Approximate price difference (in U.S. dollars) between a glass of Washington State red wine at a typical Seattle wine bar and a grande-sized Frappuccino from Seattle’s coffee giant, Starbucks ($12 for the vino; $4 for the frapp). The first Starbucks opened its doors in Seattle in 1971, ushering in nearly half a century during which Washington has been known for two of the world’s great beverages.

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