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SF Gate: Found in a gorge, a promising paradise for wine

About 75 minutes due east of Portland, this is the heart of the Columbia Gorge, one of the world’s most climatically diverse places. Here, the mighty Columbia River cleaves Washington from Oregon. This is an astonishingly fertile spot for wine. Among the area’s 30 wineries you’ll find some of the Northwest’s most daring winemakers, many […]

WSJ: Seattle, Land of the Serious Sommeliers

A lovably nerdy mind set has helped the city in the Pacific Northwest become a wine lover’s destination. When Researchers at Central Connecticut State University decided last year to find the most literate American city, they analyzed six sets of data, including newspaper circulation figures and the number of bookstores and libraries. Had they included the […]

Eater: Winemakers’ Picks for Best Seattle Wine Lists

Last weekend’s Taste Washington was a veritable who’s who of vintners and chefs in this town, with bites and sips to delight. Wine glass-toting ticket holders had the luxury of pairing up snacks from local restaurants with a huge selection of wines, ciders, and beers. Eater cruised the aisles of the boozy fest and caught […]

Seattle Met: Wine, Elevated: Grüners Grow Here

Turns out you can grow cool-weather grapes like Grüner Veltliner in Washington. The first time Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen heard of anyone growing Grüner Veltliner in Washington, he was skeptical. There’s a reason the yellow-green grapes with loose clusters and thick skins produce the signature wine of Austria; they flourish in that country’s alpine climate, where vines thrive […]

Celebrating Spring Release

Happy Spring W.T. friends and family! Spring has arrived! We want to get a jump-start on the season by sharing what we have been up to and what exciting things that are just around the corner. (more…)

Grand Opening of Tasting Room – April 5th/6th

The culmination of years of work is coming to fruition with our new Tasting Room in the Woodinville Warehouse District. Many of you joined us at the winery this past November for our small Open House gathering. However, the space has come a long way and we’re ready to open our doors to the public. […]

New Day: RN 74 Dungeness Crab and W.T. Grüner

VIDEO: Executive Chef David Varley joined Margaret to prepare a dish that’s perfect as we transition to spring: Whole Dungeness crab with freshly made pasta. He also showcased a few of the many exclusive wines the restaurant stocks, including the 2012 Gruner Veltliner from W.T. Vintners in Woodinville.

November 24th Housewarming

Please join us for a special housewarming get together at our new winery location! Save the date for November 24th from 12p-4p. We’ll be pouring our full line-up and a rare preview tasting of our 2012 reds from barrel as well as showing you the new digs. We recently moved in and are still getting […]

A Gorgeous Fall Release

Kick off the holiday season with W.T. Vintners and join us to enjoy some delicious wine. W.T. Vintners announces the availability of it’s 2011 “Gorgeous” Syrah available for your enjoyment for the holiday season.  W.T. is growing but we are still tiny and this release is limited to 100 cases. (more…)

Seattle Somm Recommends W.T. Vintners Grüner Veltliner

Hey, Cortney Lease, What Should I Drink Tonight? By Rachel Breiwick A crisp, balanced, and highly drinkable wine from the Columbia Gorge. Cortney Lease, the company wine director for Wild Ginger and Triple Door, is in charge of the aging and proper climate for over 30,000 bottles from all over the world—but today she sought […]