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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 […]


Woodinville Wine Events: March 25th-31st

by Shona Milne on March 24, 2011

Chateau Ste. Michelle – Fri, March 25th – 6-8pm – What’s in Your Wine Wardrobe with Thirsty Girl Matthews Estate – Fri, March 25th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Adams Bench – Sat, March 26th -noon-4 – Release of 2008 Reckoning Woodinville Wine Cellars – Sat, March 26th – 11am-noon – Art Culinaire Cooking […]


Taste Washington: Returns for 14th Year

by Shona Milne on February 28, 2011

Taste Washington will return for its 14th year on Sunday, March 27th.  It is the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. IT features over 200 Washington State wineries. You will also find many of your favorite restaurants to pair your wine with. The weekend kicks off on Saturday, March 26, with a series of […]


Seattle Food & Wine Festival: February 27th

by Shona Milne on February 13, 2011

Looks like the 3rd annual Seattle Food and Wine Festival is looming on the horizon. The event is Sunday, February 27th from 1-5pm.  Tickets are $49 and available at Brown Paper Tickets. I hope they have bacon doughnuts like they did last year.  I recieved a press release about the event. The Seattle Food and Wine […]


Woodinville Wine Events: February 11th-17th

by Shona Milne on February 10, 2011

Plenty to do out there this Valentine’s Day weekend. If you can’t find something to suit your tastes and needs then you are not really trying. There are so many choices from a simple pairing of red wine and chocolates to progressive dinners that takes you to three wineries. Guardian Cellars – Fri, Feb 11th […]

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New Year: New Sparkman Tasting Room

by Shona Milne on January 8, 2011

I hear that the Sparkman Cellars tasting room in the Hollywood Schoolhouse area should be opening around the 15th of this month. They will be located a few doors down from Woodinville Purple Cafe. Tweet This Post


Where to Eat: St Nick’s Weekend

by Shona Milne on December 4, 2010

Many of the wineries will be providing food but for those of you who might be looking for something more I’ve provided a list ot local place to eat during or after St Nicks. The Twisted Cafe – 12631 NE Woodinville Drive – 425-806-7203 Teddy’s Bigger Burgers – 17705 140th Avenue NE – 425-408-1604 Russell’s […]


Sparkman Cellars: New Tasting Room?

by Shona Milne on November 7, 2010

I heard a rumor that Sparkman Cellars will be opening a tasting room a few doors down from Purple Cafe Woodinville in the now vacant Quiznos space. The rumor is now confirmed and they hope to open around the second week in December. Tweet This Post


Dine Around Seattle: Sun to Thurs in November

by Shona Milne on October 30, 2010

I was reminded that Dine Around Seattle is coming up in November. It’s a great way to try out some new restaurants, or revisit some old favorites. There are a few on the Eastside for those of us who don’t like to cross water. On the list are: Barking Frog, Barrio-Bellevue, Bin on the Lake, […]


100 Restaurants: It’s Seattle Restaurant Week

by Shona Milne on October 19, 2010

 Seattle Restaurant Week is running October 17th through 28th (excluding Friday and Saturday) It’s 10 days where you can get a 3 course meal for $25. More than 100 restaurants are participating including some eastside favorites Barking Frog, Bin on the Lake, and Purple Cafe in Woodinville, Kirkland, and Bellevue Tweet This Post