St Nicks: Holiday Fun This Weekend

by Shona Milne on December 3, 2010

If you want to know what some of the wineries are doing for this St. Nicks weekend here is a list from an email from Woodinville Wine Country.

Special Features During St.Nicholas Day Weekend:

Anton Ville Winery will be featuring chocolate pairings with their reds and tortellini with their white wine.  Back by popular demand…Chili Pepper Truffles paired with their 2005 AVW Blend and Blackberry truffles paired with their award winning 2005 Merlot.  Pompeii Wood Fired Pizza Company will be outside of the winery producing and selling their wood fired pizzas.  Look for us on the north side of the Warehouse Wineries! Website

Baer Winery will have the Skillet truck out offering lunch selections for sale on Saturday, December 4th.  Website  Skillet Truck

Brian Carter Cellars will be featuring Rob Pearsall on Saturday and Sunday of St. Nick’s weekend.  They will also have a specially priced 3 bottle box for $50, regularly priced at $95.  Website

Challenger Ridge will be offering soup to guests and sitting with Santa on a Harley.  You will have an option to receive a picture that day for an additional cost or if you buy 6 bottles of wine, the picture will be free! Website

Chateau Ste. Michelle invites you to stop by the winery to join them for tastings of some of their award-winning wines.  They will also feature barrel tasting, a Riedel wine glass demo, a sensory lab, and 20% off all of your wine and merchandise purchases. Website

Covington Cellars and Two Vintners invite you to join them for their newest releases with gourmet food pairings.  Website

Davenport Cellars will have live music on Saturday December 4th with light food available both days.  Website

DiStefano Winery is celebrating St. Nick’s and The Repeal of Probition, why waste the occasion:)  Their staff, dressed in 1930’s style, will pour you new releases, including the wine made specifically for this weekend.  Only 30 cases made with a label designed just for this wine.  Make sure to stop by the tasting room and get a bottle in memory of the fun weekend! Website

Dusted Valley invites you to enjoy tasty vittles from celebrated Woodinville chef-owner of Italianissimo, Kent Betts, who will be serving up housemade Northern Italian cuisine to pair with the 5 outstanding new releases from Dusted Valley.  Visit early – these small-lot production wines, made by the Wisconsin Cheeseheads from their Walla Walla estate winery, tend to go fast!

Edmonds Winery is proud to have May Palmer, The Queen of Ivory Soul, in our cellar doing what she loves to do, for your music enjoyment at St. Nick’s on December 4th & 5th.  May Palmer is nationally recognized as possessing one of the truly great singing voices of today’s music scene!  Jazz, Blues, Gospel & R&B!, May Palmer

EFESTE will be featuring gourmet pizza from their own pizza oven.  Website

Hestia Cellars will be featuring Salumi Cured Meats from local artisan Armandino Batali

Hollywood Hill Vineyards will be featuring newly released wines, holiday pricing, and The Bistro Box!  Kobe Sliders, hand-cut fries, and other delicious food – including a discount with wine purchase.  Website

Northwest Totem Cellars will be pouring at the Hollywood School House for St. Nicks.  Come share the fun and first 50 purchases each day get a Rudolph the Corky Reindeer!  Get them while they last!  Designated drivers receive a $10 off Certificate for future use and no Tasting Fee at the winery anytime in December or January.  Website

Otis Kenyon Tasting Room will be featuring great Walla Walla wine and Mediterranean Cheese Pate’ (Feta and chevre blended with kalamata olives,oven roasted tomato, garlic, oregano with a touch of balsalmic vinegar.)  Website

Page Cellars will be releasing their 2007 Limited Edition Barrel Select Cabernet Sauvignon on  December 3rd. Only 98 cases were produced.  The house Jazz band ” Nice Legs” will join us from 5:00 – 9:00pm. Red Wine and Red Meat! Website

Patterson Cellars will have the ‘real’ Santa….stop in and have your picture taken with him to commemorate the holiday season.  Enjoy their new Syrah release paired with noshes from Italianissimo.  Website

Pondera Winery  will be pouring their latest releases and they will be featuring unique one-of-a-kind jewelry designs by Seattle artist Sueellen Ross plus a Small Works Show of original paintings by leading regional and nationally known artists in our tasting room gallery. Website

Red Sky Winery will be offering Gouda cheese samples from Cheeseland, carolers and visiting artist Gretchen will also be in the house!  Website

Tefft Cellars invites you to stop your sleigh at Tefft for a fun holiday photo of you and your friends!  In addition to 8 delicious wines being available for tasting (each reverler can choose up to 4), we’ll also have special Santa Sips for all elves who bring a gift of food or a small cash donation to help us spread holiday joy to families in need.  Website

William Church Winery will be having holiday carolers plus discounts on holiday two-paks and a limited quantity of signed magnums for sale and an array of fun holiday gift items to go with your wine purchases.  Website

Woodhouse Family Cellars recommends that large groups call ahead to make reservations to set an approximate time to taste to avoid being turned away.  Website

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