About Margot

Margot has been writing about wine since 1997 at KOIN-TV in Portland, Oregon; ten years later, she created this blog. Write for Wine focuses on the fine wines of Washington state, with additional posts about Oregon, B.C., California, ANZ, France, Italy, Spain and more. A former national journalist in Canada, Margot has been a Washington wine enthusiast since moving to Seattle in 1999. Her motto: “It’s wine o’clock somewhere.”

DeLille Cellars Delicious New Winter Releases

DeLille Cellars is a boutique artisan winery that has become one of the most revered Washington wine brands. Founded in 1992, DeLille is one of the leading wineries in the state. Notably, the winery produces approximately 30,000 cases and generates international attention.

Furthermore, their delicious red blends secured a place on Wine & Spirits Magazine list of Top 100 Wineries of the World in 2017 and 2018.

Continuing in the spirit of excellence, DeLille Cellars recently released these two beauties from Red Mountain.
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On Sale Now – Chateau Ste. Michelle 2019 Summer Concert Series

CSM concertSummer must be around the corner because tickets are already on sale for Chateau Ste. Michelle‘s 35th Summer Concert Series.

A concert at the oldest winery in the state pairs music with award-winning wine and beautiful surroundings — and the result is a special experience.
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Coming Up on Write for Wine

We just got back from an amazing trip to Australia and New Zealand, where we were fortunate to have had some excellent wine experiences.

Six stellar wineries from those two beautiful countries hosted us: Henschke, Soul Growers and Rockford in Australia’s Barossa Valley, and Villa Maria, Greywacke and Saint Clair Estate in Marlborough, New Zealand.

The people we met at all six places were informative, creative, knowledgeable, friendly and passionate about what they do.

We will soon be writing individual posts about all our experiences at these six wineries.

But first there are a couple of major local events to talk about – Taste Washington and the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2019 Summer Concert Series.

We hope you come back often to read about all these great stories, coming up on Write for Wine.

Cheers!
Margot and Dave