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Best Wineries
in Seattle
2019

Why These Wineries?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored wineries on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best wineries in Seattle, WA.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 141 91 18

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Baer Winery

Baer Winery is a family-owned and operated Woodinville winery that was founded in 2000 by winemaker Lance Baer and is today operated by the Baer family. The winery produces a wide variety of red and white wines. Baer Winery also operates a wine club with members receiving discounts for all wine purchases as well as free tastings and access to exclusive member-only wines.

Woodinville, WA 98072

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Bartholomew Winery

Bartholomew Winery is a Seattle winery that was founded in 2007 by owner and winemaker Bart Fawbush. The winery sources grapes exclusively from Washington State and produces 2000-2500 cases per year. Bartholomew Winery operates a tasting room and offers a wide range of red and white wines. The winery also operates a wine club and members receive priority for limited release wines as well as discounts on all orders.

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Columbia Winery

Columbia Winery is a Woodinville winery that was founded in 1962. The winery sources grapes from numerous vineyards throughout Washington State including the Yakima Valley, Horse Heaven Hills, Wahluke Slope, and Red Mountain. The winery offers a wide range of red and white wines and also hosts a wine club. Wine club membership benefits include exclusive access to various wines and access to new releases throughout the year, as well as mixer events for members.

Woodinville, WA 98072

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Crucible Wines

Crucible Wines is a Seattle winery that was founded in 2010. Winemaker Darryn O’Shea has over 15 years of experience in the Washington wine industry. The winery focuses on producing red wines as well as a few white wines. Crucible Wines operates a working winery in a warehouse that serves as a production facility and tasting room. In addition to tastings, Crucible Wines also offers hosting for private parties and also operates a wine club.

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Domanico Cellars

Domanico Cellars is a family-owned and operated Seattle winery that has been in operation for over a decade. The winery owns and operates several vineyards in the Washington and also operates a winery and tasting room in Seattle. Domanico Cellars also hosts a wine club that offers benefits such as discounts on wine purchases, invitations to barrel tastings and parties, wine tasting fee waiving, and more.

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Eight Bells Winery

Eight Bells Winery is a Seattle winery that produces hand-crafted red and white wines. The winery is owned and operated by Tim Bates, Andy Shepherd, and Frank Michiels since 2009. The winery sources grapes from various vineyards in Washington and Oregon and offers a wide variety of white and red wines. The winery additionally operates a wine club with various levels available for members.

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Hand of God Wines

Hand of God Wines is a Seattle winery that is owned and operated by cofounders Jon Staenberg and Santiago Achaval. The winery produces both red and white wines and grapes are sourced from vineyards in Argentina. Hand of God Wines operates a tasting room in Seattle and hosts a large number of wine tastings. The winery also hosts a wine club with various levels of membership. Member benefits include discounts on wine, invitation to private events, and more.

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Kevin White Winery

Kevin White Winery is a Woodinville winery that was founded in 2010 by Kevin and Stefanie White. The winery sources grapes from numerous vineyards throughout the Yakima Valley area. The winery hosts a wine club that offers various membership benefits such as discounts on wine purchases, members only release parties, and no tasting fees. Club members are also given access to wine club only releases as well as limited production wines.

Woodinville, WA 98072

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Laurelhurst Cellars

Laurelhurst Cellars is a Seattle winery that was founded in 2004 by Greg Smallwood and Dave Halbgewachs. The winery partners with a large number of vineyards throughout Washington State. Laurelhurst Cellars also operates a wine club offering benefits such as waiving tasting fees, discounts on wine purchases, and invitations to wine club only events.

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Mark Ryan Winery

Mark Ryan Winery is a Woodinville winery that was founded in 1999 by owner and winemaker Mark Ryan McNeilly. The winery sources grapes from a large number of vineyards throughout Washington State and produces a wide variety of wines. Mark Ryan Winery operates a wine club with members receiving complimentary tasting passes as well as discounts off club wines and orders of limited production wines.

Woodinville, WA 98072

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Nota Bene Cellars

Nota Bene Cellars is a Seattle winery that has been operated by owner Tim Narby for over 30 years. The winery sources grapes from a large number of vineyards throughout Washington State and also hosts a wine club. Nota Bene Cellars offers various levels of membership for its wine club and members receive benefits such as savings on wine purchases and free tastings.

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Novelty Hill Januik

Novelty Hill Januik is a Woodinville winery that was founded in 2000 as a partnership between Mike Januik of Januik Winery and Novelty Hill’s owners Tom Alberg and Judi Beck. Novelty Hill Januik hosts a wine club that offers benefits such as savings on club shipments and additional purchases, invitations to member-only parties, seminars and tastings, and shipments of new wine. The winery also serves as a venue for various events such as weddings.

Woodinville, WA 98072

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OS Winery

OS Winery is a Seattle winery that is owned and operated by Peggy Sullivan, daughter of founder Rob Sullivan. The winery produces a wide variety of red wines. OS Winery also hosts various events such as wine tastings at the winery and in various locations throughout Seattle. The winery also hosts a wine club with members receiving benefits such as discounts on wine and early receipt of new wine releases.

Seattle, WA 98108

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Perennial Vintners

Perennial Vintners is a Bainbridge Island winery that was founded in 1997 by owner Mike Lempriere. The winery planted a vineyard in 2003 and released its first commercial vintage in 2007. The winery specializes in delicate, fragrant, and floral cool-climate wines. Perennial Vintners provides tastings as well as visits and vineyard tours.

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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Precept Wine

Precept Wine is a Seattle winery that was founded in 2003 and is now one of the Northwest’s largest wine companies. The winery operates a large number of vineyards and wineries and also has a large number of winemakers on staff. Precept Wine also operates numerous tasting rooms throughout Washington as well as Idaho. The winery sources grapes from a large number of vineyards located throughout Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, Idaho, and Australia.

Seattle, WA 98102

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Stomani Cellars

Stomani Cellars is a family-owned and operated Seattle winery that was founded in 2005 by winemaker Alex Manoni. The winery has a wide range of red, white, reserve, and library wines available. Stomani Cellars also operates a wine club with various levels of membership. The club’s members enjoy discounts on club shipments as well as purchases made at the winery tasting room. Members also receive limited offers for limited quantity wines that are produced at Stomani Cellars.

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Structure Cellars

Structure Cellars is a Seattle winery that was founded in 2011 by the husband and wife team of Brian and Brandee. The winery operates a tasting room in Seattle and produces a wide variety of red and white wines. Structure Cellars hosts a large number of events such as private tastings, chef dinner, annual release parties, and birthday parties.

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Wilridge Winery

Wilridge Winery is a Seattle winery that was founded in 1988. The winery planted its own estate vineyard in 2007. The winery produces a wide range of white and rose wines, red wines, and dessert wines. Wilridge Winery’s wine is available daily at the Tasting Room Seattle in Pike Place Market and at the Tasting Room Yakima at Wilridge Vineyard.

Seattle, WA 98122

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