From the monthly archives:

December 2013

Woodinville Wine Events: January 1st-15th

by Shona Milne on December 30, 2013

Columbia Winery – Jan 12th – Wine Basics 101 Weekly Events: J. Bookwalter Tasting Studio – Mon-Thurs – 4-6pm – Happy Hour The Station Pizzeria – Mon-Fri – 3-6pm – Happy Hour Redhook Brewery – Tue – 6-9pm – Tuesday Night Trivia The Station Pizzeria – Tue – Happy Hour All Day Willows Lodge – […]


EverGreen Escapes: Adventure Hub

by Shona Milne on December 27, 2013

EverGreen Escapes Finances New “Adventure Hub” for the Community, by the Community Seattle– EverGreen Escapes has been exploring and sharing the Pacific Northwest and other experiential destinations around the planet since 2006. After years of engaging and consulting “escapists” in a conference room or at a local coffee shop, they have decided to create an […]


If you are interested in furthering your wine education Lake Washington Institute of Technology is offering more classes in their wine program. “Food and Wine Pairing” Classes @ Lake Washington Institute of Technology Does white wine go with something besides fish?  How about a nice big red wine with that salad?  Nothing causes wine-anxiety quite […]


Duckhorn Wine: Snaps Up a Bit of Red Mountain

by Shona Milne on December 19, 2013

DUCKHORN WINE COMPANY ACQUIRES 20-ACRE VINEYARD SITE IN WASHINGTON STATE’S ACCLAIMED RED MOUNTAIN AVA Once planted, the vineyard will establish an estate presence for Canvasback, Duckhorn Wine Company’s new Washington State brand. NAPA VALLEY, Calif. – December 19, 2013 – Duckhorn Wine Company has acquired a 20-acre vineyard site in Washington State’s acclaimed Red Mountain […]


Woodinville Wine Events: December 16th-31st

by Shona Milne on December 14, 2013

Don’t foget to check with individual wineries for their schedules over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. They may not be open or may have adjusted hours. Gard Vintners – December 16th – Monday Fundays Matthews Estate – December 19th – Corks and Canvas William Church Winery – December 20th – Taste of the Season […]


Esquin: The Grinches Who Stole Wine Christmas

by Shona Milne on December 4, 2013

Two wine grinches broke into Esquin last week and took an estimated $600,000 worth of wine. The grinches may have been former customers of Esquin. The Seattle Times has the story here. Tweet This Post

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St. Nick’s Open House: Offering Wine Valet Service

by Shona Milne on December 3, 2013

Woodinville Wine Country Introduces New “Wine Valet”to Make Shopping Easier During St. Nick’s Open House Weekend Tickets on Sale Now for Holiday Wine Weekend Dec. 6 – 8 Woodinville, Wash. – Nov. 25, 2013 – Woodinville Wine Country’s popular St. Nick’s Open House weekend is the perfect time to stock up on wine for holiday gift […]


Pet Food Drive: Help Homeward Pet

by Shona Milne on December 2, 2013

HOMEWARD PET ADOPTION CENTER HOLIDAY PET FOOD DRIVE You can help out Homeward Pet by dropping off cat and dog food donation at the locations below, Homeward Pet Adoption Center or Doggy Haven Resort from November 29 – December 31st. DONATION DROP OFF LOCATIONS o Doggy Haven Resort – Bothell o Denny’s Pet World – […]