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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.

08/09/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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.

07/26/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Critic's Notebook

Hey, Look Which Seattle Restaurants Have the Best Wine Lists

According to Wine Spectator’s 2016 Restaurant Awards

07/14/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Weekly Wine Pick: Cadence Coda Red Wine Red Mountain 2014

Great Red Mountain wine isn't usually this affordable.

07/12/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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.

06/28/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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.

06/14/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Savage Grace Cabernet Franc Copeland Vineyard Rattlesnake Hills 2015

Cab franc often plays fourth fiddle. Here it's the compelling centerpiece.

05/10/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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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Kevin White Heritage Red Wine DuBrul Vineyard Yakima Valley 2013

Wines from this high-end vineyard usually come in between $50 and $100. This bottle is $35—and every bit as good.

04/12/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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William Church Malbec Gamache Vineyards Columbia Valley 2013

Most of the wine world uses malbec as a blending variety. In Washington—as in Argentina—the grape is able to stand on its own.

03/22/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Taste Washington Cometh!

The state’s premier wine and food event is less than a month away. Here's what you need to know.

03/08/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Weekly Wine Pick: Eight Bells 8 Clone Syrah Red Willow Vineyard Yakima Valley 2013

Eight clones of syrah make one standout wine.

02/16/2016 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 Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2013

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

01/26/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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.

01/13/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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

The wine: superb. The value: outrageous.

01/05/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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

Sparkling wines aren't just for celebrations anymore.

12/29/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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.

12/22/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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. 

12/15/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan