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

Wine Country Escape

Walla Walla: The Maiden Voyage

Make the most of your first time visiting Washington's main wine region.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Country Escape

Red Mountain and the Tri-Cities: Grape Country

How to spend a day tasting wine in Washington state's grape country.

09/14/2021 Photography 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

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

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

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

Valley Whirl

What to Do in Yakima

Once billed as the Palm Springs of Washington, this agricultural town boasts outdoor recreation and serious beer tasting.

09/10/2021 By Allison Williams and Seattle Met Staff

Local Gems

Where to Eat in Yakima

The Central Washington town has everything from famous Mexican fare to well-crafted cocktails.

09/10/2021 By Allison Williams

Tasting Notes

The Ultimate Guide to Walla Walla

All you need to know about visiting Washington wine country.

08/18/2021 By Allison Williams and Sean P. Sullivan Photography by Brooke Fitts

Tasting Notes

The Best Wineries to Visit in Walla Walla

From Sleight of Hand in the Southside District to tasting rooms downtown Walla Walla, here are our favorite places to experience Washington wine.

08/13/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Not

Things to Do in Walla Walla

There's plenty of history to explore, plus golf, skiing, and electric bike tours. Oh, and the original Batman.

08/13/2021 By Allison Williams

Pinkies Down

The Best Breweries and Distilleries in Walla Walla

Where to drink in Walla Walla—even if you're not a huge wine fan.

08/13/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Main Dish

Where to Eat in Walla Walla

From breakfast at Bacon and Eggs to dinner at Walla Walla Steak Co., fine wine is only part of the equation.

08/13/2021 By Allison Williams

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

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