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

EAT / PLAY / STAY

Complete Guide to Visiting Woodinville

Where to go, what to do, and where to dine in Seattle’s next-door wine-tasting enclave.

10/08/2020 By Allison Williams

EAT / PLAY / STAY

Complete Guide to Visiting Walla Walla

Where to go, what to do, and where to dine in Washington’s world-class wine country.

10/02/2020 By Allison Williams

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

Drinking Age

Vineyard Town McMinnville Holds Fast to Authenticity

The wine scene has changed since vineyards popped up in McMinnville during the 1960s, but the town still has its old charms.

09/11/2018 By Allison Williams

East Side Story

Spokane Boasts a Cultural History All Its Own

Washington's second largest city tempts visitors across the Cascades with breweries, street art, and reasonable prices.

09/11/2018 By Allison Williams

Road Trip

Walla Walla Isn’t Napa—and Thank the Wine Gods for That

The question is whether things can stay this affordable and this chilled out.

09/13/2017 By Allison Williams

Road Trip

Taste the Top 100 at These Walla Walla Wineries

From scenic patios to vinyl-spinning living rooms, here's how to sip your way through this wine-soaked valley—and go home with a few bottles (or cases) for later.

09/13/2017 By Allison Williams

Weekend Pass

Dude Ranches Are Going Strong, So Saddle Up for a Cowboy Vacation

Dude ranches aren’t fake—they combine the best of a chill vacation with a peek into the world of real cowboys. Bull Hill Guest Ranch welcomes hapless city slickers, but they’re running a thriving cattle business in the background.

08/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Road Trips

Rethinking Yakima Valley

The boom beyond the farms.

09/26/2015 By Allison Williams

Road Trips

Road Trip: Overlanding the Cascades

Where we're going, we don't need (real) roads.

09/26/2015 By Allison Williams