Washington State’s second largest American Viticultural Area (AVA) is the only viticultural area located west of the Cascade Mountains. Stretching from the Canadian border to just south of Olympia at the sound end of Puget Sound, this beautifully forested and highly populated region extends into the Olympic Peninsula. It commands an extensive average rainfall, between fifteen and sixty inches, with relatively mild summers that most successfully support fruit and white varietals with high sugar content. The Puget Sound AVA shares many aspects of its Northern European counterparts, growing varietals such as Madeline Angevine and Muller Thurgau, although the rain shadow on the Olympic Peninsula has successfully resulted in increasing amounts of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris.

Established as a viticultural area in 1995, the Puget Sound AVA is less known as a wine growing region than a wine tasting mecca, a reputation built on the 100+ tasting rooms nestled in the Woodinville Valley thirty minutes from Seattle. Outside of Woodinville, the AVA is home to mostly small, family-owned wineries located around the Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges. Ferry-hopping tourists visiting the San Juans, the Olympic Peninsula, and other islands dotting the local waterways can expect personalized attention in cozy tasting rooms where the winemaker is often present and bottle prices are in the $10 to $30 range. In recent years, many “west side” winemakers coveting high quality reds have been purchasing lots from Eastern Washington growers in an effort to offer the more popular Bordeaux blends to consumers visiting the Puget Sound area.

Wine tasting in the Woodinville Wine Country is a completely different experience. A rural suburb with a farming background, the first Woodinville wineries to open tasting rooms were Chateau St. Michelle and Columbia wineries back in the early 1980s. Growth of Woodinville tasting rooms in retail clusters has been exponential in the past ten years, servicing an ever-growing population of tourists in a relatively small area. Nearly all Woodinville wineries produce varietals made from warmer-climate Eastern Washington grapes, with bottle prices ranging from $10 to $100.

Scroll down for a comprehensive list of Puget Sound AVA wineries and click "map view" to access the advanced winery search. Whether you would like to visit a winery that provides beautiful vineyard lodging, has food available to complement its wines, hosts vineyard weddings, or produces wines from organic grapes, we make it easy to find the best Puget Sound wine tasting and touring destinations.

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Puget Sound Wineries - Highest Wine Critic Ratings


1.   Quilceda Creek Vintners  
5.0
5.0
2.   Adams Bench  
4.5
3.   Betz Family Winery  
4.5
4.   Cadence  
4.5
5.   Force Majeure  
4.5
6.   Gorman Winery  
4.5
7.   Gorman Winery Tasting Room  
4.5
8.   Passing Time  
4.5
9.   Sheridan Vineyard - Woodinville  
4.5
10.   Amavi / Pepper Bridge - Woodinville  
4.0

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All Puget Sound Wineries (307) [map view]


21 Cellars

Adams Bench

Adrice Wines

Airfield Estate - Woodinville

Alder Ridge / Zefina

Alexandria Nicole - Woodinville

Alexxian

Alia Wines

Almquist Family Vintners

Alta Cellars

Amavi / Pepper Bridge - Woodinville

Ambassador Wines of Washington - Woodinville

Amelia Bleu Wines

Amelia Wynn

Ancestry Cellars

Andrew Will

Animale

Armstrong Family Winery

Array Cellars

Aspenwood Cellars

Auclair Winery

Avennia

Baer Winery

Bainbridge Vineyards

Barons V / Vine & Sun

Barrage Cellars

Bartholomew Winery

Basel Cellars - Woodinville

Beaumont Cellars Woodinville

Bertelsen Winery

Betz Family Winery

Billy Owines

Blooms Winery

Brian Carter Cellars

Bunnell - Upland Estates TR

Cadence

Callahan Cellars

Carl's Pond Winery

Carpenter Creek Winery

Castillo de Feliciano - Woodinville

Cavatappi Winery

Cedar River Cellars

Cedergreen Cellars

Ceili Winery

Celaeno Winery

Celebration Wines

Chandler Reach - Woodinville

Charles Smith Wines Jet City

Chateau Rollat - Woodinville

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Chatter Creek Winery

Cinq Cellars

Classic Winemakers

Cloudlift Cellars

Coach House Cellars

Col Solare Bottega

Columbia Winery

Comforts of Whidbey

Convergence Zone Cellars

Coral Wines

Cork House

Cork House Winery

Cotes de Ciel

Cougar Crest - Woodinville

Covey Run

Covington Cellars

Cowan Vineyards at Wine Cellars of Washington

Crossfork Creek

Cuillin Hills Winery

Darby Winery

Darby Winery & Livewire Tasting Room

Davenport Cellars

Davenport Cellars Tasting Room

DeLille Cellars

DeLille Cellars - The Carriage House

Des Voigne Cellars and B Side Brewing

Desmodus Vena

Devorah Creek Vineyards

DiStefano Winery

Domanico Cellars

Dougs Boats

Dubindil Winery

Ducleaux Cellars

Dusted Valley - Woodinville

Dusty Cellars Winery

Dynasty Cellars

Eagle Harbor Wine

Eagle Harbor - Winslow

Eaglemount Winery

Eccolo Cellars

Efeste Wines

Eight Bells Winery

Elevation Cellars

Eleven Winery

Eleven Winery - Day Road

Eleven Winery - Poulsbo

Elsom Cellars

Estrin Estates

Eye of the Needle Winery

FairWinds Winery

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