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Darby Winery

Seattle Magazine: Best WA Wines for 2010

by Shona Milne on April 11, 2010

Seattle Magazine has made its picks for Best Washington wines for 2010. They also have lists for 2010 Best Washington Wines: Whites, 2010 Best Washington Wines: White Blends, 2010 Best Washington Wines: Sweet Wines, 2010 Best Washington Wines: Red, 2010 Best Washington Wines: Red Blends, 2010 Best Washington Wines: Malbec. Tweet This Post


Darby Winery: Sharing with Village Wines

by Shona Milne on March 24, 2010

I now know that Darby Winery will be subleasing space from Village Wines when they move into their new location. Darby will be keeping their space in the warehouse district for production. Tweet This Post


Grape Killers: Willows Lodge to Host Event

by Shona Milne on September 4, 2009

Did you miss the 1st Grape Killers event? Did you have so much fun the first time you are ready to do it all again?  Join the Grape Killers in Woodinville on Thursday, September 17th, 6pm – 9pm, at Willows Lodge for the second VIP evening.  One last night out for the winemakers before they are knee-deep […]


Bonza Bash: Benefit for Seattle Humane Society

by Shona Milne on August 19, 2009

As always, I love a good animal cause and if there is wine involved I love it even more. A number of our local Woodinville wineries will be participating in the benefit for the Seattle Humane Society Bonza Bash: Darby Winery, DiStefano Winery, Sparkman Cellars, Barrage Cellars, and J. Bookwalter. For more info go to Bonza Bash. […]


Auction of WA Wines Picnic: Rainy Nights

by Shona Milne on August 18, 2009

  Greg Lill certainly picked a good day for his big birthday. What a party! The sun was out when I arrived at Chateau Ste. Michelle  for the Auction of Washington Wines Picnic  to benefit Children’s Hospital and then the weather changed. The dark clouds rolled in and it started to sprinkle and people mostly seemed undisturbed. It […]


Grape Killers: Woodinville Goes Downtown

by Shona Milne on July 7, 2009

The Grape Killers Lounge opens Wednesday, July 15th at the Waterfront (Pier 70). Seven Woodinville winemakers make up the Grape Killers; Baer Winery, Darby Winery, Guardian Cellars, Gorman Winery, Mark Ryan Winery, Sparkman Cellars, and Stevens Winery. Tickets are going fast. Tweet This Post


Eat & Drink in the NW: New Book Release

by Shona Milne on July 1, 2009

I attended the release of the latest Eat & Drink in the Northwest book last night at Cellar 46. This is the fourth book Melissa Peterman and Marcus Pape have released. This book marks their one year anniversary and they plan to continue on with two books each year. The focus of the books is on seasonal […]


Wine Spectator, in their infinite wisdom, has rated three Woodinville wineries in the Cabernet Sauvignon & Blend category with 91 Points: Darby Winery Chaos Columbia Valley 2006 Guardian Cellars Chalk Line Columbia Valley 2006 Woodinville Wine Cellars Indomitable Columbia Valley 2006 Tweet This Post


I received some information from John Bigelow at JM Cellars on the upcoming Woodinville Winemakers & Brew Master Triathlon. The event will be Wednesday, July 22 beginning at 5:00pm. The rules are that there really are not any rules. Proceeds will go to The Mitochondrial Research Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital.  Root on your favorite […]


Winter Warm Up

by Shona Milne on January 18, 2009

I went to the Seattle Uncorked’s 1st Anniversary party last night out at Senoj Estates and talked with Marcus Pape of Eat & Drink in the Northwest and he told me about this event. Come in from out of the cold for a unique food & wine experience! EAT & DRINK In The Northwest, Seattle […]