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Woodinville winery

Damsel Cellars tasting room.

About a 30-minute drive north of Seattle, Woodinville is a small suburb that boasts over 130 wineries and tasting rooms showcasing wines from the Walla Walla, Columbia, and Yakima Valleys. Sitting somewhere in between an urban and rural wine country destination, its popularity has grown exponentially over the years thanks to world-class wines and a burgeoning culinary scene.

From casual eateries to fine dining establishments, Woodinville offers a surprising array of dining experiences for such a relatively small area that caters to all tastes. Here are some of our favourites, both new and old, that are worth a visit.

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Top 6 Winery Road Trips from Vancouver

Our latest article for the Daily Hive features our favourite wine region road trips from Vancouver along with our top winery recommendations at each. If you’re a wine lover and are itching to travel, these six wine destinations are easily accessible by car while offering terrific winetasting experiences. Click here for the full story. Cheers!


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Woodinville Washington Winery

Time is always well spent at Lauren Ashton.

Spring came late this year where we live. If it even came at all. But good luck shone on us when we recently drove down to Woodinville, Washington and the sun did too! Which made for a very pleasant weekend of meeting with winemakers as well as returning to some of our old favourites to just relax and enjoy their wine. With the weather finally turning warm and the sun shining, we could think of no better place to be than sitting outside in the garden adjacent to the Lauren Ashton tasting room and tasting through their newly released wines.

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John Bigelow

Not many people have the courage to leave a successful career to start their own small business, let alone one where they have no experience or background in the industry. But John Bigelow isn’t most people. From the moment you meet him, it is immediately evident that he’s a classic entrepreneur: a dreamer, a thinker, a believer, and most importantly, a doer.

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Winemaker Brian Carter

Brian Carter’s journey in the wine industry has included some decisions that to many may have seemed unusual but have always been made with the objective of setting himself apart from the norm. Over the past 35 years, he’s done exactly that earning a reputation as not only a pioneer of the Washington wine industry, but also as one of its most respected winemakers.

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