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Pondera Winery

3rd Thursday Wine Walk: Raining Cats & Dogs

by Shona Milne on September 20, 2010

It was raining cats and dogs on Thursday evening for the Third Thursday Wine Walk  Bottles & Dogs in the Warehouse District to benefit Homeward Pet. That did not stop quite a few people and their dogs from some winery hopping over some puddles. Tulip, on the left, didn’t worry about puddles and just rode […]


Third Thursday Wine Walk: Homeward Pet

by Shona Milne on September 10, 2010

September 16th “Bottles & Dogs”  Bring your best friend to the Third Thursday Wine Walk.  benefiting Homeward Pet. A portion of all ticket and bottle sales go to the animal rescue.   PLEASE:  Only “Dog Park Friendly” dogs! Also, please use very short leashes or we will have spilled wine everywhere and that would just be sad!  4 – […]


Woodinville Wine Events: Weekend August 27

by Shona Milne on August 27, 2010

Matthews Estate – Friday, August 27 – 7-9pm – After Hours Tefft Cellars – Friday, August 27 – Port and Dessert Pairing William Church Winery – Friday, August 27th – 5:30-8:30pm – 4th Friday on the Patio Woodinville Warehouse Wineries – Saturday, August 28th – 4:30-8:30 -A Wine Walk at Country Village Northwest Cellars – […]


Blend: World’s Best Wine, Food, & Places

by Shona Milne on August 25, 2010

Have your heard about Blend? It’s an event showcasing some of the world’s best wine blends paired with fabulous foods from Columbia Hospitality’s hotels, inns, and conference centers. The event is Sunday, September 12th. Seminars are 2:30-4pm and the main event is 4-7:30pm at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center.  Buy Tickets Sparkling wine and artisanal […]


Pondera Winery: Moving to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on April 12, 2010

I talked with Pondera Winery at Taste Washington and found out that they will be moving from their current spot in Kirkland to the Woodinville warehouse district. They will be neighbors with Des Voigne. There will also be a focus in the tasting room on art. They said they should be open before Passport. Tweet This […]


Cabernet Classic: Cab, Cab, and more Cab

by Shona Milne on November 5, 2009

The Cabernet Classic is described as “Experience the range and diversity of Cabernet”. I think that is a perfect description when you are tasting the same varietal but each wine is completely different. The event was at Shilshole Bay Beach Club and sponsored by Seattle Uncorked. It was a fundraiser for CoCA, the Center on Contemporary […]


Pondera Winery: Adding Sangiovese to Lineup

by Shona Milne on September 22, 2009

I stopped by Pondera Winery on Saturday. I have to admit I have not been in before.  I got a pre-release taste of their upcoming Sangiovese from their artist series. It will be realeased on October 3rd at the Howard Mandville Gallery in Kirkland. The art on the label is by Craig Kosak and you […]


Help Pasado’s: Drink Pondera Rally Red

by Shona Milne on July 2, 2009

I love to drink wine and help someone out in the process. Pondera Winery did a special bottling to benefit Pasado’s Safe Haven. The event takes place at Howard/Mandville Gallery in Kirkland on July 8th. Tweet This Post