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Nestled in the picturesque Sammamish River Valley just 30 minutes from downtown Seattle,
Woodinville Wine Country offers visitors easy access to Washington’s critically-acclaimed wines and winemakers. Local enthusiasts visit frequently, returning to walk the grounds of their favorite wineries, catchup with a winemaker they met on their last visit or pursue their next discovery. Visitor amenities include award winning restaurants and luxury accommodations making Woodinville Washington State’s most accessible wine country getaway.

Historical Milestones

1976 First winery established in Woodinville (Chateau Ste. Michelle)
1988 Two new wineries open in Woodinville (Columbia, Facelli)
1992-1999 Five new wineries open in Woodinville (DeLille, Silver Lake, Matthews, Betz, Ross Andrew) By the end of 1999, there are eight wineries in Woodinville
2002 Passport to Woodinville debuts
2004 Total number of Woodinville wineries: 20
2005 Record number of new wineries established in Woodinville in one year: 8
2006 First Eastern WA winery (Alexandria Nicole Cellars) establishes tasting room in Woodinville
2010 Total number of Woodinville wineries: 53
2012 Gallo purchases Columbia Winery
Fall 2012 Total number of Woodinville wineries and tasting rooms: 99 and counting!
2014 Total number of Woodinville wineries: 90
Spring 2014 Total number of Woodinville wineries and tasting rooms: 108 and counting!

Grape Sourcing

Woodinville wines are produced almost entirely from grapes grown in Washington State’s Columbia Valley. Protected from Seattle’s marine climate by the Cascade Mountains, Columbia Valley’s vineyards are approximately 3 – 4 hours east of Woodinville. This world-class growing region is known for its warm, dry summers and 300 cloudless days a year. For more information, visit the Washington Wine Commission’s website at

Interesting Facts

Master of Wine

Woodinville is home to one of the few Masters of Wine in the world. Bob Betz, MW (Betz Family Winery) is one of only 297 people in the world to hold this prestigious title.

Master of Merlot
Mike Januik co-owner and winemaker of Novelty Hill-Januik Winery was named by Wine Enthusiast Magazine as one of 10 “Masters of Merlot” in the world.
Vine-bearing acreage in Woodinville

2.5 acres (80% pinot noir, 20% chardonnay)

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

108Total Number of Wineries and Tasting Rooms in Woodinville

78Wineries Producing in Woodinville

30Tasting Rooms representing wineries producing outside of Woodinville

Annual case production by Woodinville wineries:

Number of wineries producing
Under 2,000 cases 51
2,000 – 4,999 cases 37
5,000 – 9,999 cases 12
10,000 – 20,000 cases 3
20,000 – 50,000 cases 2
250,000 cases 2
2 million cases 1 [Chateau Ste. Michelle]

Total Case Production in Woodinville: 3,000,000 (estimate)

Annual Visitors to Woodinville Wine Country: 795,000 (estimate)

Member Wineries

Member Wineries

82Woodinville Wine Country Member Wineries

Adams Bench Winery
Airfield Estate Winery
Alexandria Nicole Cellars
Amavi Cellars/Pepper Bridge Winery
Ambassador Wines of WA
Ancestry Cellars
Armstong Family Winery
Auclair Winery
Avennia Cellars
Baer Winery
Basel Cellars
Barrage Cellars
Beaumont Cellars
Betz Family Winery
Brian Carter Cellars
Bunnell Family Cellars
Cascade Cliffs Winery
Castillo de Feliciana
Cave B Estate Winery
Chandler Reach Winery
Chateau Rollat
Chateau Ste. Michelle
Col Solare Bottega
Columbia Winery
Convergence Zone Cellars
Cougar Crest Estate Winery
Covington Cellars
Cuillin Hills Winery
Darby Winery
Davenport Cellars
DeLille Cellars Carriage House
DeLille Cellars Chateau
Des Voigne Cellars
DiStefano Winery
Dusted Valley
Elevation Cellars
Elsom Cellars
Eye of the Needle Winery
Fidelitas Winery
Finn Hill Winery
Five Star Cellars Winery
Flying Dreams Winery
Gard Vintners

Genoa Cellars
Goose Ridge Estate Winery
Gorman Winery
Guardian Cellars
Icon Cellars
Isenhower Cellars
J Bookwalter Wines
JM Cellars
Kaella Winery
Kestrel Vintners
Lachini Vineyards
Lauren Ashton Cellars
Long Shadows
Mark Ryan Winery/Board Track Racer
Matthews Winery
Michael Florentino Cellars/Gecko Cellars
Novelty Hill-Januik Winery
Obelisco Estate Winery
Otis Kenyon Wine
Page Cellars
Patit Creek Cellars
Patterson Cellars
Piccola Cellars
Pondera Winery
Red Sky Winery
Refuge and Prospect Winery
Robert Ramsay Cellars
Ross Andrew
Savage Grace Wines
Silver Lake Winery
Smasne Cellars
Sol Stone
Sparkman Cellars
Stevens Winery
Tenor Wines
The Woodhouse Wine Estates
Two Vintners
Torii Mor Winery
Welcome Road Winery
William Church Winery
William Grassie Wine Estates
Woodinville Wine Cellars
WT Vintners
Zerba Cellars

Location & Contact Info

Location & Contact Info

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WWC Office Hours ~ 9 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday

WWC Office Address ~ 13901 NE 175th Street, Suite N, Woodinville, WA 98072

WWC Mailing Address ~ PO Box 2114, Woodinville, WA 98072

Telephone ~ (425) 205-4394

Fax ~ (425) 481-9743

Contact ~ Sandra Lee (Managing Director)

Proximity by Car

Northeast of downtown Seattle ~ 18 miles, approximately 30 minutes

North of Seattle Tacoma International Airport ~ 27 miles, approximately 35 minutes

North of Portland, OR ~ 186 miles, approximately 3.25 hours

South of Vancouver, British Columbia ~ 136 miles, approximately 3 hours

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