Washington

Washington State is a premium wine producing region, located in the northwest corner of the United States. Although a relatively young wine industry, it is now the nation's second largest wine producer and is ranked among the world's top wine regions.

 With approximately 12,140 acres planted, the state has ideal geography and conditions for growing premium vinifera wine grapes. Primarily grown on their own root stocks, the vines produce grapes of consistent quality, resulting in strong vintages year after year. While its focus is on Chardonnay, Riesling, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, the region also produces a wide range of other spectacular whites and reds.

Winemakers from all over the world have chosen to establish themselves in Washington, where they can create wines reflecting this region's unique characteristics. Their hand-crafted wines are receiving wide acclaim from critics regionally, nationally and internationally for their consistently high quality. Many of them have received scores of 90 and above from the major wine media. Overall a higher percentage than other leading wine regions.

Washington State - the perfect climate for wine = ideal growing conditions, quality wines, business innovation, lifestyle, social responsibility, all key elements of this world-class wine industry.


Our Washington Wineries


Charles & Charles

A collaboration with New York wine importer and entrepreneur Charles Bieler, the Charles & Charles label is best-known for its rosé. When Bieler, the son of a Provençal winegrower, approached him in 2010 to make the vivid, bone-dry rosé, Smith turned to a vineyard growing Syrah deemed too light for his own red wine sty ...

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Charles Smith Wines

Charles Smith’s explosion onto the world wine scene has been nothing less than phenomenal. Originally from a Northern California family that made its own wine, proprietor and winemaker Charles Smith managed Rock & Roll bands in Europe for 11 years before moving to Walla Walla and starting K Vintners on a shoestring. While Charles&rsq ...

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DeLille Cellars

Robert Parker has called DeLille Cellars the “Lafite Rothschild of Washington State.”  It is no coincidence that this boutique winery is often compared with First-Growth Bordeaux Chateaux.  DeLille Cellars is dedicated to handcrafting elegant wines in the Bordeaux  style, using only the very finest hand sorted grape ...

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Dunham Cellars

Continuity of style and commitment to uncompromising quality remain enduring themes at Dunham Cellars. With a deep understanding of the scientific fundamentals behind winemaking, cutting-edge equipment, and expressive estate vineyards, winemaker Dan Wampfler achieves both technical precision and creative artistry. Dunham Cellars’ wines a ...

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Horsepower Vineyards

Vigneron Christophe Baron pioneered biodynamic farming in Washington’s Walla Walla Valley in 2002.  Horsepower is farmed entirely without the use of herbicides, synthetic fertilizers, chemical insecticides or fungicides using two draft horses - ‘Red’ and ‘Zeppo’ - to cultivate vineyards with as little as 3&rs ...

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House Wine

Founded by Charles Smith in 2004, The Magnificent Wine Company was sold to Precept Brands (Washington Hills, Waterbrook) after several years of winemaking and marketing collaboration. The Magnificent Wine Company was created with the goal of delivering Magnificent wine to people at a Magnificent price. The finest quality grapes are select ...

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K Vintners

Charles Smith’s explosion onto the world wine scene has been nothing less than phenomenal. Originally from a Northern California family that made its own wine, proprietor and winemaker Charles Smith managed Rock & Roll bands in Europe for 11 years before moving to Walla Walla and starting K Vintners on a shoestring. While Charles&rsq ...

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L'Ecole No. 41

The third winery to be established in the Walla Walla Valley, L’Ecole No 41 has been a leader in the production of premium handcrafted varietal wines in Washington State since 1983. The family owned winery is located in an old schoolhouse built in 1915 in historic Frenchtown, just west of Walla Walla. The name - L’Ecole No 41, Fren ...

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Leonetti Cellar

Leonetti Cellar was founded by Gary and Nancy Figgins more than 35 years ago. Today, second generation winemaker Chris Figgins continues to produce wines of uncompromising quality that have gained a cult-like following among wine lovers. While continuing to raise the bar for Leonetti Cellar - which has endured for decades as one of the most so ...

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Long Shadows

Long Shadows Vintners was founded in 2002 by Washington wine visionary Allen Shoup, who as President and CEO of Chateau Ste. Michelle from 1984-2000 forged internationally acclaimed winemaking partnerships with Piero Antinori (Col Solare) and Dr. Ernst Loosen (Eroica Riesling).  Long Shadows Vintners now builds upon those successes by bri ...

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Snoqualmie

Named after the mountain pass that serves as the gateway to Washington wine country, Snoqualmie wines reflect the balance and natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Snoqualmie has been committed to sustainable and organic winemaking practices since 1983 to preserve the long-term health of the soil and environment.  Lightweight glass bot ...

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Wines of Substance

The original thought was to be a one wine brand, with a single minded vision to produce the best value-priced Cabernet Sauvignon in America. How do you go about this? Traditional winemaking. Natural fermentations. Barrel-aging. Plus, bottling unfiltered and unfined. In essence, making the wines in small batch winemaking integrity, but doing so ...

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Woodward Canyon

Owner and winemaker Rick Small’s family has been farming the same land where Woodward Canyon’s vineyards now lie for three generations. Rick first planted vineyards here in the late 1970’s, and Woodward Canyon was the second winery to be established in the Walla Walla appellation in 1981, after Leonetti. With deep roots in th ...

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