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Iron Vintner Challenge: Review of Round 2

by Shona Milne on June 14, 2013

I had the opportunity to return to the Iron Vintner Challenge again this year as Twitterati. This event is one of my favorite of the year. It’s not your ordinary wine tasting; it’s theater with food and wine! If you have not attended there are still tickets available for the final challenge on Wednesday, June […]


Can you believe that its time for the 4th Annual Vintner Challenge? Once again, it will be hosted by Willows Lodge. Rain or shine, you just can’t miss this event which benefits Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center here in Woodinville. They can make great wine, but can they cook too? It’s the event of the […]


Avennia: Barrel Tasting Weekend

by Shona Milne on April 26, 2012

There is a weekend barrel tasting coming up, May 5th & 6th from noon-4pm,  if you sign up with Avennia. They will begin releasing their wines sometime this fall. Avennia, a new winery in Woodinville specializing in limited production wines, will make its public debut May 5-6 with a barrel tasting event for members of […]