Walla Walla Valley AVA

Explore wines from Walla Walla Valley and get facts about this wine appellation including its location, history, and classification information.


Walla Walla Valley AVA is a very small wine appellation with approximately 2,619 acres / 1060 hectares of vineyards. It was officially established on March 7, 1984

Classification Information

Wines labeled as "Walla Walla Valley" must contain at least 85% of grapes grown in the named appellation.

For wines labeled with a single grape variety (such as "Cabernet Sauvignon" or "Chardonnay") 75% of the bottle's contents must be derived from the listed variety of which the entire 75% must be grown within the boundaries of Walla Walla Valley AVA. If a wine from Walla Walla Valley AVA indicates it is "Estate Bottled" that means:

100% of the wine came from grapes grown on the land owned or controlled by the winery. The winery and vineyards are both within the named AVA. All wine production and aging was performed at the winery's premise.