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5 Washington Red Wines to Drink This Fall

The state makes plenty of whites and rosés, but at heart, this is red wine country.

10/30/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Luke Is Making Stunning Wines from Washington’s Wahluke Slope

Want the best value in local red wines right now? Check out these bottles.

10/23/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Crossroads

Woodinville Wine Is Once Again in Flux

Given over to warehouses and agriculture, the town has always been an odd place to host a wine tasting hub. A few new projects show that’s changing.

10/21/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

A Guide to Washington Wine Country

Walla Walla and Woodinville are this state’s east and west wine hubs. Both can provide much-needed escape right now.

10/13/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan and Allison Williams Photography by Brandon Hill

Roaming Palate

3 Yakima Valley Wines to Find Now

Washington’s first federally approved wine region always produces excellent wines.

10/13/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Lakeside Tipple

Great Chelan Patios, with Great Wines

Long a travel destination, Lake Chelan is also an AVA. Here are three wineries with dazzling views and wines to match.

10/12/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Woodinville's 25 Best Wineries

The epicenter of western Washington wine overflows with vintners. Here are the ones to try now.

10/09/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Fresh Faces

4 New Walla Walla Wineries Worth Your While

Standard marketing avenues vanished this year. But don’t let that keep you from up-and-coming producers.

10/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

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Walla Walla's 48 Best Wineries, Mapped

The heart of Washington wine country has no shortage of producers. Here, in no particular order, are the ones to seek out.

10/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan Illustrations by Mike Holm

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5 Unusually Good Washington Wines for Under $20

Slower restaurant wine sales mean that excellent, ridiculously well-priced wines are cropping up in retail.

09/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

5 White Washington Rhone-Variety Wines to Drink This August

Roussanne, marsanne, grenache blanc, and viognier are on the rise locally.

08/07/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

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5 Washington Rosés to Drink This Summer

Local pinks have come a long way in the last decade. The 2019 vintage finally achieves greatness.

07/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wineries, Aged

Instrumental Washington Winemakers Through the Decades

From Quilceda Creek in 1979 to Prospice in 2019.

09/24/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

Bubbles, Au Natural

The Old-School Sparkling Wine Pet-Nat Is Back

Move over Champagne.

09/24/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

To the Edge

Michael Savage Is Pushing Local Wine in Wild, Accessible Directions

The winemaker has a growing reputation for audacity, but you can still grab a bottle for $20 at the store.

09/24/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

Chug This Now

3 Very Good Washington Wines Under $20

These bottles prove that ubiquity and quality aren't always at odds.

09/24/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

If Only

Great Washington Wines to Wish For

You can lust after them—or join a massive waiting list.

09/24/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

30 Washington Wines to Drink Right Now

This state’s wine industry is still evolving. But that means exceptional variety and quality.

09/24/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

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How to Do Taste Washington Like a Wine Expert

Seattle's weekend-long wine extravaganza returns March 28–31. Here, Sean Sullivan offers some nuts-and-bolts suggestions for getting the most out of this mas...

03/21/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now January 2019

This month's favorites: pastries galore, hidden taco treasures, and hash browns inside a breakfast sandwich.

12/18/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Sean P. Sullivan