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2011 Seattle Wine Awards: The Winners Are….

by Shona Milne on May 27, 2011

The Seattle Wine Awards are out for 2011 but there won’t be a Grand Awards Tasting this year. The plan is to reassess and come back better next year. Still, you can see how many award winners you can taste through. Dessert Styles: Fortified ~ All Prices DOUBLE GOLD NV Ded Reckoning Wine Company “ded […]


Woodinville Wine Update: May 13th-19th

by Shona Milne on May 12, 2011

Matthews Estate – Fri, May 13th – 7:30-10:30 – Camo Party Dusted Valley – Fri, May 13th – Vinoture Featured Artist Open House Willows Lodge – Fri, May 13th – 5:30-8:30 – Live Entertainment featuring The Side Project Matthews Estate – Sat, May 14th – 12:30-2:30 – Green Apple Catering Cooking Class Northwest Totem Cellars […]


Woodinville Wine Events: December 3rd-9th

by Shona Milne on December 2, 2010

Patterson Cellars – Fri, Dec 3rd – 5-8pm – St Nick’s Kick Off Party Smasne Cellars – Fri, Dec 3rd – 5-8pm – Holiday Release Party William Church – Fri, Dec 3rd – 5-8pm – St Nick’s “Eve” Preview Event Challenger Ridge – Fri, Dec 3rd – Pinot Noir Release and Holiday Cheer Party Chateau […]


Woodinville Wine Events: October 8th-14th

by Shona Milne on October 7, 2010

Efeste – Fri, Oct 8th – 6:30-9 – 2nd Annual Sips for Seattle Childrens Hospital Charity Event Silver Lake Winery – Fri, Oct 8th – 4-7 – Wine Like a Girl Happy Hour Matthews Estate – Fri, Oct 8th – 6-8:30 – After Hours at Matthews Challenger Ridge – Sat, Oct 9th – 11-5 – […]


3rd Thursday Wine Walk: Raining Cats & Dogs

by Shona Milne on September 20, 2010

It was raining cats and dogs on Thursday evening for the Third Thursday Wine Walk  Bottles & Dogs in the Warehouse District to benefit Homeward Pet. That did not stop quite a few people and their dogs from some winery hopping over some puddles. Tulip, on the left, didn’t worry about puddles and just rode […]


Third Thursday Wine Walk: Homeward Pet

by Shona Milne on September 10, 2010

September 16th “Bottles & Dogs”  Bring your best friend to the Third Thursday Wine Walk.  benefiting Homeward Pet. A portion of all ticket and bottle sales go to the animal rescue.   PLEASE:  Only “Dog Park Friendly” dogs! Also, please use very short leashes or we will have spilled wine everywhere and that would just be sad!  4 – […]


Woodinville Wine Events: Weekend August 27

by Shona Milne on August 27, 2010

Matthews Estate – Friday, August 27 – 7-9pm – After Hours Tefft Cellars – Friday, August 27 – Port and Dessert Pairing William Church Winery – Friday, August 27th – 5:30-8:30pm – 4th Friday on the Patio Woodinville Warehouse Wineries – Saturday, August 28th – 4:30-8:30 -A Wine Walk at Country Village Northwest Cellars – […]


Blend: World’s Best Wine, Food, & Places

by Shona Milne on August 25, 2010

Have your heard about Blend? It’s an event showcasing some of the world’s best wine blends paired with fabulous foods from Columbia Hospitality’s hotels, inns, and conference centers. The event is Sunday, September 12th. Seminars are 2:30-4pm and the main event is 4-7:30pm at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center.  Buy Tickets Sparkling wine and artisanal […]


WBC10: Walla Walla Wine Walkabout

by Shona Milne on July 3, 2010

Just a few steps from the Marcus Whitman Hotel is downtown Walla Walla and there are quite a few tasting rooms to visit. On Friday night of the Wine Bloggers Conference we had a chance to go on the Walla Walla Wine Walkabout and check out the local downtown tasting rooms. I did like the extra […]

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Butler Transportation: Wine & Dine Nights

by Shona Milne on December 16, 2009

If you are looking for something to do on a Friday night Butler Transportation may be able to help you out. They offer Wine & Dine with elegant transportation paired with a unique wine tasting experience, all finished with delicious food. Make Friday dinner reservations at Russell’s Restaurant and catch the Mercedes Van for a […]

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