Walla Walla Regions

Here are some useful facts about the Walla Walla Valley wine region including the map, it's most important grape varieties, and wine classification information.


Walla Walla Valley is a small wine region that sits on the far eastern corner of Oregon and Washington. The region is within the larger Columbia Valley wine region and has two official wine appellations with about 2,933 acres / 1,187 hectares of vineyards (2018).


The climate in Walla Walla Valley is ideal for grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Merlot. Producers here tend to focus on rich, opulent wines, often blending varieties and aging in oak to embolden their wines.


The Walla Walla Valley became an official wine region in 1984. Since then, a new wine region within Walla Walla Valley was identified by it's unique terrain and soils: The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater.

Districts in Walla Walla Valley