Washington Wines

August 20, 2013 4:07 PM
Wow! What a wonderful Auction of Washington Wine weekend! The three-day event raised $2 million, with proceeds benefiting uncompensated...
August 12, 2013 9:54 PM
The Auction of Washington Wines weekend is upon us, and Thursday's fabulous kickoff event—aptly named PIcnic—showcases everything we love...
August 12, 2013 3:22 PM
Seattle Magazine’s Winemaker of the Year, Charlie Hoppes, has staked his sterling rep in the heart of the Red Mountain. Yet the veteran...
July 22, 2013 7:57 PM
The Walla Walla Valley AVA runs from the Blue Ridge Mountains south into Oregon, with 1,600 acres of grapes planted in everything from...
July 16, 2013 6:13 PM
Red Mountain is full of interesting sights. Like movie-star-handsome Christophe Hedges, stripped to the waist, heaving huge stones into...
July 16, 2013 4:42 PM
We’re hearing more these days about “wines of place”—wines that reflect the terroir of a certain vineyard in addition to a larger...
July 10, 2013 5:38 PM
EMERGING VARIETALMourvèdreMourvèdre is the workhorse of the vineyard. It is added to Rhône blends to bring an earthy note or to create a...
Januik Seattle magazine washington wines
July 3, 2013 2:58 PM
Can we please toast to the Founding Fathers and those American revolutionaries who fought for our independence 237 years ago? Let’s pour...
Paul Gregutt Waitsburg Cellars
May 9, 2013 11:27 PM
Getting down to the studs: preserving the bones of a thing, maintaining a foundation and building something beautiful on top of it. It’s an...
April 29, 2013 8:49 PM
April 29, 2013 3:51 PM
I have been on many tasting panels, but there's nothing quite like the full-sensory thrill of being a judge for the Oyster Wine competition...
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...
April 9, 2013 8:30 PM
COLUMBIA GORGEThe Columbia Gorge is a unique growing area, with about 500 acres planted in vinifera grapes. Steep cliffs above the Columbia...
taste washington
March 22, 2013 11:37 PM
I’m a proud Taste Washington veteran, an old salt, you might even say. I was at the very first Taste, held in the cozy confines of the...
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: “...