From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Bin on the Lake: Taste and Tweet

by Shona Milne on August 19, 2010

I was invited to attend a Taste & Tweet at Bin on the Lake last week. Bin on the Lake is located at the Woodmark Hotel on the Kirkland waterfront. They are now open for lunch daily for 11am-2pm and they picked a beautiful day to host some bloggers and tweeters to do some tasting. […]


Homeward Pet: 1st Annual Bark-BQ

by Shona Milne on August 17, 2010

HOMEWARD PET’S 1st ANNUAL SUMMER BARK-BQ Enjoy BarBQ and yummy Ice Cream treats, gourmet dog treats, doggy massage, training advice from the pros and so much more….  There will also be information from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, Reading with Rover, Invisible Fence. Cost is only $10 per dog (humans get in free!).  See you at […]


Vintner’s Annex: Woodinville Wines to Ballard

by Shona Milne on August 16, 2010

The Vintner’s Annex has been in the works for awhile and now they are opeing up on Wednesday, August 18th. This project is a collaboration of Alta Cellars, Barrage Cellars, Des Voigne Cellars, Cuillin Hills Winery, and Flying Dreams Winery. Tweet This Post


Willows Lodge: GeoHopping Wine Adventure

by Shona Milne on August 15, 2010

I had the opportunity to experience a new program from Willows Lodge the other day. GeoHop is based on the sport of geocaching. You receive a GPS receiver and a sheet with clues to help you find the wine destinations. You plug in the location code and follow the compass to the next winery to […]


Woodinville Wine Events: August 13th Weekend

by Shona Milne on August 13, 2010

I”m trying something new to help everyone and myself out by posting upcoming events with a weekly happenings post. I know myself that it’s hard to keep track of what’s going on in Woodinville. Thanks to Sean Sullivan at Washington Wine Report for the idea. Every week there are so many events; I’m not complaining, it’s just […]


Obelisco Estate: A Private Wine Tasting

by Shona Milne on August 12, 2010

Since Obelisco Estate tasting room in Woodinville has not yet received permission from the the city to open to the public, I set up a meeting with Manny Loya who is the tasting room manager. Manny told me they were having some paperwork issues with the city about a building permit and that they were […]


Seattle Day Trip: Mt. Rainier

by Shona Milne on August 9, 2010

I headed up to Mt. Rainier the other week with a couple of friends. This trip had been discussed but continually put off and at last it was going to work out. You can see we picked a beautiful day to wander around up at Henry Jackson Visitor Center which has historic information on the mountain. […]


Darby Winery: New Space in Hollywood District

by Shona Milne on August 7, 2010

I hear that Darby Winery has opened its doors this weekend in its new space next to Village Wines. Tweet This Post


Obelisco Estate: Red Mtn to Woodinville, Not Yet

by Shona Milne on August 6, 2010

I just heard that Obelisco Estate tasting room in Woodinville will not be opening up this weekend. Seems that the city is not signing off on them opening their doors yet. Something about a building permit. Tweet This Post


Woodinville Wine: In the News Again

by Shona Milne on August 6, 2010

It seems that local people are catching on what a great spot we are for wine tasting these days with our 70+ wineries in Woodinville. The Seattle Times is talking about Woodinville wines once again. Tweet This Post