Destination: Wine

Best Wineries in Lake Chelan

Cairdeas, Fielding Hills, and Nefarious Cellars are some of the best places to go wine tasting in Lake Chelan.

10/07/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Vaunted Vintage

40 Years of Quilceda Creek

The winery Alex and Jeannette Golitzin founded in 1978 still makes some of the best cabernet sauvignon in Washington.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Country Escape

Woodinville: Never the Same

How to explore the new wineries in western Washington's wine tasting epicenter.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Country Escape

Lake Chelan: Vacation Plus

How to spend a day tasting wine in Lake Chelan (including a must-try Sunday brunch).

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Country Escape

Yakima Valley: Scenic and Sparkling

From bubbles to tamales, here's how to spend a day in the Yakima Valley AVA.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Country Escape

Columbia Gorge: The Wild Frontier

A one-day itinerary—including where to stop and eat—in the Columbia Gorge AVA.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

3 New Wineries That Deserve a Do-Over

Devison Vintners, Virtue Cellars, and Quiddity deserve your attention.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Scenic & Sparkling

Where to Drink Wine in the Yakima Valley

Here are some of the best wineries in the region, from Yakima to Prosser to the Tri-Cities.

09/10/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Destination: Wine

The Best Wineries in Woodinville

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

07/02/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Tasting Notes

The Best Wineries in the Columbia Gorge and Southwest Washington

Along the Washington-Oregon border, a new guard redefines our local wine amid some spectacular scenery.

06/08/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Tasting Notes

A Guide to Seattle's Best Urban Wineries

From hidden-away talents to a SoDo complex full of heavy hitters.

05/14/2021 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

Oeno Files

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

Happening Now

The Rise of SoDo Urbanworks

How an old industrial park reimagined how Seattle drinks wine.

09/11/2018 By Sean P. Sullivan

Let's Turn This Party Out

Check It Out: Chateau Ste. Michelle Turned 50 and Is Throwing a Party

The Washington wine behemoth's new visitor center offers expanded tasting rooms and lets you mix your own red blend.

08/29/2017 By Stefan Milne

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 19–25

The week in which: the most filling happy hour is in the International District, plus beer and yoga collide at Cloudburst Brewing.

07/19/2017 By Amber Wright

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: Feb 27–Mar 5

Everything you ever want to know about mussels, beer as strong as wine, and Woodinville's own Golden Grape awards.

02/25/2013 By Erica Thompson

Wine Wednesday

When Wine and Knives Collide

Winemakers become chefs at the annual Iron Vintner Challenge.

06/13/2012 By Julie H. Case

Food and Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: Memorial Day Edition

This week: free burgers, free ice cream, an upcoming Skelly and the Bean event, and a Seattlecentric cookbook signing.

05/21/2012 By Anne Larkin

Oeno Files

We’ve Got No Jugs

It’s grapes of wrath over the Governor’s comment.

04/25/2012 By Julie H. Case