Inside Seattle’s Jet City Winery

Winemaker Charles Smith transforms a former Dr. Pepper bottling plant into the largest urban winery on the West Coast

In 2014, Charles Smith won Wine Enthusiast’s global winemaker of the year. It was an accolade he thinks fondly on (with more than a note of surprise), but it was telling of the years worth of work invested in his Washington state wines. His latest project, unveiled on 25 July, happens to be a wine destination of epic proportions. Charles Smith Wines’ Jet City winery, …

Addition Cocktail Spices

90-proof, all-natural liquids offering wild flavors for imaginative mixed drinks

With 25 different savory and spicy flavors, the range of Addition Cocktail Spices opens a new door in the world of mixed drinks. These potent liquids, clocking in at 45% ABV, contain just three ingredients: water, alcohol and the source spice. All of Addition’s spices are handcrafted in Seattle from whole spices, fresh herbs or peppers—by way of a traditional maceration technique. Addition’s founders, Matt …

Inscaping Collection by Silvae

A Seattle-based ready-to-wear line using illustration-based prints to tell a tale of introspection

Deborah Roberts, the visionary behind Silvae clothing, is nothing if not poetic. Take for instance her forthcoming S/S ’15 collection, called Inscaping. The word “inscape” refers to the “unique inner nature of a person or object as shown in a work of art,” which is an appropriate definition for Roberts’ work. Her pieces go beyond the functional by striving to exude the essence of not …