From the monthly archives:

March 2012

Woodinville Wine Events: April 1st-15th

by Shona Milne on March 30, 2012

Columbia Winery – April 2nd – 6:30-8:30 -Wine Education Series – France – Alsace and the Loire bin on the lake – April 5th – 4-6pm – Winemaker Happy Hour with Ron Lachini of Lachini Vineyards Dusted Valley – April 5th – 12-5pm – Spring Releases Columbia Winery – April 5th – 11am-7pm – Industry […]


WSET: Weekend Intensive Class

by Shona Milne on March 27, 2012

A WSET Level 2 Intermediate Award in Wines and Spirits class is coming up soon in the area. On April 28-29, 2012, 9am-5:30, The registration deadline is April 20th. The fee is $700 (includes WSET manual and study guide, instruction, wines and exam) There is also a trade discount available. Please email for more information.  You can register at […]


Woodinville Wine Events: March 16th-31st

by Shona Milne on March 13, 2012

Tefft Cellars – March 16th – 5-7pm – Dick’s Burger Happy Hour Matthews Estate – March 16th – 6:30-9pm – Jazz in the Cellars Columbia Winery – March 16 – 7-9pm – Industry Night Matthews Estate – March 17th – 6-11pm – Poker Night Airfield Estates – March 17th – St Patrick’s Day Celebration – […]

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Tickets on Sale: Passport to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on March 11, 2012

Tickets went on sale for Passport to Woodinville. If you purchase sooner than later you get a price break. Tickets are selling quickly to Passport to Woodinville, one of Washington’s favorite wine country weekends.  The annual spring event, held this year Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., offers […]

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Challenger Ridge: Leaving Woodinville

by Shona Milne on March 9, 2012

I received an email saying that Challenger Ridge will be closing their Woodinville tasting room at the end of April. Seems the players in Woodinville are changing and moving around again. I wonder who will go into their space? Let me know what your hear. To our valued customers, We would like to make you aware […]


Woodinville Wine Shuttle: Coming Spring 2012

by Shona Milne on March 7, 2012

So many of you have asked and wanted this service and now it will arrive this spring. Woodinville Wine Shuttle will launch soon with a fulltime “hop on, hop off” shuttle serivce for the Woodinville winery area. I received some information from the owners Richard and Tracy Shaffer about them and their plans: My wife […]


Taste Washington: March is Washington Wine Month

by Shona Milne on March 4, 2012

March is Washington Wine Month and on March 31st and April 1st is Taste Washington. It’s been expanded to two day this year. Let’s hope that’s a sign that the economy is improving and that more Washington wine is being consumed. If you are interested in the seminars being offered you should get your tickets […]


Woodinville: Dine Around Seattle

by Shona Milne on March 1, 2012

It’s that time of year for Dine Around Seattle. Here in Woodinville we have Barking Frog and Purple Cafe and Wine Bar participating. Whether you live in the Seattle area or are just visiting, Dine Around Seattle is a fine-dining experience you don’t want to miss. Now in its tenth year, this bi-annual promotion has […]