100 Best Washington Wines

Washington wines keep getting better and better, and here are the best of the best, as selected by expert Sean P. Sullivan.

08/18/2010 By Sean P. Sullivan

Washington Wine

10 Top Winery Visits

The best Washington wine destinations: Cave B, Chateau Ste Michelle, Portteus, Northstar, Col Solare, Abeja, Novelty Hill-Januik, Nefarious Cellars, Badger Mountain Vineyard, and L’Ecole No 41.

08/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, and Lia Steakley Dicker


The Natural

Efesté winery’s Brennon Leighton patiently coaxes fine wines from fruit, but he has no time for snobby jargon.

01/25/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Slide Show: Higher Grounds

Paul Odom’s Fonté Coffee Roaster and Wine Bar, which opened in August in the Four Seasons building, goes to the source to give you its best shot.



Budget-Friendly Bottles

A slideshow of notable Northwest red wines for $25 or less.



Budget-Friendly Bottles

A slideshow of notable Northwest white wines for $25 or less.



Wine Country Weekends

Celebrate the harvest at premier wine destinations around Washington: Lake Chelan, Whidbey Island, Woodinville, and Kirkland.

08/12/2009 By James Ross Gardner and Jessica Voelker


Premier Crew

11 top wine experts pick the best 100 Northwest wines under $50. Included: Video coverage on selecting the best wines for your buck, courtesy

08/11/2009 By Jessica Voelker



Value red wines from France and Spain.



Great Gobbling Grapes

Five Washington wines to pair with Thanksgiving dinner.

06/05/2009 By Chris S. Nishiwaki


Bigger, Better than a Bottle

Wineries, retailers, and grocery stores offer big discount on wine bought in bulk.

06/05/2009 By Chris S. Nishiwaki


Year of the Grape

Local retailers sell the best wines from 2005, a top-notch year for the industry.

06/01/2009 By Chris S. Nishiwaki


How Dry I Am

Kathryn Robinson’s thoughts on her new life as a teetotaler.

05/22/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Cellar Talk

Penny-Wise Pinots

Our wine critic says spend $20, be richly rewarded.

02/12/2009 By Condé Cox


The Port Man of Prosser

Wade Wolfe makes sweet wines worth waiting up for.

01/15/2009 By Teri Citterman


Love Bubbles Over

Sparkling wine and food pairings for you and your Valentine.

01/07/2009 By Chris S. Nishiwaki


Bewitching Wines

Biodynamic grape growers try to turn wine lovers into believers.  

01/04/2009 By Teri Citterman

Unexpected Booze Trend of the Month

The Vintners of South Park

01/04/2009 By Jim Gullo


Day Sippers

With six wineries now on Bainbridge, a full day’s tasting is just a ferry ride away.

01/04/2009 By Tristan Baurick


Taste of Their Own Medicine

Erstwhile pharmacists mix it up in Walla Walla’s vineyards. 

01/03/2009 By Christina Kelly