By ANDY PERDUE AND ERIC DEGERMAN — WINE PRESS NORTHWEST
More than 100 years ago, Joseph Locati came to the New World from Italy and settled in Washington’s Walla Walla Valley.
Here, he met a Frenchman named Peter Pieri, who had brought with him from Corsica some sweet onion seeds. Together, Pieri and Locati planted the first sweet onion field in the valley – which now is world famous for those onions.
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