Woodinville: Board Track Racer Tasting Room

by Shona Milne on February 2, 2018

 

Board Track Racer Tasting Room Coming to Woodinville

From Mark Ryan Winery

SEATTLE, February 1, 2018 — Mark McNeilly is excited to announce that he’s opening a new tasting room in Woodinville, this time dedicated to his Board Track Racer line of Washington wines. Located at 19501 144th Ave F-900 in Woodinville’s Warehouse District, the tasting room will open its doors on Saturday, February 24 at 12pm.

Board Track Racer Cellars, one of Mark Ryan Winery’s sister projects, produced its first vintage in 2008 and is named for the wild wood track motorcycle races of the 1920s. The labels for all the wines are inspired by the same era, with great motorcycle-centric graphics—McNeilly is a big fan of vintage motorcycles and the freewheeling spirit they convey. 

 

The current Board Track Racer wines are:

The Vincent Red (Columbia Valley Blend)

The Vincent White (Chardonnay)

The Chief ( (Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot)

The Shift (Syrah, Mourvedre)

 

With inviting gray walls, blond wood, and a communal table for 12, the Board Track Racer tasting room will have a relaxed, motorcycle and rock-n-roll vibe, like the Mark Ryan tasting room. The space has a glass garage door that will offer guests a peek into barrel storage that is shared with neighboring wineries. Capacity is about 85 making the tasting a great option for private events too. 

“The Board Track Racers wines are wonderfully accessible both in taste and price point,” says McNeilly. “I’m thrilled to have a second Woodinville venue to share the wines!”

The tasting room will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm – 6pm, pouring tastes of the Board Track Racer wines, as well as select bottles from both Megan Anne Cellars and Mark Ryan Winery on rotation. For more information, call 425.481.7070. 

Established in 1999 by Mark Ryan McNeilly, Mark Ryan Winery is an acclaimed Washington winery based in Woodinville, just north of Seattle. A largely self-taught winemaker, the first vintages were crushed and produced in garages of friends and family—in the years since, the winery has grown in size, earning respect and acclaim from wine lovers and critics alike along the way. The goal has always been to make delicious wines that stand as true representations of the vineyard from which they come. For more information, visit www.markryanwinery.com.

 
 

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Barking Frog: Renovation Planned Early 2018

by Shona Milne on December 7, 2017

BARKING FROG KITCHEN RENOVATION SET TO SUPPORT 17 YEARS OF EXPANSIVE GROWTH

Barking Frog house kitchen to get an extensive remodel to keep pace with guest demand

 

Woodinville, Wash (December 6, 2017) – After more than seventeen years, the Barking Frog restaurant at Willows Lodge is set to undergo an extensive kitchen remodel in January 2018 to better serve the growing needs of culinary and hotel guests. The restaurant will close on January 2, 2018, and plans to reopen on February 6th, 2018. During the Barking Frog closure, Willow Lodge will be serving a limited menu in Fireside Lounge for breakfast/brunch, lunch, and dinner and the Barking Frog Mobile Kitchen food truck will be parked onsite, serving hotel guests and visitors a fun, mixed menu on weekends.

“We’ve seen tremendous growth in our food and beverage demands over the last 17 years at Barking Frog and Willows Lodge,” said Denny Fitzpatrick, General Manager, Willows Lodge. “It is our goal to continue to offer an excellent guest experience and we’re excited to reveal a more modern and efficient kitchen to meet the rapidly growing culinary needs of our valued guests in 2018.”

Willows Lodge will continue to offer Happier Hour daily from 4-6pm in Fireside Lounge. In addition, hotel guests will still have access to a limited room service menu for in-room dining. On Saturday and Sunday, the Barking Frog Mobile Kitchen (BFMK) food truck will be parked out front of the hotel serving brunch items such as warm Beignets, Chorizo Burritos, and Grand Mariner Prawns from 9am-2pm. 

Executive Chef Bobby Moore will be overseeing the Barking Frog renovation. Both Chef Bobby and Chef de Cuisine, Chris Smith, will continue to manage operations at Fireside and BFMK during the renovation, as well share behind the scenes of the remodel in January on social media.  [click to continue…]

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Castillo de Feliciana: Pet Pictures with Santa

by Shona Milne on December 5, 2017

 

Join us for Pet Pictures with Santa! 
Saturday December 16th 
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

 

Castillo de Feliciana-  Woodinville Tasting Room
Suggested donation of $5 (or more if you are in the giving mood!)

All donations go to

Digital Pictures will be available online for download.
2 for 1 tastings and 10% off bottle purchases.
We encourage both pets and owners to dress up in their “ugliest” Christmas gear!
*please have pets on leash
For questions please call 425-949-5088
Castillo de Feliciana – Woodinville Tasting Room
www.castillodefeliciana.com
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Castillo de Feliciana Woodinville Tasting Room,15114 148th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 98072

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Woodinville Winterfest: 1st Annual Celebration

by Shona Milne on November 22, 2017

Join us for the 1st Annual Celebrate Woodinville Winterfest

 Invite your family, friends, and neighbors and join in the joy of this great community celebration of Woodinville’s 1st annual Celebrate Woodinville Winterfest on Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd.

December 1, 2017 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony | DeYoung Park
Join the Woodinville community for a Procession of Santa and his Elves to welcome in the Holiday Season! Then, grab your hot cocoa or UrbanUs Coffee and mix & mingle with community members as we await the lighting of the Woodinville Community Christmas Tree! We hope you’ll join us for a festive night in Downtown Woodinville, complete with special musical performances!

 

December 2, 2017 | 7:30am On-Site Registration | 9:00am Race Start

Celebrate Woodinville Winterfest 5k | DeYoung Park
Runners, walkers, joggers, strollers too! All are welcome to participate. Just come dressed in your Winterfest best and ready to enjoy our community!
All 5k participants will receive a finisher’s medal, courtesy of NW Trophy & Award and the first 150 runners to finish will receive a swag bag, courtesy of Woodin Creek Village! Every participant over the age of 21 will receive a ticket for a complimentary beer after the 5k.

For DETAILS and to REGISTER, please visit: https://woodinvillewinterfest5k.org/

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St. Nick’s Holiday Food & Wine: 15th Annual Event

by Shona Milne on November 7, 2017

WOODINVILLE WINE COUNTRY HOSTS 15TH ANNUAL ST. NICK’S HOLIDAY FOOD AND WINE EVENT, NOV. 30 TO DEC. 3

Annual tradition features acclaimed, award-winning top chef, elevated culinary experiences and the best pours from Woodinville’s winemakers

 

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Woodinville, Wash. (October 31, 2017) — Woodinville Wine Country’s annual St. Nick’s holiday celebration welcomes wine lovers from around the Northwest to celebrate 15 years of holiday fun with a premier food and wine experience, kicking off on Thursday, Nov. 30, and ending with the St. Nick’s Annual Open House Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2-3.

St. Nick’s Holiday Weekend Events include:

·         Private Dinner w/Chef Justin Severino
Thursday, Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m., $195/ticket
Betz Family Winery
Buy tickets here: 
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3116425

·         “Cure-ated” Food and Wine Experience
Friday, Dec. 1, 7-9:30 p.m., $95
Novelty Hill Januik Winery
Buy tickets here: 
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3084927

·         St. Nick’s Annual Open House Celebration 
Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2-3, 1-5 p.m. $65/weekend, $50/single day
Participating Woodinville wineries and tasting rooms
Buy tickets here: 
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3084972

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Stomping Grapes: While Signing Books

by Shona Milne on October 11, 2017

Washington State Author to Do First-Ever Book Signing while Stomping Grapes!

Join 5-time Award-Winning Author, Carew Papritz, as he signs copies of his bestselling inspirational book, The Legacy Letters, while stomping grapes for Covington Cellars! His other first-ever events include a book signing on top of Mt. St. Helens, on horseback at Barnes & Noble, and most recently, in post-Castro Cuba. All book sale profits will benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Stomp & Sign!

Thursday, October 19th

5-6:30 pm

Covington Wine Cellars

18580 142nd Ave NE Woodinville WA 98072

www.covingtoncellars.com

www.carewpapritz.com

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Convergence Zone: Closing Woodinville Tasting Room

by Shona Milne on September 22, 2017

Sad to see Convergence Zone close their Woodinville location but you can visit them in North Bend. Their last day open in Woodinville will be Saturday, September 30th.

 

Woodinville Tasting Room Closing

Our last day in Woodinville will be September 30.  After 7-1/2 years being part of the Woodinville wine community, we have decided to focus resources on our winery, which moved to North Bend last year.  We will be open in both locations on September 23 and 30 from Noon-5:00 pm for tasting, picking up wine club orders, enjoying a glass of wine or purchasing a case of your favorites.  Beginning October 7, please visit us at 10808 428th Ave. SE, North Bend 98045.

We want to thank our Woodinville customers and community for 7-1/2 years of support.  Although North Bend is now our home, we will always have fond memories of the Warehouse District, where we started our journey.  We invite you to make the drive to North Bend (it’s really not that far) to visit our winery and experience the natural beauty of the valley.

Thank you for your support,

Scott and Monica Greenberg (Winemaker and Owners)

 

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RHD Vertical Tasting: Davenport Cellars

by Shona Milne on September 14, 2017

A fun experience if you get make it from Davenport Cellars. Click here for more info.

R.H.D. Vertical Tasting

The event will be held on Saturday September 23rd from 6-8pm. The event fee includes tastings of our 2007 through 2011 R.H.D. Merlot based Bordeaux-style blends, vintage overviews and an antipasto plate.

Pricing is per person.

Space is limited to 20 seats.

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FossilEra Dig: Davenport Cellars

by Shona Milne on September 7, 2017

From FossilEra on their event being held at Davenport Cellars:
Come join FossilEra at Davenport Cellars in Woodinville for a weekend to sip and discover! October 13-15, FossilEra will be showcasing stunning fossil and mineral specimens, many of which will be available for purchase. Discover incredible spiny trilobites, giant fossil megalodon teeth, awe inspiring dinosaur bones and deep purple amethyst clusters. There will also be a dig area for kids to search for their own fossils to keep.

Fossils For Sale at FossilEra.com

In addition to the FossilEra displays, Davenport Cellars will be offering wine tastings including the Thirsty Trilobite White and the Amethyst Splash Red. Small plates, salads, sandwiches will also be available.

Admission is free and open to the public but we do recommend RSVPing at our Facebook event page!

* October 13th, Friday Noon – 7 pm
* October 14th, Saturday Noon – 6 pm
* October 15th, Sunday Noon – 5 pm

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Happy Tails Wine Walk: Homeward Pet Fundraiser

by Shona Milne on August 29, 2017

 

 

Drink Wine. Save a Canine. Raise your glass and make a toast to saving lives with Homeward Pet! Grab your furry friends and walk, wag and wine with us on Sunday, September 17th for our 5th Annual Happy Tails Wine Walk.

Taste some of Woodinville’s finest wines (and beer!), enjoy activities, raffles and shopping in the Dog Zone and celebrate summer while supporting the dogs and cats of Homeward Pet.

New this year! Want to skip the check in line? We are providing an advance check in option where you can pick up your glass, tasting tickets and swag ahead of time, which will allow you to simply park and hit the pavement on Sunday, September 17th without the hassle of checking in!  Take advantage of advance check in and receive 2 additional tasting tickets! Advance check in will be available at Homeward Pet Adoption Center on Thursday, September 14th 4-7pm and Saturday, September 16th 10am-12pm. 

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