Local Producers

August 8, 2013 5:05 PM
In a previous post, we talked about essential bar tools you can buy. But when setting up your home bar, and especially when getting...
August 1, 2013 8:27 PM
Okay, no one likes getting a good cocktail in a bar more than me (well, a few people do). With a happy bartender making me well-crafted...
July 30, 2013 4:41 PM
Makes 1 cocktail 1 1/2 oz Martin Miller’s Gin3/4 oz fresh lemon juice1/4 oz Green Chartreuse4 oz Le Merle Saison or biere de garde style...
July 30, 2013 4:38 PM
Where do the grandmasters of cocktail culture collide with the best and brightest in the spirits industry over phenomenal libations? Tales...
July 25, 2013 5:15 PM
As we bask in a nearly unprecedented stretch of amazing weather (it feels like we’ve had pretty swell temps since May and that we missed “...
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 22, 2013 4:55 PM
We called it the Best New Bar of 2012. It's been celebrated by Andrew Knowlton in Bon Appetit and written about in Details. And last...
July 18, 2013 4:42 PM
While I think any time may be a good time to try out new spirits or liqueurs, mid-summer is definitely one of the best.  Why?  ...
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...
best gin in washington seattle magazine
July 16, 2013 6:09 PM
Ever since the tweaks in the liquor laws made distilling in Washington state legal, we’ve seen a pretty wide assortment of spirit and...
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 16, 2013 4:08 PM
When it’s hot out, we fondly recall the Slurpees, Slush Puppies and slushies of our youth—something about that cooling combination of...
Drinking with robots AJ Rathbun Seattle magazine
July 11, 2013 5:55 PM
I’m a firm believer in having a drink for every occasion, and for creating drinks to celebrate certain milestones like movie releases,...
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...
July 8, 2013 4:18 PM
Since many of you probably lived it up over the holiday weekend with friends, family and new friends, it’s the ideal time to have a few...