The Annual Washington State Wine Awards held on January 26th was an exciting night for Walla Walla’s Marcus Whitman Hotel and the Marc Restaurant (located within the hotel). The Washington State Wine Commission presented The Marcus Whitman Hotel with the most prestigious award given at the Annual Washington State Wine Awards, the 2015 Hotel of the Year, and the Marcus Restaurant with the 2015 Grand Award. This was the first time that the hotel had received an award from the states wine commission and the second year in a row for the restaurant. The awards are given to industry leaders that show a strong support for Washington State wines.

The Marcus Whitman Hotel is nothing short of extraordinary. By offering guests a welcoming and rich atmosphere, the hotel is the perfect place for any occasion. The hotel is made up of 127 luxurious rooms and suites, 7 on-site tasting rooms, and of course, The Marc Restaurant. The Marc Restaurant has one of the largest selections of regional wines in the area carrying more than 235 labels that are focused on local vineyards and producers throughout the state.

For more information regarding the Marcus Whitman Hotel visit www.marcuswhitmanhotel.com

A Little About the Washington State Wine Commission

 The Annual Washington State Wine Awards is presented by The Washington State Wine Commission. The board of commissioners represents every licensed winery and wine grape grower in Washington. It provides a marketing platform that increases positive awareness of the wine industry in Washington State, raising its demand.

For more information regarding The Washington State Wine Commission visit www.washingtonwine.org