Russell Creek Winery

(509) 386-4401 301 Aeronica
Walla Walla, WA 99362
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Russell Creek Winery was founded in 1998 in the southeast corner of the State of Washington on a small farm nestled on the banks of the so-named creek flowing from the Blue Mountains. Starting out with a hand-operated winepress and five-gallon carboys, founder Larry Krivoshein crafted full-bodied Premium Red Wines. The original Diggers label gives a tongue-in-cheek nod to Larry’s background as a funeral home director showing Washington State with a shovel sunk into the ground near Walla Walla, while the Canadian, American and Soviet flags flying across the top indicate his unique cultural background. In the fall of 1998 Russell Creek Winery became the 12th winery bonded in the Walla Walla Valley. As it grew, Russell Creek joined several other early wineries in locating at the Walla Walla airport revitalizing once-derelict Air Force training facilities from the Second World War. Since its inception Russell Creek has continued to produce exceptional quality wines. Larry has since assumed the role of Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Russell Creek Merlot Columbia Valley 2003

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    Dark garnet hue, with rich aromas of dark tree fruits and tea; generous flavor notes of black raspberries, boysenberries and plums with fruitcake spice, and fine, integrated tannins over a refined and moderately long finish. Very Nice, but pricey. Read More

    Wine review by InWineTruth


  •  We had a plan, get in early, get out early. It seems like a lot of people had the get in early plan. In years past we would show up around 11:15, park close and hit the tent before the crowd built. Well not this year. The front parking lot filled up as we approached so we parked across the road and hoofed it in. The place was a zoo from the mom... Read More

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  • I'll be at Taste of Sonoma on Saturday at MacMurray Ranch. Napagirl, you've been quiet on this event. Are you staying home this year? This is the event of the year around here. Over 200 wineries pouring 700+ wines paired with food from over 60 chefs from the best restaurants in the County.Wine served under huge tents labeled by appellation, RRV,... Read More

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  • Pinot has been a much celebrated topic here on Snooth over the years I've participated, and it's obviously one of the more celebrated grapes in the wine world. It'll no doubt be a story line I plan on focusing on in years to come so I thought I'd start a thread, logging experiences. Sorry in advance, Greg T.Having said that, I've been mostly dis... Read More

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  • Just secured my tickets to the Taste of Sonoma on Sept 3rd, day 2 of a 3 day wine and food event that will knock your collective socks off. Anyone else planning on attending?Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Read More

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  • Russell Creek Tributary Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Washington State 2005

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    Wine review by KerryJohnson


  • Russell Creek Red Bordeaux Blend Columbia Valley Tributary 2008

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    Wine review by KerryJohnson


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  • Russell Creek Red Bordeaux Blend Columbia Valley Tributary 2005

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    Wine review by NDM Seattle


  • Russell Creek Tributary Washington 2004

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    Wine review by ronh000


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