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Weekly Wine Pick: Two Small-Production Wines from Woodinville's Two Vintners

Some of the state's best wines rarely make it across state lines. Like these two impressive bottles.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 02/02/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2013

One of Washington's oldest wineries sources fruit from a region on the rise.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 01/26/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot Washington 2013

And his new production facility is the second largest urban winery in North America.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 01/20/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Substance Cabernet Sauvignon Washington 2013

Twenty thirteen is shaping up to be a banner vintage for good values.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 01/13/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: SoDo Cellars Wingman Red Wine Blend Washington State 2014

The wine: superb. The value: outrageous.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 01/05/2016

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Weekly Wine Pick: Treveri Cellars Demi-Sec Sparkling Gewurztraminer Columbia Valley NV

Sparkling wines aren't just for celebrations anymore.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 12/29/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Seven Hills Winery Petit Verdot McClellan Estate Vineyard Walla Walla Valley 2013

A top-quality petit verdot provides a rare opportunity from the Walla Walla Valley.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 12/22/2015

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Here Are Some Wine Gifts for the Holidays

Well folks, the holiday season is in full swing and it’s time to pick out some gifts for your favorite wine lover. 

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 12/15/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Sleight of Hand Cellars Psychedelic Syrah Stoney Vine Vineyard Walla Walla Valley 2013

No big deal...just the best wine this winery has made to date.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 12/08/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Les Trouvés White Wine Washington 2013

Washington winemakers are exploring more white Rhone varieties, but the price tag for these wines is usually north of $20. Here's one superb exception.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 12/02/2015

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Thanksgiving Recommendations: Red Wine

Go light on the oak and save the big wines for after dinner.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 11/23/2015

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Thanksgiving Recommendations: White Wine

White wines that play to Washington's strengths.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 11/17/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Syncline Winery Syrah McKinley Springs Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills 2013

As grape-growing regions go, Horse Heaven Hills is remote, even by eastern Washington standards. But it's definitely on the rise.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 11/10/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Cloudlift Cellars Stratus Petit Verdot Columbia Valley 2012

An exceptional wine and an exception to the rule of petit verdot.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 11/03/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Carter Lamour Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2012

A blend of wine originally slated for more expensive bottles supports a very worthy cause.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 10/27/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Syncline Wine Cellars Grenache-Carignan Horse Heaven Hills 2013

A complete knee buckler—and a great introduction to carignan, a grape seldom seen in these parts.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 10/20/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Airfield Estates Viognier Yakima Valley 2014

Viognier can be a challenge to get right. But when you do, it's divine.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 10/13/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Airfield Estates Runway Late Harvest Riesling Yakima Valley 2013

This pairs well with a variety of pies, but it’s also sweet enough to be the dessert itself.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 10/08/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling Columbia Valley 2014

No lineup in Washington consistently shows the state’s nexus of quality and value better than this one.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/29/2015

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Weekly Wine Pick: Gorman Winery Old Scratch Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain 2013

A blend of two vineyards, including a younger site attracting a lot of attention from winemakers.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 09/22/2015
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