Shawn Dore, wine director for "Borgata", casino, hotel and spa in Atlantic City (new casino features a 15,000 bottle wine cellar) recently visited Washington State. She expressed some of her favorite Washington wines - out of the nine wines she expressed, four of them were produced in the Walla Walla Valley:
Forgeron Cellars, 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley (I own a bottle);
Long Shadows, 2004 Poet's Leap Riesling, Wahluke Slope (I own a bottle);
Reininger, 2002 Syrah, Walla Walla Valley (I should get a bottle);
Woodward Canyon, 2002 Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon (I should get a bottle).