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2016 Spring Release Weekend – May 7th and 8th

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).

Wine Enthusiast: Must-Try Somm Wine

After dedicating their professional lives—and personal time—to wine, some sommeliers are ambitious enough to take the ultimate deep dive: creating their own. Get to know these four sommeliers and their wine labels.

Paste: Greetings from the biggest wine region you don’t know

I’m in Seattle. It’s March, which means Japanese cherries and star magnolias are running riot and it’s colder than a well-digger’s ass out here. The wind is piercing, the clouds are doing their best to look more mountainous than the mountains, and large branches are being ripped from cedar trees and flung at people as […]

2015 Fall Release Weekend – Nov. 7th and 8th

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 […]

Eater: Ask a Somm: Why Pét-Nat is not Champagne

Wine at the Seattle outpost of chef Michael Mina’s fusion-y French restaurant RN74 is overseen by lead sommelier and wine director, Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen (and he’s also a winemaker here). Unsurprisingly, food and drink pair up, and the eatery pushes a France-forward list of Burgundy-heavy wines, in addition to more local small-production selections from Washington and Oregon. Below, Lindsay-Thorsen demystifies a […]

WSJ: Inside Washington State’s Warehouse Wineries

Some of the Washington’s best wines are being made in a tiny city just north of Seattle and far from the well-known vineyards on the eastern side of the state. A Warehouse made wine doesn’t sound very promising. It seems rather industrial and fairly downscale. And yet some of the best wines are created in […]

Roll with Jen: A Sommelier Who’s Also a Winemaker

This article is written by Luke Wohlers, my sommelier buddy and monthly columnist for rollwithjen.com. In 2011 I volunteered for my first grape “crush” in Woodinville, Washington. Then I soon found out this was no simple candy crush. It’s actually pure cardio fitness treading around in a vat that feels like a grape version of […]