Tasting Notes

italian liqueurs seattle magazine
March 17, 2014 11:19 PM
With a number of Italian-style liqueurs, Washington distillers are bringing la dolce vita
September 10, 2013 5:49 PM
Not only is our local cider great for sipping, but because it is complex, not overly sweet, and layered with fruit and other flavors, it...
September 10, 2013 5:43 PM
It’s surprising that, with its deep, rich history, hard cider hasn’t had a more prominent place in the artisan drinking revolution. As we’...
best gin in washington seattle magazine
July 16, 2013 6:09 PM
Ever since the tweaks in the liquor laws made distilling in Washington state legal, we’ve seen a pretty wide assortment of spirit and...
Kay Simon and Clay Mackey Chinook Wines
April 10, 2013 7:48 PM
When Kay Simon and Clay Mackey first put down roots in Prosser in 1983, there were only about 40 wineries in the state, and the Yakima...
March 19, 2013 8:34 PM
Rosé has been undergoing a metamorphosis in Washington, from afterthought to intention. The old way of thinking went something like this: “...
washington distilleries
February 15, 2013 6:41 PM
A growing distilling scene like ours in Washington goes through a series of stages. First, everyone’s excited about what might become...
red mountain wine region washington wine
February 1, 2013 12:00 AM
For years, Red Mountain has been known for its intense red wines, produced by wineries all over the state that gain high scores and fetch...
guardian cellars winery
December 11, 2012 12:39 AM
Jerry Riener fell in love with the fruit flies, barrels and tanks before he fell in love with wine. Working as a police officer in Lynnwood...
Washington sparkling wines
November 17, 2012 1:18 AM
Some people love sparkling wines. I mean love sparkling wines. “They go with everything!” enthuses my friend and frequent tasting partner,...
October 17, 2012 11:04 PM
Classes: Wine and food pairing classes with five-course wine-paired dinnerCovington Cellars, Woodinville, 18580 142nd Ave. NE; 425.806.8636...
October 17, 2012 10:57 PM
When people talk about “food-friendly” wines, what do they mean? Wine and food just naturally go together, right? Well, yes. And no....
September 22, 2012 12:30 AM
The Washington wine story is just beginning to be told. After 30 years of experimentation and steady growth, the last decade has brought...
September 20, 2012 4:58 PM
Just got back from a week in sizzling So Cal, visiting my sis, going to see The Book of Mormon (Yes, it lived up to the hilarious hype. Get...
August 21, 2012 11:04 PM
It’s mighty difficult to get your head around the massive Columbia Valley. While the newest American Viticultural Area wine-growing regions...
July 17, 2012 11:18 PM
Wine and chocolate? So last summer, thanks to Seattle-based Cookie Box, which is redefining the concept of “cookie” with its savory line of...