WoW Insider loves Wintergrasp. Five months into Wrath and they think it's still one of the most fun things to do in the game. Lag issues aside, they think the zone has been a great success if only by judging through the number of people on their realm who participate in every battle. The general impression that tehy get from forums, blogs, comments on this site, as well as fellow players is that Blizzard did a good job with Wintergrasp.
It's fun, fast, and extremely rewarding -- Honor gain during one game is insane and the items you can purchase with the Wintergrasp Marks of Honor are pretty good. Patch 3.1 is going to bring some improvements to the gameplay, as well, so let's take a look at those things first.