Washington Wines

April 15, 2015 7:13 PM
On April 7, Nick Davis and 17 other individuals passed the grueling Advanced Sommelier examination at the Hotel Monaco in Portland. At 27,...
Elsom Cellars in SoDo
April 7, 2015 2:30 AM
As Jody Elsom likes to tell it, you don’t start a career, have kids, get divorced and then between soccer practice and consulting for...
April 1, 2015 4:47 PM
Seattle magazine’s trio of beverage experts—cocktail columnist A.J. Rathbun, wine writer Paul Zitarelli and beer guru Kendall Jones—cherry-...
January 14, 2015 9:05 PM
“Rocks! Rocks!” declares the December 1906 issue of Up-To-The-Times, Walla Walla’s magazine of record until 1930. “The best and largest...
January 12, 2015 7:07 PM
In our vino-rich, buy-local-driven state, it's easy to take our vast wine selection for granted, not to mention our myriad opportunities to...
October 22, 2014 11:22 PM
There is nothing quite like Cabernet Sauvignon. While other varieties swim in and out of fashion, Cabernet—one of Washington state’s...
October 15, 2014 6:49 PM
Eastern Washington is loaded with natural beauty: Rolling fields of onions, wheat and hops, and lush terraced vineyards cut into high...
October 15, 2014 6:43 PM
The forklift speeds a huge plastic tote to the crusher, twirls it like a toy and dumps the finest Merlot grapes into the gleaming stainless...
October 15, 2014 6:25 PM
IN THE CASCADES:Located on the main drag in Roslyn, the tiny town located just a few miles from Suncadia Resort, Wild Earth Brewing Company...
October 15, 2014 6:09 PM
DAY 7: ROLL ON COLUMBIACross over the Columbia onto State Route 14, which will be your path for the day as you head east toward Portland...
October 15, 2014 5:48 PM
DAY 5: THE BEATING HEART OF WASHINGTON WINEStaying at the Inn At Abeja is the only way to score an appointment at this stalwart Walla Walla...
October 14, 2014 7:40 PM
DAY 4: CLASSICISM, MODERNITY AND ITALIAN MONEYYou’re spending the entire day on Red Mountain, one of Washington’s smallest and most...
October 14, 2014 7:31 PM
DAY 3: WINE COUNTRY IN THE COUNTRYAs you head farther south into the Yakima Valley, it’s best to eschew I-90 and I-82 in favor of the...
October 14, 2014 7:20 PM
DAY 2: APPLES, BASALT AND MINI STORAGEHeading east out of Leavenworth, you catch your first glimpse of the mighty Columbia near Wenatchee,...
October 14, 2014 7:08 PM
DAY 1: FOLLOWING THE MISSOULA FLOODSThere’s nothing like dodging weaving semis on Snoqualmie Pass to make a person thirsty. Fortunately, by...