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A 2015 Washington Rosé Roundup

Picks for your next picnic or backyard soirée.

04/26/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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.

02/02/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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.

09/29/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Two Vintners Syrah Columbia Valley 2013

A blended syrah that combines the best of each designation.

08/25/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Celebrating the Fourth of July—With Wine

Red, white, and pink wines affordable enough to flow freely over the long weekend.

06/30/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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The U.S. Open: As Told Through Day Drinking

"Then the volunteer at the hospitality tent entrance uttered seven words that changed the whole day: 'You can take alcohol anywhere you want.'"

06/19/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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Weekly Wine Pick: Kiona Merlot Columbia Valley 2012

Washington merlot is a different animal than that found elsewhere in the world. Here's a superb example of what makes it special.

06/16/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Novelty Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2012

A high-quality, high-value wine from one of the state’s longest-tenured winemakers

06/09/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Stevens Winery StevensTimley Malbec Yakima Valley 2012

A malbec that runs against the grain

05/19/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Sean Sullivan's Weekly Wine Pick: Shooting Star Aligoté Washington 2013

Acreage of this grape is so scarce it doesn’t even register on the state’s annual grape report.

05/05/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Gramercy Cellars Lagniappe Syrah Columbia Valley 2012

Another shining example of the strength of Washington syrah

04/28/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Analemma Pinot Noir Oak Ridge Vineyard Columbia Gorge 2012

A standout Washington pinot. No, seriously.

04/21/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Eight Bells Winery 8 Clone Syrah Red Willow Vineyard Yakima Valley

An urban winery wine at an affordable price

04/14/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Renegade Wine Co. Rosé Columbia Valley 2014

In Seattle's darkest hour, a (pink) ray of light.

04/07/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Tamarack Cellars Firehouse Red Columbia Valley 2013

A tribute to the art of blending.

04/02/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Taste Washington 2015: A Battle Plan

Tackling the nation’s largest single region food and wine event involves an element of strategy...and this six-step plan.

03/23/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Goose Ridge g3 Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2012

One of the year's best Washington wine values

03/17/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Woodinville Wine Cellars Little Bear Creek Red Wine Columbia Valley 2012

A $20 offering that drinks like a wine nearly twice the price

03/03/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan