From the monthly archives:

February 2013

Woodinville Wine Events: March 1st-15th

by Shona Milne on February 27, 2013

Obelisco Estate – March 2nd – III Nefer Release Willows Lodge – March 3rd – Woodinville’s Golden Grape Awards Chateau Ste. Michelle – March 3rd – Ethos Reserve Vertical Tasting Russell’s Dining – March 6th – Kick off  Wednesday Night Flights! Woodinville Warehouse Wineries – March 7th – First Thursday Wine Walk – All About […]


Weddings in Woodinville 2013: JM Cellars

by Shona Milne on February 24, 2013

Always a favorite of mine on the Weddings in Woodinville tour, JM Cellars, did a great job. They show elegance combined with the northwest outdoors all in one place. Venue:  JM Cellars Tour Theme: Amor Alegre – Joyous Love Designed by: MG Davis Events Wine: JM Cellars Food:  JM Cellars & Veraci Pizza Tweet This […]


Homeward Pet: Plenty of Woodinville Wines

by Shona Milne on February 21, 2013

The Homeward Pet Fur Ball Auction & Dinner is coming up in one week. There are still a few tickets left. There will be good representation of Woodinville wine at the event. Get your tickets here. The Homeward Pet Fur Ball Auction & Dinner Event is our annual gala, bringing more than 375 animal lovers […]


Passport to Woodinville 2013: Tickets on Sale

by Shona Milne on February 20, 2013

I’ve had quite a few inquiries about the dates for  Passport to Woodinville this year. I’m happy to to let you know that it will be on April 20th & 21st and that the tickets are now on sale. They have also added Woodinville RESERVE on April 12th with 40+ wineries participating. It’s a one […]


Willows Lodge: Hosts 3rd Annual Golden Grapes Awards

by Shona Milne on February 17, 2013

The Golden Grape Awards has a unique twist in that it’s the winemakers that are judging each others wines. Willows Lodge is a great setting for any wine event and will be the host on Sunday, March 3rd. Tickets available here. Get ready to celebrate Woodinville’s award-winning wineries and the only awards program designed for […]


Woodinville Wine Events: February 16th-28th

by Shona Milne on February 13, 2013

Northwest Totem Cellars – Feb 15th, 16th, & 17th – Pouring at Village Wines DiStefano Winery – Feb 16th – Valentine’s Day Magnum Bottling Apex at Alder Ridge – Feb 16th – Corks and Canvas Dusted Valley – Feb 16th – Cinsaut 2011 Release J. Bookwalter Tasting Studio – Feb 16th – Live Music Chateau […]


Tefft Cellars: Closed its Doors

by Shona Milne on February 11, 2013

A sad note to tell that Tefft Cellars has closed its doors and ceased operation in its Woodinville location. This is a guest post from Richard Duval of Duval Images. I think it says it all. They will be missed. I had to say goodbye to my good friends at Tefft Cellars which closed its […]


Weddings in Woodinville 2013: Matthews Estate

by Shona Milne on February 10, 2013

I think Matthews Estate had the most unique setting for a wedding during Weddings in Woodinville. I think it was great; a theme of Northwest Glamping. It really was a standout for me.  It was casual but well designed with laid back northwest style.    The food was also amazing with braised ribs with garlic […]


Wine Education: Intermediate WSET Offered

by Shona Milne on February 5, 2013

WSET Level II Intermediate Award in Wines and Spirits presented by WineKnow Level II Intermediate Certificate $700 (trade pricing offered) 2 all day intensive sessions (including exam) March 9 and 10, 9AM – 5PM at Urban Enoteca Registration Deadline February 23, 2013 The WSET Intermediate Award covers wines and spirits of the world and is […]


Weddings in Woodinville 2013: DeLille Cellars

by Shona Milne on February 3, 2013

DeLille Cellars is always an amazing winery to visit but it’s even better when it’s decorated for a wedding.  I had the pleasure of attending Weddings in Woodinville 2013. It gives future brides and grooms and their wedding parties to see how these venues can shine. Venue:     DeLille Cellars Tour Theme: Rustic Ambiance […]