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Steve Broback

By my reckoning, 16 of these top 100 wines are from Woodinville. When you consider that there are over 600 wineries in the state, Woodinville has more than twice the number of slots than would be allocated by chance. Pretty good showing if you ask me. Here are the Woodinville wineries and where they placed. […]


This just landed in my in-box. This is a tragedy for Woodinville. The Golden Goat is a revered institution and Jeffrey was a great man. Dear Friends Old and New: It is with crushing pain in my heart that I would like to let you know that Jeffrey Boswell, owner of The Golden Goat/ IL […]


This just landed in my in box, I don’t see this up at the Saintpaulia site yet: Saintpaulia Vintners and PengWine Present Wine Pairing and Your Thanksgiving Menu Saturday, November 15 Get ready for the holiday and learn some new ideas that will have your dinner guests raving! Featuring: Wolfgang Puck’s Catering Chef Darla Varrenti […]


Just got an email from Fine Wines & Cigars of Redmond: Advance warning : The Doyenne Aix from Delille will be available mid November, so pre-order with us now. We have Some Doyenne Rousanne and Syrah in store now. Also on the DeLille front, mark this on your calendar : Chris Upchurch, Winemaker, in store tasting […]


Just learned that the great folks at Thinkspace (where our offices are located) are planing to host a gathering focusing on sustainable art on the 29th. We will be there for sure, and are looking forward to tasting the great wines they have lined up. More info to come… Tweet This Post

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This just in from Cellar 46 (Woodinville wineries in bold:) The Margaret E. Martindale Guild will be throwing a Wine Procurement Party at Cellar 46° on Sunday, October 19th from 5 to 8pm. The Martindale Guild is committed to supporting Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in their efforts to eliminate cancer and we are honored […]


Riedel Tasting Seminar At Woodhouse Family Cellars Nov 8

by Steve Broback on October 2, 2008

This just landed in my in-box. Sounds like a lot of fun. Here are the details: Date/Time: Saturday November 8, 2008 5:30pm Where: Woodhouse Family Cellars Cost: $150 per person. Includes wine glass presentation, fine wine tasting, appetizer reception, and four Riedel glasses: Bordeaux/Cabernet Burgundy/Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc/Dessert Wine Montrachet/Chardonnay Space is limited to the […]


Matthews Estate Has Suspended Operations

by Steve Broback on August 17, 2008

This from the Woodinville Wine Country site: Matthews Estate has undergone a change in ownership and must apply for a new license from the Federal Trade and Tax Bureau. Until our license is granted, we are required to suspend all winery operations, including wine tasting and wine sales. We thank you all for your interest […]


This just in from Purple in Woodinville: A Fresh New Look At The Washington Wine Scene Join us on Monday, September 8th between 5pm and 8pm at our Woodinville location to meet some of the up-and-coming Washington Winemakers: ~ Darby Winery – Darby English (a Woodinville Winery) ~ Efeste Wine Cellars – Brennan Leighton (a […]


More info here. Delille, August 29, 2008 Acclaimed by the likes of Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast, Delille Cellars is one of the most honored wineries in Washington State. Dining guests can enjoy complimentary tastings of wine from Delille Cellars and mingle with winemaker Jay Soloff. There is no extra charge for these tableside and […]