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Taste Washington

Taste Washington: Expands to Two Days

by Shona Milne on November 26, 2011

The Seattle Times reports that the Washington Wine Commission and Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau will team up and expand Taste Washington to a two day event next year; March 31st and April 1st, 2012. Tweet This Post


Pomum Cellars: Regular Tasting Room Hours

by Shona Milne on April 1, 2011

I managed to stop for a minute at Pomum Cellars table at Taste Washington on Sunday. Javier told me that they do now have regular tasting room hours which are Saturday from noon-5pm. Tweet This Post


Woodinville Wine Events: March 25th-31st

by Shona Milne on March 24, 2011

Chateau Ste. Michelle – Fri, March 25th – 6-8pm – What’s in Your Wine Wardrobe with Thirsty Girl Matthews Estate – Fri, March 25th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Adams Bench – Sat, March 26th -noon-4 – Release of 2008 Reckoning Woodinville Wine Cellars – Sat, March 26th – 11am-noon – Art Culinaire Cooking […]


Taste Washington: Returns for 14th Year

by Shona Milne on February 28, 2011

Taste Washington will return for its 14th year on Sunday, March 27th.  It is the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. IT features over 200 Washington State wineries. You will also find many of your favorite restaurants to pair your wine with. The weekend kicks off on Saturday, March 26, with a series of […]


Pondera Winery: Moving to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on April 12, 2010

I talked with Pondera Winery at Taste Washington and found out that they will be moving from their current spot in Kirkland to the Woodinville warehouse district. They will be neighbors with Des Voigne. There will also be a focus in the tasting room on art. They said they should be open before Passport. Tweet This […]


Walla Walla: New Wine Trails Book

by Shona Milne on April 6, 2010

I was lucky I had a chance to talk with Steve Roberts of Wine Trails NW before the crowds came rolling at Taste Washington the other Sunday. You may know his books, Wine Trails of Washington, Wine Trails of Oregon, and Wine Trails of Idaho. He is working on a new book that focuses on Walla […]


Social Media: Wine Marketing

by Shona Milne on April 5, 2010

I found an article online at Wines & Vines about panel discussions at Taste Washington this year. The consensus is that you should “join the conversation” in social media. It can help raise awareness of your business and building your brand. Tweet This Post


Pepper Bridge Winery: Opening Soon

by Shona Milne on March 31, 2010

I spoke with Pepper Bridge Winery winemaker, Jean-Francois Pellet, at Taste Washington on Sunday. He told me that they were hoping for a June 1st opening for their tasting room in Woodinville. They will be located next door to Ross Andrew in the Hollywood Schoolhouse complex. Tweet This Post


Washington Wine Month: It’s Here

by Shona Milne on March 1, 2010

Oh my, how did it get to be March already? Today is the start of Washington Wine month. According to the Washington Wine Commission it’s the twelfth year it will be celebrated in March. Local retailers and restaurants are celebrating our world-class wine region with unique in-store displays, by-the-glass specials and winemaker dinners across March. […]


Taste Washington: Get Your Tickets

by Shona Milne on February 21, 2010

So many great wine events and so little time. Mark your calendars for Taste Washington on March 27th & 28th. Tickets are $75 & $125. If you’re new to wine, or an old hand at swirling and spitting, Taste Washington Seattle is the ideal event to learn what wines you’ll love to drink. Tweet This […]