W.T. Vintners is making some of the most thrilling wines in Washington right now, showing equal dexterity with reds and whites. I can’t recommend highly enough their W.T. Vintners 2014 Damavian Les Collines Vineyard Syrah Walla Walla Valley ($45, 93 points); W.T. Vintners 2014 Gorgeous Destiny Ridge Vineyard Syrah Horse Heaven Hills ($30, 92 points); W.T. Vintners 2016 Stoneridge Vineyard Chenin Blanc Columbia […]
Spring Release! Join us in our Woodinville tasting room on: Saturday and Sunday, April 22nd and 23rd for the release of: Stoneridge Vineyard Chenin Blanc, Columbia Valley, WA 2016 (NEW!) Seven Springs Vineyard Pinot Noir, Eola-Amity-Hills, OR 2015 (NEW!) Destiny Ridge Vineyard Syrah, Gorgeous, Horse Heaven Hills, WA 2014 Alchemists Guild, Best Barrel, WA, 2014 (23 cases, AG members […]
Zach talks with sommelier (RN74) and winemaker (WT Vintners) Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen about how each job plays into the other, the unique qualities of Washington Syrah, and building a wine program to fit a specific restaurant.
By day, Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen serves as winemaker at Washington’s W.T. Vintners and Raconteur Wine Company. Nights, he heads the wine program of RN74 Seattle. He talks with us about making wines for his two projects, as well as what’s hot in the Seattle wine scene.
There’s an abundance of internationally recognized talent behind RN74 in downtown Seattle, and yet there are strong local ties that may just bind them to this French-themed restaurant for a while. It starts with celebrity restaurateur Michael Mina and celebrity sommelier Rajat Parr, who recruited Woodinville sommelier/winemaker Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen to head up their wine program. […]
From the minds and hearts at W.T. Vintners, a new project has evolved. The Raconteur Wine Company: crafting mighty fine wines from storied vineyards in the Pacific Northwest. Throughout the years, after tasting tens of thousands of wines as a sommelier and exploring roads less traveled, Jeff has formed […]
We are eager to bring you new vintages of some of our favorite wines in addition to presenting a brand new, hyper-limited (70 cases) release of a single-varietal Mourvèdre from the coveted Yakima Valley Boushey Vineyard. Join us in our Woodinville tasting room on Saturday and Sunday, November 5th and 6th for the release of: Grüner […]
We love our moms and our moms love rosé. Celebrate Mothers day and bring your moms to join us the weekend of May 7th and 8th from 1-5pm to enjoy our new Spring releases (Celilo Rosé, Damavian Syrah and more). Private Release party for Alchemist Guild members on the day of Saturday, May 7th (formal invitation coming soon).
Now that harvest is wrapping up – we are gearing up for our Fall Release. Join us for the debut of our newest single vineyard Syrah, Stoney Vine from the “rocks” area in the Walla Walla Valley and the latest release of our flagship, the 2013 Gorgeous Syrah from the Destiny Ridge Vineyard in the […]
Spring has sprung and the time has come for us to unveil our newest wines. Please mark your calendars for April 18th and 19th for the debut of our newest Grüner Veltliner, Parasol Rosé of Pinot Noir, Stoney Vine Red Blend and Damavian Les Collines Syrah. We hope you can join us at our tasting […]