Sunset's 2010 Western Wine Awards

After this year’s grand taste-off, 40 bottles rose to the top. Plus we found the people and places that are changing what we’re drinking

2010's top wine trends

The people and places that are changing the wine scene in the West

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Washington wines

Trend: Washington wines

A new winery is licensed every week or so in Washington. Swirl and sip through these intense-fruit, great-acidity reds to under­stand what all the fuss is about.

  • Rôtie Cellars 2008 “Southern Blend” (Horse Heaven Hills; $35)
  • Rulo 2007 Syrah (Columbia Valley; $20)
  • Northstar 2006 Merlot (Walla Walla Valley; $50)
Pictured: A mini wine country escape in Walla Walla


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