NFR Wine- Wa or CA

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  1. Charles Sullivan

    Charles Sullivan dreaming through the come down

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    Peeps,

    Wifey wants to go wine tasting in Aug. 5 millionth aniversary and all.

    Eastern WA or BC. Any cool places to stay - B&B? VRBO?. Her idea of roughing it is no room service or no kitchen. Short drive (able to be cabbed) or walk to wine or music is best. I drink a lot. I don't drink and drive.

    Info on bus type tours welcome.

    Go Sox,
    cds
     
  2. Vladimir Steblina

    Vladimir Steblina Retired Forester...now fishing instead of working

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  3. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Good wine local, no need to travel like steelhead.
     
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  4. rory

    rory Go Outside

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    I vote for Walla Walla.
     
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  5. Matt Baerwalde

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    My wife digs the Walla Walla scene. I usually go fishing when she heads there with the ladies. She brings back good wine. Walla Walla Vintners is one to check out for tastings.
     
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  6. Vladimir Steblina

    Vladimir Steblina Retired Forester...now fishing instead of working

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    There's good wine on the Kitsap Penninsula??
     
  7. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    Stayed here years ago. Not rustic or cheap, but a pretty cool place to stay in Walla Walla.
    We stayed in the Chicken Coop.
    We hired a driver to tour us around. Details of that are a bit foggy.
    SF

    http://www.abeja.net/accommodations/
     
  8. Jerry Daschofsky

    Jerry Daschofsky Moderator Staff Member

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    My wife likes some of the Walla Walla wines. But loves some of the wines in the Yakima valley. We do a yearly tour now. Tons of small micro vineyards. Selah can take you all day alone. I wish I knew the name of service, but they have a bus that drives you tasting room to tasting room. I'm not a wine drinker, so I'm the DD. We've home based at Red's (that way I can go out and sling a line after they pass out lol). Prosser area also has some fantastic micro vineyards too. We still haven't hit them all.
     
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  9. Charles Sullivan

    Charles Sullivan dreaming through the come down

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    It seems between this post and logan mike's that Wall Walla is the best for wine. I gotta believe that BC (Kelowna) would be prettier, and I'd love to see some more of BC. OTOH, it'd be tough not to stop and fish in BC, simultaneously pissing off the wife.
    I'm leaning towards Walla Walla. Any other recomendations for places to stay? Much appreciated peeps.

    Go Sox,
    cds
     
  10. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Best Western in Walla Walla. Clean, predictable and cheap with an easy walk to downtown so need to drive. No, it's not the Marcus Whitman, but it costs about 75% less.

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  11. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Not a wine drinker here. The last time I drank some wine, I was so wasted I swore off wine drinking for good. The bad shit will make you go blind.
     
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  12. airedale

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    Naramata, just north of Penticton has some great wineries and B&Bs......a thought.....
     
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  13. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

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    I would go to Napa if I was you! So many good wineries and places to stay! If in WA, Walla Walla or Yakima area would be good too.
     
  14. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Not Kitsap local, althought there a couple of small operations. Meant Washington local over seeing Charles travel out of state/country.
     
  15. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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