About Us

Family. Tradition. Caprio.

A love for wine has been in my family long before I was born. My ancestors viewed wine as simply an essential part of daily life. Sanitella, my great grandmother, knew each family in her small Italian neighborhood by their homemade wine. For her, a person’s very character was built on the quality of their craft. Now, with Caprio Cellars, I hope to honor the tradition my family has had with wine for over a century. I hope that you will become a part of the Caprio family and enjoy what for me is so elemental to the joy of life. Welcome to Caprio Cellars.

Dennis Murphy Caprio Cellars
Walla Walla Vineyard Soil

Hands to Earth

Generation after generation we’re drawn to tuning in our senses to the elements. Earth, water, minerals, and sun combine effortlessly. It keeps us connected to the craft and to each other.

Wine Culture

The sharing and appreciation of wine brings together fellowship, the senses, and discernment. Refining one’s appreciation of wine over time in a social setting is a unique, wonderful experience we’ve been drawn to over three generations like bees to honey.

Dennis Murphy

Owner & Winemaker

For 16 years, Dennis has been a builder of homes throughout the Northwest. Splitting his time between Bend, Oregon and Walla Walla, Washington has afforded him the pleasure of living in and around the finest wine-making regions in the Northwest. As a passionate wine lover, he watched Walla Walla officially affirm its place as one of the premier wine producing regions in the world, and was more than eager to become a part of its fast-emerging tradition. With the help of many hardworking people who share the same passion for great wine, he built another kind of home: Caprio Cellars.

Meet Team Caprio

We’ve all come together surrounding a common passion. Hard work goes into our fields, tasting room, and everywhere else, but some days go by effortlessly nonetheless. We love what we do.

Caprio Cellars Customer Experience Director Emily Kiefer

Emily Kiefer

Customer Experience Director

Caprio Cellars Director of DTC & Events Robbi Ebel

Robbi Ebel

Director of DTC & Events

Caprio Cellars Tasting Room Extraordinaire Tess Cantrell

Tess Cantrell

Tasting Room Extraordinaire

Caprio Cellars Tasting Room Extraordinaire Linda Moran

Linda Moran

Tasting Room Extraordinaire

Caprio Cellars Chef Kyle Daniel

Kyle Daniel

Chef

Caprio Cellars Chef Angel Cruz

Angel Cruz

Chef

Caprio Cellars Wine Dog Roxy

Roxy

Wine Dog

Caprio Cellars Wine Dog Roscoe

Roscoe

Wine Dog

Our Wine

Caprio Cellars makes Bordeaux varietal blends using moderate French oak. We produce approximately 4,000 cases per year all from our estate fruit in the Walla Walla Valley.

Our Wine

Caprio Cellars makes Bordeaux varietal blends using moderate French oak. We produce approximately 1,600 cases per year all from our estate fruit in the Walla Walla Valley.

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