As a Seattle resident, this field in Walla Walla, Washington, an area famous for growing sweet onions, looked the way I expected.
Downtown Walla Walla was a different story. We visited Walla Walla last September and found the streets lined with winery tasting rooms. Walla Walla's wine industry grew from 20 wineries in 2000 to 140 in 2014 (1) and several have tasting rooms in downtown Walla Walla.
This amazing proliferation of wineries and their tasting rooms results from a unique collaboration between entrepreneurs, investors, the state government, and Walla Walla Community College. All these groups... Read more