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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


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.


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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


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

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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

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Last Chance to Be a Garagiste Wine Offers Insider

Garagiste, the world's largest email-based wine business, gets more exclusive on Sunday.

10/10/2012 By Julie H. Case

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Stupid Question: What's a Super Tuscan?

For those wanting a date with a riper, fruitier Italian, these wines could be a starting point.

10/10/2012 By Julie H. Case

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Meet Your Master: Angelo Tavernaro

Meet the senior member of the Washington Master Sommelier quintet.

09/26/2012 By Julie H. Case

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Taste Test: Avennia Winery's Grand Debut

A notable new winery struts its stuff with two reds and a white in its first release ever.

09/19/2012 By Julie H. Case

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Hunting for Snipes Mountain

Ancient soils, great daytime heat and a dramatic diurnal shift collide in the middle of the Yakima Valley, an AVA that may have more history than just about any place else in the state.

09/12/2012 By Julie H. Case

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The Price of Award-Winning Wine

A look at how Washington's top wines stack up against the rest of the world.

08/29/2012 By Julie H. Case


Best Washington Wines: The 2012 List

Raise a glass to the wines of Washington–our annual wine list gives you more than 100 ways to celebrate.

08/23/2012 By Sean P. Sullivan


Best Washington Wines 2012: Bottle Bang for Your Buck

Ten 90-point reds at $25 or less, listed alphabetically.

08/22/2012 By Sean P. Sullivan


Best Washington Wines 2012: Great Whites

Each of these Washington whites received 90 points in the blind test. We present them here, unranked.

08/22/2012 By Sean P. Sullivan


Top 100 Washington Wines

Which Washington wines are the best of 2012? See Seattle Met on newsstands and online August 22.



Wine Blends Catch on in Washington

Washington winemakers embrace an Old World tradition.

06/20/2012 By Sean P. Sullivan


The Math: Washington State Wine By the Numbers

How the Washington wine industry affects jobs, tourism, and more.