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Washington Wine 2016

Six Winemakers to Watch

These Washingtonians are responsible for some of the best wines our state has to offer. Keep an eye on them, their wineries, and their future vintages.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/29/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Chateau Ste Michelle Dry Riesling Columbia Valley 2015

A dry offering from the world's largest riesling producer.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/27/2016

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Top Cabernet Sauvignon

No surprise—our most planted and most produced grape variety produces an abundance of top wines.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Washington's Best White Wines

Reds aren't our only stars.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Wines from the Wild West

It’s an era of major exploration in both variety and place. Here are some of the latest standouts from the winemaking frontier.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Best Value Wines

These bottles are $30 and under but deliver luxe-level flavor.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Top Bordeaux-Style Blends

No disrespect to France, but this traditional blend—mostly based on cabernet sauvignon and merlot—has become a local signature.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Top Merlot

Sometimes this grape gets a bad rap, but Washington makes merlot as well as any area of the world.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Best of the Best: The Top 10 Washington Wines of 2016

The best of the hundreds of wines tasted this year.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Top Syrah

Is syrah Washington’s greatest grape variety? These wines make a compelling argument.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Top Red Blends

These wines are far more than the sum of their parts.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Washington Wine 2016

Wines With a Sense of Place

At its best, wine not only delivers hedonistic enjoyment, it also conveys the essence of the land that produced it. Here are 10 wines that do just that.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/21/2016

Feature

The Top 100 Washington Wines of 2016

It's a tremendous time to be a Washington wine drinker.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/20/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Kerloo Cellars Syrah Blue Mountain Vineyard Walla Walla Valley

Ryan Crane's latest syrah drinks like a wine twice its price.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/13/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Soos Creek Sundance Red Wine Columbia Valley 2013

A perfect example of the best of Washington wine—small quantities, high quality, and exceptionally well priced.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 08/23/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Kerloo Cellars Majestic Red Wine Columbia Valley 2014

A Rhone-style blend well below the typical price range.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 08/09/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Secret Squirrel Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2012

For wine lovers, the hunt for significantly underpriced bottles never ends. Here's the latest find.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 07/26/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Cadence Coda Red Wine Red Mountain 2014

Great Red Mountain wine isn't usually this affordable.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 07/12/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Casa Smith Cervo Barbera Northridge Vineyard Wahluke Slope 2014

The new project from Charles Smith is utterly irresistible.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 06/28/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Idilico Garnacha Yakima Valley 2013

To open this bottle is to understand why grenache is an up-and-coming variety in the state.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 06/14/2016
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