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Wine Enthusiast: W.T. Vintners is “a winery on the rise”

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 […]

Seattle Mag: W.T. Vintners – Best Rhone Blend (more than $25)

From vineyards to wines — even to labels — Seattle Magazine’s 2017 Washington Wine Awards judging raised several glasses to people and their creations in Walla Walla Valley’s industry.  The more than 100 wines receiving the most votes in the varietal categories qualified as finalists for a blind tasting March 7. That tasting was conducted […]

Paste: Twin Peaks Season 3 Wine Guide

WT Vintners Les Collines Vineyard Syrah ($45): I asked the guy at the WT tasting room what made this wine so different from Savage Grace. Same grape. Not only same grape: Same vineyard. The answer? “Twelve days.” Sorry? “Twelve days. Savage picked their fruit twelve days before we did.” If you think people are being […]

WA Wine Blog: Interview with Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen

An uber-talented man, Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen somehow manages to play winemaker, lead sommelier and father all in one day. It is hard to find a busier guy than Jeff. It is also hard to find a cooler guy to chat wine with. Jeff has a longstanding history in the wine industry, working as a sommelier for […]

Seattle Weekly: 20th Taste of WA

The 20th year of Taste Washington has come and gone, leaving purple tongues and empty bottles in its wake—at least in my house. As a chance to celebrate how far the industry has come, it was an unparalleled success, and as a chance to learn more about where we might be going, it was fascinating. […]