From the monthly archives:

June 2011

Woodinville Wine Events: July 1st-7th

by Shona Milne on June 30, 2011

Matthews Estate – Fri, July 1st – 6-9pm – Summer BBQ with Bobby Moore of the Barking Frog Kestrel Vintners – Fridays – 5-7pm – Wine by the Glass and Cheese Plates DiStefano Winery – Fri, July 1st – Demo Dinner #1, – 7pm – Grilling Techniques for Any Course Elsom Cellars – Sat, July 2nd […]


Winemaker Olympics: July 27th, 2011

by Shona Milne on June 29, 2011

Seattle, Wash.- Dates for the Winemaker Olympics and Festival of Washington (formerly the Woodinville Winemakers’ Triathlon) have been set, and the event will take place Wednesday, July 27, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Redhook Brewery grounds in Woodinville, Washington. This year’s festival features over 40 local winemakers and brewmasters, restaurants and gourmet […]


Woodinville Wine Events: June 24th-30th

by Shona Milne on June 24, 2011

Tefft Cellars – Fri, June 24th – 7-10pm – Winemaker Dinner Challenger Ridge – Fri, June 24th – 5pm until The Burgers Are Gone! – Dicks Cheeseburgers Happy Hour Kestrel Vintners – Fri, June 24th – – 5pm-7pm- Wine and Cheese Matthews Estate – Fri, June 24th – 5-7pm – Friday Night Live Dusted Valley – […]


Iron Vintner Challenge: Round 2 at Willows Lodge

by Shona Milne on June 19, 2011

I was invited to attend Round 2 of 2nd Annual Iron Vintner Challenge on Wednesday night at Willows Lodge. The contest takes four Woodinville winemakers who battle it out on the grill and the kitchen and just to make things a bit more interesting, there is the secret ingredient which they need to use to […]


Woodinville Wine Events: June 17th-23rd

by Shona Milne on June 16, 2011

Lachini Vineyards – Fri, June 17th – 3:30-9pm – Grand Opening Village Wines – Fri, June 17th – 5-8pm – Winemaker Friday Carol Parsons with Red Sky Winery Matthews Estate – Fri, June 17th – Friday Night Live Tefft Cellars – Fri, June 17th – Estate Wines & Gourmet Cheese Pairing! Kestrel Vintners – Fri, June 17th – 5pm-7pm […]


Cougar Crest: Eastern WA to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on June 11, 2011

You may have heard that Cougar Crest was opening a tasting room in Woodinville. They will open up on Saturday, June 18th and there will be cheese, hors d’oerves, and, of course, Cougar Crest wine. They will be located in Apple Farm Village, 14545 148th Avenue NE. It was formerly occupied by Village Wines. Their […]


Lachini Vineyards: Oregon Arrives in Woodinville

by Shona Milne on June 10, 2011

We will soon have Lachini Vineyards bring their Pinot Noir wines all the way from the northern part of the North Willamette Valley in Oregon. They will have their Grand Opening on Friday, June 17th from 3:30-9pm. You can find them at  14455 ‘A’ Woodinville Redmond Rd.   They are located right next door to […]


Special Offer: Tefft Cellars & VineLines

by Shona Milne on June 9, 2011

If you stopped at Tefft Cellars this past Sunday to see the new photo exhibit Art from the Vine, you saw that the Tasting Room was unexpectedly closed due to a scheduling error.  So Tefft is shifting forward to this weekend!  As an enticing incentive to visit the Tasting Room this weekend and view the […]

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Woodinville Wine Events: June 10th-16th

by Shona Milne on June 9, 2011

Mark Ryan Winery – Fri, June 10th – 6-9pm – Spring Releases Village Wines – Fri, June 10th – 5-8pm – Winemaker Friday with Ray Walsh from Capitello Wines Matthews Estate – Fri, June 10th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Kestrel Vintners – Fri, June 10th – 5-7pm – Wine by the Glass & […]


Trust Cellars: Open in Woodinville

by Shona Milne on June 7, 2011

You may want to swing by Trust Cellars as they officially open their tasting room this weekend. Their hours will be Friday through Sunday 12-5pm. You can find them at 14469 Woodinville-Redmond Road N.E a few doors down from Woodinville Purple Cafe.    Trust Cellars is one of many eastern Washington wineries to cross over […]