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It has been said that wine reflects its environment.

Elsom Cellars’ wines are filled with the clatter of artisans working hard at their craft, sharing stories, friends laughing, and eventually it, all ends up in the bottle. Owner Jody Elsom is a pioneer in the Seattle urban winery movement. Since 2006 we have been producing brilliant Washington wines in the city, exploring the complexities found only in vineyards east of the cascades.  Our wines offer distinctive flavors, born of a singular desire to create the quintessential gesture of hospitality. 


Current Release


2018 Mourvèdre

(Wine Club Only)- Sold Out

Our third production Mourvèdre is as big as our commitment to quality hand crafted wines. Aged 33 months in 50% new French and American oak, this peppery beauty will warm you with notes of baking and Five spice. Feel like youʼre lost in Havana nights as the dark fruits, cardamom aromas, and black pepper each guide the senses to a firm finish.

2017 Cabernet sauvignon

Classic Cabernet Sauvignon from acclaimed Artz and Kiona Vineyards on Red Mountain hits you with a rush of earth as distinct as a fresh summer rain. Fresh breezes filled with aromas of lavender blossoms and faint sage follow your senses through to the dark broody fruit on the palate. Add a little spicy cumin note and vanilla and you have a complete Cabernet. Now the tannins: brace yourself for the power and grip native to this prestigious AVA.

How can great wine be even better?

A good food pairing of course!  

Winter Menu

Charcuterie Board

a selection of wine friendly
quality cheeses selected weekly.
crackers, nuts, spreads, and bits.
Gluten Free upon request

Cheese Board

assortment of cured meats with
accompaniments such as mustard, olives, crackers, and chutney.

Toasty Bread

with jam and salted butter

Roasted Garlic Hummus Board

hummus, olive oil, sea salt,
with plantain chips and accompaniments

Elsom Cellars strives to use local purveyors and skilled artisans. Check with your server for more details.

Tasting Room

Come visit us at SODO Gateway! We are a quick 5-minute drive south of Downtown or 10-minute walk from the SODO Link Light Rail station. We have a large free parking lot and share the lot with other wineries, a cidery and distillery.

The Women Behind the Wine


Jody is a traveling spirit. If you ask her what inspires her, you get a million glimpses of the world she’s seen. This old world teaches us a lot if we slow down and let it. And, if we sit across a table from a stranger with a couple glasses of great wine, before long, it’s surprising how much we all share. Wine gathers its taste from everything it encounters. The earth. The air. Everything leaves a mark. So do people. Jody’s passion for wine began in the Napa Valley and further explored through numerous experiences in the vineyards and wineries throughout Italy and France. Formally educated as one of the first graduates from WSU’s extension studies of Enology. Jody has a passion for developing wines that best represent the possibilities for Washington Wines.


Rebecca joined Elsom Cellars back in 2014 bringing both her passion for wine and background in science to the wines at Elsom Cellars. Rebecca found herself drawn to the wine industry after earning her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. She first discovered her desire to start winemaking while working a harvest in Bordeaux, France. Rebecca has since traveled and worked all over the world, including wine regions in Australia, Austria, and California’s Napa Valley and Sonoma County. She spent several years at the Betz Family Winery where she had the chance to learn from Washington wine pioneer and Master of Wine, Bob Betz, before finding her home at Elsom Cellars. When Rebecca isn’t delving into chemistry or tending to barrels in the warehouse, you can find her volunteering at the Pacific Science Center, playing with her pup, or on the soccer field. 

How it’s Made

We classify our artisan wines as Seattle-Made and Washington-Grown. Made with carefully selected and hand-nurtured grapes from Eastern Washington, our long-standing history as winemakers allows us to work with growers that have proven consistency and take great pride in tending the land.  

Corks On the Loose – Wine Club

Artisan Reds

6 Bottles

For red wine lovers! Receive an exclusive selection of red varietals.  

6 bottles, 2 times per year 

15% discount on all bottle purchases 

Vintner Select

12 Bottles

For those who love picking their own selection. Vintner Select members can customize their allocation for every release.  

 12 bottles, 2 times per year 

20% discount on all bottle purchases 

Artisan Reds & Whites

6 Bottles

Our newest membership opportunity. Receive an exclusive selection of red and white varietals.  

 6 bottles, 2 times per year 

15% discount on all bottle purchases 

Membership Benefits

  • Guaranteed allocation of new releases 
  • First access to small lots and unique “one-of-a-kind” release wines 
  • Access to our celebrated library collection 
  • Discount on renting our unique urban venue 
  • Wine Club release parties – Trust us, they are worth it! 
  • Complimentary wine tasting for you and a guest with each visit 
  • Discounts on wine bottle purchases

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Tasting Room Hours

Thursday - Sunday

1pm - 5pm

Contact us


 (425) 298-3082



2960 4th Ave South, Seattle, WA 98134

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