If you’re looking to sample new vino flavors and get lost in a vineyard this fall, look no further than Washington as your next wine destination. Outside of California, the state actually produces more wine than any other in the U.S. And with picturesque untouched landscapes set as the backdrop, Washington is truly a can’t-miss stop for top-notch vino. Here are some of the best wineries and tasting rooms to visit in Washington.
If the crispy marine air that fills the atmosphere around Blaine’s Semiahmoo Resort isn’t enough of a kickstart to autumn, you’ll definitely be celebrating with hot cider, beach bonfires and more during Seasons at Semiahmoo: Fall Fest.
Before racing to the pumpkin patches and corn mazes, there is still time to enjoy sunflower season in Washington. Visit these four favorites for Instagram-worthy pictures, fresh-cut bundles and fields of bright, vibrant colors to help you kiss summer goodbye.
Elodie Li is the executive chef at The Kitchen at Abeja, a new Walla Walla-based restaurant that celebrates European cooking techniques with produce only found in Washington. Even though Chef Li decided to pursue the culinary arts only four years ago, she has already cooked throughout France and is now showcasing her talents at The Kitchen at Abeja.
Northstar Winery is located in the Washington wine region called Walla Walla, which happens to be a past winner of Sunset Magazine’s national “Best Wine Town” award. As one may expect, Northstar is named after the actual North Star, the brightest star in the Little Dipper.
It is safe to say pizza is always on our mind, so celebrating National Pepperoni Pizza Day on Sept. 20 is certainly on our priority list. Just in time for the tasty holiday, here are seven Washington state restaurants for creme de la creme ‘za.
Rana San is the artistic director of the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, an independent film and arts hub offering year-round programs and artist services. San and the team at the Northwest Film Forum are the producers of the Local Sightings Film Festival, which takes place Sept. 16 to Sept. 26, both virtually and in person.
Overlooking miles of thriving vineyards and farmland is Yellowhawk, a resort and sparkling winery located right outside the heart of Walla Walla. With 84 acres, it is making its grand entrance as the newest member of this growing wine region and has an incredible tasting room menu, to boot.
Thanks to an influx in treehouse rental options in Washington, tourists and locals alike can take in the sights of the state via a more unique point of view. Here are some of the most charming treehouses to rent on your next Pacific Northwest excursion.
Gregory T. Walker Jr., MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who recently finished an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Washington/Harborview and is also doing a fellowship at UC Davis and the Reno Orthopedic Center. Dr. Walker is a former student-athlete, well known for his time as a football player at University of Washington.