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Bob Betz

Taste of Tulalip: Collaboration with Betz Family Winery

by Shona Milne on October 16, 2013

A FIRST TIME COLLABORATION FOR BETZ FAMILY WINERY AND TASTE OF TULALIP Honorary Winemaker Crafts Distinctive Signature Blend From His Best Barrels Tulalip, Washington — Sommelier Tom Thompson is pleased to announce the Taste of Tulalip’s 5th anniversary wine, a collaboration between honorary winemaker Bob Betz and the Tulalip wine team. For the first time, […]


Betz Winery: Sold!

by Shona Milne on April 7, 2011

I just received this email this morning that Betz Winery has been sold. Bob will remain on as winemaker. The 2011 vintage has begun as spring temperatures finally warmed; like the spring fever we get at the beginning of baseball season, we can only anticipate a fabulous vintage. Cathy and I want to share a […]


Italianissimo: Wine Wednesday with Betz Winery

by Shona Milne on September 28, 2010

If your not on the Betz Family Winery list and you would like to do a Betz tasting you are in luck this week. Italianissimo has a weekly Wine Wednesday event and this week you can do a Betz Winery tasting of its new releases paired with some delightful food for $15 from 5-7:30pm. They […]


WBC or Bust: Willows Lodge Grand Tasting

by Shona Milne on June 30, 2010

As a more practical matter of how to have our winning WBC or Bust Wine Bloggers taste through quite a few of our wonderful Woodinville wines we had them come to Willows Lodge. It was one of our first nice days this year so we ended up on the patio outside the Fireside Cellars. A […]


Betz Winery: Pizza Rustica Recipe

by Shona Milne on March 17, 2010

I managed to work my onto the Betz Family Winery list. I think it took me less than a year and I’m so happy that I was able to go to the wine pickup party the other Saturday. While sipping Clos De Betz a friend mentioned that he had the Bob Betz pizza recipe which he […]


Auction of WA Wines Picnic: Rainy Nights

by Shona Milne on August 18, 2009

  Greg Lill certainly picked a good day for his big birthday. What a party! The sun was out when I arrived at Chateau Ste. Michelle  for the Auction of Washington Wines Picnic  to benefit Children’s Hospital and then the weather changed. The dark clouds rolled in and it started to sprinkle and people mostly seemed undisturbed. It […]


I attended the 11th Homeward Pet  Benefit Auction & Dinner on Saturday night at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. It looked like there was a very good turnout. There were a number of items representing our local winemakers & brewmaster: DiStefano, Woodhouse Family Cellars, Columbia Winery, Redhook Brewery, Covington Cellars, Edmonds Winery, J. Bookwalter, Betz,  DeLille Cellars, […]


From Wine Spectator March 31, 2008 issue: Betz Family Winery Syrah Red Mountain La Côte Rousse 2005 Highly Recommended 94 points “Ripe and focused. A plush mouthful of raspberry, black cherry and rhubarb pie flavors play nicely against refined tannins and hints of roasted red peppers and pomegranate on the long, expressive finish. An intense […]