Oeno Files

The Feast Portland Team Provides a Culinary Assist for Taste Washington 2019

Our region's mega wine festival has a legit new chef lineup.

12/05/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

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

Shade Index

Washington’s Least Impressive Wines

Cellar these in the nearest recycling bin.

09/11/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Fun With Listicles

6 Restaurants with Washington-Centric Wine Menus

In honor of Washington Wine Month...

03/02/2017 By Jack Kelly

Oeno Files

A 2015 Washington Rosé Roundup

Picks for your next picnic or backyard soirée.

04/26/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Two Small-Production Wines from Woodinville's Two Vintners

Some of the state's best wines rarely make it across state lines. Like these two impressive bottles.

02/02/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling Columbia Valley 2014

No lineup in Washington consistently shows the state’s nexus of quality and value better than this one.

09/29/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Two Vintners Syrah Columbia Valley 2013

A blended syrah that combines the best of each designation.

08/25/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Celebrating the Fourth of July—With Wine

Red, white, and pink wines affordable enough to flow freely over the long weekend.

06/30/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Golf Claps

The U.S. Open: As Told Through Day Drinking

"Then the volunteer at the hospitality tent entrance uttered seven words that changed the whole day: 'You can take alcohol anywhere you want.'"

06/19/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Kiona Merlot Columbia Valley 2012

Washington merlot is a different animal than that found elsewhere in the world. Here's a superb example of what makes it special.

06/16/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Novelty Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2012

A high-quality, high-value wine from one of the state’s longest-tenured winemakers

06/09/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Stevens Winery StevensTimley Malbec Yakima Valley 2012

A malbec that runs against the grain

05/19/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Sean Sullivan's Weekly Wine Pick: Shooting Star Aligoté Washington 2013

Acreage of this grape is so scarce it doesn’t even register on the state’s annual grape report.

05/05/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Gramercy Cellars Lagniappe Syrah Columbia Valley 2012

Another shining example of the strength of Washington syrah

04/28/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Analemma Pinot Noir Oak Ridge Vineyard Columbia Gorge 2012

A standout Washington pinot. No, seriously.

04/21/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan