From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Chateau Ste. Michelle: Art Walk & Dinner

by Shona Milne on August 30, 2010

There are a few tickets left for the celebration of 15 years of Artist Series Art Walk and Dinner on Thursday night at Chateau Ste. Michelle. Come join us for a magical evening at the winery celebrating the release of our 2007 Artist Series Meritage Red and the 15th year of the Artist Series program. […]


Grand Reve: Interview with Paul McBride

by Shona Milne on August 28, 2010

I stopped in at Grand Reve Vintners the other weekend to chat with Paul McBride. We had talked previously at an event and he told me about some great news that their Cabernet had received a 97 Point score from Wine Spectator. Tweet This Post


Dog Day’s of Summer: Homeward Pet

by Shona Milne on August 27, 2010

This is the last chance this summer to check out the Dog Days of Summer at Northwest Cellars on Sunday, August 29th from noon-5pm. This benefits Homeward Pet in Woodinville so be sure to buy a bottle of Homeward Pet Rescue Reserve wine which is a nice Merlot. Come join us any Sunday in July and […]

Woodinville Wine Events: Weekend August 27

by Shona Milne on August 27, 2010

Matthews Estate – Friday, August 27 – 7-9pm – After Hours Tefft Cellars – Friday, August 27 – Port and Dessert Pairing William Church Winery – Friday, August 27th – 5:30-8:30pm – 4th Friday on the Patio Woodinville Warehouse Wineries – Saturday, August 28th – 4:30-8:30 -A Wine Walk at Country Village Northwest Cellars – […]


Lamb Jam: It’s Back

by Shona Milne on August 26, 2010

If you didn’t make it to last years event you need to buy your tickets now for Lamb Jam. It’s on Sunday, October 24th, from 3-6pm at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. 20 top Seattle Chefs ewe-night for the second annual American Lamb Jam Seattle. This ultimate taste-off features top chefs and their creative […]


Blend: World’s Best Wine, Food, & Places

by Shona Milne on August 25, 2010

Have your heard about Blend? It’s an event showcasing some of the world’s best wine blends paired with fabulous foods from Columbia Hospitality’s hotels, inns, and conference centers. The event is Sunday, September 12th. Seminars are 2:30-4pm and the main event is 4-7:30pm at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center.  Buy Tickets Sparkling wine and artisanal […]


Red Mountain Wine: Col Solare

by Shona Milne on August 24, 2010

I spent a few days over in the Yakima area and finally made it to the Red Mountain AVA. Two exciting words when mentioned in a wine context. I’ve had a goal of going to Col Solare for awhile and I did make it on this trip. It’s great when you round a corner and see it sitting […]


Italianissimo: Wine Wednesdays

by Shona Milne on August 23, 2010

I was invited to Italianissimo for their Wine Wednesday where they feature a winemaker every week. Last week it was Guardian Cellars. Jerry was pouring his new Angel Sauvignon Blanc, Gun Metal, and Chalk Line. We had some nice weather so it was great to sit out on the patio and pair these wines with some Gnocchi Panna […]


Woodinville Wine Events: Weekend August 20th

by Shona Milne on August 20, 2010

Auction of Washington Wines Winemaker Dinners – Friday, August 20th – 6:30pm Covey Run – 10K Race & 5K Run/Walk – Saturday, August 21st – 8am Auction of Washington Wines Gala Auction – Saturday, August 21st – 4:30-midnight Bartholomew Winery – Saturday, August 21st- noon-when the last taster is done – 2008 Cuvee Blanc Release Party […]


Covey Run Tasting Room: Open in Woodinville

by Shona Milne on August 19, 2010

I’ve just been told that Covey Run will open its tasting room in Apple Farm Village on Saturday morning after the Covey Run 10K run takes place. They are in the old Village Wines spot. Tweet This Post