Zach Geballe

Zach posted 28 stories to Seattle Weekly.
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Speed Rack 2017 winner Jacyara de Oliveira. Photo by Ninethirty

Slowing Down at Speed Rack

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

  • Jan 18th, 2017 1:30am
Speed Rack 2017 winner Jacyara de Oliveira. Photo by Ninethirty
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Seven Drinker’s Predictions for 2017

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

  • Jan 4th, 2017 1:30am
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The rich landscape at Mbar. Photo by Suzi Pratt

The Year in Drink

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

  • Dec 21st, 2016 1:30am
The rich landscape at Mbar. Photo by Suzi Pratt
Courtesy of ‘I’ll Drink to That!’

Where to Look (and Listen) to Learn About Wine

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

  • Dec 7th, 2016 1:30am
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The bartender’s kit at The Bar Shoppe. Photo by Eva Frazier

Must-Haves for the Home Bartender in Your Life

Give the gift of better-made drinks.

  • Nov 30th, 2016 1:30am
The bartender’s kit at The Bar Shoppe. Photo by Eva Frazier
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Why Is Europe Such a Cocktail Wasteland?

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

  • Nov 22nd, 2016 8:00pm
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The soothing darkness of Vito’s. Photo by Megumi Shauna Arai, via Vito’s Facebook

An Ode to the Dark Side of the Bar

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

  • Nov 9th, 2016 1:30am
The soothing darkness of Vito’s. Photo by Megumi Shauna Arai, via Vito’s Facebook
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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.

  • Oct 26th, 2016 1:30am
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Snobby Somms and Another Problem With Natural Wines

Any wine that requires an expert to test it is likely not worth your time.

  • Oct 12th, 2016 1:30am
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Our Favorite Seattle Restaurants

From Altura to Vendemmia.

  • Oct 5th, 2016 1:30am
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Try These Uncommon Food and Drink Pairings

Steak and cabernet are a given. But what if you’re in the mood for something a little different?

  • Oct 5th, 2016 1:30am
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Photo by Agne27

The Long and Wining Road

The view from the Washington Wine Road Trip.

  • Sep 28th, 2016 1:30am
Photo by Agne27