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Guardian Cellars

Grape Killers: Willows Lodge to Host Event

by Shona Milne on September 4, 2009

Did you miss the 1st Grape Killers event? Did you have so much fun the first time you are ready to do it all again?  Join the Grape Killers in Woodinville on Thursday, September 17th, 6pm – 9pm, at Willows Lodge for the second VIP evening.  One last night out for the winemakers before they are knee-deep […]


Grape Killers: Woodinville Goes Downtown

by Shona Milne on July 7, 2009

The Grape Killers Lounge opens Wednesday, July 15th at the Waterfront (Pier 70). Seven Woodinville winemakers make up the Grape Killers; Baer Winery, Darby Winery, Guardian Cellars, Gorman Winery, Mark Ryan Winery, Sparkman Cellars, and Stevens Winery. Tickets are going fast. Tweet This Post


Wine Spectator, in their infinite wisdom, has rated three Woodinville wineries in the Cabernet Sauvignon & Blend category with 91 Points: Darby Winery Chaos Columbia Valley 2006 Guardian Cellars Chalk Line Columbia Valley 2006 Woodinville Wine Cellars Indomitable Columbia Valley 2006 Tweet This Post


I received some information from John Bigelow at JM Cellars on the upcoming Woodinville Winemakers & Brew Master Triathlon. The event will be Wednesday, July 22 beginning at 5:00pm. The rules are that there really are not any rules. Proceeds will go to The Mitochondrial Research Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital.  Root on your favorite […]


Passport to Woodinville: Tickets on Sale Now!

by Shona Milne on January 30, 2009

I know that ticket sales are suppose to begin on Sunday, February 1st, but Cynthia Daste of Woodinville Wine Country just told me she opened up tickets sales a few minutes ago since the 1st was over the weekend. Get your tickets fast as this usually sells out. Passport to Woodinville Weekend April 18 and […]


There is a special Saturday tasting on Janaury 17th at West Seattle Cellars. Winemakers Darby English of Darby Winery and Jerry Riener of Guardian Cellars will be on hand to pour their wines from 3:00-5:00pm. Tweet This Post


Daniel’s Broiler at Leshi Winemaker Dinner

by Shona Milne on December 23, 2008

I just received an email from Guardian Cellars about an upcoming winemaker dinner. Join us at Daniel’s Broiler in Leschi on January 5th, 2009 for a winemakers dinner with Guardian Cellars and Darby Winery. Head Chef J.J. Ullakko will be crafting a five course dinner of Daniel’s finest fare for this intimate occasion. Each course will […]


Guardian Cellars: 1st Anniversary of Tasting Room

by Shona Milne on November 16, 2008

Guardian Cellars is pouring two of their newest wines and partying to celebrate the one year anniversary of their tasting room. They will be featuring their 2006 Syrah and the 2006 Chalk Line. The party starts at noon on Saturday, November 22nd and goes until 4pm. Tweet This Post


Guardian Cellars, the joint venture of Jerome Edward Riener, and Mark Ryan McNeilly is set to launch. Just got this mail from them. Hope to see you at the party. Dear winery friends, You are probably scratching your heads trying to figure out why you are getting this e-mail. In the last Mark Ryan Winery […]