Pacific Northwest Summer/Fall 2015

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A Two-Day Getaway in Woodinville, WA

Just 30 minutes from Seattle, yet a world apart, Woodinville awaits with more than 100 tasting rooms, fabulous cuisine, and plenty of excuses to spend the night.

Cascade Valley, WA: The Cascade Loop

Come along on the Cascade Loop Scenic Byway, through the breathtaking Cascade Mountains, the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth, and glacier-fed Lake Chelan.

Celebrating the Big 5-0, Willamette Valley, OR

The year 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Willamette Valley Wine Country: 50 years since David Lett planted the first commercial Pinot Noir vines in the Red Hills of Dundee.

Close-Up: Leavenworth, WA

Just two hours east of Seattle, Leavenworth provides its visitors with Bavarian charm and Northwestern hospitality.

Favorite Foodie Finds in Walla Walla, WA

As one of the nation's top small towns for food, Walla Walla is home to many culinary artists. Here's where they tell us they like to dine.

Fun, Sunny Days in Tri-Cities, WA

With 300 sun-filled days a year, the Tri-Cities is a great getaway in the heart of Washington Wine Country.

Pacific Northwest Pairings & Recipes

The wines of the Pacific Northwest pair so beautifully with food! Here are some of our current favorites, plus two delcious recipes to try.


Seattle, WA: Naturally Romantic

With water and mountains in every direction, the Seattle area sets the perfect stage for romance, with beautiful places to explore together.

Southern Oregon: Palate Paradise

Although Oregon is currently best known for its world-class Pinot Noir, there's a world of other varietals to discover in Southern Oregon.

Tour Journal: Prosser, WA

This year, I’m going to spend some getaway time in Prosser, the birthplace of the Washington wine industry! Surrounded by the Horse Heaven Hills and nestled among thriving vineyards and orchards, the town sounds idyllic

Warm Days in the Mighty Gorge

Wild and beautiful, the Columbia River Gorge is a natural playground with plenty of fun and exhilarating ways to spend a warm day on the mighty Columbia.

Yakima Valley, WA: A Trail for Every Taste

With hops. vineyards, and orchards at every turn, the new Spirits and Hops Trail gives you a taste of all Yakima Valley has to offer.