GRENACHE FEST 2024

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH
IN WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON.

GRENACHE FEST SPRUNG FROM A LOVE OF THE VARIETAL IN ALL OF ITS INTERPRETATIONS, ALL OVER THE WORLD. WINEMAKER TODD ALEXANDER AND WINE DESIGN AND MARKETER CARRIE ALEXANDER WORK TOGETHER TO BRING YOU AN EVENT THAT MARRIES WINE AND MUSIC IN AN UNPRETENTIOUS AND TOTALLY ENJOYABLE WEEKEND OF ACTIVITIES.

THIS YEAR, THE SEMINARS WILL FEATURE TALENTED WINE WRITERS, PODCASTERS AND EDUCATORS, INCLUDING MJ TOWLER (BLACK WINE GUY /BEATS, VINES AND LIFE PODCAST), ELAINE BROWN (WINE ENTHUSIAST + SO MUCH MORE), DIANA D’URSO (BARCELONA SOMMELIER) AND MICHAEL ALBERTY (WINE ENTHUSIAST, THE OREGONIAN + MANY OTHERS). PLUS GRENACHE PRODUCERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD TO BRING YOU THE MOST INCLUSIVE SHOWCASE OF SMALL-PRODUCTION, HIGH-QUALITY WINES IN EVERY IMAGINABLE STYLE. TRULY, SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE.  

TWO NIGHTS OF MUSIC THIS YEAR HAVE BEEN CURATED BY M. WARD

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? ANYONE WHO LIKES ANY OF THESE THINGS. NEW TO WINE? YOU WILL FIND ZERO SNOBBERY HERE. THAT’S A PROMISE.

QUESTIONS?? REACH OUT TO US AT [email protected].

THE MUSIC

M. WARD & FRIENDS, with JORDANA

FRIDAY

M. WARD + FRIENDS LIVE IN CONCERT
plus JORDANA
DOORS 7PM, THE MOTOR CO

WALK AROUND “GRAND” TASTING
30+ PRODUCERS
6PM TO 10PM
THE GARAGE AT MOTOR CO. 

BENJAMIN GIBBARD

SATURDAY

BENJAMIN GIBBARD LIVE IN CONCERT
plus special guest
DOORS 7PM, THE MOTOR CO

WALK-AROUND “GRAND” TASTING
30+ PRODUCERS
6PM TO 10PM
THE GARAGE AT MOTOR CO. 

THE SEMINARS

DOMESTIC GRENACHE

FRIDAY

SEMINAR: DOMESTIC GRENACHE
CALIFORNIA, WASHINGTON, OREGON
3PM TO 5PM THE MOTOR CO.
TASTE 10 WINES SIDE-BY-SIDE IN A SEMINAR FORMAT FEATURING THE WINEMAKERS AND MODERATORS MJ TOWLER AND MICHAEL ALBERTY.

PRODUCERS TBA… 

FRENCH + SPANISH GRENACHE

SATURDAY

SEMINAR: FRENCH + SPANISH
GRENACHE | GARNACHA
3PM TO 5PM THE MOTOR CO.
TASTE 10 WINES SIDE-BY-SIDE IN A SEMINAR FORMAT FEATURING THE PRODUCERS AND MODERATORS, INCLUDING ELAINE BROWN AND DIANA D’URSO.

PRODUCERS TBA…

PRODUCERS POURING DURING THE WALK-AROUND TASTINGS

Latta Wines – Seattle WA
Swick Wines – Newburg OR
Approachment Wines – McMinnville OR
Rôtie Cellars, Milton Freewater, OR
Syncline – Columbia Gorge WA
W.T. Vintners – Woodinville WA
L’Ecole No. 41 – Walla Walla WA
Gramercy Cellars – Walla Walla WA
Cold Spring Wines – Eldorado CA
Force Majeure Vineyards – Milton Freewater OR
WeatherEye Vineyards – Red Mountain WA
House of Smith – Walla Walla WA

Revelry Vintners – Walla Walla WA
Browne Family Vineyards -Walla Walla WA
Grosgrain Vineyards – Walla Walla WA
Ocelli – Newberg OR
Prospice Wines – Walla Walla WA
Los Rocosos Vineyards – Milton Freewater OR
Gard Vintners – Walla Walla WA
Upsidedown Wines – Red Mountain WA
Quiddity Wines – Woodinville WA

Fortuity Cellars – Yakima Valley WA
Cairdeas Winery – Manson WA
Levo Vineyard – Paso Robles CA
Callaghan Winery – Elgin AZ
Sleight of Hand Cellars – Walla Walla WA
Delmas – Milton Freewater OR
Echolands – Mill Creek WA
Tranche – Walla Walla WA
Saviah Cellars – Milton Freewater OR
Helioterra Wines – Portland OR
Eternal Wines – Walla Walla WA
Balboa Winery – Walla Walla WA

Avennia/Liminal Wines – Woodinville WA
Alton Wines – Walla Walla WA
Time and Direction – Walla Walla WA
Dusted Valley – Walla Walla WA
Staysail Wines – Kenwood CA
Idilico Wines – Woodinville WA
Isenhower Cellars – Walla Walla WA
Mercer Estates – Horse Heaven Hills WA
DAMA – Walla Walla WA
Gondak Cellars – Sonoma CA

If you’d like to get involved this year, please reach out! We would love to hear from you. 

THE SPONSORS

This year’s Premier Sponsor is Walla Walla Land Company. They have worked in conjunction with Grenache Fest to bring you the live performance on Saturday night with BENJAMIN GIBBARD.

 Read more about them here.

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WINERY SPONSORS

Grenache Fest is a 501(c)(3) Private Foundation.