A Wine Tasting Itinerary in Woodinville, Washington
Woodinville's Hollywood District offers dozens of tasting rooms just a stone's throw from Seattle
For residents of the Seattle-metro area, Woodinville is by far the most accessible wine tasting region in the state. Packed into the 5.6 square-mile city are over 100 tasting rooms and wineries, allowing for easy touring of all the state has to offer. Woodinville wineries are mainly clustered in two sections: the southern Hollywood District and the northern Warehouse District.
Named after the historic Hollywood Farm located here 100 years ago, the southern Hollywood District today is a wine-tasting mecca with over 40 wine tasting rooms within walking distance. Wineries large and small have set up tasting rooms that pour every possible Washington wine varietal imaginable.
This itinerary features four of the best tasting rooms to visit in Woodinville's Hollywood District. WineryHunt Washington Club Members are invited to visit these featured wineries for waived tastings and a 10% discount.
25 Minutes Northeast of downtown Seattle
Woodinville is an easy 25 minute drive from downtown Seattle. JM Cellars is a five minute drive from the other three featured wineries, which are all within walking distance of each other.
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Woodinville boasts over 100 tasting rooms, with over 40 in the southern Hollywood District. We've selected four of the best for members to visit in January.
Featured Woodinville Hollywood District Wineries
WineryHunt Washington Club Members enjoy waived wine tastings and 10% discounts at the following Woodinville Hollywood District wineries in 2021
Alexandria Nicole Cellars
“It was Destiny” is a phrase that echoes throughout Alexandria Nicole Cellars. True love brought owners Jarrod and Ali together and it shines through in their life’s work. Since breaking ground in 1998, Jarrod and Ali have assembled a passionate team that is dedicated to crafting world class wines while creating memorable wine tasting experiences. Alexandria Nicole was recently voted "Top 10 Hottest Brands" in Wine Business Magazine and has tasting rooms in Paterson (also the winery site), Woodinville and Prosser. The Woodinville location is on the ground floor of the historic Hollywood Schoolhouse Building, offering acozy atmosphere and friendly, knowledgeable staff that are eager to guide guests through a flight of their amazing wines.
Wines Produced: Albariño, Viognier, White Blends, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Syrah, Red Blends, Cabernet Sauvignon, Counoise, Grenache, Tempranillo
"Without fail, I have always been greeted with cheerful smiles, service, and wonderful wines!" -TW, Google Review
A family-owned winery located in Woodinville, Washington, JM Cellars has produced handcrafted, limited-release wines since 1998. John and the winemaking team work with a diverse selection of Washington’s premium vineyards to craft superior quality wines styled for balance, power, dimension and finesse. Small production lots allow the team the pleasure of producing a diverse wine selection while still focusing on high quality standards. JM’s tasting room is nestled on a secluded hillside surrounded by 7 acres of nature, and boasts a quintessential Pacific Northwest setting. Providing an inviting atmosphere, warm hospitality and award-winning wines, JM Cellars welcomes you!
Wines Offered: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère, Chardonnay, Cinsaut,Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Viognier, Rosé, Bordeaux Style Blends, Rhône Style Blends, White Blends
Note: JM Cellars is open to WineryHunt Washington Members on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 11am-4pm this January. They are closed for a private event on Sunday, January 27. Due to limited parking, a valet will provide parking upon arrival, and may turn guests away if the lot is full.
"The location on the hill is just peaceful and beautiful! The people were very pleasant and generous! Now let's get to the wine.... oh my! AMAZING reds!" Tessa V, Google Review
Market Vineyards is a dream brought to life by five partners, Steve Anderson and Daniel Shulte of Kansas City, and Matt Riesenweber, Bob Bertsch, and Kelly Precehtel Bright of Washington State. Each of the partners have backgrounds in the financial market's arena and another in custom construction. Their attention to detail and quality comes second nature. Market Vineyards' philosophy is reflected by their choice in having one of Washington State's industry leaders, Charlie Hoppes, as their winemaker. Market Vineyards takes pride on being able to have access to hand-picked fruit sourced from premier Washington State vineyards located in the Columbia Valley and Red Mountain growing regions. Experience their specialization in producing single-varietal Bordeaux style wines, each individually named for the finance lover. The only question is- Are you a Bull or are you a Bear?
Wines Offered: Single-Varietal Bordeaux styled wines
"The merlot was delicious, service was excellent. We had a great time sitting with a couple friends while still social distancing." - PD, Google Review
Maryhill Winery - Woodinville
Woodinville's historic Hollywood Schoolhouse is a beloved landmark since its construction by the Derby School District in 1912. The building has been everything from a school to a dance hall to a roller-skating rink. The Hollywood Schoolhouse has been restored to its turn-of-the century style, down to the grand ballroom's hardwood floors, antique bar and brick fireplace.
Visitors are able to enjoy Maryhill's wide selection of Washington wines from both inside the lovingly restored building and outside among the beautiful gardens and outdoor balconies.
Wines Offered: Merlot, Pinot noir, Mourvedre, Red blends, Syrah, Sangiovese, Cinsault, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinandel, Riesling, Viognier, Semillon, Gruner Veltliner, Chenin blanc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Pinot gris, Roussanne, White blends, Rosé, Sparkling wine
"This is a wonderful winery. I am thoroughly impressed by everything they have to offer. If you are new to wines and want to have a wonderful experience; please visit MaryHill Winery in Woodinville." - TG, Google Review