Our Guide to Exploring Woodinville Wine Country

March 14, 2024

Let's raise a glass to our guide to exploring Woodinville Wine Country! Just a stone's throw from Seattle, this picturesque region is a wine lover's paradise, boasting world-class wineries and breathtaking scenery.

Plan your winery getaway with Greenlake Guest House in mind. Offering a charming blend of comfort, convenience, and personalized hospitality, it’s a great way to sip and savor your way through the area.

Woodinville Wine Country

Nestled in the scenic Sammamish River Valley just a short drive from Seattle, Woodinville Wine Country boasts lush vineyards, acclaimed wineries, and a vibrant wine culture. Since the early 1980s, this charming destination has been a magnet for wine enthusiasts seeking a taste of Washington State's flavors. With over 130 wineries and tasting rooms to explore, visitors can embark on a sensory journey through the region's diverse terroir, from bold Cabernet Sauvignons to elegant Chardonnays.

Beyond wine tasting, Woodinville offers many experiences, including dining experiences, scenic hiking trails, and community events celebrating the region's rich agricultural heritage. Certainly, Woodinville Wine Country promises an unforgettable blend of wine, food, and adventure in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.

Chateau Ste Michelle

Firstly, we have a crown jewel of Woodinville Wine Country, Chateau Ste Michelle stands out for its majestic grounds, stately architecture, and next-level wines. Step onto the expansive estate and feel transported to a European chateau surrounded by manicured gardens and rolling vineyards.

Be sure to explore the winery's diverse range of blends, from crisp Chardonnays to bold Cabernet Sauvignons. There are many tasting experiences, like a Sample the Season food and wine pairing or a Twilight Tasting from 5-7 pm. Their summer concert series is also worth attending. Live music in a magical outdoor setting, what more could you ask for?

Alexandria Nicole Cellars

Another winery that offers a more intimate tasting experience is Alexandria Nicole Cellars. This boutique winery is known for its handcrafted wines and warm hospitality. Nestled in the heart of Woodinville Wine Country, this family-owned estate offers a personal touch with guided tastings led by knowledgeable staff.

Sample their acclaimed Viogniers and bold red blends while soaking in the serene surroundings of their cozy tasting room. Pair your tasting with an item from their grazing menu. Alexandria Nicole Cellars handles every process step, so expect authentic wines from vine to bottle.

Bunches of purple grapes hang on the vine during a sunny day

DeLille Cellars

Founded in 1992, DeLille Cellars has established itself as a pioneer of Bordeaux-style wines in Washington State. Their tasting room invites guests to savor the artistry and elegance of their meticulously crafted blends. Their mission is continuous discovery to elevate their already exceptional wines.

From their iconic D2 blend to limited-production single-vineyard offerings, DeLille's wines embody the essence of the Pacific Northwest's richness. Guests will experience a five-star experience of great food paired with delicious wines at The Restaurant.

Novelty Hill-Januik Winery

Novelty Hill-Januik Winery is another to add to your list. This renowned establishment is celebrated for its elegant wines crafted from premium Columbia Valley grapes. The winery offers a “modern oasis” and a tasting room. Visitors can sample a diverse selection, including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Syrah.

Sweeping views of the surrounding vineyards also make for a fine pair. With a commitment to quality and innovation, Novelty Hill-Januik Winery continues to captivate wine enthusiasts with its exceptional wines, handmade pizzas, and stellar service.

Day Trip with Bon Vivant Wine Tours


Finally, for those looking to make the most of their visit to Woodinville Wine Country, consider embarking on a guided day trip with Bon Vivant Wine Tours. Sit back, relax, and let their experienced guides lead you on a curated journey, visiting 4-6 wineries. With transportation from Greenlake Guest House taken care of, you can focus on enjoying the sights, savoring the wines, and creating lasting memories with friends and loved ones.

Your Stay

After a day of wine tasting and exploration, unwind and recharge at one of Seattle’s Top-Rated stays: Greenlake Guest House! There is no shortage of comfort, convenience, and personalized hospitality. With its centralized location and proximity to local attractions like Pike Place Market, the Seattle Space Needle, and more, a stay at Greenlake Guest House promises a memorable Pacific Northwest experience.

We look forward to your stay and hearing your thoughts on our guide to exploring Woodinville Wine Country.


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