**IN THE NEWS**
Paul Gregutt reviews our latest releases 2012 Viognier and the 2010 Reds. "A Lovely Lineup...the strongest vintage ever"
Read the entire article here
2009 Cabernet takes 1st place for Cabernet in the Woodinville Golden Grape Awards. Syrah comes in 2nd. Like the Screen Actors Guild Awards we were pleased to be chosen as finalists in these categories by the winemakers of Woodinville!
2009 Malbec selected for
2012 Platinum Award by Wine Press Northwest
2009 Cabernet recognized in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine Top 100 Wines - 91 points
Washington Wine Report's Sean Sullivan reviews William Church says 2009 vintage is the best yet
2010 Viognier is selected Viognier of the Year by Seattle Magazine!
August 2012 issue
We are pleased to share the most Recent Ratings from Wine Enthsiast 90 Points - 2011 Viognier
91 Points - 2009 Cabernet
90 Points - 2009 2 Spires
89 Points - 2009 Sur La Mer
Seattle Wine Awards recognizes William Church with 3 Double Golds
2011 Viognier,2009 Cabernet, 2009 Syrah
Paul Gregutt highlights William Church Viognier in Pacific Magazine
Read the article here
Mercer Island Reporter does a where are they now article on Mercer Island graduates in the wine business. www.mi-reporter.com
Wine Press Northwest Features William Church and raves about the wines! Read about how the winery came about and the five wines that received their top rating of Outstanding! in the Feb 6th
Fresh Press Report
We have been selected as the WSU Artist Series Winery this year! Fine Arts Students will be designing an original label to be featured
on our 2008 Sur La Mer.
Look for the release in March from the Wine By Cougars Wine Club. William Church Club members
will also be getting this
Check out the winter issue of Tasting Room Magazine all about Conner Lee Vineyard, the source of our highly rated Viognier
2010 Viognier Receives Top Honors
91 Points - Robert Parker
2011 Platinum Award -
Rated the best of the best from Wine Press Northwest
Seattle Wine Awards 2011
Double Gold - 2010 Viognier
Gold - 2008 2 Spires
Silver 2008 Sur La Mer
Silver - 2009 Malbec
Latest Scores from Wine Enthusiast!
We are pleased to share these latest scores with you and thrilled how we are being recognized for consistent quality across our wines!
91 Points - 2007 Sur La Mer
90 Points - 2008 Syrah
90 Points - 2009 Viognier
90 Points - 2007 Cabernet
90 Points - 2008 Bishop's Blend
88 Points - 2008 Malbec
Paul Gregutt in 3/16/11"The Best Ever" -
NEW! 2009 Viognier Chosen in the Top 10 of 2010 by
Drinknectar Wine Blog!
Read about it HERE
Paul Gregutts new book Washington Wines & Wineries: The Essential Guide chooses William Church as a "Rising Star" winery!
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
2009 Viognier recognized
as one of the
100 Best Washington Wines
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
2009 Viognier - 90 Points
2008 Bishop's Blend - 88 Points
Wine Peeps: A Wine Blog
Reviews William Church & Profiles Leslie in Women in Wine Series
Click here for full review
DrinkNectar Wine Blog & Video
Great reviews of our Viognier, Bishop's Blend & Sur La Mer
2010 Seattle Wine Awards
2010 Northwest Wine Summit
DOUBLE PLATINUM -2008 Viognier
Platinum Award - 2007 Malbec
Double Gold - 2006 Bishop's Blend
Gold - 2006 Malbec &
2007 "2 Spires"
2006 Malbec - 90 points - Wine Enthusiast magazine.
2006 Syrah selected by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine as one of the TOP 100 WINES in the Northwest!
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate reviews William Church wines:
2006 Syrah - 89 points
2006 Malbec - 88 points
2007 Viognier -89 points
Wine Press Northwest
2006 Malbec Outstanding
2007 Viognier - Excellent
2005 Cabernet - Excellent
2006 Syrah - Excellent
We're Available for Private Events
WINERY NEWS & EVENTS
Winery Tasting Room Hours - Come Visit Us!
SATURDAYS - 12 to 5 pm
SUNDAYS - 1-5 pm
or by appointment
Hollywood Schoolhouse Tasting Room
(next to Purple Cafe)
Friday & Saturday 12-8:30pm
2012 Spring Release Party - 2012 Viognier, 2010 Sur La Mer, 2010 2 Spires
May 11th & 12th 12 to 5 both locations
All these wines have been sold out for some time so we are excited to release the new vintages! Mom's taste free all weekend. We hope you'll join us to taste the latest.
Final Friday at the Hollywood Tasting Room
May 31st - 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Leslie, Rod and Marcus will be there to greet you. Special pourings of limited selections. Music will be rocking the house and all we need is you!
WAVE Fundraising Event -Blakely Hall in Issaquah
June 5th - 6:00 to 9:00 pm
An event to benefit the WAVE foundation's mission to end domestic violence. Fabulous noshes supplied by local restaurants and wine tasting. $40/person. Find details here
Purple Smile in Bellingham
June 6th - 5:00 to 9:00
Marcus will be there pouring our latest releases at this institution in Bellingham - come say hello and get your bottle signed.
"Snout to Tail" Farm Dinner
Dog Mountain Farm Carnation
June 8th - starts at 4:00 with tour of the farm
This is a truly unique opportunity to experience an evening around heritage hogs with house made charcuterie and a special menu prepared with ingrediants fresh from the farm. Four course dinner and paired William Church wines $100/person limited to 50 seats.
Call 425)333-0833 for reservations.
QFC Klahanie Tasting
June 15 - 3:00 to 6:00 pm
Join us and taste the new Viognier, Sur La Mer and 2 Spires. Rod will be there signing bottles and giving you all the low down on the new releases.
Tasting at Spazzo in Redmond
June 20th - 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Marcus will be there for this special tasting at one of our favorite places in Redmond.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR...
Seattle Wine Awards Grand Tasting at the Rainer Club - June 21st - tickets on sale now!
© William Church Winery 2008 | Photos courtesy of Melissa Lockard & Steve Smith