It’s easy to focus on our favorite things and stick with them. You know what I mean, right? When there’s a wine that’s consistently good and it’s a personal favorite, it’s convenient to grab that same bottle time and time again. Or when going wine tasting, it’s comfortable to revisit the same place. Sometimes it’s good to shake things up a bit, though. To do that, we turned to some of our friends from near and far for their experiences with our beloved wine country. Read on and click through to discover Washington’s ultimate tasting rooms, fantastic wines, glorious travel experiences, and stellar wine growing regions as told from a variety of perspectives.

Advinetures: The Estates Wine Room in Seattle

Allison explains why the experience at The Estates Wine Room is a required destination in Seattle with offerings by A. Bergere from Champagne, Archery Summit from Willamette Valley in Oregon, Seven Hills Winery from Walla Walla Valley, Washington and Double Canyon also from Washington, in Horse Heaven Hills.

Briscoe Bites: DeLille Cellars D2
Stacy, a California based wine writer, reviews the 2014 vintage of DeLille Cellars D2 Bordeaux style red blend and offers a recommended food pairing.

Corkscrew Concierge: A Day of Winetasting on Washington’s Bainbridge Island

Kat of the Texas based Corkscrew Concierge blog writes about six wine stops and an ale house that make it worth taking a ferry from Seattle to Bainbridge Island. We’re especially fond of her standout wine at Bainbridge Vineyards.

Dracaena Wines: H Is for Horse Heaven Hills
Each episode of Lori’s “Winephabet Street” podcast features something wine related from each letter of the alphabet. Letter “H” is dedicated to the Horse Heaven Hills AVA in Washington State. Fantastic wines come from this region via such acclaimed producers as Andrew Will Winery. You may be interested to know that she is a Paso Robles based winery owner!

WineTravelEats: Exploring the Wine in Walla Walla Washington

Wen gives us three solid reasons to make the trip to Walla Walla, a list of ten must-visit wineries, plus fantastic restaurant recommendations. It’s a must read for anyone going to the Wine Bloggers Conference in November 2018.

For our perspective, check out our previous posts on Wine Tasting in the Woodinville Warehouse District and a Yakima Valley Wine Country Road Trip.

Now what do you say to uncorking a bottle of Washington Wine and planning a trip here?

About the Author

Nancy Croisier is an enthusiastic advocate for exploring the world of wine. She holds the prestigious designation of Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) from the Society of Wine Educators, and has graduated from the Northwest Wine Academy with expert training in wine sales and marketing as well as wine and food pairing. She specializes in bringing wine brands and consumers together. Follow Nancy’s wine and food adventures on Twitter and Instagram:  @NancyFeasts and DM for collaborations.