Washington is the second-largest wine producer in the country, just behind California, with nearly a thousand wineries—there’s arguably never been a better time to be a winemaker in Washington, or even a wine drinker. Washington Wine and Food is a celebration of forty winemakers who have helped define Washington’s flourishing wine scene. Also, some of the best chefs from Seattle have created 80 easy, delicious, and complementary recipes—all designed with home cooks in mind.
With a selection of the best Washington wines and ingredients at their fingertips, readers will be inspired to enjoy all the bounties of the region.
“Julien perfectly captures the essence of Washington’s idiosyncratic-yet-delightful cuisine and culture.”—Madeline Puckette, James Beard Award-winning author of Wine Folly
“Julien proves an adroit matchmaker, pairing some of Washington’s finest wines with dishes from renowned local chefs. Their recipes brandish the indigenous ingredients that are the wines’ natural soulmates.”–Providence Cicero, award-winning food writer and former Seattle Times restaurant critic
“If you want to know who’s making great wines in Washington State, and what foods to pair with them, this brilliant book is a great place to start.”—Jeb Dunnuck, wine critic
“We know two things: Washington State makes internationally acclaimed wine and Seattle is one of the top foodie cities in the country. Julien’s cookbook successfully fuses the two in this thoughtfully curated and user-friendly cookbook showcasing the delightful characters of WA wine and the people who make it. “—Kristin Ackerman Bacon, Publisher/CEO of Sip Magazine
“Tomes have been written about Washington wine and also about our local food scene. No one has married the two together as well and as fully as Julien Perry has in this beautifully illustrated book.”—Sean Sullivan, contributing editor at Wine Enthusiast and founder of The Washington Wine Report