From the monthly archives:

December 2014

SWFE 2015: Double the Wine & Food Fun

by Shona Milne on December 28, 2014

Two Events, One Great Experience at the 2015 Seattle Wine and Food Experience Seattle Wine and Food Experience adds POP! Bubbles & Seafood to kickoff festivities The city’s premier “tasting” event, the Seattle Wine and Food Experience (SWFE), returns for a seventh year, Sunday, February 22, 2015 (12-5 pm VIP, 1-5 pm General Admission) at […]


Woodinville: Award Winning Wines

by Shona Milne on December 24, 2014

Woodinville Brings Home World’s Top Wine Awards Five Woodinville wineries earned a place on Wine Enthusiast magazine’s recently released 2014 Top 100 list, a prestigious award that annually recognizes the best overall wines in the world.  The magazine honored Woodinville’s Ashan Cellars, Efesté, JM Cellars, Kevin White Winery and Sparkman Cellars. Two additional Washington wines, one […]


Efeste: Pairing Riesling with Food

by Shona Milne on December 18, 2014

If you need some suggestions for wine and food pairings over the holidays the folks over at Efeste can help you with some holiday cheer. Tweet This Post


Betz Family Winery: First Estate Vineyard

by Shona Milne on December 17, 2014

Betz Family Winery Purchases First Estate Vineyard at SeVein Vineyards in the Walla Walla Valley Betz Family Winery, producer of some of Washington State’s most sought-after wines, has purchased property at SeVein Vineyards of Distinction, the much-admired viticultural area on the southern border of the Walla Walla Valley AVA in Oregon.  It is Betz Family’s […]


Woodinville Wine Events: December 16th-31st

by Shona Milne on December 16, 2014

It’s Christmas and New Years so don’t forget to check with individual wineries for holiday hours. Northwest Cellars – December 19th – Happy Hour, christmas carol singalong Woodhouse Wine Estates – December 20th – Watch SIDEWAYS on the big screens in the Tasting Room Woodhouse Wine Estates – December 24th -Christmas Costume Party Lisa Dupar […]


Gingerbread Lighthouse: Trellis Restaurant

by Shona Milne on December 9, 2014

TRELLIS RESTAURANT CHEFS BUILD EXTRAORDINARY EDIBLE CREATION:  A GINGERBREAD LIGHTHOUSE COMPLETE WITH BEACON AND KEEPER’S HOUSE “Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice” on Holiday Display in The Heathman Hotel-Kirkland Lobby Trellis Restaurant Executive Chef Brian Scheehser and Pastry Chef Sandra Watson have been working overtime to create an impressive Gingerbread Lighthouse complete with a working […]


Homeward Pet Fundraiser: Northwest Cellars

by Shona Milne on December 5, 2014

Presented by Northwest Cellars… A fundraiser for Homeward Pet ~ helping homeless animals Sip and shop and enjoy an afternoon at the cellar with family & friends (two and four-legged alike!) Cool Holiday Gifts Wine Tasting Dog Treats Human Snacks Temporary Glitter Tattoos Medicine Horse Art Studio Raffle Prizes Date: Saturday, December 6 Location: Northwest […]