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Novelty Hill

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 […]


From the Midwest: Woodinville Wine Review

by Shona Milne on April 12, 2010

The Minneapolis Wine Examiner was in town recently to tour our “urban” wineries of Woodinville. Seems like we made a good impression on her. Tweet This Post


Wedding Ideas: Novelty Hill – Januik Winery

by Shona Milne on February 13, 2010

Novelty Hill – Januik Winery offers up an intimate space for a reception. This was my third stop on the Weddings in Woodinville tour. This venue was hosted by Jennifer Taylor of Taylor’d Events by Jennifer. I did get a taste of Novelty Hill 2007 Cab Sauvignon which I knew I already liked. I also managed […]

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Valentine’s Day: Red Wine & Chocolates

by Shona Milne on February 11, 2010

Hollywood Hill Vineyards – Feb 13th – Wine & Cheese Pairing – 3-6pm – $20 Edmonds Winery – Feb 13th & 14th – Chocolate & Red Wine Affair – 1-5pm – no fee Silver Lake Winery – Feb 12th-15th – Red Wine & Chocolates Canon de Sol & Irlandes – Feb 13th – Meet the Winemaker […]


Wedding Ideas: Weddings in Woodinville

by Shona Milne on February 3, 2010

I was invited to attend the Weddings in Woodinville tour on Sunday. It was a special event that gave couples and their families and friends an opportunity to tour to six fully-decorated venues and see what they could look like for their wedding or reception and meet with industry professionals to help make their day extra special. The six stops […]


Here Come the Brides: Woodinville Weddings

by Shona Milne on January 4, 2010

Thinking about getting married in Woodinville? Would you like to get married at one of our lovely Woodinville Wineries? There is an incredible opportunity on Sunday, January 31st to tour six venues, see sixty vendors, and check out 18 wines all in one day. Weddings in Woodinville is offering a tour for prospective brides, grooms, […]


Vows in the Vineyard: Lindeman Weddings

by Shona Milne on December 12, 2009

If you are thinking about tying the knot soon in the Woodinville area and need some help with a winery wedding, help is available. For information on where to say your vows in a vineyard or if you are looking to hire someone to plan and coordinate your wedding you can contact Lindeman Weddings & […]


Wineries Who Tweet: Woodinville Part 3

by Shona Milne on September 12, 2009

Once again I posted a list of Woodinville wineries on Twitter. The second I post an update someone else has just signed on. Looks like this is going to more of an on going mini series. Let me know if there is anyone else new on Twitter. You can follow me on Twitter @Shona425. New […]


Seattle Metropolitan: Wine Weekends

by Shona Milne on September 10, 2009

The September issue of Seattle Metropolitan has a great article about Wine Country Weekends. They mention wine places to go and wine things to do in Lake Chelan, Whidbey Island, Woodinville, and Kirkland. Tweet This Post


Salmon Safe: Benefit at Novelty Hill Januik

by Shona Milne on September 4, 2009

On September 20th from 5-8pm Novelty Hill Januik will host a party with the proceeds going to Salmon Safe and Stewardship Partners. There will be a photo exhibit from Snoqualmie Valley Farms with Salmon Safe food and wine, live music, and an opportunity to meet the farmers. Novelty Hill’s estate vineyard, Stillwater Creek, was the first Columbia […]