Category Archives: New Northwest Wine Recommendations

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Spring, 2024

For the week of April 14, 2024: Kerloo Cellars 2020 Solaksen Vineyard Syrah ($28) and Patterson Cellars Non-Vintage Due Anni ($20) – This week’s selections include a couple of choices that represent outstanding values and give you examples of quality wines that can be found at reasonable prices; all it takes is a little bit […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Winter, 2024

For the week of March 10, 2024: Pacific Rim 2018 Thick Skinned Red Mountain Red Wine – Close out the winter months with this powerful, flavorful, well-structured blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Malbec, and 7% Petit Verdot from Pacific Rim in the the Tri-Cities. The aromatics on this wine are marvelously complex, with gentle […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Fall, 2023

For the week of December 17, 2023: Bledsoe Family Winery 2021 Cabernet Franc – Drew Bledsoe and Josh McDaniel’s wines have always been a bit of a splurge, and Bledsoe’s Family Winery label is slightly more affordable than those from their flagship Doubleback Winery. That said, you should still be prepared for some stellar wines […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Summer, 2023

For the week of September 17, 2024: Wines of Smoky Rose Cellars – Smoky Rose Cellars doesn’t offer a large list of current wines. Heck, they only produce about 950 cases annually, and when wines are ready for release, they go quickly. Husband and wife owner/winemakers Josh and Jodi Roznowski have done a great job […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Spring, 2023

For the week of June 18, 2023: Mellisoni Vineyards 2020 Bollicine Muscat Bubbly – Chelan winemakers Rob and Donna Mellison continue to expand their selections by offering this big, vibrant sparkler that’s a sensory delight for lovers of the Muscat grape. Enticing aromatics of honeysuckle and tangerine are accompanied by flavors of melon and lychee […]