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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

Three Day Play

5 Destinations for Memorial Day 2015

Yes, it's happening already. Don't waste your Memorial Monday off.

05/11/2015 By Allison Williams

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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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Rosé for a Fleeting Season

Renegade Wine Co.’s Columbia Valley Rosé is spring’s clarion call.

04/01/2015 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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20 Ways to Celebrate Washington Wine Month

Culminating with Taste Washington

03/09/2015 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

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Meet the Northwest's Newest Official Winegrowing Region

Its distinctive wines have helped brighten Washington's star. So why is the Rocks District located in Walla Walla Valley…Oregon?

02/25/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Gramercy Cellars Lower East Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2012

Gramercy’s 2012 cabernet is labeled Lower East but drinks more like the Upper West Side.

02/24/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: àMaurice Cellars Malbec Columbia Valley 2011

Argentina’s signature variety is Washington's sleeper hit.

02/17/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Sixto Uncovered Chardonnay Washington 2012

Uncovering the new (and most impressive) Washington chardonnay

02/10/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan