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Sparkman Cellars

Woodinville Wine Events: April 29th-May 5th

by Shona Milne on April 28, 2011

Barrel Wine Tours – Fri, April 29th – Boutique Wineries of Washington Tour Village Wines – Fri, April 29th – 5-8pm – Stonestreet Wines Chateau Ste. Michelle – Fri, April 29th – 5-8pm – Wine and Women in Woodinville Edmonds Winery – Fri, April 29th – 5:30-8pm – Candles & Wine & Candles & Wine […]


Bin On The Lake: Nomadic Dinner Parties

by Shona Milne on April 10, 2011

Mark down the third Sunday of each month on your calendar for a wine and food event put on by Bin On the Lake in Kirkland. Bin on the lake has a new Chef de Cuisine, R. Paul Hyman and they have started a nomadic dinner party that pops up at some super secret locations to offer […]


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 […]


Seattle Food & Wine Festival: February 27th

by Shona Milne on February 13, 2011

Looks like the 3rd annual Seattle Food and Wine Festival is looming on the horizon. The event is Sunday, February 27th from 1-5pm.  Tickets are $49 and available at Brown Paper Tickets. I hope they have bacon doughnuts like they did last year.  I recieved a press release about the event. The Seattle Food and Wine […]


Iron Vintner Challenger: Returns in June

by Shona Milne on February 2, 2011

Yes, the Iron Vintner Challenger is back for the second year. This event takes place at Willows Lodge and is a month-long culinary competition where four local winemakers complete for the title of Iron Vintner. The event concludes with a four-course Championship Winemaker Dinner prepared by Chef Bobby Moore to benefit Little Bit Riding Therapeutic Center. […]

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Woodinville Wine Events: January 14th-20th

by Shona Milne on January 13, 2011

Matthews Estate – Fri, Jan 14th – 6:30-9pm – Friday Night Live Challenger Ridge – Sat, Jan 15th – Eagle Festival Float Tour Edmonds Winery – Sat, Jan15th – 1-5pm – Soup’s On Sparkman Cellars – Sat, Jan 15th – 1-6 – Tasting Room Now Open Hollywood Hill Vineyards – Sat, Jan 15th – 5-8pm […]


Sparkman Cellars: Tasting Room Opens

by Shona Milne on January 12, 2011

It’s official, Sparkman Cellars will open the door to their tasting room this weekend. They will be open Saturday & Sunday from 1-6pm. Their regular hours will be Wednesday through Sunday from 1-6pm. The tasting room is located at  14473 Woodinville Redmond Road just a few doors down from Woodinville Purple Cafe. . Tweet This […]


New Year: New Sparkman Tasting Room

by Shona Milne on January 8, 2011

I hear that the Sparkman Cellars tasting room in the Hollywood Schoolhouse area should be opening around the 15th of this month. They will be located a few doors down from Woodinville Purple Cafe. Tweet This Post


Grape Killers: 7 Wineries, Bacon, and Disco Tim

by Shona Milne on December 18, 2010

If you have not attended a Grape Killers event you need to make sure you go to the next one. The Grape Killers are: Mark Ryan Winery, Stevens Winery, Baer Winery, Sparkman Cellars, Gorman Winery, Guardian Cellars, and Darby Winery. I started at Gorman and had splash of The Bully with a nice plate of […]

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Sparkman Cellars: Opening Soon

by Shona Milne on December 3, 2010

I stopped in at Sparkman Cellars last night, for Grape Killers, and found out that the expected opening of their tasting room in the Hollywood Schoolhouse area around December 15th. Tweet This Post