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EVERY Saturday - Winery Tours @ Forgeron's Walla Walla Winery & Tasting Room

More Than a Tasting Room - EVERY SATURDAY @ 1pm, join the Cru @ Forgeron Cellars Winery & Tasting Room in Downtown Walla Walla for a Winery Tour & Tasting!


Visiting Walla Walla Valley Wine Country?

Curious about how the "Magic" happens in winemaking?

Want to go behind the scenes & add to your knowledge of wine?

EVERY SATURDAY @ 1pm, join the Cru @ Forgeron Cellars Winery & Tasting Room in Downtown Walla Walla for a Winery Tour & Tasting!

More Than a Tasting Room -

Forgeron Cellars provides wine enthusiasts who are looking for more than just a “Tasting Room” experience, an opportunity to sample some of Washington’s most elegant wines. Located in an old blacksmith shop at 3rd & Birch, Forgeron Cellars is within easy walking distance from Walla Walla’s major hotels and restaurants.

As guests tour the tank and barrel rooms, they get an intimate look into the mechanics of winemaking while being treated to award-winning red and white wines. Every tour includes insight into Winemaker Marie-Eve’s philosophy and how it affects each individual wine’s character and makeup.


Wine Enthusiast Names Walla Walla a "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014"

Names Walla Walla the "epicenter of Washington wine tourism" & lists Forgeron Cellars as "Where to Taste" & a "top local producer"...

May 1-31 - Forgeron Cellars to be "Winery of the Month" for May @ Cameo Heights Mansion!!

Cameo Heights Mansion was recently named TripAdvisor's "Traveler's Choice 2013" as Top 25 B&Bs in the U.S.

Touring & Tasting Magazine Explores Washington Reds

In the words of one esteemed winemaker, "I don't think there is very good agreement on what 'big' is." Touring & Tasting asked 5 Washington State winemakers, including Marie-Eve Gilla, Forgeron Cellars, to shed some light on the subject.

EVERY Saturday - PAC-12 Football @ Forgeron Cellars Woodinville!!

EVERY Saturday from 12.30 to 4.30, enjoy the PAC-12 "Game of the Week" on Forgeron Cellars' outdoor patio big screen!

Marie-Eve announces NEW Walla Walla Tasting Room Hours

Beginning July 1st, our WALLA WALLA TASTING ROOM will be Open THURSDAY-MONDAY, 11:00AM-5:30PM; Closed TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY.

2011 Chardonnay a Summer "Wine Pick" -

"Forgeron Cellars, 2011 Chardonnay, — $27. French-born winemaker Marie-Eve Gilla forges a Burgundian beauty — poised, polished, pleasantly light — the perfect wine for seafood, chicken, or pasta at your next patio party."

L.M. Archer, FWS,, July/August 2013

"6 Steps for Starting a Wine Tasting Group" - WA Wine Report

When asked, “What’s the best way to learn about wine?” Answering “Drink more!” can be an expensive way to learn what you like or don’t like. Ryan Messer suggests “Start a wine tasting group”.

Paul Gregutt finds Forgeron Merlots Absolutely "Improve with Age"

Take a wine of a certain age, open it, & taste it over a 2-day period. Not many can pass that test as this [2003 Merlot] did..."

Paul Gregutt, Unfined & Unfiltered -, July 14 2013

Wine Advocate rates Forgeron Cellars "Outstanding"

"...The wines are outstanding across the board & show great textures, integrated acidity..."

The Wine Advocate, June 2013

Feds put new rules on wineries' use of social media

"...companies that advertise beverages on social networking sites, blogs, mobile applications & video sharing sites...will have to include mandatory statements on their profile or brand pages & refrain from making prohibited statements, such as false health claims."

Marie-Eve invited to join the prestigious "Les Dames d'Escoffier, International", Seattle Chapter!!

Les Dames d'Ecoffier International is unlike any other organization in the world - it is an invitational, philanthropic group of women leaders in food, beverage, & hospitality whose missions is supporting women through education, advocacy, & philanthropy.

WA Wine Report shares 7 Steps for Wine Touring with Children

Wine touring with children can be done, & with a little pre-planning, it can even be enjoyable for all.

Ryan Messer, Washington Wine Report, March 14 2013

Hedges Family Estates shares "Rules for Attending Wine Festivals"

"Don't pinch your fingers & say, "Just a little."  Dump it if you don't want to finish it, but I'm going to pour as much as I damn well please..."

February 21-March 24 - The Herbfarm in Woodinville adds 2011 Ambiance to March's "Super Cattle in Seattle" Theme Menu

"Super Cattle in Seattle ~ The Best of the Bovines" is the theme of The Herbfarm's 9-course dinners paired with the crisp, bright, slightly spicy 2011 Ambiance White Rhone Blend.

Marie-Eve Gilla represents Forgeron Cellars & the WA State Wine Commission on Quebec, Canada.

For many in the Montreal area, this showcase was their first introduction to Washington wines.

Sean Sullivan pairs 2010 Lt Harvest Riesling & Theo Chocolate for Q13 News

"...For me, the 2010 Forgeron Cellars Late Harvest Riesling...worked beautifully with the chocolate covered caramels..."

Sean P. Sullivan, WA Wine Report for Q13 Fox News


The Herbfarm in Woodinville adds 2010 Late Harvest Riesling to January's "Truffle Treasure" Theme Menu

An Exploration of the Mysterious Truffle With Particular Emphasis on the Indigenous Truffles of the Pacific Northwest - The wild native truffles of Oregon, Washington & British Columbia will seduce you!

Silver Label
Forgeron Wine Now Available in Quebec, Canada!

In Quebec, Fans of Forgeron can now visit their local "Societe des Alcohol du Quebec" stores for some of Marie-Eve's Vins d'inspiration française...

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Forgeron Cellars Wines now available in Pennsylvania!

Fans of Forgeron in Pennsylvania can now visit their local Pennsylvania Liquor Store Outlet for a selection of Marie-Eve's exquisitely made wines.

September Forgeron is "Winery of the Month" at South Fork Grill

Great food deserves great wine - enjoy Forgeron Cellars & the cuisine of South Fork Grill throughout September as a perfect pair.

Forgeron Cellars Opens New Woodinville Tasting Room

Celebrate the grand opening of our 2nd tasting room in the West side's hottest winery locale.

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 “These are the finest wines I have tasted to date from this reliable source”.

-The Wine Advocate, August 2011

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Forgeron Releases NEW Label - BlackSmith Wines

A winery-crafted label containing varietal wine that showcases each grape's characteristics for an outstanding price.