From the monthly archives:

January 2014

Woodinville Wine Events: February 1st-15th

by Shona Milne on January 29, 2014

Don’t forget that Sunday, February 2nd is the Super Bowl. Some tasting rooms may not be open so they can watch the Seahawks beat the Broncos. Go Hawks! Northwest Cellars – February 1st – Fundraiser for The Town Project Michael Florentino Cellars – February 1st – Special Carmenere Release Party Village Wines – February 2nd […]


Amuse bouche, that is! “Tickle your mouth” with a chef’s one-bite selection, followed by four exquisite courses, each paired with local wines. Main lobster, confit duck leg, braised short ribs, and tiramisu complete this perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day while supporting student scholarship programs at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT). Our popular “Wine […]


Warehouse District: Soon to Add DiStefano in April

by Shona Milne on January 22, 2014

I received the following email from DiStefano Winery. I had heard some rumors that they were closing or moving and now I now have confirmation. To our wine family and friends, we wanted to give you an update on our wines and the winery. With the changing dynamics in Woodinville and with so many wineries […]


Ahoy: Sip Wine at the Seattle Boat Show

by Shona Milne on January 22, 2014

Carpe Vinum at Uncorked – Seattle Boat Show’s Opening Night Wine Event – January 24, 2014 SEATTLE – January 14, 2014 – Chardonnay and a Cobalt. Sauvignon Blanc and a SeaRay. Merlot and a Malibu. What do these unusual pairings have in common? They will all be available at Uncorked, Seattle Boat Show’s Opening Night […]


Wine Sales Class: Lake WA Institute of Technology

by Shona Milne on January 20, 2014

Are you Interested in brushing up your sales skills and learing about working in the wine industry? Lake Washington Institute of Technology has the call for you that begins this month. “Wine Sales” Classes @ Lake Washington Institute of Technology What method works best in the world of wine sales?  High-pressure, one-on-one sales like a […]


Weddings in Woodinville: Returns for a 5th Year!

by Shona Milne on January 16, 2014

Are thinking about planning a wedding anytime soon? Weddings in Woodinville is the event for you. It give you an opportunity to see six venues all dressed up with plenty of caterers, florists, wedding planners, and more!! There will be around 100 vendors and did I mention twenty wines for you to taste? You can […]


Woodinville Wine Events: January 16th-31st

by Shona Milne on January 14, 2014

The Station Pizzeria – Jan 16th -BEER v WINE – Upscale Comfort Food Elevation Cellars – Jan 17th – 5th Year Anniversary & Vertical Monolith Tasting Long Shadows – Jan 17th – Meet Sequel Syrah Winemaker, John Duval! Vortex Cellars – Jan 18th – Fast Eddy Red and 2012 Viognier New Release William Church Winery – […]


New Style: Columbia Winery

by Shona Milne on January 12, 2014

Acclaimed Washington Winery Offers Four New Wines with Contemporary New Look WOODINVILLE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Columbia Winery is kicking off 2014 with a new wine style and a new label. Led by Winemaker Sean Hails, Washington State’s first premium winery has revamped its portfolio to build on the progressive philosophy of its founders and deliver a quality-driven […]


Honey & Syrup: Woodinville Whiskey

by Shona Milne on January 9, 2014

I received some new product information from Woodinville Whiskey. It’s on my to do list to try their new products. Greetings, We’re excited to announce the official release of our Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup and Honey! Right after we empty our bourbon and rye whiskey barrels we refill them with pure, grade-A, dark amber maple syrup […]


Chandler Reach: Coming to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on January 7, 2014

Chandler Reach Woodinville will be opening sometime in early February. The address is 14450 Woodinville Redmond Rd NE #107. Canon De Sol occupied the spot until December 31. Owner & Winemaker, Len Parris and his wife Jane are longtime Woodinville residents. Being from this side of the mountains, Len has  wanted to open a tasting room here […]