From the monthly archives:

October 2008

Matthews Cellars: Renamed and Reopened

by Shona Milne on October 31, 2008

  Matthews Cellars has been renamed Matthews Estate after being relicensed this fall. They opened their newly renovated tasting room yesterday, Thursday, October 30th. The tasting room is open Monday through Wednesday from 2pm-5pm, Thursday and Friday 3pm-6pm, and on Saturday and Sunday 12pm-5pm.       Tweet This Post


Just got an email from Fine Wines & Cigars of Redmond: Advance warning : The Doyenne Aix from Delille will be available mid November, so pre-order with us now. We have Some Doyenne Rousanne and Syrah in store now. Also on the DeLille front, mark this on your calendar : Chris Upchurch, Winemaker, in store tasting […]


2009 Washington Wine Highway Cancelled

by Shona Milne on October 29, 2008

The Washington Wine Highway for 2009 has been cancelled. Due to the current economic climate it was decided to not hold the event next year. The Wine Highway is usually held over Memorial Day weekend on the grounds of Chateau Ste. Michelle. It is hoped that the economy will improve and the Wine Highway will be held […]


NW Totem Cellars: Release and Tasting

by Shona Milne on October 27, 2008

This Sunday, November 2nd, NW Totem Cellars is having a release of it’s Sangiovese, Grenache, 2005 Merlot, Qo-ne’ which is a Cabernet Franc blend, and a dry Viognier (only 10 cases made). The release will be held from 11-4 at Hollywood Schoolhouse in Woodinvillle. Tweet This Post


Covington Cellars Tasting at Troiani’s in Seattle

by Shona Milne on October 21, 2008

On Thursday, October 23 Troiani’s is hosting a “Spirited Wine Tasting Featuring Covington Cellars.” Troiani Ristorante, 1001 Third Ave., Seattle¦ (206) 624-4060 The small, up-and-coming winery, Covington Cellars will be collaborating with Troiani for a spirited wine tasting event. For $25 per person plus tax and gratuity, guests can sample wines as well as enjoy […]


Just learned that the great folks at Thinkspace (where our offices are located) are planing to host a gathering focusing on sustainable art on the 29th. We will be there for sure, and are looking forward to tasting the great wines they have lined up. More info to come… Tweet This Post

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This just in from Cellar 46 (Woodinville wineries in bold:) The Margaret E. Martindale Guild will be throwing a Wine Procurement Party at Cellar 46° on Sunday, October 19th from 5 to 8pm. The Martindale Guild is committed to supporting Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in their efforts to eliminate cancer and we are honored […]


Riedel Tasting Seminar At Woodhouse Family Cellars Nov 8

by Steve Broback on October 2, 2008

This just landed in my in-box. Sounds like a lot of fun. Here are the details: Date/Time: Saturday November 8, 2008 5:30pm Where: Woodhouse Family Cellars Cost: $150 per person. Includes wine glass presentation, fine wine tasting, appetizer reception, and four Riedel glasses: Bordeaux/Cabernet Burgundy/Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc/Dessert Wine Montrachet/Chardonnay Space is limited to the […]