From the category archives:

Elsom Cellars

Elsom Cellars: PSBJ 40 Under 40 Award

by Shona Milne on August 5, 2011

The Puget Sound Business Journal has named its 2011 40 Under 40 honorees, including Woodinville native Jody Elsom for her local winery, Elsom Cellars. Of the 40 honorees, Jody Elsom is the only winemaker on the list, making this award even more special for the local Woodinville Wine Country. “I was thrilled and honored to […]

{ 1 comment }

Woodinville Wine Events: June 24th-30th

by Shona Milne on June 24, 2011

Tefft Cellars – Fri, June 24th – 7-10pm – Winemaker Dinner Challenger Ridge – Fri, June 24th – 5pm until The Burgers Are Gone! – Dicks Cheeseburgers Happy Hour Kestrel Vintners – Fri, June 24th – – 5pm-7pm- Wine and Cheese Matthews Estate – Fri, June 24th – 5-7pm – Friday Night Live Dusted Valley – […]


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: April 8th-14th

by Shona Milne on April 7, 2011

Matthews Estate – Fri, April 8th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Davenport Cellars – Sat, April 9th – Winery Dogs of Washington Book Signing Goose Ridge – Sat, April 9th – One Year Tasting Room Anniversary Elsom Cellars – Sat, April 9th – Cabernet Cabaret – Four course dinner prepared by Chef Tom Black […]


Women in Woodinville Wine: Women’s Events

by Shona Milne on March 29, 2011

The past three Tuesday’s I posted interviews with three fabulous women in Woodinville wine; Hillary Sjolund of Sonoris Wines, Carol Parsons of Red Sky Winery, and Jody Elsom of Elsom Cellars. The final in the series for the last Tuesday of March, which is Women’s History Month, I’m posting some women focused events that are going […]


Woodinville Women in Wine: Jody Elsom

by Shona Milne on March 22, 2011

I decided to do a series of interviews with a few of the women winery owners & winemakers in Woodinville since March is Women’s History Month. I asked each the same questions. This is the final interview in the series and features Jody Elsom of Elsom Cellars. Though Jody focuses on Cabernets I am a huge fan of her […]

{ 1 comment }

Woodinville Wine Events: March 4th-10th

by Shona Milne on March 3, 2011

Betz Winery – Fri, March 4th – 7pm – An Evening with Bob Betz Four Course Winemaker Dinner at Barking Frog Kestrel Vintners – Fri, March 4th – 7pm – Mardi Gras Dinner featuring New Orleans Creole Restaurant Chateau Ste. Michelle – Fri, March 4th – 5-7pm – First Friday Happy Hour Matthews Estate – […]


Valentines: Beauty, Chocolate, Wine, & Tesla

by Shona Milne on February 14, 2011

It was a very blustery day out in Woodinville on Saturday but I had a few things on my agenda since it was Valentine’s Day weekend. I started off my day at Elsom Cellars for a splash of Malbec, a bit of chocolate, and a paraffin hand treatment. Got to keep the hands looking good out […]


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 […]

{ 1 comment }