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Elsom Cellars

Woodinville Wine Events: August 13th Weekend

by Shona Milne on August 13, 2010

I”m trying something new to help everyone and myself out by posting upcoming events with a weekly happenings post. I know myself that it’s hard to keep track of what’s going on in Woodinville. Thanks to Sean Sullivan at Washington Wine Report for the idea. Every week there are so many events; I’m not complaining, it’s just […]


First Day of Spring: Woodinville Wine Releases

by Shona Milne on March 22, 2010

I managed to get to a few wineries for some new release tasting on Saturday. Bright sunshine and wine tasting, not a bad way to spend the first day of spring. Here are some of the spring wines that impressed me on Saturday: Hollywood Hill Vineyard: 2009 Rattlesnake Hills Viognier – I plan to drink […]


St. Nick’s Weekend: Sunday

by Shona Milne on December 11, 2009

A more sedate day on Sunday for St. Nick’s Weekend. It was also a bit warmer on Sunday so it was easier to be outside. I took a couple of friends over to NW Totem Cellars, Ross Andrew, and J. Bookwalter. We also stopped in at Mark Ryan as there was some space to squeeze […]


Elsom Cellars: Sneak Peak this Weekend

by Shona Milne on December 3, 2009

Elsom Cellars will be open this weekend, December 5th & 6th from noon-5pm. Enjoy a taste of Jody’s 2007 wines. They are located at 15007 Woodinville-Redmond Road, next door to Silver Lake Winery. They will have an official opening early 2010. Tweet This Post


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 […]


Wineries Who Tweet: Woodinville Part 2

by Shona Milne on August 17, 2009

I first must apoligize to @GormanWinery for leaving them off of my current follows on Twitter. I have found out about a few more Woodinville wineries who tweet. There is @diStefanowinery, @silverlakewines, @stemichellebob, @stemichelle, @gardvintners, @Facelli, @ElsomCellars, and now @WmChurchWinery has signed on. I appreciate everyone who has let me know about wineries who tweet in […]


Elsom Cellars: New Girl in Town

by Shona Milne on August 12, 2009

I spoke with Jody Elsom on the phone a few weeks ago. I’d found out that she was planning on moving her winery from the Sodo District to Woodinville sometime this fall. She told me that she had decided that Woodinville was becoming more popular with more wineries moving into the area and that she […]