May 2019

Wine Country Getaways: Luxe accommodations, new restaurants and best places to sip in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. (Read it online May 14 or pick up a copy on newsstands now!)

PLUS: The top shops for home décor, where to find the best cinnamon rolls, the secret celebrity room at The Showbox and much more!

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From this Issue

The rainbow of colors in Jared Bolt’s coasters come from layers of skateboard decks

One man has found a way to turn old rides into artful home decor

Amazon Fashion's Brittany Hicks

'I want to empower girls who are interested in the behind-the-scenes work, such as finance and technology, to feel they have a clear path to succeed'

A blooming array of herbs gives this drink a taste of springtime

These chic, ultraluxe linens are just what the sandman ordered

Alternate-label bottles provide budget-minded drinkers with serious value

Seattle’s wealthy once liked to hide, but today’s billionaires, says Knute Berger, are openly impacting the city and beyond

A new book offers illustrated itineraries and offbeat attractions for taking a West Coast road trip

The Allison Inn resort, near Newberg, Oregon, offers a tranquil setting for relaxing amid the Willamette’s wine country

Sip, savor and stay at the best wine country resorts our region has to offer

Guests at the Eritage Resort drink in the view

On the north side of town, a winemaker’s recently opened resort ups the luxe factor for Washington’s original wine-tasting destination

There’s plenty of room to spread out  in the Basel Cellars Estate mansion

Discounts on wine, special bottles, exclusive access to parties and events—clearly it pays to be a wine club member. But some wineries in Oregon and Washington are sweetening the deal even more, offering either discounts or members-only access to their on-site lodging so you can stay right where you sip

The plush bunk room at the Atticus Hotel features cozy sleeping cubbies

The rolling hills of Oregon’s expansive northern Willamette wine region are an inviting green oasis, with six distinct AVAs producing some of the world’s best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Plan your tasting-room itinerary from the comfort of a new hotel

More and more students are stressed, depressed and even suicidal. Can a new King County program make a difference?

Black cod and mussels at Honey Salt in Vancouver, BC

Find Canada’s finest wines— and much more—at an urban resort just across the border

The new exhibit features fashion objects, garments and photos

The pools at the Posthotel & Spa in Leavenworth, Washington are the heart of the hotel’s wellness area

Leavenworth, the state’s self-proclaimed “Bavarian village,” has gained another attraction. Alongside the wineries (now numbering 40-plus) that have been popping up in and around town for well more than a decade, a new resort is beckoning health-conscious tourists in search of some serious pampering

The sumptuous lobby at Willow’s Lodge is the perfect place to relax after a day of wine tasting

The state’s most convenient wine-tasting region has long attracted day-trippers, who can sip samples from 115 producers. But the upscale accommodations in the heart of this nearby destination make it a coveted, and quick, weekend getaway

The Seattle International Film Festival (May 16–June 9) is in its 45th year. And look how it’s grown

A new Pike Place restaurant capitalizes on epic waterfront views and farm-to-table ingredients

A classic midcentury-modern in Magnolia, and 21st-century mods in Madison Park and Kirkland

Integrating indoor and outdoor spaces is critical in nature-loving Seattle. These pieces make it easy to achieve, and look good, too

Move over minimalism: The maximalist aesthetic features statement pieces, bright colors, geometric patterns and even a little pop art inspiration

Who doesn’t love a piece that serves more than one function? These multiuse products are just the thing

Forget your grandmother’s silver. Today’s finishes—heavy on golden hues and dark tones—mix metals with stunning results

Taking a cue from the runway, floral prints in home decor are in, in a big way

Bouquet of flowers from Capitol Hill's Glasswing Greenhouse

A new urban greenhouse opens with space for workshops and events

An experienced restaurant duo aims to satisfy a need for great burgers in Pioneer Square

Architect Margo Peterson-Aspholm designed the 800-square-foot Brazilian hardwood deck to integrate with both the home and the meadow. The result is this covered floating deck with steps

For an adventurous couple, small living in Washington’s Methow Valley offers big benefits

A secret room in The Showbox is a time capsule of the city’s rock history

A secret room in The Showbox is a time capsule of the city’s rock history

Is life at Amazon really all work and no play? You might be surprised to learn its employees are stepping away from their computer screens to make pickles, pottery and music

Amazon's Orchestra

The volunteer group of the corporation's employees started two years ago and plays concerts throughout the year

A family-owned furniture business opens a second Wallingford showroom

One man’s fight for transgender youth is a lesson for all of us

Cinnamon roll from Bothell's Beardslee Public House

These local spots make the very best sugary, spiced cinnamon rolls

Seattle's NPR affiliate KUOW makes podcast about Amazon

A local audio show explores Amazonia

This Green Lake shop specializes in flavorful tamales born from a family recipe

Singer/songwriter Laura Veirs is among the standout acts at Everett’s Fisherman’s Village Music Festival

Our handpicked list of the best bets for entertainment this month

Esports—organized, competitive video gaming—is attracting more and more fans. Here’s where to catch or play a game in Seattle, and what to expect