A Wine Tasting Itinerary in Woodinville, Washington
Featured January 2019
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 on purchases in January 2019.
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 January 2019
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 Oregon 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
J Bookwalter Winery
With their winery located in the heart of Washington's Columbia Valley, Bookwalter Winery has been producing small lots of high quality wine since 1983. This family-owned winery has grown into one of the Pacific Northwest's most recognized boutique wine brands thanks to their focus on creating fine Bordeaux blends. They offer tastings at their flagship winery and tasting room in Richland as well as the modern tasting studio in Woodinville's Hollywood District.
Wines Offered: Bordeaux Blends, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon,Chardonnay, Riesling
"Delicious wines with a literary theme. Lots of space both inside and outside. Very relaxing environment." -KM, Google Review
"The venue is FANTASTIC! We especially loved the outdoor area and lovely fire pit". -AM, Google Review
Market Vineyards is a high-end boutique winery with tasting rooms in Richland and Woodinville's Hollywood District. They take pride in offering remarkable wines created with hand-picked fruit sourced from premier vineyards in the Columbia Valley and Red Mountain winegrowing regions. Market's attention to detail and premium quality is noticed not only in the fruit chosen, but also in the artistic abilities in the cellar. Led by winemaker, Charlie Hoppes, one of Washington State's industry leaders, Market Vineyards hand-selects custom French oak and American oak barrels to beautifully complement each vintage they produce.
Wines Offered: Bordeaux Blends, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, White Blends
"Absolutely incredible wines!! You must find them and drink them now!! Only available in tasting room." AS, Google Review
"Of all the wineries we tasted at in Woodinville, Market Cellars had the best customer service and stellar wines as well. Dog friendly, too! Great red blend and awesome cab!" -AM, Yelp Review
This year Dusted Valley proudly celebrates their 15th anniversary of growing and crafting spectacular Washington State wine. With strong roots in agriculture, brothers-in-law Chad Johnson and Corey Braunel focus their wine growing philosophies in the vineyard with sustainable practices, low (or modest) yields and minimalistic winemaking. As part of their distinctive oak program, Dusted Valley works with barrels crafted from the finest French oak, along with oak sourced from the area near the 45th parallel of Wisconsin where they were born and raised. At roughly a 6,000 case operation, offerings include Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Chardonnay, along with Bordeaux and Rhone Style blends. Dusted Valley proudly shares “the good life” with friends and fans at their two tasting rooms– one at the foot of the Blue Mountains in Walla Walla and this one in Woodinville's Hollywood District.
Wines Offered: Chardonnay, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvèdre, Petite Sirah, Rhone-style Blends, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Bordeaux-Style Blends
"The wine is AMAZING here! We almost went twice in one day! Super personable staff & very dog friendly!" AM, Google Review
Resources for your Tasting Adventure to Woodinville's Hollywood District
Join the 2019 WineryHunt Washington Club
Club members enjoy waived wine tastings at these Woodinville wineries during January 2019, as well as free tastings and discounts in 11 other Washington wine regionsView Club Details