Happening Now

The Rise of SoDo Urbanworks

How an old industrial park reimagined how Seattle drinks wine.

09/11/2018 By Sean P. Sullivan

Fine Wine(makers)

Meet the Tastemakers Influencing the Washington Wine Scene

Three consummate pros, from ascendant to old guard.

09/11/2018 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

The 30 Most Exciting Wines in Washington

These bottles include debuts, risk takers, or creations that simply deliver astounding quality or value. Best of all, most are obtainable.

09/11/2018 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

The Best of Washington Wine 2018

These compelling bottles are proof we’re in the golden age of Washington wine.

09/11/2018 By Sean P. Sullivan

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now October 2018

This month's favorites: sweet and savory crepes, pastrami pizza, and Thai noodles.

09/11/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff and Sean P. Sullivan

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now August 2018

This month’s favorites: tamales packed with bacon, a barbecue-friendly red wine, and the best deep dish pizza in town.

07/17/2018 By Rosin Saez, Allecia Vermillion, and Sean P. Sullivan

Critic's Picks

What We're Eating Now: July 2018

This month’s favorites: impeccable dumplings, endless rosé, and a cubano sandwich stuffed in a waffle iron.

06/19/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno files

Taste Washington Is This Weekend. Here's What to Drink.

Not-to-be-missed sips during Seattle's weekend-long vino fest happening March 22–25.

03/19/2018 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

10 Fantastic Washington Reds from Grapes You Might Not Expect

It’s unusual for a region to grow such a broad assortment of grapes. It’s unheard of that so many grow so well.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

Badass and Borrowed from Bordeaux

Washington winemakers have redefined this Old World icon (various combinations of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, petit verdot, and malbec) as a local signature.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

Outstanding White Wines

Warmer temperatures are great for red wine, but can pose a challenge for white wine grapes. Which makes these bottles especially impressive.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

Cabernet That Reigns Supreme

One of the grapes that first made the wine world take notice of Washington is no longer an elite niche—cab production surpasses that of chardonnay and riesling.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

The Wine World Is Losing Its Mind Over Washington Syrah

Though Washington is increasingly known as a cabernet state, syrah is the rising star—and these 30 bottles shine above all the rest.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

Washington’s 20 Best Wines Under $30

Budget-friendly wine doesn’t have to sacrifice flavor or local cred—especially in Washington. These high-quality wines are available around Seattle right now.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

The Best of Washington Wine 2017

A wine-drenched weekend away in Walla Walla. Our annual list of the 100 best wines in the state. There are so many ways to raise a glass and celebrate our proximity to incredible cabernet, syrah, chardonnay, and more.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan and Allison Williams With Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Tips, Tricks, and Recommendations for Taste Washington 2017

This year's can't-miss wines, plus some valuable survival skills.

03/21/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Wondrous I.Q. Red Wine Columbia Valley 2013

This red blend is so compelling, we're setting aside traditional talk of New Year's Eve sparkling wine to sing its praises.

12/27/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Latta Wines Latta Latta GSM Columbia Valley 2013

SoDo's collection of tasting rooms is just the place to scope out this new project from a former Charles Smith winemaker.

12/13/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

And Now, a Little Washington Wine Advice for the Thanksgiving Table

When you've got a lot of food—and, let's face it, a lot of wine—variety and value are key.

11/22/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Nine Hats Pinot Gris The Benches Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills 2015

This grape has a rep for being innocuous, to the point of bland. Here's a bottle that will convince you otherwise.

11/08/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan