Quilceda Creek Vinters


Galitzine Vineyard, Red Mountain AVA.
Galitzine Vineyard, Red Mountain AVA.
Best Washington State Winery 2017
We were honored to be named Best Washington State Winery 2017 at Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Extraordinary Wineries for the Americas award ceremony. The award was presented in New York this October at an event also recognizing the 2018 Michelin Guide New York City award winners.
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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Awards Quilceda Creek Winery Two 100-pt. Ratings
Newest Issue of the Wine Advocate Marks Sixth 100 pt. Rating for Washington State Winery Dedicated to World-Class Cabernet Sauvignon
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2016 Washington Wine Blog Winery of the Year: Quilceda Creek
Quilceda Creek chosen as the inaugural winery of the year from Washington Wine Blog. Read the announcement.

Why Quilceda Creek is Washington's Signature Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvey Steiman of Wine Spectator talks about a recent 12-vintage vertical tasting demonstrating how consistently Alex and Paul Golitzin hit the mark.
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Quilceda Creek makes the two highest scoring Cabernet Sauvignon wines of the 2013 vintage in Wine Advocate Washington Report
In this month's Wine Advocate, Jun #225, Quilceda Creek's 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley and the 2013 Galitzine Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain took top honors in Washington.
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Wine Spectator's Top 10 of 2015
The 2012 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley chosen #2 in world!
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International Wine Report Review
A Washington State winery with no equal, Quilceda Creek is dedicated exclusively to the production of world-class Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux varietals.
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Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2010 makes #10 on the Wine Spectator's "Top 100 of 2013".
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Wine Advocate 10-year Quilceda Creek Vertical Review
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August 2011 Wine Advocate Confirms Quilceda Creek's Extraordinary Excellence
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Robert M. Parker on the 2003 Quilceda Creek Cabernet. "... the star of the flight... A remarkable Cabernet Sauvignon with great purity."
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Alex Golitzin, Quilceda Creek
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Wine: Noble Pursuit
One may be forgiven for assuming that Quilceda Creek is a new player among the world's elite producers of Cabernet Sauvignon,...
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Washington's 2007 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Earns Unprecedented Fourth 100 point Rating
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New Vintages and New Wines from Quilceda Creek
Paul Gregutt's Wine Nooze - March 24, 2008
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Quilceda Creek Adds 8.5 Acres to Horse Heaven Hills Vineyard Holdings
Winery Announces Vineyard Acquisition Adjacent to Champoux Vineyard
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The Best Cabernet in America.
A Scientist with a mad passion for wine crafts a brilliant red in a lonely corner of the country.
By Bruce Schoenfeld, Golf Connoisseur, Fall 2005
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Champoux Vineyard Winter 2008
Champoux Vineyard Winter 2008
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Champoux Vineyard, LLC
Robert M. Parker's Wine Advocate Review
Read Robert M. Parker's Wine Advocate review in its entirety.
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Quilceda Creek Makes Washington Wine History
With Remarkable Back-to-Back Vintages of "Perfect" Wine
Robert M. Parker, Jr.'s Wine Advocate Awards 2002 & 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon 100 Points
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"There are other serious Washington state wineries, but none approaches the extraordinary world-class quality of Quilceda Creek."
Robert M. Parker, Jr. from his new book entitled The World's Greatest Wine Estates: A Modern Perspective.
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"Put simply, Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon is the New World wine that tastes more than new."
Paul Lukacs in his new book entitled The Great Wines of America: The Top Forty Vintners, Vineyards, and Vintages. (Published by Norton Publishing)
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"For the second year in a row, Quilceda named Top Cabernet..."
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"There is no producer in the world that fashions Cabernet Sauvignons as consistently extraordinary as Quilceda Creek."
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Classy winery puts up a new building to match
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Blind Tasting, Bordeaux, France
By Robert M. Parker Jr.
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"Is there a winery in the world that has produced a finer set of Cabernets over the past decade?"
By Pierre Rovani
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The Golitzin Family
The Golitzin Family
Photograph by Kathleen King
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Quilceda Creek Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon is named Food & Wine’s Top American Wine
Food & Wine
Food & Wine Picks Top American Wines
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Wine Personalities of the Year
By Pierre Rovani
Over the past decade or more, this father and son team have produced Cabernets as fine as any on earth.
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The Vertical Verdict
By Paul Gregutt
A Vertical Wine Tasting Lets You See How A Vintage Has Changed Over Time
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Create Your Own Cult
by Paul Gregutt
Washington has limited-production red wines worthy of anyone’s A’ list.
The Cabernet Sauvignon is just one of three wines that Quilceda Creek produces each year. All are rich ripe reds fit for any hedonist’s cellar
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Alex Golitzin, Paul Golitzin, Jim Holmes
near Red Mountain

The International Wine Cellar on the Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon
Quilceda Creek Winery’s cabernet sauvignon has been transformed in virtually every way...
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Consistency of Quilceda Cabernet
Practical Winery & Vineyard, July/August 2000, By Stan Clarke
Alex Golitzin fondly remembers trips to St. Helena, CA as a boy, where he observed his Uncle Andre at work... from this experience, Golitzin has gone on to establish one of Washington State's most respected wineries...
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Making Wine With Style
Quilceda Creek Cabernet has elegance, substance and style
Opulence Magazine, September 2000, By Ed Brivio
Not long after meeting Alex Golitzin, founder and winemaker at Quilceda Creek Vintners in Washington State, you begin to recognize his two great passions: the Pacific Northwest and his wine.
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Fruit bins in
Eastern Washington

Architects of the Washington Wonder
Wine and Spirits, June 1992 Vol. 11, No.3
Moving from the large players to the most diminutive, no Washington wine exploration can be considered fulfilled without a stop-in at the home winery location of Alex Golitzin’s Quilceda Creek Vintners, tucked away on a Snohomish hillside, a distant commute to the north from Seattle. It happens that Alex is the nephew of the legendary California—and Washington—wine making and viticultural guru-consultant, Andre Tchelistcheff.
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