In the Media

Blind Tasting @ Guildsomm Podcast

Seattle wine professionals Erin Lyman (Champion Wine Cellars) and  discuss blind tasting with host and Master Sommelier . They explore the value of blind tasting, their personal tasting challenges, and how they use blind tasting in their current positions.


Champagne, Step Aside (

Seattle Mag highlighted us in their feature on the 2021 'summer of pét-nat.'


8 Seattle Wine Shops to Find the Perfect Bottle ( 

We were named one of Seattle Met's 8 best wine shops in Seattle in August 2021 for our old-world and local selections and our website's search functionality. Did you know that we have categories for different varietals, pairings, and for BIPOC and women winemakers?


Retail Wine Steward of the Year (Seattle Magazine)

Proud to be named 2019 Retail Wine Steward of the Year!

Seattle’s oldest wine shop is still going strong, nearly 50 years later (Seattle Times)

A feature on Emile Ninaud, founder of Champion Wine Cellars.

New owners take Champion into the future (Seattle Dining)

New owners continue the legacy of Emile and Champion Wine Cellars.

Champion Wine Cellars coming to Greenwood Avenue at 85th Street (

When we moved from 1st and Denny to Greenwood.

Our businesses in the time of Covid: Champion’s Wine Sleuth Adapts (

A story of a small neighborhood business in the era of Covid. We couldn't have done it without the support of our amazing neighbors and community rallying behind us to keep the doors open.

Champion Wine Cellars now open in Greenwood (

Grand opening in Greenwood back in 2017.

Help limited for small businesses struggling during outbreak (

Komo News checked in on us during the early stages of the 2020 pandemic.

People brace for new hardships under extended stay home order (

Uncertain times during the mandatory stay at home orders and business shutdowns of 2020.


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