From the monthly archives:

April 2010

Calling Brides To Be: Bubbles & Cakes Tasting

by Shona Milne on April 29, 2010

This Sunday, May 2nd,  you have a chance to try out 10 bubbles and 10 cakes and desserts  for $10! It’s at Columbia Winery from 1-5pm hosted by Lindeman Events. You need to RSVP to Lindeman Events. Tweet This Post


Passport to Woodinville: Hollywood Sunday

by Shona Milne on April 22, 2010

I certainly made a good decision when I picked the Hollywood Schoolhouse area for my wine tasting on Sunday. What great weather! Anywhere with a patio was the place to be on Sunday. I managed to get a parking spot in front of Mazatlan Restaurant and headed over to Airfield Estates. I think of the […]


Free the Grapes: HR5034 Hurts Wineries

by Shona Milne on April 21, 2010

It seems that wholesalers and states are arguing that the current three tier system of alcohol is under attack. If this system is strengthened it could result in making it more difficult for wineries to ship directly to consumers. Apparently, wholesalers and state regulators argue that the three-tier system is under attack and that we […]


Chateau Ste. Michelle: Official Concert Lineup

by Shona Milne on April 20, 2010

From the Seattle Times online is a listing of the concerts scheduled at Chateau Ste. Michelle this summer. Tweet This Post


Passport to Woodinville: Saturday Warehouse

by Shona Milne on April 19, 2010

Before I left Columbia Winery I found this happy group who told me they were “Illegal aliens in search of their Passports”. I then focused my first day of Passport to Woodinville on the warehouse district. I started off at Hestia Cellars which has a great Meritage and they had a nice live band for your sipping […]


Passport to Woodinville: Where to Eat?

by Shona Milne on April 17, 2010

I’ve had numerous people ask me where they can eat in Woodinville while they are out tasting wine on Passport to Woodinville Weekend. I decided to make a list of good spots to stop off and take a food break.  The Twisted Cafe – 12631 NE Woodinville Drive – 425-806-7203 Teddy’s Bigger Burgers – 17705 140th Avenue […]


New Economy: Wineries Take Action

by Shona Milne on April 16, 2010

From an article in the Seattle Times this morning. Some wineries have cut out distributors and are selling more from their tasting rooms, web sites, and through wine clubs to ride out the recession. Tweet This Post


Passport to Woodinville: Twitter #WoodPass

by Shona Milne on April 15, 2010

If you are out and about tasting Passport to Woodinville and you Tweet could you use the Hashtag #WoodPass so we can follow along? Tweet This Post


Columbia Winery: Breakfast Pizza for Passport

by Shona Milne on April 15, 2010

Some good news if you are picking up your glasses and Passports on Saturday and Sunday morning. Columbia Winery is firing up their pizza oven at 9:30 on Saturday and Sunday fixing Croque Columbia breakfast pizza so you don’t start wine tasting on an empty stomach. Croque Columbia is eggs with smoked ham and Swiss cheese with […]


Wine Tourism: Washington Wants It

by Shona Milne on April 14, 2010

So there is an article on Wine Spectator about how Washington State would like more wine tourism. Seems that we really need more fine dining and more lodging choices for this to happen. Tweet This Post