From the monthly archives:

January 2010

Woodinville Wine Tasting: Passport 2010

by Shona Milne on January 31, 2010

Tickets are now available for Passport 2010 which is April 17th & 18th. The tickets are $60 for two day tickets and $40 for Sunday only. You can purchase your tickets at Woodinville Wine Country. Tweet This Post

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Village Wines: Groundhog Day Wine Tasting

by Shona Milne on January 31, 2010

Village Wines is hosting a Groundhog Day Megatasting (complimentary) from 5-9pm this Tuesday. Let’s hope that the groundhog does not see his shadow and that spring is soon on its way. Join us as we sample as many as 35 wines (and maybe more) in our first annual Groundhogs’ Day tasting!  These are incredible wines […]


Washington Wine Industry: We’re Growing

by Shona Milne on January 30, 2010

An article in the Tri-City Hearld tells how the Washington wine industry continues to grow at record levels. Tweet This Post


Alder Ridge: Now Open for Wine Tasting

by Shona Milne on January 29, 2010

I drove past Alder Ridge Thursday and they had out a sign that they were open for wine tastings. Looks like they will be open Thursday through Sunday. Tweet This Post


Seattle Metropolitan: Talks to Brennon Leighton

by Shona Milne on January 28, 2010

Here’s a link to Seattle Metropolitan Magazines  talk with Brennon Leighton of Efeste about his believe in minimal intervention in the blending process and his use of feral yeasts in his wines. Tweet This Post


Goose Ridge: Opening in March

by Shona Milne on January 27, 2010

I have heard from Tony Luera, Director of National Sales, of Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard and Winery that their tasting room in Woodinville will be opening  up sometime in March. They will be located at 14450 Woodinville Redmond NE, Suite 108. It’s right across the street from Purple Cafe. Tweet This Post


Fish Cafe: Selling off its Wine Cellar

by Shona Milne on January 26, 2010

Many of you remember the Fish Cafe in Kirkland that closed its doors in December. Well, they happen to have some wine sitting in their wine cellars and it’s for sale. You can contact for the list of wines available for sale and they will send you the list by email. They have some […]


Barking Frog: Woodinville Wine Wednesdays

by Shona Milne on January 25, 2010

I just heard that Barking Frog will be offering Woodinville wines at 50% off their regular price to pair with your lunch or dinner on Wednesdays. Wine Director Jeffrey Dorgan will provide a select list of Woodinville wines for you to choose your wine. Tweet This Post


Alexandria Nicole Cellars: Staying or Going?

by Shona Milne on January 24, 2010

The answer to the questions are yes. There have been rumors that Alexandria Nicole Cellars is moving their tasting room out of the warehouse district and into Hollywood Schoolhouse. That rumor is true and they will be located in the basement and expect to be open the 1st of April. They are also going to […]


Alder Ridge: Opening in February

by Shona Milne on January 23, 2010

I stopped by Alder Ridge on Thursday and I bumped into Brooke Williams, Retail Manager, in charge of opening up the Woodinville tasting room. She is expecting the tasting room to open up the beginning of February. I did get a tour and the bar is gorgeous. There will also be space available for private […]