Zach Geballe

Tiki Takes Off

The latest cocktail trend is something familiar and exotic.

The Difficulties of Drinking in the Sunshine in Seattle

Now should be the time to enjoy a cold one in the great outdoors. But the city doesn’t make it easy.

Boeing Saved $242 Million Through Tax Breaks in 2016

But Washington state labor leaders say the aerospace giant isn’t keeping up its end of the bargain.

Supply and Demand … and Sommeliers

There are plenty of wine experts looking for work, but is there enough work to be had in casual seattle.

Rain, Rain Go Away (We Want to Pop a Nice Rosé)

This weather has thrown our drinking schedule out of whack.

What Millennials Want From Their Wine

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

The Rise of Syrah in Washington State

Long lumped in with other reds, the varietal is now coming into its own.

Contemplating Our Booze Rules, Five Years After Privatization

Costs and opportunities in the liquor aisles of Washington.

How to Pair Champagne With Pop

With the release of its first album, local duo SISTERS tests the connection between our columnist’s ear and his palate.

Slowing Down at Speed Rack

What the annual competition can tell us about the current state of cocktail culture.

Seven Drinker’s Predictions for 2017

It will be the year of wine, whiskey, and closings.

The Year in Drink

In 2016, some was lost and much was gained. We toast it all.

Where to Look (and Listen) to Learn About Wine

It can be done, but you need the right guide.

Must-Haves for the Home Bartender in Your Life

Give the gift of better-made drinks.

Why Is Europe Such a Cocktail Wasteland?

Yes, they like to drink over there, but there is no incentive for refined mixology.

An Ode to the Dark Side of the Bar

Brightly lit watering holes are in fashion, and it just feels so wrong.

Making Sense of Charles Smith’s $120 Million Wine Sale

What the deal says about the way that winemakers view wine drinkers and Washington state.