Local Producers

May 11, 2011 10:20 PM
Going on wine-tasting treks is one of the joys of living in the Northwest. There is no greater find than driving past vineyards and...
May 11, 2011 9:41 PM
Skagit Sun owner Don Kruse can describe his Shuksan strawberries in just one word: sensational. And since he’s provided the Northwest with...
May 9, 2011 6:11 PM
Contamination-related shutdowns at two beloved local cheese makers sparked outrage last year—but maybe not for the reasons you’d think. The...
April 18, 2011 7:09 PM
Last fall, Tenor Wines, a new super-premium brand created by the winemaker for Woodinville’s Matthews Estate to focus on top-quality reds,...
April 15, 2011 7:20 PM
 “Please pass the salt” becomes a bit more complicated when sitting across the table from Leisha Jones and Lisa Trifiro. The owner and...
March 18, 2011 9:28 PM
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Mark McNeilly
March 18, 2011 7:39 PM
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Washington Wine Awards
March 18, 2011 7:24 PM
Washington grape growers and winemakers have always been experimenters, seeing what will work in our relatively young industry, but in the...
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March 12, 2011 12:28 AM
Good wheat- and gluten-free cookies fall into the same category as Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny—something you want to believe in but at...
Joseph Miglino of Martedi Winery
February 4, 2011 6:38 PM
Woodward Canyon’s Rick Small. Leonetti Cellar’s Gary Figgins. Andrew Will’s Chris Camarda. These accomplished winemakers started small,...
Alexis and Nancy Oltman Pampeana Empanadas
February 3, 2011 11:10 PM
When Alexis Oltman, a Web developer from Tacoma, returned home from a four-month trip to Argentina in 2005, she not only brought back her...
Kurt Timmermeister
January 13, 2011 6:52 PM
In 1991, Cafe Septieme owner Kurt Timmermeister threw his citified lifestyle a curve, buying 4 1/2 acres of cheap, brambly farmland and a...
Ethan Stowell and Kaela Farrington, Lagana Foods
January 13, 2011 5:35 PM
Ten years ago, before he was a Seattle superchef, Ethan Stowell met specialty-food-market veteran Kaela Farrington while cooking on the...
December 16, 2010 7:14 PM
Warehouse District  Covington Cellars A long, formal table is set just inside this posh tasting room, giving it the air of an...
December 16, 2010 7:12 PM
Nodland Cellars Tim and Tracy Nodland are partners in marriage and winemaking. At Nodland Cellars, just East of Spokane, they keep things...