Woodinville's Des Voignes Satisfies Beer Lovers and Wine Connoisseurs Alike

Des Voigne Cellars and B-Side Brewing make wine and beer under one roof for the first time
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You know when couples or friends go wine tasting and there’s always one person who would rather be drinking a beer? Two worlds finally collide at Des Voigne Cellars and B-Side Brewing, a first-of-its-kind in the area boutique winery and craft brewery in Woodinville’s Winery Warehouse district on Artisan Hill. Inside their 5,000-square-foot industrial warehouse, owners Darren and Lissy Des Voigne have been making approachable, easy-drinking red wines from underrepresented grape varieties, like Zinfandel and Sangiovese, for a decade. Because of Darren’s love for beer, they started brewing in 2015. They hired brewer Bob Thorpe and added a seven-barrel brewhouse, a 10-foot projection-screen television and wood tables to a new microbrewery portion of the facility, which opened last December.

YOU KNOW WHEN COUPLES OR FRIENDS
go wine tasting and there’s always one person who
would rather be drinking a beer? Two worlds finally
collide at Des Voigne Cellars and B-Side Brewing,
a first-of-its-kind in the area boutique winery and
craft brewery in Woodinville’s Winery Warehouse
district on Artisan Hill.
Inside their 5,000-square-foot industrial
warehouse, owners Darren and Lissy Des Voigne
have been making approachable, easy-drinking red
wines from underrepresented grape varieties, like
Zinfandel and Sangiovese, for a decade. Because of
Darren’s love for beer, they started brewing in 2015.
They hired brewer Bob Thorpe and added a
seven-barrel brewhouse, a 10-foot projection-screen
television and wood tables to a new microbrewery
portion of the facility, which opened last December.
They produce eight craft beers, including the floral
and woodsy Acoustic amber ale. The wine program
offers eight red wines priced at less than $38 (plus a
white and rosé). You are encouraged to drink your
wine in the microbrewery or take your beer into the
wine cellar, which seats 70. Anything goes.
In the ultimate expression of booze blending, the
Des Voignes are also experimenting with crossbarrel
aging. They have a 2013 Zinfandel aging in a
bourbon barrel (courtesy of neighbor J.P. Trodden
Distilling) and plan to age their double IPA in a
whiskey barrel. Taste these experimental gems at
their Red Wine, Beer and Chocolates event in
February, and stay tuned for brewer and winemaker
dinners. Yes, a pour of both with each course. Now
that’s a marriage. Woodinville, 14125 NE 189th St.;
425.415.8466; dvcellarsYou know when couples or friends go wine tasting and there’s always one person whobwould rather be drinking a beer? Two worlds finally collide at Des Voigne Cellars and B-Side Brewing,a first-of-its-kind in the area boutique winery and craft brewery in Woodinville’s Winery Warehouse district on Artisan Hill. Inside their 5,000-square-foot industrial warehouse, owners Darren and Lissy Des Voigne have been making approachable, easy-drinking redwines from underrepresented grape varieties, like Zinfandel and Sangiovese, for a decade. Because of Darren’s love for beer, they started brewing in 2015. They hired brewer Bob Thorpe and added a seven-barrel brewhouse, a 10-foot projection-screen television and wood tables to a new microbrewery portion of the facility, which opened last December. They produce eight craft beers, including the floral and woodsy Acoustic amber ale. The wine program offers eight red wines priced at less than $38 (plus a white and rosé). You are encouraged to drink your wine in the microbrewery or take your beer into the wine cellar, which seats 70. Anything goes. In the ultimate expression of booze blending, the Des Voignes are also experimenting with cross-barrel aging. They have a 2013 Zinfandel aging in a bourbon barrel (courtesy of neighbor J.P. Trodden Distilling) and plan to age their double IPA in a whiskey barrel. Taste these experimental gems at their Red Wine, Beer and Chocolates event in February, and stay tuned for brewer and winemaker dinners. Yes, a pour of both with each course. Now that’s a marriage. Woodinville, 14125 NE 189th St.;425.415.8466; dvcellars.com

They produce eight craft beers, including the floral and woodsy Acoustic amber ale. The wine program offers eight red wines priced at less than $38 (plus a white and rosé). You are encouraged to drink your wine in the microbrewery or take your beer into the wine cellar, which seats 70. Anything goes. In the ultimate expression of booze blending, the Des Voignes are also experimenting with cross-barrel aging. They have a 2013 Zinfandel aging in a bourbon barrel (courtesy of neighbor J.P. Trodden Distilling) and plan to age their double IPA in a whiskey barrel. Taste these experimental gems at their Red Wine, Beer and Chocolates event in February, and stay tuned for brewer and winemaker dinners. Yes, a pour of both with each course. Now that’s a marriage. Woodinville, 14125 NE 189th St.;425.415.8466; dvcellars.com

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