From the monthly archives:

June 2014

Woodinville Wine Events: July 1st-15th

by Shona Milne on June 30, 2014

Don’t forget that it’s July 4th weekend. Some of the wineries are closed on the 4th. Sky River Meadery – July 3rd – Art Opening for Lyn Linder Convergence Zone – July 4th – -Third Annual Red, White and Blues Celebrate Woodinville – July 4th –  Summer Concerts Patterson Cellars and Gorman Winery – July […]


Chateau Rollat: Walla Walla to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on June 25, 2014

Look for the Chateau Rollat Winery tasting room to open up sometime in July. They will be located in the the warehouse district at 18742 142nd Ave NE Woodinville, WA 98072. It’s located by Baron’s Winery and Covington Cellars. Why wine? How did you get started in wine? Tell me about your wines. My passion […]


Kirkland Uncorked: Benefiting Homeward Pet

by Shona Milne on June 24, 2014

There is also a wine garden and there will be quite a few Woodinville wineries represented. Kirkland Uncorked Benefits Homeward Pet! Uncork Washington’s summer food and wine festival – a portion of every ticket sold benefits the homeless animals at Homeward Pet Adoption Center! Enter the code: HOMEWARD when purchasing Tasting Garden tokens for two […]


Ambassador Wines of Washington: Opening Up!

by Shona Milne on June 23, 2014

I just received official word that Ambassador Wines of Washington will be opening up their tasting room this weekend, June 28th & 29th. They are located at 19501 144th Ave NE, Suite D500, Woodinville 98072.  They are up in the warehouse district next door to Pattrerson Cellars and across from Sparkman Cellars. Their hours will […]


Heathman Hotel: Al Fresco Dining at Trellis

by Shona Milne on June 18, 2014

THE PORCH AT TRELLIS: ONE OF THE PLAYTIME PERKS OF SUMMER Enjoy a Dining Staycation at this Al Fresco Oasis Kirkland, WA — When the sun comes out, Washingtonians do too, as they consider outdoor dining one of summer’s top perks.  On Thursday, June 19 through Saturday, June 21, Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel kicks-off the solstice […]


You may have noticed a new sign for Ambassador Wines of Washington across the parking lot from Sparkman Cellars in the Warehouse District. Their 3 estate vineyards, managed by Dick Boushey, are located in Benton City on Red Mountain and they decided that it was a good time to come over the mountains to Woodinville.  […]


Woodinville Wine Events: June 16th-30th

by Shona Milne on June 14, 2014

Gard Vintners – June 16th – Funday Monday Willows Lodge – June 18th – Willows Lodge: Iron Vintner Challenge – Championship Russell’s Restaurant & Loft – June 19th – Avennia Winemaker Dinner with Chris Peterson Gard Vintners – June 19th – Thrifty Thursday Brian Carter Cellars – June 20th – Puppies on the Patio with […]


Flying Dreams: Tempranillo & Olives

by Shona Milne on June 10, 2014

I stopped in Flying Dreams Winery the other day and Leroy, owner & winemaker, was passing out a recipe he adapted from Penelope Casas from her Tapas book. I had to have a copy. Leroy tells me that his Tempranillo is the perfect pairing for the olives. Green Olives, Sevilla Style 7 ounce jar oflarge green […]


Project V Distillery: Closed

by Shona Milne on June 8, 2014

I was out and about in the warehouse district on Saturday and was told that Project V Distillery was closed. Sure enough it looks like that they are not in business anymore. They will be missed. I was a fan of their Chai Vodka and their sausage. Tweet This Post


Force Majeure: A New Winemaker Arrives

by Shona Milne on June 5, 2014

Force Majeure Vineyards Announces the Signing of Winemaker Todd Alexander Winemaker Moves from Napa Valley’s Prestigious Bryant Family Vineyard to Celebrated Washington State Winery to Head up its Red Mountain Estate Vineyard Projects Force Majeure, the highly-acclaimed winery from Washington State’s Red Mountain AVA, has appointed Todd Alexander as its first Head Winemaker and General […]