Grab a Glass: New wine-tasting options around the state
written by Sheila G. Miller
DELILLE CELLARS & SPARKMAN CELLARS
DeLille Cellars and Sparkman Cellars announced a plan in late May to relocate their tasting rooms, production facilities and event spaces to a former Redhook Brewery site in Woodinville. According to e Seattle Times, the 20-acre site, across Northeast 145th Street from Chateau Ste. Michelle, will also house the Teatro ZinZanni, a dinner show. A restaurant is also expected to open on the site.
DOUBLE CANYON WINERY
In West Richland, Double Canyon Winery in July opened a tasting room where visitors can try all its incredible cabernet sauvignon. The tasting room, a modern space with a tasting bar and tables, offers views of the barrel room and production area, as well as a patio with a fire pit and more views. The tasting room joins the winery, which opened its new facility in 2017, and a Seattle tasting room.
BARRELS WINE BAR
In June, Mercer Island welcomed Barrels Wine Bar, a tasting room and wine shop. The shop offers forty different wines by the glass or bottles for purchase, as well as snacks. For the non-wine fans, there are also four diverse beers on tap, and can and bottle options as well. The shop offers daily wine tasting and opportunities to meet winemakers.