Have you been to our tasting room yet? Come visit us in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood in the heart of South Seattle. A great stop after a Mariners, Sounders or Seahawks game or before a concert at the Showbox SoDo – we’re just a mile and a half from CenturyLink Field and T-Mobile Park. And, we’re part of SoDo Urbanworks, home to nine premium Washington wineries, which is a great place for an afternoon of wine tasting. With plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, grab a glass of wine and a slice from Nine Pies Pizzeria next door and stay awhile. We can’t wait to see you!


What’s in a name

In the beginning there was one wine, a 2007 red blend that was striking in quality, approachable and delicious. It was crafted with impeccable attention to detail and the benefit of top-quality grapes. People loved it. But not every occasion calls for the same wine, so Nine Hats brought their advantages of winemaking expertise and vineyard relationships to an expanded portfolio of affordable, sophisticated wines styled for the modern consumer.

Originally blended from the declassified wines created for Long Shadows’ portfolio, Nine Hats stepped out of the shadows to put tasty, easy drinking, everyday wine in a bottle. We still rely on Long Shadows’ talented winemaking team to craft our wine, and friends like you to drink it.

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2016 Red Wine
50% Cabernet Sauvignon
25% Merlot
25% Syrah

A multi-layered blend with intense and aromatics and flavors of red currants, black cherries, dark chocolate and oak spices. The 2016 Nine Hats Red Wine has a wonderfully rich yet refined texture and mouthfeel. Cabernet Sauvignon from the Benches Vineyard at Wallula in the Horse Heaven Hills provides a sturdy backbone and long, pure finish.

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2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Nine Hats 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
86% Cabernet Sauvignon
11% Syrah
3% Merlot

Vibrant aromatics of black cherry, expresso beans and bittersweet chocolate introduce this richly structured Cabernet Sauvignon. It is a multi-layered wine with expressive flavors of black and red berries complemented by notes of savory spice. Its luscious mouthfeel persists across a lengthy finish. Several vineyard sites throughout the Horse Heaven Hills and the Wahluke Slope were selected to source the fruit that provides its depth and complexity. Aged eleven months in French oak barrels prior to bottling.

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2015 Merlot
81% Merlot
15% Cabernet Franc
4% Petit Verdot

This fruit-forward Columbia Valley Merlot offers classic flavors and aromas of black cherry, chocolate and bramble fruits. Rich tannins support the mid palate, which is chock-full of spice and floral components from the Cabernet Franc. Sourced primarily from Candy Mountain Vineyard, this wine has bright acidity and structure that gives this Merlot a punch above its weight class. Aged 18 months in 70% neutral, 30% new oak barrels.

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2015 Syrah
Nine Hats 2014 Syrah
80% Syrah
18% Mouvèdre
2% Grenache

Rewarding from the first taste, beautiful minerality is present on the nose with a rich mouthfeel of black raspberry, licorice and roasted coffee. A bold yet well-balanced wine, this Columbia Valley Syrah is made from select vineyards that exhibit rich and distinctive varietal character. Red Mountain’s La Coye Vineyard gives the wine its structure and opulent full body. StoneTree and Candy Mountain vineyards provide savory notes of smoked meats, tapenade and sage. Aged 18 months in 70% neutral, 30% new oak barrels.

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2015 Malbec
Nine Hats 2014 Malbec76% Malbec
14% Petit Verdot
7% Syrah
3% Cabernet Sauvignon

Known for its distinctive black purple hue, this Columbia Valley Malbec hits the ground running with savory notes of cured meats, muddled blackberries and baking spice. The middle palate softens with a lingering acidity that provides a rounded mouthfeel and long finish. Sourced primarily from Weinbau Vineyard on the Wahluke Slope, this wine has the structure to carry its weight throughout while softening gracefully with age. Aged 18 months in 70% neutral, 30% new oak barrels.

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2016 Chardonnay
Nine Hats 2015 Chardonnay
100% Chardonnay

Elegant, fresh and inviting with a vibrancy that elevates its minerality, quince and white peach flavors. This wine’s viscosity and bright acidity interconnect well with each other to provide balance and a lingering finish. The 2016 Nine Hats Chardonnay was sourced primarily from the Yakima Valley’s French Creek and Boushey Vineyards. It is a cooler AVA that helps retain the Chardonnay’s acidity and elegance. The wine underwent barrel and cement egg fermentation and was aged for 9 months on the lees.

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2017 Pinot Gris

100% Pinot Gris

Sourced from select Columbia Valley vineyards, where a constant breeze moderates temperatures to capture fresh flavors and give the wine its vibrant mouthfeel. A light squeeze of the grapes on the press and a cool fermentation is used to enhance the Pinot Gris’ racy character. This medium-bodied Pinot Gris offers vibrant aromas and flavors of white peach, orange blossom, honeysuckle and ripe citrus that lead to a pleasantly crisp finish.

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2016 Riesling

100% Riesling

Sourced from German clone plantings and some of the Columbia Valley’s oldest Riesling vines, this wine offers classic and distinctive Riesling character. Notes of citrus, jasmine,pear and honeydew melon combine with an appealing level of minerality and acidity to provide a fresh and lengthy finish.

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2017 Julia's Dazzle Rosé

100% Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris grapes from select Columbia Valley vineyards were left to hang until they developed a bright tint, then gently pressed and the clarified juice slowly fermented at cool temperatures to retain its intensely vibrant aromatics and flavors. Fresh and lively with bright aromas and flavors of orange blossoms, strawberries and ripe melon complemented by a racy acidity that lingers across a clean, off-dry finish.

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Upcoming Events

Game Night Happy Hour
We hope you’ll join us Thursday evenings from 5-7pm for Game Night Happy Hour. Relax and kick back with $1 off glass pours, grab a slice or two from Nine Pies Pizzeria next door, and enjoy a little friendly competition. We’ll have plenty of games to play, or you’re welcome to bring along one of your favorites!
  Thursdays | 5 – 7pm
   Where:   Nine Hats Tasting Room, 3861 First Ave S., Seattle
  no price for admission, everyone is welcome

C U Last Tuesday – CULT Movie Night
March is Washington Wine Month! Summon your inner sommelier with a movie that will celebrate your love of all things vino. Our movie choices this month are Bottle Shock, Sideways, or A Good Year. Facebook followers will have two weeks to cast their vote prior to the viewing, and the winner will be announced the Friday before the show. The movie starts promptly at 6:30pm.
   When:  Tuesday, March 26th | 6 – 9pm
   Where:  Nine Hats Tasting Room, 3861 First Ave S., Seattle
  admission is free, wine and Nine Pies pizza available for purchase

The New Vintage
Part of Taste Washington, The New Vintage is an unforgettable experience that delivers stories in the form of food and wine. This is your backstage pass to mix and mingle with exciting chefs and inspiring winemakers who are putting Seattle and Washington State on the world’s food and wine heatmap. Seattle star chefs Edouardo Jordan, Ethan Stowell, Rachel Yang and others provide exclusive bites paired with stellar Washington wines. 
  Friday, March 29th | 7 – 10pm
   Where:  The Sanctuary, 811 – 5th Avenue, Seattle
  visit Taste Washington to purchase tickets or for more information

Taste Washington
Taste Washington is returning and you’re invited to the celebration! A food and wine lover’s wonderland, with more than 235 wineries, 65 restaurants and some of the nation’s most talented chefs, this is the ultimate taste test. Get ready to drink and eat your heart out. 
  Saturday and Sunday, March 30th and 31st | 2:30 – 6pm
   Where:  Century Link Events Center, 800 Occidental Avenue, Seattle
  visit Taste Washington to purchase tickets or for more information

Dapper Day
Get ready to dress up in your Sunday best, Dapper Day is here! As spring approaches, we’ve all got refreshing white wine and rosé on our mind. Come dressed to impress along with your most dapper or extravagant hat, as we enjoy all spring has to offer: flowers, wine, gelato, specialty pizzas and live music from a barbershop quartet!
   When: Saturday, April 7th | 3 – 6pm
   Where: Nine Hats Tasting Room, 3861 First Ave S., Seattle
   Tickets: Admission is free, bring your friends and family!

Spring Social Club Pick Up
For those Social Club members that would like to pick up their March club allocation at the tasting room in Sodo, come join us down in the tasting room on April 19th. RSVPs are required for entry and are limited in quantity. Please email Nina at socialclub@ninehatswines.com to reserve your spot. We respectively ask that members without an advance RSVP join us a different day between March 22nd and May 26th to pick up their wine.
   When: Friday, April 19th | 6 – 8pm
   Where: Nine Hats Tasting Room, 3861 First Ave S., Seattle
   Tickets: complimentary admission for Social Club members and one guest

C U Last Tuesday – CULT Movie Night
Are you dreaming of spring in Paris? If you can’t make it to the City of Light this year, join us at Nine Hats for a night that will make you think you’ve just strolled down the Champs-Élysées. Our movie choices this month are Midnight in Paris, Moulin Rouge, or Amelie. Facebook followers will have two weeks to cast their vote prior to the viewing, and the winner will be announced the Friday before the show. The movie starts promptly at 6:30pm.
   When: Tuesday, April 30th | 6 – 9pm
   Where: Nine Hats Tasting Room, 3861 First Ave S., Seattle
   Tickets: admission is free, wine and Nine Pies pizza available for purchase


2017 Nine Hats Riesling, Wine of the Week
Wine Press Northwest
March 2, 2019

Wines to Know – 2015 Nine Hats Cabernet Sauvignon
Karen MacNeil – Winespeed
Nov. 16, 2018

Best Buy – 2017 Nine Hats Riesling
Wine & Spirits Magazine
Nov. 11, 2018

Julia’s Dazzle – Top 50 Wines of the Year Under $30
The Seattle Times
Nov. 4, 2018

Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition
Gold – 2017 Nine Hats Riesling
Oct. 4, 2018

Wine & Pizza
Washington Wine Chat
Sept. 6, 2018

2017 Julia’s Dazzle, Wine of the Week
Wine Press Northwest
May 26, 2018

Top Rosé Wines
Washington Wine Blog
May 21, 2018

A Urban Winery with SoDo Style
Wine & Design
April 9, 2018

Seattle’s Urban Winery Guide
March 8, 2018

Match Made in Heaven
Evening Magazine – King5 News
Feb. 26, 2018

Sodo Scores a New Winery-Pizzeria Combo
Seattle Eater
Feb. 23, 2018

The Best Wines for Thanksgiving Dinner
Parade Magazine, Community Table
November 17, 2017

Top 50 NW Wines under $30
The Seattle Times
November 12, 2017

Be a Holiday Hero
The Seattle Times
November 3, 2017

Drink of the Week
Imbibe Magazine
September 16, 2017

Wines to Buy Right Now
Seattle Met Magazine
September 13, 2017

Editors Choice-Excellent
Washington Tasting Room Magazine
July 06, 2017

A Warm Reception for the First Red Wines of 2015
Pacific NW Magazine
June 16, 2017

Sip Magazine 2017 Best of the Northwest
Double Gold – 2015 Nine Hats Riesling

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Double Gold – 2015 Nine Hats Riesling

2015 Nine Hats Riesling
Great Northwest Wine
July 9, 2017

2017 Washington Wine Awards
Double Gold – 2015 Nine Hats Red Wine
Double Gold – 2014 Nine Hats Cabernet Sauvignon
Double Gold – 2016 Nine Hats Pinot Gris
Gold – 2015 Nine Hats Riesling
Gold – 2016 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé

Editor’s Choice “Excellent” Reviews
The Tasting Room Magazine
July 2017

Sizzling 2015 Reds Wines
The Seattle Times
June 16, 2017

Red Blends Big Deal Across Great Northwest
Great Northwest Wine
June 12th, 2017

Wine of the Week
Wine Press Northwest
April 29, 2017

2015 Nine Hats Red Wine
Great Northwest Wine
April 18, 2017

Nine Hats Reviews
Washington Wine Blog
December 8, 2016

Nine winemakers, nine distinctive wines at Nine Hats
Pacific Northwest Magazine
December 31, 2015

2017 SavorNW Wine Awards
Double Gold – 2014 Nine Hats Red Wine
Gold – 2014 Nine Hats Cabernet Sauvignon




Social Club

Nine Hats invites  you to Be Social – a wine club for our best supporters and their love of wine. As a member of the Nine Hats Social Club, you’ll have priority access to all wine releases, including limited-edition reserve and club only wines. Additionally, you’ll receive invitations to special member-exclusive release parties and events featuring Nine Pies Pizzeria. Members also receive complimentary tastings and discounts on wines purchased through the club, tasting room and website.

We offer two different Social Club levels, and with either level you may choose to receive all red wines or a mix of red and white wines. Please click on the links below for specific club level benefits.

12 Bottles Annually – Red and White Mixed
12 Bottles Annually – Red Only
24 Bottles Annually – Red and White Mixed
24 Bottles Annually – Red Only



Please Visit Us

Our Nine Hats tasting room is located in SoDo Urbanworks, a multi-tenant property in the heart of South Seattle. Just a mile and a half from Safeco Field, Showbox SoDo and CenturyLink Field, SoDo Urbanworks houses nine premium Washington wineries in a single location.

In addition, our tasting room is adjoining Nine Pies Pizzeria, a New York style pizzeria offering pizza by the slice, whole pies, pasta, calzones, appetizers, salads and desserts.

Address: 3861 – 1st Ave South, Suite C, Seattle, WA 98134
Hours: Wednesdays 12pm – 6pm
Thursdays 12pm – 7pm
Fridays 12pm – 7pm
Saturdays 12pm – 7pm
Sundays 12pm – 6pm
Phone: 206-582-0700
Email: info@ninehatswines.com

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