From the monthly archives:

November 2010

Columbia Winery: A Taste of Red

by Shona Milne on November 10, 2010

Columbia Winery is having its annual Taste of Red this Saturday & Sunday, November 13th & 14th from noon -6pm. There are still tickets available.  Taste of Red features an extensive tasting experience of Columbia Winery’s finest red wines, many only available at the winery. One of this year’s highlights will be an opportunity to […]


Bartell Drugs: Loves Washington Wines!

by Shona Milne on November 8, 2010

You may have noticed something new and exciting in your local Bartell Drug aisles. They are now selling wine and beer. I did chat with one of the checkers and she told me that since Bartell Drug is a local Washington company that they will have a focus on Washington Wines. I did see Chateau […]


Sparkman Cellars: New Tasting Room?

by Shona Milne on November 7, 2010

I heard a rumor that Sparkman Cellars will be opening a tasting room a few doors down from Purple Cafe Woodinville in the now vacant Quiznos space. The rumor is now confirmed and they hope to open around the second week in December. Tweet This Post


Wine World Seattle: Grand Opening Soon

by Shona Milne on November 5, 2010

I attended a sneak preview of Wine World on Sunday afternoon. It’s going to be 23,000 square feet of wine superstore right off the I-5 at the 45th Street exit. If you are heading north on I-5 you can’t miss the sign. They will feature large wine tasting counters, meeting areas, humidor, large screen TV […]


Woodinville Wine Events: November 5th-11th

by Shona Milne on November 4, 2010

Brian Carter Cellars – Fri, Nov 5th – noon-5 – Release of 2008 Opulento Chateau Ste Michelle – Fri, Nov 5th – 5-7 – First Friday Happy Hour Matthews Estate – Fri, Nov 5th – noon-7 – Extended Hours at Matthews Sparkman Cellars – Fri & Sat, Nov 5th & 6th – 2009 Lumière Chardonnay, 2008 […]


Alexandria Nicole Cellars: Girl’s Night Out

by Shona Milne on November 3, 2010

 There is a little twist on this month’s Girl’s Night Out at Alexandia Nicole Cellars, Thursday, Novemrber 4th, 7-9pm. You will be helping out someone less fortunate and you get wine! Hey Ladies! For November we are going to be asking our amazing women to give back to our community, and in turn ANC will […]


Wine Storage Tips: Wine Storage Bellevue

by Shona Milne on November 3, 2010

 I received a press release about how to store wines. I have been to Wine Storage Bellevue several times and they have varied sizes of wine lockers for the beginning wine collector to the more serious collector. Also good tips if you keep wine at home. Wine Storage 101 from the Mr. Rogers of Wine […]