 ext. 1
This innovative venture founded by Allen Shoup, former president and CEO of Chateau Ste. Michelle, brings winemakers from other parts of the world to Washington to craft wine from some of the state’s premier vineyard blocks. The Walla Walla winery offers tours of the production facility and seated tastings in a lounge adorned with Dale Chihuly's glass art.

Long Shadows

14450 Woodinville-Redmond Road
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 408-1608
An innovative venture founded by a former Chateau Ste. Michelle president/CEO (Allen Shoup) brings winemakers from other parts of the world, including France, Australia and California, to Washington. Each crafts his or her own varietal, sourced from top Northwest vineyard sites. The winery is based in Walla Walla; its Woodinville tasting lounge offers a modern experience, with seated tastings in a lounge-like setting (reservations recommended).

Los Hernández Tamales

3706 Main St.
Union Gap, WA
Phone: (509) 457-6003
A modest, family-run tamale stand might not sound like wine-country cuisine, but in-the-know foodies swing by this spot, which earned a James Beard Foundation America's Classic Award in 2018, as often as possible. The Hernández family's team makes chicken and pork tamales from scratch, with masa made from house-milled corn. And their asparagus tamales, made with pepper jack, are a celebrated rite each spring, during the local asparagus season.

Los Hernández Tamales: West Valley

6411 W. Nob Hill Blvd. Ste. 102
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 367-6480
The Hernández family opened a second location of their landmark tamale shop in Yakima's West Valley in February of 2019. The shop showcases the pork and chicken tamales, with masa made from house-milled corn, available in the original Union Gap location, which remains open—and as busy as ever. The world-famous asparagus tamales, featuring locally grown asparagus and pepper jack cheese, will be available in late April, into May, depending on the local asparagus harvest.

Lu Lu Craft Bar + Kitchen

606 Columbia Point Dr.
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 713-7880
The family behind nearby Easterday farms presents American classics such as burgers and steaks with a modern, locavore twist at Columbia Point Marina. A beverage selection that includes barrel aged cocktails, craft brews and Northwest wines keeps things fun.

Maison Bleue/Pambrun

20 N. Second Ave.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-9084
Established in 2007, Maison Bleue produces small lots of highly rated Rhône-style varietals and blends, sourced from Walla Walla Valley vineyards. In 2018, the winery was purchased by Willamette Valley Vineyards, which, in addition to Willamette Valley pinot noirs, chardonnays and others, also produces Bordeaux-style varietals and blends under its Pambrun label. The latter sources grapes from The Rocks District, a sub-appellation of the Walla Walla Valley. (Pierre-Chrysologue Pambrun was an administrator of the Hudson Bay Company's Walla Walla–area fort in the 19th century. He is known for having brokered peace between Native Americans and settlers, and is an ancestor of Willamette Valley Vineyards' founder Jim Bernau.) Tastings of both labels' wines are available in their shared downtown tasting room.

Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center

6 W. Rose St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (866) 826-9422
The original brick tower dates back to 1928, and a massive renovation completed in 2001 brought this local landmark into the modern age. The central location provides easy access to downtown's tasting rooms, restaurants and shops. The hotel's own Marc Restaurant serves exquisite Northwest cuisine, with an all-Washington wine list, while its bar, the Vineyard Lounge, is a great place to chill over wine, cocktails and eclectic beverage-friendly bar bites.

Mark Ryan Winery

26 E. Main St., Ste. 1
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 875-4577
Founder Mark Ryan McNeilly and head winemaker Mike Macmorran craft intense Bordeaux- and Rhône–style blends and varietals with grapes sourced from some of the state's most prestigious vineyards, including Ciel du Cheval and Klipsun on Red Mountain, as well as Red Willow and Olsen in Yakima Valley. The Walla Walla tasting room is a must-stop location in the heart of downtown.

Mark Ryan Winery

17475 Woodinville-Redmond Road
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 415-3865
The winery's Woodinville tasting room, kitty corner from the schoolhouse, is one of the liveliest in the Hollywood district, offering wines by the flight, glass and bottle. Founder Mark Ryan McNeilly and head winemaker Mike Macmorran craft intense Bordeaux- and Rhône–style blends and varietals with grapes sourced from some of the state's most prestigious vineyards, including Ciel du Cheval and Klipsun on Red Mountain, as well as Red Willow and Olsen in the Yakima Valley.

Maryhill Winery

9774 Hwy. 14
Goldendale, WA
Phone: (877) 627-9455
Situated on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River's multi-hued banks, with Mount Hood off in the distance,, Maryhill makes and pours wines in a quintessential Northwest setting. It also hosts a popular summer concert series. The winery's tiered approach to production results in selections ranging from everyday drinkers to bottles you'll want to save for special occasions. Pictured above: Maryhill's Columbia Gorge vineyards, by Andrea Johnson.

McMenamins Anderson School

18607 Bothell Way NE
Bothel, WA
Phone: (425) 398-0122
One of the splashier properties in the McMenamins portfolio includes 72 rooms inside a refurbished brick Art Deco schoolhouse, along with a modern Northwest restaurant and a couple of homey pubs spread across a 5-acre campus. The grounds also house a first-run movie theater and an indoor saltwater pool beneath a glass enclosed tiki bar. It's about 5 miles from here to Woodinville's tasting rooms, and, if you're so inclined, you can pedal over to the bike-friendly Burke-Gilman Trail for an easy ride to the center of the action.

McMenamins Hotel Oregon

310 NE Evans St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 472-8427
Set in a renovated brick building dating back to 1905, this 42-room gem sits in the heart of McMinnville’s historic downtown, steps away from tasting rooms, restaurants and shops, and just a short drive away from the Dundee Hills. The rooms are small, and most require you to use one of the shared bathrooms in the hallways. Like most other McMenamins' properties, the Hotel Oregon projects a hippy-inspired aesthetic, in terms of the decor, while also saluting the local community by displaying local artifacts and naming rooms after colorful local characters. Each May, the hotel hosts its UFO Festival, which salutes a famous UFO sighting from 1950, when a local farmer's photos of a "flying saucer" made the cover of Life magazine. Its rooftop bar, open to hotel guests and non-guests, is a great place to enjoy a cocktail.

micro bar + bites

1500 Water St.
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (778) 484-3500
Another venture by the team behind RauDZ, this tiny spot serves seasonal tapas, cheese and charcuterie, along with beer, wine and creative cocktails.

Mission Hill Family Estate

1730 Mission Hill Road
West Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 768-7611
From the wines to the grounds to the staff, everything about Mission Hill is first class. The winery’s design, by renowned Seattle architect Tom Kundig, tastefully blends classical and modern elements, and concerts in the amphitheater keep things fun. The wine is serious business, with bottlings crafted to reflect site-specific characteristics of vineyards in all five Okanagan Valley sub-regions.

Naches Heights Vineyard

1857 Weikel Road
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 966-4355
The winery places a premium on sustainability, producing intense wines from grapes grown through organic or biodynamic practices, whenever possible. Its tasting room is open by appointment only.

Nefarious Cellars

495 S Lakeshore Road
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-9505
The Neff family produces an eclectic collection of cool- and warm-climate varietals, including pinot noir sourced from a nearby Methow Valley site, and a delicious malbec from Lake Chelan fruit. The lakeside tasting room is open spring through fall, plus for special events in winter.

Nick's Italian Cafe

521 NE 3rd St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 434-4471
The family owned, locally loved dining institution melds Northwest ingredients with Northern Italian dining traditions. Its soulful, modern versions of antipasti, pasta and segundos, along with attentive service, explain its popularity and staying power.

Nk’Mip Cellars

1400 Rancher Creek Road
Osoyoos, BC
Phone: (250) 495-2985
Part of the Spirit Ridge resort grounds, which stretch up a hillside on the eastern shore of Lake Osoyoos, the modern, state-of-the-art winery offers regular and reserve tastings. The on-site bistro offers outdoor seating, where you can order a cheese plate and other light bites to accompany wines by the glass or bottle, while gazing across Osoyoos Lake. The winery's offerings range from traditional red and white Bordeaux and Rhône varietals to more inventive blends. such as the Dreamcatcher, a bright blend of riesling, sauv blanc, and ehrenfeiser (the latter is a cross of riesling-silvaner cross grown primarily in Germany).

Novelty Hill/Januik

14710 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 481-5502
A state-of-the-art winery provides a stylish, modern setting for sampling quality varietals produced through this unique partnership between the owners of Washington's famed Novelty Hills vineyard and Mike Januik, a former head winemaker for Chateau Ste. Michelle.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar

1310 Water St.
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 869-3508
The patio restaurant and wine bar at the waterfront Delta Grand Okanagan celebrates all things local, with an expansive selection of BC wines and a seasonal menu showcasing local artisan foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Old Vines Restaurant

3303 Boucherie Road
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 769-2500
Open for lunch, dinner and afternoon apps, the restaurant at Kelowna’s Quails’ Gate winery serves exquisitely crafted dishes showcasing in-season ingredients from local farms. Friendly tip: trust the menu's suggested pairings with Quails' Gate wines.

Olive Marketplace and Café

21 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-0200
Whether you're looking for breakfast, lunch, a light dinner, a snack, a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, it's easy to satisfy your hunger and thirst at this casual downtown spot. The smell of house-baked breads fills the air, and the menus, which include pastries, eggy and starchy breakfast treats, salads, sandwiches and pizzas, offer something for most appetites. The only drawbacks are long waits on busy weekends.

Otis Kenyon

23 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-3505
This small, family-owned winery produces full-throttle syrah and cabernet sauvignon, in addition to a few other red and white varietals that also reflect the robust characteristics that Walla Walla Valley wines can obtain.

Otis Kenyon

14525 148th Ave. NE
Woodinville, WA
This small, family-owned winery produces full-throttle syrah and cabernet sauvignon, in addition to a few other red and white varietals that also reflect the robust characteristics that Walla Walla Valley wines can obtain. The Woodinville tasting room is in the Apple Farm Village building, steps away from the Hollywood Schoolhouse.

Owen Roe

2761 E. 9th St.
Newberg, OR
Phone: (844) 693-6763
Established in Newberg, Ore., in 1999, Owen Roe has a well-established track record for crafting quality wines. Initially focusing on Willamette Valley varietals, primarily pinot noir, the owners purchased Yakima Valley land to produce warm-weather varietals. The picnic-friendly Oregon tasting room is about 5 minutes from downtown Newberg.

Owen Roe

309 Gangl Road
Wapato, WA
Phone: (509) 877-0454
Owen Roe's premium cabernet sauvignons, red Rhône varietals, chardonnays and blends contain a mix of estate fruit and those sourced from prestigious Washington sites, available at just about every price point.

Passatempo Taverna

215 W. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 876-8822
Exposed brick, reclaimed woods and rough-hewn beams add character to this stylish spot for rustic Italian cuisine. The seasonal menu features house-made pastas, house-cured meats and other items items prepared with local ingredients and great care. The bar, headed by revered mixologist Jim German, offers classic and inventive cocktails, a mix of local and old-world wines, and craft brews. Swing by in the late afternoon (3–5 p.m., Thurs.–Mon.) for aperitifs and light bites. The space formerly housed the Pastime Cafe, a local Italian dining institution that closed in 2006, after a nearly 80-year run.

Patterson Cellars: Hollywood Hill Tasting Room

14505 148th Ave. NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 892-2964
Located in the center of the action, Patterson Cellars' Hollywood district tasting room offers a lively setting for soaking in the luscious flavors of John Patterson's easy-drinking varietals and blend. The eclectic lineup can range from a sparkling pinot noir made from Oregon fruit to a deep, complex Washington syrah, with some variation in choices from year to year.

Patterson Cellars: Warehouse District Winery & Tasting Room

19501 144th Ave. NE, D-600
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 483-8600
Open on weekends only, the tasting room at Patterson Cellars' Warehouse district winery is a chance to see the team's approach to winemaking in action. The delicious, fun-to-drink varietals and blends include reds, whites, rosés and sparkling wines.

Pepper Bridge Winery

1704 J.B. George Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-6502
Founded in 1998 by Norm McKibben, one of Washington's modern wine pioneers, Pepper Bridge primarily produces powerful, savory red wines, though a sauvignon blanc is also available. Each release reflects a commitment to craftsmanship that begins in sustainably managed estate vineyards and continues through production.

Pepper Bridge Winery

14810 NE 145th St., Bldg. A-3
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 483-7026
The iconic winery's Hollywood-district tasting room is a great place to discover or re-discover varietals that set standards for balancing the power of Walla Walla Valley grapes with structure and complexity.

Phelps Creek Vineyards

1850 Country Club Road
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 386-2607
Founder Bob Morus began by planting a block of pinot noir on his Columbia Gorge property in 1990, and added chardonnay vines a couple of years later. Today, the winery still focuses on these two varietals in its estate vineyard, but also sources white varietals, including gewürztraminer and pinot gris, from nearby Underwood Mountain. Overall, Phelps Creek produces about 5,000 cases a year, under the direction of Alexandrine Roy, a fourth-generation vigneron from Burgundy.

Ponzi Vineyards: Beaverton

14665 SW Winery Lane
Beaverton, OR
Phone: (503) 628-1910
Founders Richard and Nancy Ponzi are among the Willamette Valley's wine pioneers, establishing their winery in 1970. Today their three children, including winemaker Louisa, run the family business, which continues to lead the way. Their Beaverton site offers an elegant, rural setting to sample select Ponzi wines, as well as selections from Hamacher Wines, produced by Louisa's husband, Eric Hamacher.

Ponzi Vineyards: Chehalem Mountain

19500 SW Montain Home Road
Sherwood, OR
Phone: (503) 628-1227
As described above, the Ponzis are one of the Willamette Valley's pioneering wine families. Their recently opened, state-of-the-art Chehalem Mountain winery offers a stylish. modern setting for tasting amid the vineyards. With patio seating around the firepit, bocce ball courts and more, it's really more of a hospitality center than a tasting room.

Porter's Real Barbecue--Kennewick

705 The Parkway
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 942-9590
Near Howard Amon Park, the original Richland location of this popular barbecue joint, which started out as a food truck, serves tender, juicy smoked barbecue favorites, including brisket, St. Louis–style ribs, turkey and pulled pork. Tasty sides include gouda mac-and-cheese; craft beer and homemade sweet tea make for equally tempting beverage choices.

Porter's Real Barbecue--Richland

1022 N. Columbia Center Blvd.
Kennewick, WA
Phone: (509) 942-9590
Near Three Rivers Convention Center, the Kennewick location of this locally owned and operated barbecue joint serves tender, juicy smoked barbecue favorites (including brisket, St. Louis–style ribs, turkey and pulled pork) with homemade sides, including a killer smoked gouda mac-and-cheese. Your toughest decision will be deciding whether you want to wash it down with a craft brew or sweet tea.

Proof Gastropub

924 N. Columbia Center Blvd. Ste. 310
Kennewick, WA
Phone: (509) 820-3321
Just a stone's throw from Three River's Convention Center, Proof offers a refined setting and menu for burgers, sandwiches, salads and other pub favorites. In addition to craft brews and Northwest wines, beverage selections include craft cocktails and infused spirits, perfect for sipping on its shaded patio.

Provisions Restaurant + Market

2710 Terrace Heights Drive
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 452-8100
With polished woods, cafe lights and a sunny patio, this fun spot, just a short drive from downtown Yakima, offers a stylish setting for delicious comfort foods, prepared with locally sourced ingredients. The beverage menu showcases Northwest craft beers, artisan cocktails and wines from all over. Among other items, the attached market carries salads, sandwiches and other grab-and-go items.

Public House 124

124 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 876-4511
This lively downtown pub revitalizes your palate with spirited craft cocktails and eclectic pub fare, including German-style Kraut Kruga dumplings and crispy chicken wings with Korean chili paste and nuoc cham. Northwest wines and craft brews round out the beverage selection.

Purple Café and Wine Bar

14459 Woodinville-Redmond Road
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 483-7129
With an expansive selection of wines from Europe, California and the Pacific Northwest, Purple caters to a wide range of tastes. The menu follows suit, offering everything from cheese plates and flatbreads to hearty pasta and meat entrees, with preparations influenced by seasonal ingredients. All this adds up to a great lunch, dinner or afternoon repast near the Hollywood Schoolhouse.

Quails’ Gate

3303 Boucherie Road
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 769-4451
The wines reflect the region’s cool growing conditions, with the acid levels in the whites and tannins in the reds making them noticeably better with food than on their own. All this provides a great reason to reserve a table in the on-site restaurant, which is open for lunch, dinner and afternoon apps.

RauDZ Regional Table

1516 Water St.
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 868-8895
Committed to sustainably grown, raised or caught ingredients, the team at RuaDZ presents stylish contemporary takes on classic cuisine on a seasonal menu. Appetizers can include a poutine made with chicken leg confit, while entrees can include the RJB, featuring grilled beef tenderloin, butter poached crab, shaved bacon and onion jam on a brioche bun (the restaurant describes it as “the ultimate burger”). The restaurant also boasts a 100 percent local wine list.

Red Hills Kitchen

530 NE Fourth St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 883-9199
Opened by the team behind Dundee's Red Hills Market, the restaurant at the Atticus Hotel serves an array of Northwest cuisine, from light to decadent, made with super-fresh local and regional ingredients. In addition to vegan and gluten-free options, the menu also offers hearty comfort foods, including meats and seafoods from a charcoal-burning Josper oven. The wine list emphasizes Oregon selections; craft brews and cocktails are also available.

Red Hills Market

155 SW Seventh St.
Dundee, OR
Phone: (971) 832-8414
Local goodness comes in many forms at this deli/café, where you can drop by for a casual breakfast (egg dishes, coffee, sweet or savory pastries); lunch (flatbreads, sandwiches, pasta); or to just fill up your picnic basket with artisan provisions. Even their packaged snacks reflect artisan sensibilities, and the prices are reasonable enough to make you forget that you're in wine country.

Red Lion Hotel Pasco

2525 N. 20th Ave.
Pasco, WA
Phone: (509) 547-0701
It's the Red Lion. A dependable choice, and its Bin 20 Wine Bar & Restaurant offers a decent selection of Washington wines. The hotel entices with hunting, fishing and golf packages, and it's also super-close to Three Rivers Convention Center.

Residence Inn by Marriott

11920 NE 195th St.
Bothell, WA
Phone: (425) 485-3030
With a full-kitchen in each suite, a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each day and complimentary Wi-Fi, this extended-stay Marriott property offers a home away from home, about 3.5 miles from the Warehouse district and 5.5 miles from the Hollywood Schoolhouse.


1108 E. Marina Way
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 386-4410
Views of the river from the dining room and expansive deck, along with a wide selection of quality food, draws locals to this lively spot, set in the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn. The Italian-inspired menu offers pasta and entrees such as chicken saltimbocca, braised short ribs and cioppino. Breakfast and lunch bring a slate of fun, satisfying offerings (think cornmeal waffles and carnitas tacos), and the attached CEBU Lounge offers more enticing reasons to linger.

Riverwalk Inn & Cafe

204 E. Wapato Ave.
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-2627
This modest 12-room inn offers easy access to downtown's shops and restaurants, and farm-to-table dining for breakfast and lunch in its onsite cafe.

Rôtie Cellars

31 E. Main St., Ste. 216
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 301-9074
Taking its name from the Rhône Valley AOC, Rôtie specializes in Rhône-style varietals and blends, red and white, though winemaker/owner Sean Boyd is also creating a growing portfolio of single-varietal gems. In addition to its Main Street tasting room in downtown Walla Walla, the winery also offers tastings in its newer space in Seattle's SoDo district.

Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen

330 W. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-2112
Chef Chris Ainsworth and his team bring the flavors of Southern Europe and North Africa to Eastern Washington, combining local ingredients with exotic spice profiles and sophisticated presentations. The menu lets you combine tantalizing small plates and flatbreads with housemade pastas and meaty entrees (veg-friendly options are also available). Beverage choices include Northwest wines, artisan cocktails, and a mix of craft brews and Mediterranean imports.

Second Street Grill

28 N. Second St.
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 469-1486
This fun, lively downtown Yakima spot offers steaks, pasta, sandwiches and burgers in a refurbished brick space and, when the weather cooperates, on its sidewalk patio. A bank of screens above the center-island bar makes it easy to catch a game. Twenty-four mostly Northwest beers on tap, regional wines and specialty cocktails cater to a variety of thirsts.

Skamania Lodge

1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way
Stevenson, WA
Phone: (800) 221-7117
Set on 175 wooded acres, about 45 miles east of Portland, the Skamania Lodge offers 258 guest rooms, including four treehouses, plus two on-site restaurants, an outdoor zip line, aerial park, golf course and spa. Located about 25 miles west of Hood River, the resort works with local guides to offer tours out to area wineries.

Sokol Blosser

5000 NE Sokol Blosser Lane
Dundee, OR
Phone: (503) 864-2282
Well-crafted estate pinot noirs, chardonnays, pinot gris, pinot blancs, rieslings and Mûller Thurgeaus reflect the characteristics of Dundee's terroir. The airy, modern tasting room is one of the valley's sleekest. Thanks to the winery's friendly and devoted fans, who tend to fill up the tasting room, it's also one of the most fun.

Solstice Wood Fire Café, Bar & Catering

501 Portway Ave.
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 436-0800
Now on the waterfront, this locally loved restaurant serves wood-fired pizzas, fresh pasta dishes and other items, accompanied by artisan cocktails, microbrews and a small selection of Northwest and Italian wines.

Sorrento's Ristorante

3875 Highway 97A
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-5409
Advanced reservations are highly recommended for the restaurant at Tsillan Cellars, which serves contemporary Italian cuisine in a scenic setting overlooking the lake.

Sparkling Hill Resort

888 Sparkling Place
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 275-1556
Founded by Gernot Langes-Swarovsky, patriarch of the Swarovski crystal family, this wellness resort was built with 3.5 million Swarovsky crystals integrated into the design of the rooms and common areas. The glitter is nice, but wellness is the name of the game, with a variety of cold and hot pools in the expansive spa (pictured above), including its famous cold sauna (it works), farm-to-table dining and other health-focused offerings.

Spirit Ridge

1200 Rancher Creek Road
Osoyoos, BC
Phone: (250) 495-5445
The Hyatt-managed resort features 226 condos, suites and villas overlooking Osoyoos Lake from the Okanagan Indian Reserve. With outdoor pools and hot tubs, an onsite winery and tasting room, and a trail down to the beach and beach cantina, there’s a lot to like about this place.

Spudnut Shop

228 Williams Ave.
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 943-3000
Donuts are not the first things that come to mind for a wine country getaway, but the Spudnut Shop scores points for lovable kitsch. Established in 1948 by the current owner's father, the shop was once part of a nationwide chain, famous for making donuts with a batter containing potato flour. After the chain broke up, a dozen or so, including the Richland location, remained in business, under independent ownership. Today, the Richland shop still uses potato flour to make delicious cake and raised donuts. It's a sweet way to start the day, six days a week (the shop is closed on Sundays).

Subterra—A wine country restaurant

1505 Portland Road
Newberg, OR
Phone: (503) 538-6060
A cool, rustic-inspired spot in a centrally located shopping district provides a charming setting for noshing or feasting on wine-friendly offerings, at a leisurely pace.

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

4870 Chute Lane Road
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (800) 667-3538
Whether you believe in the power of pyramids or just want to check out a cool venue with a New Age-y vibe (pictured above), this is the spot for you. The wines, produced through organic and biodynamic processes, are pretty good, but they can be overshadowed by the on-site pyramid cellar. Fun at the pyramid builds during the winery's full-moon and solstice gatherings. The winery is also home to a quality restaurant.

Sunny’s A Modern Diner

235 Bernard
Kelowna, BC
Phone: (778) 478-1170
The team behind RauDZ riffs on diner classics, preparing them with fresh, local and seasonal ingredients and giving them playful names, such as the Cluck and Grunt (two eggs and your choice of bacon or sausage) and 2 Cows Make ’Em Cry (a double-patty burger with caramelized onions, plus soya barbecue sauce and smoked cheddar).

Syncline Wine Cellars

111 Balch Road
Lyle, WA
Phone: (509) 365-4361
Syncline's winemaker and co-owner James Mantone adheres to Old World principles in crafting soulful wines, which include a slate of Rhône varietals along with others, such as grüner veltliner and picpoul, that are not widely produced in Washington. In the process, he demonstrates the benefits of tempering the power of Washington fruit in favor of complexity.

T Mac's

4 N. Colville St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 522-4776
Formerly T. Maccarone's, T Mac's serves refined New American cuisine for lunch and dinner in a casual setting. The offerings include salads, small plates, burgers, pasta dishes, steaks and more, with a wine list showcasing quality selections from Washington, France and Italy.

Tagaris Winery

844 Tulip Lane
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 628-0020
Tagaris serves its food-friendly varietals and blends, made from grapes grown in its Wahluke Slope vineyard, in its spacious, Mediterranean-inspired onsite restaurant, Taverna Tagaris.

Tapteil Vineyard & Winery

20206 E. 583 PR NE
Benton City (Red Mountain), WA
Phone: (509) 588-4460
Veteran wine grower Larry Pearson's cab sauvs and syrahs reflect the intensity of Red Mountain fruit, in the best possible ways. The patio outside the tasting room overlooks a scenic section of the Yakima River, known as Tapteil in the Yakama's Sahaptian language.

Taverna Tagaris

844 Tulip Lane
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 628-0020
Tagaris Winery’s onsite restaurant serves wine-friendly tapas, flatbreads, pastas and roasted meats in a setting that feels like a Mediterranean villa. The spacious, modern setting offers indoor and outdoor seating, with a firepit in the patio.

Terrace Restaurant

1730 Mission Hill Road
West Kelowna, BC
Phone: (250) 768-6461
The restaurant at Mission Hill Family Winery serves elegant, wine-friendly foods, working with local farms and foragers and Vancouver Aquarium’s OceanWise program to ensure freshness and sustainability.

The Allison Inn & Spa

2525 Allison Lane
Newberg, OR
Phone: (503) 554-2525
Set in the hills just outside of downtown Newberg, this 85-unit resort (pictured above) offers unpretentious luxury among the hazelnut groves, with its wood, stone and glass architectural features blending into the surroundings. Its world-class spa includes an indoor infinity pool, while its restaurant, Jory, presents exquisite Northwest cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Barn B&B

1624 Stovall Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 730-3662
This elegant, modern new seven-room inn sits on a 10-acre site west of downtown, surrounded by farmland, vineyards and wineries. (It's also just across the highway from Wine Valley Golf Club.) Each room offers a private garden with an outdoor shower (in addition to the indoor shower in each bathroom). In addition to three-course breakfasts each morning, the inn also serves complimentary family-style dinners to guests on Monday and Thursday nights. The cuisine combines local ingredients with global influences that reflect the owners' experiences working in the hospitality industry around the world, from Chevy Chase, Maryland, to Bangkok.

The Commons Kitchen and Bar

14481 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 892-7012
A wide variety of American comfort classics, prepared with high-quality ingredients and served in generous portions, makes it tough to walk out of this place hungry. Its location, near the Hollywood Schoolhouse, puts it steps away from dozens of tasting rooms.

The Dalles Inn

112 W. 2nd St.
The Dalles, OR
Phone: (541) 296-9107
The Dalles Inn offers comfortable, no-frills lodging, conveniently set in The Dalles' downtown district.

The Dundee Bistro

100-A SW Seventh St.
Dundee, OR
Phone: (503) 554-1650
Located at the base of the Dundee Hills, the casually elegant restaurant, with a spacious patio, caters to just about every appetite with soups, salads, pizzas, sandwiches and heartier entrees. The bistro's wine list features all-star local selections and solid Old World choices. The adjacent space is home to Fratelli Ponzi Fine Food & Wine, which showcases Italian varietals from Italy and Oregon, and offers wine friendly, Italian-inspired eats and sweets on its small-plates menu.

The Gorge White House

2266 Hwy. 35
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 386-2828
The white house, a 1908 Dutch Colonial beaut, is one of the most notable landmarks along the Hood River Fruit Loop, which links area farms and food purveyors. The tasting room offers samples of house-made pear wines, hard ciders and still wines, along with wines produced by others nearby.

The Herbfarm

14590 NE 145th St.
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 485-5300
One of the premier restaurants in Washington showcases the local bounty on its 9-course tasting menu, served in single nightly seatings. The menu is rewritten each day to reflect what's fresh in the restaurant's own garden and from its network of artisan suppliers. Reservations fill up far in advance.

The Inn at Abeja

2014 Mill Creek Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-7400
Century-old farmstead buildings have been meticulously restored to showcase the craftsmanship of the era in which they were built. In all, the inn offers eight cottages and suites on a 38-acre site that is also home to Abeja's winery and one of its vineyards, about 4 miles east of downtown. Breakfast and a tasting of Abeja wines are included.

The Kitchen @ BG

878 Tulip Lane
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 627-0266
Locally sourced cuisine designed to pair well with Bernard Griffin's wines star on an eclectic menu. The offerings range from salads and cheese plates to hearty entrees. Seating is available on the patio and in a dining room adorned with glass art by Deborah Bernard, who co-founded the winery with her husband, Rob Griffin. Bernard also leads workshops in the onsite glass art studio.

The Lodge at Columbia Point

530 Columbia Point Drive
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 713-7423
The 82-room boutique hotel at Columbia Point places a premium on comfort, with an onsite spa, private pool and Jacuzzi, wine bar and restaurant, and guests are treated to complimentary tastings in the lobby on weekend nights. Its location next to three other restaurants and Columbia Point Golf Course give it a resort-style feel.

The Lookout at Lake Chelan

100 Jackrabbit Lane
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-0885
This purpose-built vacation community offers cottages and houses for nightly rental (2-night minimum stay required). The on-site amenities include a community pool and beach cove.

The Maple Counter Cafe

209 E. Alder St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 876-2527
Delicious, scratch-made breakfast and lunch favorites include French-style baked omelets and four-egg scrambles accompanied by pancakes made with locally sourced flour. Burgers feature locally raised beef, and the restaurant also serves locally baked breads.

The Marc Restaurant

6 W. Rose St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: 509-525-2200
The restaurant inside the Marcus Whitman Hotel presents elegant takes on Northwest cuisine. Sustainably produced ingredients include hormone-free proteins from area ranches and locally grown produce, and the all-Northwest wine list showcases hard-to-find gems.

The Pines 1852

202 Cascade Ave.
Hood River, OR
Phone: (541) 993-8301
Winery founder Lonnie Wright has been planting and managing vineyards in the Columbia Gorge since the mid-1980s. In 2001, he teamed with Oregon winemaker Peter Rosback to create zinfandels and other varietals with grapes from his family's vineyard. You can taste their selections, which include zinfandel, pinot noir, gewürztraminer and others, in the winery's spacious Hood River tasting room.

The Restaurant at Watermark Beach Resort

15 Park Place
Osoyoos, BC
Phone: (250) 495-5508
The restaurant at this lakeside resort (pictured above) in Osoyoos offers a casual setting for enjoying local, seasonal fare, with most dishes served family style. In addition to a wide selection of BC wines, the beverage menu includes locally made beers and ciders.

Thistle Restaurant & Bar

228 NE Evans St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 472-9624
This modern bistro (shown above, photo by Sionnie Lafolette) brings a hip urban vibe to McMinnville's historic downtown district. The kitchen taps into the bounty of local farms, while inspired artisan cocktails and a stellar wine list complete the scene.

Torii Mor

18323 NE Fairview Drive
Dundee, OR
Phone: (503) 538-2279
This 10,000-case-a-year winery focuses on pinot noir, pinot gris, chardonnay and other white varietals, best enjoyed in the garden patio outside its Dundee Hills winery tasting room. The grapes for its popular port are sourced from Southern Oregon. Pssst: try the port.

Torii Mor Winery

14525 148th Ave NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 908-7111
Like its colleagues from Lachini Vineyards, the team at Torii Mor brings quality Oregon varietals, most notably pinot noir, to Woodinville's Hollywood district. Torii Mor is a 10,000-case-a-year winery that supplements pinot noir, pinot gris, chardonnay and other white varietals grown on its 10-acre Dundee Hills vineyard with fruit from the Carlton Yamhill and Chehalem Mountain AVAs. The grapes for its popular port comes from Southern Oregon.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Richland Coliumbia Point

591 Columbia Point Drive
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 943-9800
The second Marriott-branded property at Columbia Point offers studios and suites designed for extended stays, with fully equipped kitchens and in-unit work spaces. But short-term visitors are welcome, and it's tough to beat the location, steps away from the marina and its restaurants, and just a few hundred yards away from Columbia Point Golf Course.

Tranche Cellars

705 Berney Drive
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-3500
Tranche earns raves for its Rhône-inspired blends. Its luscious Pape Blanc, a southern Rhône–style blend, will make even the staunchest of "red-only" drinkers rethink their preferences. The winery's cab sauvs and chardonnays never disappoint. Wood, glass, steel and thoughtful art give the tasting room and patio a stylish modern feel; warm weather brings live music to the winery on Friday evenings, April through October.

Treveri Cellars

71 Gangl Road
Wapato, WA
Phone: (509) 877-0925
One of the state’s most innovative wineries, family-owned Treveri specializes in méthode champenoise sparking wines made with Washington fruit, including syrah, riesling and gerwürztraminer, in addition to pinot noir and chardonnay. Founder Jurgen Grieb was born and raised in Trier, Germany, where he studied wine making, before coming to Washington in the 1980s.


18401 NE Ribbon Ridge Road
Newberg, OR
Phone: (503) 538-9898
Pinot noir and riesling sourced primarily from three Willamette Valley subregions come together with pleasing complexity at this Ribbon Ridge winery, founded by artist James Frey and his wife, Andrea (the winery is named for their children, Tristen and Tatum). The Freys also produce sparkling wines and Bordeaux-style reds (the latter are sourced from Walla Walla's Seven Hills Vineyard), with the entire lineup available in flights in the tasting room, which doubles as an art gallery.

Tsillan Cellars

3875 Hwy. 97A
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-9463
Set on a 135-acre overlooking Lake Chelan, the grounds at Tsillan (pronounced "Chelan") Cellars (pictured above), which include a winery, tasting room, onsite restaurant and vineyards, are modeled after a Tuscan village. The all-estate lineup of wines include a mix of Italian- and French-inspired varietals and blends, including barbera and sangiovese, as well as gewürztraminer, syrah and chardonnay.

Tunnel Hill WInery

37 Hwy 97A
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-3243
This small, family-run winery produces small lots of quality wines, including a remarkable pinot noir, from grapes sourced primarily from its 7-acre vineyard. The quaint stone tasting room was built from the rubble of the nearby tunnel that leads into town, blasted in 1933.

Twigs Bistro & Martini Bar

303 E. Columbia Drive
Columbia Center Mall
Kennewick, WA
Phone: (509) 735-3411
The Tri-Cities location for this group of premium casual restaurants offers everything you'd need to revive your palate after a day of tasting or quench your thirst after a round of golf. Selections on the global-comfort menu include shrimp and grits, kalua pork tacos, Moroccan beef tenders, a variety of flatbreads and more. Big screens throughout the space make it easy to keep up on the day's sports action, if you're into that.

Va Piano Vineyards

1793 J.B. George Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 529-0900
Founded by fourth-generation Walla Wallan Justin Wylie, Va Piano does a lot of things really well. Tannins in the cabernet sauvignons and syrahs provide the structure they need to avoid becoming overly unctuous. Rosé fans will love the Yakima Valley cab franc rosé, when available; the bright, acidic wine provides tightly wound notes of melon that loosen up with food.

Vin du Lac

105 Hwy. 150
Chelan, WA
Phone: (866) 455-9463
Vin du Lac produces small lots of white and red varietals, sourcing grapes from Lake Chelan and other other portions of Washington's Columbia Valley. The tasting room and onsite bistro overlook the lake from a scenic perch, making it a great place to linger.

Vine & Roses

516 S. Division St
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 876-2113
A comprehensive renovation brought state-of-the-art modern infrastructure to this charming Victorian, just east of downtown.

Vine Wine & Craft Bar

530 Columbia Point Drive
Richland, WA
Phone: (509) 713-7423
The wine bar and cocktail lodge at The Lodge at Columbia Point goes "all in" on artisan beverages and foods. This casual spot offers an expansive selection of Northwest wines, craft beers and locally made spirits, plus noshable small-plate dishes sourced from local and regional farms and food purveyors.

Vintage Valley Inn

911 Vintage Valley Pkwy.
Zillah, WA
Phone: (509) 829-3399
Another dependable spot, this former Comfort Inn provides comfort and value at the base of Rattlesnake Hills.

Vivi Pizzeria

145050 148th Ave. NE
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 408-0711
The ultimate people watching spot serves pizza and casual Italian favorites. Its patio overlooks the Hollywood district's busiest intersection.

Walla Walla Bread Company

201 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 522-8422
The aroma of freshly baked breads, made with flours milled nearby by Small Family Farms, fills the air at this casual, glass-and-stone encased downtown fave. In addition to pastries, scones, croissants and biscuits, the cafe offers a full breakfast menu, as well as sandwiches, salads, wood-fired pizzas and more, for lunch and dinner. (Closed Mondays.)

Walla Walla Steak Co.

416 N. 2nd Ave.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-4100
Dark woods and soft lighting create an old-school vibe in this new steakhouse (pictured above), which shares downtown's renovated historic train depot with its sister establishment, Crossbuck Brewing. In addition to classic cuts—a bone-in rib eye, New York steak, filet mignon and others—the menu also offers fish, fowl and a vegetarian option or two. Seasonal, locally sourced ingredients and refined preparations bring a modern aesthetic to these traditional offerings. The wine list emphasizes top Northwest varietals and blends, while artisan cocktails and craft brews are also available.

Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center

2140 Wine Country Road
Prosser, WA
Phone: (509) 786-1000
Dr. Walter Clore is widely considered to be the father of Washington’s wine industry. In addition to conducting extensive research on vinefera as a horticulturalist at Washington State University in the 1960s and 70s, he also served as a consultant to the state’s early wineries, identifying sites suitable for various varietals. In the lower Yakima Valley, the center that bears his name brings an educational element to wine tasting. In addition to pouring wines from a different featured Washington growing region each month, the super knowledgeable staff is available to answer questions and provide tips on other wineries to visit, sort of like wine-tasting concierges. The retails shop carries an eclectic selection of prized finds from across the state, and, as a bonus, it is right next to the Desert Wind winery.

Wapato Point Cellars

200 S. Quetilquasoon Road
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-4000
This Manson favorite produces a suite of varietals and blends, mostly from Lake Chelan AVA grapes, and is home to the popular Winemaker's Grill, a full-service restaurant serving pasta, steaks and more.

Wapato Point Resort

1 Wapato Point
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-9511
Set on 113 acres, this timeshare resort offers nightly rentals of its condo units. The grounds offer beachfront access; boat, kayak and paddleboard rentals; indoor and outdoor swimming pools; on-site tennis courts; easy access to Manson's shops and restaurants; and more.

Watermark Beach Resort

15 Park Place
Osoyoos, BC
Phone: (250) 495-5500
This family-friendly resort on the shores of Osoyoos Lake offers 153 suites and 30 beachfront townhomes, with each unit equipped with a gourmet kitchen. A saltwater pool, outdoor hot tubs and a full-service spa round out the amenities, and its location, just steps away from downtown Osoyoos, provides easy access to dozens of nearby cafes, restaurants and shops.

White Salmon Baking Company

80 NE Estes Ave.
White Salmon, WA
Phone: (509) 281-3140
Just off the main drag in White Salmon, this independent bakery offers scratch-made breads baked in a custom-built wood-fired oven, along with pastries, scones, breakfast sandwiches and more for breakfast, as well as sandwiches and other goodies for lunch. The wine list includes Oregon wines and international selections, and sunny weather brings patio seating. The cafe also hosts pizza nights on Monday.


55 W. Cherry St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-2222
Set in an elegantly refurbished brick planing mill originally completed in 1904, Whitehouse-Crawford attracts lively crowds with its globally influenced Northwest cuisine and killer wine list, which showcases Walla Walla Valley wines. Depending on what's in season, you might find rockfish seasoned with tandoori spices or lasagna on the same menu as a burger or beef tenderloin with mashed potatoes.

Whoopemup Hollow Café

13 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-5000
The Whoomemup serves Southern comfort foods—think hush puppies, crawfish pie, filé gumbo and more—in a genteel setting in the center of town.

Willamette Valley Vineyards: Estate Tasting Room

8800 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR
Phone: (503) 588-9463
With more than 500 acres of estate vineyards (pictured above) located in multiple valley locations, Willamette Valley Vineyards' barrel-aged pinot noirs reflect the best characteristics of the terroir through its Willamette Valley blends and vineyard-designate wines. The winery recently introduced luxury accommodations at the Estate Tasting Room.

Willamette Valley Vineyards: McMinnville Tasting Room

300 NE Third St.
McMinnville, OR
Phone: (503) 883-9013
The winery's McMinnville tasting room brings its Willamette Valley blends and vineyard-designate wines to a convenient location among the historic district's tasting rooms, restaurants and shops.

Willows Lodge

14580 NE 145th St.
Woodinville, WA
Phone: (425) 424-2585
This country-chic inn (pictured above) along the Sammamish River offers the finer things: high-linen thread counts; rooms equipped with fireplaces and soaking tubs; a full-service spa; fine dining and superb customer service. The property sits halfway between Chateau Ste. Michelle and the Hollywood Schoolhouse, which makes it an easy walk to too many tasting rooms to count.

Wilridge Winery

250 Ehler Road
Yakima, WA
Phone: (509) 966-0686
Committed to sustainability, Seattle-based Wilridge produces small lots of terroir-driven varietals and blends from grapes grown through biodynamic or organic practices whenever possible. Its super-quaint tasting room is inside a 100-year-old farmhouse set among orchards and vineyards, along the rim of Cowiche Canyon. In fact, from the parking lot, you can hike down into the canyon before or after a tasting. The grounds also have picnic space, and the winery hosts concerts and special events throughout spring and summer.

Wine Valley RV Park

330 Merlot Dr.
Prosser, WA
Phone: (509) 786-5192
With its proximity to several Lower Yakima Valley wine tasting spaces, including Desert Wind Winery, the Walter Clore WIne & Culinary Center and the Prosser Wine and Food Park, you'd be hard pressed to find an RV park that offers better access to wine tasting. If that's not enough, the park also hosts wine tastings of its own for guests.

Winemaker's Grill

200 S. Quetilquasoon Road
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-4000
The on-site restaurant at Wapato Point Cellars (pictured above) offers a casually elegant setting, with a menu that provides a wide selection of steaks, chops, pasta and more. The beverage selection includes craft cocktails and Wapato Point Cellars wines.

Woodward Canyon Winery

11920 W. Hwy 12
Lowden, WA
Phone: (509) 525-4129
Rick Small established Walla Walla Valley’s second modern winery in 1981, after planting vineyards on his family’s wheatland. Today, Woodward Canyon produced elegant wines—primarily cabernet sauvignons, Bordeaux-style blends, chardonnay and sauvignon blanc, with fruit from its 41-acre estate vineyard and four other esteemed sites, including Champoux Vineyard, in which it has an ownership stake. The tasting room, open daily, is located in a restored farmhouse along the highway, about 13 miles west of town. Tasting options include classic flights ($10) and reserve flights ($15), with patio seating available out back.

WorldMark Lake Chelan Shores

100 Lake Chelan Shores Dr.
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 293-5982
This Wyndham Extra Holidays resort offers 1- and 2-bedroom suites, each equipped with full kitchens. The grounds offers beach access, swimming pools, tennis courts and more.