|The Seattle winter chill is upon us and what makes this season bearable? Delectable Washington wines, of course. You may think you’re not a wine drinker, but maybe you just haven’t found the right wine for you. Here is a link to specific Washington wines that may help find what best fits your taste palette.
Washington is the second largest premium wine producer in the United Stated with over 850 wineries. With that many wineries, tasting rooms and wine bars are clustered together within four distinct districts making your wine exploration an adventurous one.
Here are 5 favorite wine bars all within Downtown Seattle:
The Purple Café and Wine Bar
The wine bar in the Purple Café features a wine list with over 80 glasses and 600 bottle from which to choose. A dedicated Wine Director offers a unique perspective to help with your wine tasting needs. Offering lunch and dining options, the Purple Café pairs their global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients. All of which go beautifully with Washington wines.
The Tasting Room
Among Seattle’s favorites, the Tasting Room allows you to choose and taste their wines before buying. The Tasting Room provides a laid back, fun experience in a European-inspired wine cave. They have over 60+ wines and this Seattle favorite only serves wines from Washington state winemakers.
RN74 pairs delicious cuisine with delicious wines. Featuring global interpretations of American and French cuisine, the extensive wine list at RN74 highlights a Burgundy region of France while others are produced from boutique wines of Washington and Oregon.
1908 Post Alley, Downtown Seattle
A little hole in the wall, White Horse Trading Company is a small tavern that radiates a cozy bookstore vibe. A local favorite, WHTC offers a range of beers and wines that are beautifully well-chosen. Not usually a tourist spot, WHTC offers a welcoming embrace to those looking to relax and enjoy a delicious glass of wine surrounded by good company.
Whether you know your French wines or not, the Le Caviste offers a wide variety that are sure to please. Large wine and food boards are hung along the back wall and the staff is at the ready to help you pick and choose what best fits your preferences.