Washington Wines — only the good stuff!

Some people have recently asked me why I only write positive comments in my blog about Washington state wine. Surely, they say, there must be some wines in Washington state that aren’t so great. Of course there are. I found a few recently in Yakima that had 15% alcohol. I chose not to write about them.

Why not? Because I’m not a critic. I’m not a wine reviewer. I simply like to share my thoughts about what I consider good wine. And Washington state produces a bounty of good wine.

I don’t mind being called a cheerleader for Washington state wines. There is a lot to cheer about!


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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 and the U.S., Margot has been a Washington wine enthusiast since moving to Seattle in 1999. Her motto: “It’s wine o’clock somewhere.”