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Wine Shops

Village Wines: The New Morning Gathering Place

by Shona Milne on December 6, 2012

You may not have heard yet but Village Wines is now serving coffee and Mimosas. They now open every morning at 7am for coffee, mimosas. They also offer fresh bagels with Lox and Caper Cream Cheese, Homemade Cinnamon Rolls, Fresh Baked Goods, Homemade Biscotti and more! Lisa and Tim Bowen, owners, of Village Wines, Village […]


I had the opportunity to attend the Tefft Cellars Smokin’ Hot Firemen wine club launch at Snoqualmie Casino on May 12th. Part of the fun that evening was 19 hot, hot, hot firemen from around the area competing for votes from the audience to become one of the labels for future releases on the Smokin’ […]


St. Nick’s Weekend 2011: Where To Eat

by Shona Milne on December 2, 2011

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 Apex […]


King 5 Best of Western Washington: Vote

by Shona Milne on September 26, 2011

It’s that time of year again when KING5 Evening Magazine asks us to vote for some of our favorite places in Western Washington. We have quite a few caterories that involve wine in Woodinville. Please take a few minutes to vote for your favorite Winery, Wine Bar, Wine Shop. The only endorsement I’m making is for […]

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Woodinville Wine Events: June 17th-23rd

by Shona Milne on June 16, 2011

Lachini Vineyards – Fri, June 17th – 3:30-9pm – Grand Opening Village Wines – Fri, June 17th – 5-8pm – Winemaker Friday Carol Parsons with Red Sky Winery Matthews Estate – Fri, June 17th – Friday Night Live Tefft Cellars – Fri, June 17th – Estate Wines & Gourmet Cheese Pairing! Kestrel Vintners – Fri, June 17th – 5pm-7pm […]


Cougar Crest: Eastern WA to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on June 11, 2011

You may have heard that Cougar Crest was opening a tasting room in Woodinville. They will open up on Saturday, June 18th and there will be cheese, hors d’oerves, and, of course, Cougar Crest wine. They will be located in Apple Farm Village, 14545 148th Avenue NE. It was formerly occupied by Village Wines. Their […]


Woodinville Wine Events: June 10th-16th

by Shona Milne on June 9, 2011

Mark Ryan Winery – Fri, June 10th – 6-9pm – Spring Releases Village Wines – Fri, June 10th – 5-8pm – Winemaker Friday with Ray Walsh from Capitello Wines Matthews Estate – Fri, June 10th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Kestrel Vintners – Fri, June 10th – 5-7pm – Wine by the Glass & […]


Trouvaille Winery: Woodinville Garagiste Winery

by Shona Milne on May 31, 2011

Trouvaille, in French, means lucky find or discovery. I consider Trouvaille Winery a lucky find. They are located up on Hollywood Hill and are only open one weekend a year for their new releases. Luckily, I was on the email list and marked it on my calendar so I went out to Trouvaille Winery last […]


Woodinville Wine Events: May 27th-June 2nd

by Shona Milne on May 26, 2011

Last chance to use your Passport! Check for restrictions. Last day is May 31st. Village Wines – Fri, May 27th -5-8pm – Winemaker Friday with Guardian Cellars and Baer Winery Matthews Estate – Fri, May 27th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Tempest Sol – Sat, May 28th – noon-5pm – 2010 Viognier Release Kestrel Vintners […]


Woodinville Wine Events: May 20th-26th

by Shona Milne on May 19, 2011

Don’t forget that your Passports expire soon! Matthews Estate – Fri, May 20th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live William Church Winery – Fri & Sat, May 20th & 21st – 2010 Viognier Release Party Barrel Art @ the Wineries – Fri, Sat, & Sun, May 20th-22nd – Amavi Cellars, Pepper Bridge Winery, Columbia Winery, […]