Oeno Files

Washington Chardonnay Makes a Comeback

America may have a love-hate relationship with the grape, but a few local winemakers are changing the chardonnay landscape.

04/24/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

Pour

Wine, Elevated: Gruners Grow Here

Turns out you can grow cool-weather grapes like gruner veltliner in Washington.

04/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Explainer

The Not-So-Great Wine Heist of 2013

Inside a bumbling duo’s daring but ultimately unsuccessful attempt to lift $650,000 worth of vino from Esquin Wine Storage.

02/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Pour

Seven Ways to Celebrate the New Year with Champagne

Don’t fight it: Champagne and New Year’s are decidedly intertwined.

12/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Hey, Stoneburner's Dawn Smith, What Should I Drink Tonight?

"A 2011 Walla Walla blend of three grapes that tastes of dark berries, baking spice, and smoke."

09/11/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Article

Road Trips: Wine Road Trips

Want to sample some of our top 100 wines? Here’s a selective guide to tasting rooms around the state.

09/03/2013 By Allison Williams With Brianna Lantz

Article

Top Washington Wines Under $15

These 11 wines did not make our list, but they overdeliver for the price.

09/03/2013 By Sean P. Sullivan

Article

Top Washington Wines Under $25

Beyond this year’s Top 100 list, these 20 wines in the $25-and-under range were a cut above the rest.

09/03/2013 By Sean P. Sullivan

Article

Washington Wines: The Best of the Rest

Our latest crop of vintages run hot, cold, and high quality.

09/03/2013 By Sean P. Sullivan

Article

Washington Wines: The Top 15

These 15 wines distinguished themselves beyond all others, regardless of category or variety. These are quite simply the best of the best —Washington’s finest wines.

09/03/2013 By Sean P. Sullivan

Article

Seattle Met 100 Best Washington Wines 2013

Our latest crop of vintages run hot, cold, and high quality.

09/03/2013 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Hey, Jeffrey Dorgan, What Should I Drink Tonight?

A juicy 2011 Boedecker Cellars pinot noir, with a complicated and rewarding history.

08/14/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Slideshow

Slide Show: Loads More Manson Food and Wine Photos

Chelan’s looser, littler sibling is just seven miles up the lake and home to some of the area’s best culinary flair.

07/12/2013

Oeno Files

Sean Sullivan's Wine of the Week: For A Song's Caliche Lake Vineyard Riesling

Washington's newest growing region delivers an irresistible riesling.

06/12/2013 By Sean P. Sullivan

Article

Treveri Cellars: Dedicated to Sparkling Wines

The Yakima winery takes a walk on the wild side of Washington’s new sparkling wine presence.

03/20/2013 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

K Vintners Gets Saved by the Bell

A celebrity wedding, a swimming pool, Washington wine, and TV cameras... what could possibly go wrong?

12/06/2012 By Julie H. Case