Washington Wine 2016

Top Red Blends

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

09/21/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Washington Wine 2016

Best Value Wines

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

09/21/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Washington Wine 2016

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

The best of the hundreds of wines tasted this year.

09/21/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Washington Wine 2016

Methodology

How Sean did it.

09/21/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

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.

09/21/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Washington Wine 2016

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.

09/21/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Feature

The Top 100 Washington Wines of 2016

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

09/20/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

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

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

09/13/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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.

08/23/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

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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