EFESTE was founded on a family tradition of winemaking passed down through the generations. Our Woodinville tasting room is open daily 12:00-5:00pm.

Touring Region
Current Weather
Fair
Fair, 53° F

Amenities
Tasting Room

Hours of Operation
Our Woodinville tasting room is open daily 12:00-5:00pm.

Open to the Public
Yes

Yearly Production (in cases)
6500

Variety List
Blend - Bordeaux Style Red
Blend - Proprietary Red
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Merlot
Riesling
Rose
Sauvignon Blanc
Syrah

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Our Story

Established in 2005, EFESTE (pronounced F-S-T) is an acronym for the winery’s original three founders: Ferrelli, Smith, and Taylor. Their idea to make 2 barrels of wine based on the Ferrelli annual tradition of winemaking has since evolved into a family label.

In 2007 EFESTE planted three vineyards owned by Kevin and Angela Taylor in order to produce estate bottlings.
In 2012, Peter Devison joined the team as winemaker, immediately getting accolades for his aromatic white wines. We are committed to crafting wines with minimalist techniques incorporating native fermentation and low oxidation. The natural yeast within the grapes creates flavors unique to each particular vineyard. We encourage character; great wines should have personality.

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