Walla Walla, WA
Most people would probably think deciding to start a winery is something you do after many years of planning, saving, and learning about the craft of wine-making. Well, sometimes it happens a little differently. Jim and Karen grew up in the great outdoors of Alaska, enjoying a country few people get to see for extended periods of time. Jim Waite, in Anchorage, and Karen Viale, in Seward, never dreamed how their futures would become intertwined, then slowly point them to Walla Walla where they would join with son, Joel, to start CAVU Cellars.