From the monthly archives:

May 2011

Trouvaille Winery: Woodinville Garagiste Winery

by Shona Milne on May 31, 2011

Trouvaille, in French, means lucky find or discovery. I consider Trouvaille Winery a lucky find. They are located up on Hollywood Hill and are only open one weekend a year for their new releases. Luckily, I was on the email list and marked it on my calendar so I went out to Trouvaille Winery last […]


New Board President: Woodinville Wine Country

by Shona Milne on May 29, 2011

Woodinville Wine Country Elects New Board President Mike Stevens, Brian Carter Cellars, to Lead Winery Association Woodinville, Wash., May 26, 2011 – Mike Stevens, managing partner of Brian Carter Cellars, is the newly elected president of Woodinville Wine Country, the association announced today. He was elected to the position by the association board following the […]


2011 Seattle Wine Awards: The Winners Are….

by Shona Milne on May 27, 2011

The Seattle Wine Awards are out for 2011 but there won’t be a Grand Awards Tasting this year. The plan is to reassess and come back better next year. Still, you can see how many award winners you can taste through. Dessert Styles: Fortified ~ All Prices DOUBLE GOLD NV Ded Reckoning Wine Company “ded […]


Woodinville Wine Events: May 27th-June 2nd

by Shona Milne on May 26, 2011

Last chance to use your Passport! Check for restrictions. Last day is May 31st. Village Wines – Fri, May 27th -5-8pm – Winemaker Friday with Guardian Cellars and Baer Winery Matthews Estate – Fri, May 27th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Tempest Sol – Sat, May 28th – noon-5pm – 2010 Viognier Release Kestrel Vintners […]


Woodinville Wine Events: May 20th-26th

by Shona Milne on May 19, 2011

Don’t forget that your Passports expire soon! Matthews Estate – Fri, May 20th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live William Church Winery – Fri & Sat, May 20th & 21st – 2010 Viognier Release Party Barrel Art @ the Wineries – Fri, Sat, & Sun, May 20th-22nd – Amavi Cellars, Pepper Bridge Winery, Columbia Winery, […]


Barrel Art @ the Wineries: Woodinville

by Shona Milne on May 18, 2011

UNIQUE WINE BARREL ART to be Auctioned OFF at ENTWINE Grand Auction, WALLA WALLA Barrel creations from seven Northwest artists on tour and on display in Woodinville tasting rooms, May 20-22 WALLA WALLA, WA–May 5, 2011–­­Vintage Walla Walla and  Entwine Grand Auction, Walla’s Walla’s new grand weekend-long celebration of the best of the Walla Walla […]


Woodinville Wine Update: May 13th-19th

by Shona Milne on May 12, 2011

Matthews Estate – Fri, May 13th – 7:30-10:30 – Camo Party Dusted Valley – Fri, May 13th – Vinoture Featured Artist Open House Willows Lodge – Fri, May 13th – 5:30-8:30 – Live Entertainment featuring The Side Project Matthews Estate – Sat, May 14th – 12:30-2:30 – Green Apple Catering Cooking Class Northwest Totem Cellars […]


Beer vs Wine Dinner: Italianissimo

by Shona Milne on May 7, 2011

Italianissimo has come up with an interesting twist on wine dinners. They have a beer vs wine dinner. Each course will be paired with a beer and a wine. The dinner is coming up on Thursday, May 12th. The menu is listed below. Tweet This Post


Soft Tail Spirits: 2nd Tasting Room Open

by Shona Milne on May 6, 2011

Soft Tail would like to let everyone know that our second location is now open. Within the Woodinville Tourist District, Soft Tail is located on the south round-about, across from our friends at Brian Carter Cellars. Click here for directions. Come by and sample our awarding winning spirits as well as our new creations, while […]


Woodinville Wine Events: May 6th-12th

by Shona Milne on May 5, 2011

Some wineries and tasting rooms are closed on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8th Chateau Ste Michelle – Fri, May 6th – 5-7pm – Special Evening with Chef Lisa Dupar Goose Ridge & Canon de Sol – Fri, May 6th – 5-7pm – Summer Concert Series with Dean Backholm Matthews Estate – Fri, May 6th – […]