From the monthly archives:

October 2012

Woodinville Wine Events: November 1st-15th

by Shona Milne on October 31, 2012

DeLille Cellars – Nov 1st-4th – Fall Release of 2010 D2, 2010 Aix, and 2010 Signature Syrah WoodWareWine – Nov 1st – 4-8pm – First Thursday Wine Walk – Thanksgiving Wines Northwest Cellars – Nov 2nd – 3-8pm – Happy Hour with The Fedoras Matthews Estate – Nov 3rd – 6:30-9pm – Fall Release of […]


Happy HalloWine: Pumpkin Carving

by Shona Milne on October 29, 2012

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Ancient Lakes: Lucky Number 13 AVA

by Shona Milne on October 28, 2012

From an article by Andy Perdue of Wine Press Northwest for the Tri-City Herald is the story of our 13th AVA for Washington State. Most of the wine coming out of the area, which is a cooler AVA, will be Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, and other white varietals. Tweet This Post


Woodmark Hotel: Woody the Labradoodle Retirement Party

by Shona Milne on October 23, 2012

One of many reasons I like to visit the Woodmark Hotel is going through the lobby and looking for Woody. He is the director of guest satifaction for the Woodmark. He will be missed but you can have a barking good time at his retirement party on October 30th. KIRKLAND, Wash – After countless hours […]


Davenport Cellars: Cork Art Contest

by Shona Milne on October 21, 2012

If you have hundreds of corks laying around your house like I do you might be interested in creating a piece of art to help out Northwest Harvest the holiday season . Davenport Cellars is having a cork art contest that runs through November 15th. Ever thought about what you could make out of all […]


Pomum Cellars: Rack and Returning

by Shona Milne on October 18, 2012

I had the chance to sneak behind the winery door at Pomum Cellars a few weeks ago. Javier already had Tempranillo in and was doing a rack and return. You will have about three to four years before you can taste the 2012 Tinto. I’ll be looking forward to it. In the meantime there will […]


Woodinville Wine Events: October 16th-31st

by Shona Milne on October 16, 2012

WoodWareWine – Thurs – October 18th 4-8pm – Third Thursday Wine Walk – Halloween at the Warehouse Mark Ryan Winery – Thurs – October 18th – 6-9pm – Fall Release Party J. Bookwalter Winery – Thurs – October 18th – 6-8:30 – Meet the Meats – An Educational Series Apex at Alder Ridge – Thurs […]


Vortex Cellars: Pumpkin Carving Contest

by Shona Milne on October 15, 2012

Bring out your inner artist and try pumpkin decorating with a contest at Vortex Cellars through October. The details of the contest are below. Although we’ve been busy harvesting this fall, we’re carving out some time to celebrate Halloween throughout the entire month of October! Every Saturday or Sunday in October, we’re inviting you stop […]


Preview: Taste of Tulalip 2012

by Shona Milne on October 14, 2012

I attended a sneak preview for the upcoming Taste of Tulalip which is coming up on November 9th & 10th. Upon arriving I was greeted by Tommy Thompson, Sommelier, of Tulalip Resort Casino with a glass of Louis Roederer Cristal. Not a bad way to begin the evening. After sipping and chatting with my fellow […]


Once again, Seattle Restaurant Week has rolled around.  The event runs from October 14th through the 18th and the 21st through the 25th. There are a number of restaurants in our local area that are participating; Anthony’s HomePort, Kirkland, Barking Frog, bin on the lake, Le Grand Bistro Americain, Lucia, Lynn’s Bistro, Preservation Kitchen, Purple […]