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Michael Florentino Cellars

Early Valentine’s Day Wine Dinner at Lake Washington Institute of Technology Share the love while you support student scholarships at Lake Washington Institute of Technology Make this an extra-special Valentine’s Weekend by starting things off with our Winter Quarter Wine Dinner Event on February 13th, 2015!  We will delight your senses with a delicious four […]


Woodinville CRUSH: An Insiders Look at Crush

by Shona Milne on September 24, 2012

This the second time that Woodinville Crush has been offered. It’s on Sunday, October 14h from 11am-5pm. You can reserve your tickets here.  The grapes have been rolling into the Woodinville wineries for over a week and you get a personal peek behind the winery doors. Celebrate the 2012 harvest with winery owners at 10 […]


Spring Barrel Tasting: New Woodinville Wine Event

by Shona Milne on April 17, 2012

There is a new event in Woodinville; Spring Barrel Tasting with some of the production wineries in Woodinville on Sunday, May 20th. You can purchase your tickets here. Enjoy an educational “in the cellar” experience at some of the top producing wineries in Woodinville. Taste from the barrel to learn about the nuances of different stages of winemaking. […]

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Michael Florentino Cellars: Grand Opening

by Shona Milne on February 21, 2012

Stop in at the new space for Michael Florentino Cellars. They moved to a new space in the warehouse district and they are having their Grand Opening this weekend, Saturday & Sunday25th & 26th from noon to 5pm. Help us celebrate our much anticipated, new tasting room! This event is free, open to the public […]


Florentino Cellars: Moving Around the Corner

by Shona Milne on December 6, 2011

I had an online chat last week with Bradley Sherman, the owner and winemaker, of Michael Florentino Cellars. I  had heard some rumors that there was going to be some moving around of a few wineries in the warehouse district. He confirmend that he will be moving into the space formerly occupied by Cowan Vineyards […]


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 Events: April 1st-7th

by Shona Milne on March 31, 2011

Chateau Ste. Michelle – Fri, April 1st – 5-7pm – First Friday Happy Hour Matthews Estate – Fri, April 1st – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Hestia Cellars – Fri, Sat, & Sun, April 1st, 2nd, & 3rd – Cellar Door Grand Opening Edmonds Winery – Sat, April 2nd – Sliders at Edmonds Winery Baer […]


Woodinville Wine Events: March 18th-24th

by Shona Milne on March 17, 2011

Two Vintners – Fri, March 18th – 6-9pm – Grand Opening Village Wines – Fri, March 18th – 5-8pm – Bunnell Winery tasting Ron Bunnell Matthews Estate – Fri, March 18th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Chateau Ste. Michelle – Sat, March 19th – 7pm – Salute to Julia Child Chef Dinner All About Wine […]


Taste Washington: Returns for 14th Year

by Shona Milne on February 28, 2011

Taste Washington will return for its 14th year on Sunday, March 27th.  It is the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. IT features over 200 Washington State wineries. You will also find many of your favorite restaurants to pair your wine with. The weekend kicks off on Saturday, March 26, with a series of […]