From the monthly archives:

October 2010

Taste of Tulalip: Bet on Great Wine & Food

by Shona Milne on October 18, 2010

On Wednesday I attended a preview tasting for the upcoming 2nd Taste of Tulalip on November 12th and 13th. We were wined and dined through thirteen food courses and 11 wine tastings. All of the food was amazing that their team of chefs prepared for us to showcase their individual talents. The teams represented different restaurants at […]


Kestrel Vintners: Soft Opening This Weekend

by Shona Milne on October 16, 2010

Just received confirmation that Kestrel Vintners will do a soft opening this weekend, Saturday and Sunday from noon-5. Another eastern Washington winery coming over to our side our the mountains. Tweet This Post


Woodinville Wine Events: Send Me Your Events

by Shona Milne on October 15, 2010

I’m putting together a Harvest & Hallowine events post for next week. Please let me know about your Woodinville party plans. Tweet This Post


Woodinvillle Wine Events: October 15th-21st

by Shona Milne on October 14, 2010

Matthews Estate – Fri, Oct 15th – noon-7 – Extended Hours Tefft Cellars – Fri-Sun, Oct 15th-17th – 11-7 – Barrel Fermented Viognier Release Weekend Efeste – Sat, Oct 16th – 6pm – Sizzle and Swirl Cooking Party with Parties That Cook Woodinville Whiskey Company – Sat, Oct 16th – noon-7 – Grand Opening Tweet […]

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Best of Western Washington: KING5 Voting Over

by Shona Milne on October 13, 2010

I have been encouraging you to vote in KING5’s Best of Western Contest. The voting ended on Sunday at midnight. We have to wait until October 25th to find out if some our local favorites were voted Best Winery, Best Wine Shop, and Best Wine Bar. Tweet This Post


E.B. Foote: Winery is for Sale

by Shona Milne on October 12, 2010

Just came across a listing in that E. B. Foote Winery, located in Burien, is for sale. Owner retiring and the asking price is $600,000. Tweet This Post


WineTrails NW: New Walla Walla Edition

by Shona Milne on October 12, 2010

There will be a new WineTrailsNW book out in November. The focus of this edition is Walla Walla. I had talked with Steve Roberts last year up at the Challenger Ridge Harvest party. He gave me a sneak preview of the new book that he was working on. You can order now for shipping in […]


Guest Post: Wine Tasting Tables

by Shona Milne on October 11, 2010

Why We Love Wine Tasting Tables Friends and wine. Definitely one of the best things in life is bringing your friends together for tasting different types of wines. You bond with your friends and with each bottle of wine, and have a great time with each passing glass! Woodinville is now a premiere wine destination […]


Woodinville Tasting Room Trend: Now Spokane

by Shona Milne on October 9, 2010

From a recently received press release I see that the tasting rooom trend is being repeated in Spokane with the creation of Nectar Tasting Room. FIVE WASHINGTON STATE WINERIES TO OPEN SATELLITE TASTING ROOM IN DOWNTOWN SPOKANE Nectar Tasting Room is opening on the corner of Stevens and Main and will house the operations of five Washington […]


Woodinville Wine Events: October 8th-14th

by Shona Milne on October 7, 2010

Efeste – Fri, Oct 8th – 6:30-9 – 2nd Annual Sips for Seattle Childrens Hospital Charity Event Silver Lake Winery – Fri, Oct 8th – 4-7 – Wine Like a Girl Happy Hour Matthews Estate – Fri, Oct 8th – 6-8:30 – After Hours at Matthews Challenger Ridge – Sat, Oct 9th – 11-5 – […]