From the monthly archives:

November 2010

Wine World: Grand Opening

by Shona Milne on November 30, 2010

I have been mentioning that Wine World, wine superstore in Seattle, would be opening soon. The official Grand Opening is Thursday, December 2nd, 6-9pm. Tweet This Post


Woodinville Wine Events: Nov 26th-Dec 2nd

by Shona Milne on November 25, 2010

Once you are full of Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing you will probably be wondering what to do with your out of town company? For those not heading out with the masses to the malls you can visit many of the wineries that will be open over the long weekend, including Friday. Many of the wineries […]


Taste of Tulalip: Food and Wine Festival

by Shona Milne on November 23, 2010

I attended the Taste of Tulalip for the first time the other week. What an amazing event. There were about 60 or so Washington wineries and about 20 wineries from California. It really was a case of so little time and so much wine and food. This is only the second year for the event […]


Brian Carter Cellars: Opulento Wine Review

by Shona Milne on November 19, 2010

I rarely do wine reviews but it’s not often that I taste something that really stands out. I was lucky enough to taste Brian Carter Cellars Opulento. It’s a blend of 90% Touriga Nacional and 10% Souzao from the Yakima Valley AVA. It’s a fortified port style red wine with a rich garnet color in the glass. […]


Woodinville Wine Events: November 19th-25th

by Shona Milne on November 18, 2010

Matthews Estate – Fri, Nov 19th – 6:30-9 – After Hours at Matthews Davenport Cellars – Fri & Sun  Nov 19th & 21st – Meet the Artist with Mark B Berkey Columbia Winery & Efeste  – Fri-Mon, Nov 19th-22st – Glass and Pass Pickup for Woodinville Wine Countrys St Nicks Weekend Kaella Winery – Sat, Nov 20th […]


St Nicks Weekend: Glass Pickup Begins

by Shona Milne on November 17, 2010

For those of you who have your tickets to St Nicks you can start picking up your glasses and passes this Friday. You can pick up at Columbia Winery and this year, Efeste, has been added. Save yourself some prime tasting time and get your glasses early. I’ve listed the pickup times below. Say hi […]


More Tasting Rooms: Long Shadows, Boudreaux, & Denhoed

by Shona Milne on November 16, 2010

I had posted a while ago that Long Shadows was going to open a tasting room next to Apex at Alder Ridge but now I hear that there will be two other wineries sharing with them. Boudreaux Cellars from Leavenworth and Denhoed Wine Estates from the Grandview/Prosser area will be coming to Woodinville. It’s expected […]


WA Beer & Wine Wholesalers Assn: Add a Fee?

by Shona Milne on November 15, 2010

From a story on is how the Washington Beer & Wine Wholesalers wants to be allowed to charge a “fee” on orders that are under a case. If charged this “fee” the cost would hit smaller wine shop who can’t afford to purchase cases of each wine that they stock. This would probably be […]


Seattle Times: Great Wine Articles

by Shona Milne on November 14, 2010

If you don’t get the Sunday Seattle Times you missed a great Pacific Northwest special issue of Wine & Spirits. After near tragedy, wine connoisseur Catherine Reynolds is back A mansion is remade to make room for musings on the finer things Tweet This Post


Woodinville Wine Events: November 12th-18th

by Shona Milne on November 11, 2010

Tefft Cellars – Fri, Nov 12th – Dessert and Port Wine Tasting Tulalip Casino – Fri & Sat, Nov 12th & 13th – Taste of Tulalip – A Celebration of Wine Food Tradition Project V Distillery & Sausage Company – Sat, Nov 13th – Grand Opening Efeste – Sat, Nov 13th – noon-5 – 2008 […]