Washington Wines

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...
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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: “...
Rose of Sangiovese from Barnard Griffin
March 15, 2013 5:27 PM
When my kitchen begins to smell like the sweet perfume of chicken potpie, I start to think pink. Yup, rosé. That’s just the thing to drink...
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March 8, 2013 7:19 PM
A friend from Durham, North Carolina, recently visited Seattle for the first time. Ate his first-ever Dungeness crab – on a BLT with some C...
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February 22, 2013 11:43 PM
The lingering days of winter seem easier to bear with all sorts of fun sipping opportunities in the near future: 1. Loads of terrific...
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February 12, 2013 5:47 PM
So, Valentine’s Day is all about roses and chocolates and sparkling wine, right? Well, that’s a good start, but when it comes time to sit...
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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...
January 18, 2013 8:19 PM
So, yeah, I’m still waiting for Lemberger to be the next big thing from Washington State, but not sure that’s every going to happen. At the...
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December 14, 2012 5:43 PM
The holiday season has put me in the mood for some green red wine. Nope, that’s not a new varietal. I’ve got a hankering for wine that’s...
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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...
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November 30, 2012 6:36 PM
Let’s dive deep into the holiday spirit with some liquid play dates. It’s Hot Toddy Tuesday every week during the month of December in Pan...
November 19, 2012 7:47 PM
Wine is my absolute favorite condiment on the Thanksgiving table; it's an important supporting character at the feast, but not necessarily...
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,...