Long before David and Cindy Lawson founded Covington Cellars, they shared a passion for wine, food and travel. David was a home winemaker and Cindy a home cook. Then they took their interests to the next level– David studied Enology at UC Davis, and Cindy studied the culinary arts and the art of wine and food pairing at various culinary schools around the country. Today the couple shares their passions with other enthusiasts through their wine and supper club, wine blending workshops and of course the wine club. David and Cindy share their time between Covington and Woodinville and share their home with their three dogs Starr, Chance & Mia.
Located in the world-renowned Walla Walla Valley appellation, Beresan has 27 acres of estate vineyards that we carefully manage to produce premium fruit, and in turn, great wine. The geologic distinctiveness of our vineyards, combined with fine winemaking, is reflected in the unique character of our exclusive, limited production wines. Owned and operated by the Waliser family, our mission at Beresan Winery is not only to make outstanding wine and satisfied wine consumers, but to live a dream of having a fun, successful and enduring experience with friends and family at our winery. We invite you to enjoy our wines and come see us at our winery in the beautiful Walla Walla Valley.
Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington state’s Founding Winery, with some of the oldest and most acclaimed vineyards in the Columbia Valley. Built on the 1912 estate owned by Seattle lumber baron Frederick Stimson, the winery’s roots date back to the Repeal of Prohibition. Chateau St. Michelle is best known for its award-winning Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, and is one of the few premium wineries in the world with two state-of-the-art wineries—one devoted to reds and another to whites.
The Lost River Winery is a boutique family owned winery established in 2002 in Mazama. The winery produces highly acclaimed wines like Cedarosa, Community Red, Nebbiolo, Pinot Gris and Massif resulting in many notable awards. Lost River Winery’s tasting room is open on Friday, Saturdays and Mondays year round from 11-5 pm, and is located just outside downtown Winthrop on Highway 20.
Ray Sandidge is widely considered one of the top winemakers in the Pacific Northwest. With twenty-five years of nationally and internationally acclaimed results, Ray has mastered the dance between vineyard and the art of winemaking. Ray has produced wines rated 90 points or higher on more than 50 occasions in the Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast magazines along with numerous accolades in wine competitions around the globe.