In 2006, the Port of Walla Walla in Washington State constructed buildings to serve as space for new start-up wineries. Inside the five whimsical-colored buildings, that resemble a village out of “The Simpsons” cartoon, are winemakers with an entrepreneurial spirit and the dream of someday flying away from the incubators to be on their own.
Rich in French, Italian and Native American history, this Eastern Washington town would see their wines and vines come full circle...from humble immigrant plantings to modern blockbusters. Just don't call it the next Napa. By Catie McIntyre Walker