Silver Lake Winery

(425) 485-2437 1500 Vintage Rd
Zillah, WA 98953
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Silver lake winery released its first vintage in the fall of 1989. In the past fifteen years the winery has grown from 2,000 cases to more than 50,000 cases of hand crafted wine annually. The winery began as the outgrowth of the passion for fine wines shared by three professors at the University of Washington and a local real estate investor. Today, Silver Lake is owned by over 1,200 wine enthusiasts who have pooled their resources together to make Silver Lake one of the state's largest locally owned wineries. Roza hills vineyard, Silver Lake's primary source of grapes, is located In Zillah, Washington, in the heart of the rattlesnake hills AVA. The southern sloping Roza Spice Bowl, as It is sometimes referred to, is situated Between 900 and 1200 feet above sea level. The protected nature of the Roza Spice Bowl gives the Silver Lake winemakers fruit that is consistently ripe and balanced. – Description from Dragac

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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

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  • Yesterday I was recovering from Monday night.  You see, Sandra & I attended a wonderful wine tasting event.  For $40 per couple, we joined Nice Legs, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse in Crystal City, and the Crystal City Wine Shop for a tasting of more than 45 different wines poured by winemakers, winery representatives and importers.  Here are those fol... Read More

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  • Hey everyone, what are some of your favorite 'everyday' or M-F types of wines to accompany a regular dinner?  I personally have enjoyed the Montoya Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa, and I usually pick it up from Total Wines out here in Virginia.  This is one of those fruit-forward cabs that isn't too complex for me to appreciate, and it usually cost... Read More

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  • Hi everyone.  My wife Sandra and I have been into wine for the past few years and that's led to a few trips to Napa Valley and related areas in 2012 and 2013.  We enjoy all wines but reds are our favorites.  We hosted our first wine tasting party last night and it was a fun event - sixteen wine lovers trying different wines in a blind tasting.  ... Read More

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  • As many of my fellow Snoothers know, I'm a big fan of the wines of the Dry Creek Valley and particularly of a few of the winemakers up there.  Most of them specialize to a degree in Zinfandel, a grape that has its hard-core fans, but does not get all the recognition of more widely-planted varieties like Cabernet, Syrah, Pinot Noir.  A lot of fol... Read More

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  • I know there have been at least one or two conversations about buying wines at Costco, but I happened to catch the one hour documentary about Costco on CNBC, last night.  They actually spent a significant portion of the program (8-9 minutes) about wine sales.  Here is the thing that blew me away.  Apparently, annual wine sales at Costco exceed a... Read More

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  • Silver Lake Merlot 2002

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    Wine review by jaybo42


  • Just secured my tickets to the Taste of Sonoma on Sept 3rd, day 2 of a 3 day wine and food event that will knock your collective socks off. Anyone else planning on attending?Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Read More

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  • My little tasting group explored cabernet from the United States for our January event.  By no means could I cover every major cab producing AVA, but we did mix it up a bit and plenty of areas were represented.  Opinions were widely varied and everyone took their notes/scoresheets home with them, so alas, all I have are my scores.  I linked the ... Read More

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  • Chardonnay Tasted - October 2010 2007 Freeman Ryo-fu Russian River Valley Chardonnay 14.1% $40 Smells like a bouquet of dried flowers. There’s also a distinct vein of toasty oak here, but the floral quality is distinct, adding nice detail to the rather restrained fruit. This is rich and soft on entry but with plenty of supporting acid. It has a ... Read More

    From the article New World Chardonnay - October 2010


  • These come from our friends over at 'The Wine Buzz', and starts with one for a great cause in downtown Cleveland:"One of our favorite events will happen October 8. Cleveland Wine Opener, which benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, will take place at the Galleria at Erieview downtown, 7-10 pm (VIP reception at 6 pm). This is a great opportunit... Read More

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