Taste of Red: 12th Year at Columbia Winery

by Shona Milne on October 23, 2013

Columbia Winery to Showcase Top Red Wines at 12th Annual Taste of Red

Woodinville Winery Opens its Doors to Red Wine Enthusiasts for Unforgettable Tasting Event

Woodinville, Wash. – On Saturday, November 2, 2013, Columbia Winery will host its 12th annual Taste of Red event. A veritable “greatest hits” of Columbia’s best red wines, Taste of Red promises dynamic new elements to enliven the winery’s hallmark event.

“This year, we have upgraded the experience with a jam-packed day full of wine tasting, interactive wine education stations, music and gourmet food,” Senior Manager of Columbia Winery John Sportelli said.

The wine selection will include 15 unique red wines, as well as barrel samples, crafted by Columbia Winemaker Sean Hails.

“Taste of Red is a great way to celebrate the end of harvest. It gives us a chance to share some of our new releases and preview the wines that are still in barrel,” Hails said. “We’ve seen some really concentrated, fruit-driven grapes this year and I think 2013 will be one of Columbia’s best vintages yet.”

The event also will feature entertainment from the Jason Parker Quartet, food from Teddy’s Burgers and John Howie Restaurants Catering, as well as a pop-up boutique of wine and northwest-centric merchandise, including True Fabrications. To purchase tickets, please visit www.columbiawinery.com.

Columbia Winery Taste of Red

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Advance VIP Tickets

11:00am-1:00pm; VIP access lasts all day until 6 p.m.

$30 Per Person / $25 for Wine Club Members and their guests.

Includes logo glass, special offers, raffles, bonus tasting, and a fabulous swag bag.

Advance General Admission Tickets

1:00pm – 6:00pm

$15 per person / $10 for Wine Club Members and their guests

Unlimited ticket quantity for Club Members. Tickets must be purchased by Club Member for discount.

Door Price at the Event

VIP Entrance: $40 per person / $30 for Wine Club Members

General Entrance: $20 per person / $15 for Wine Club Members

About Columbia Winery:

For more than 50 years, Columbia Winery has embraced a legacy of progressive winemaking that has led its forward-thinking winemakers to discover new grape varieties, vineyards and blends. Today, Winemaker Sean Hails continues this spirit of innovation, handcrafting a distinct collection of food-friendly wines from Washington State. Here, intense sunlight, coupled with a lack of rainfall, translates to deeply concentrated color, flavor and structure in the glass. Located just outside of Seattle, the iconic Columbia tasting room offers daily tastings and Northwest-inspired offerings.

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