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Grape Killers: A New Twist for 2012

by Shona Milne on November 26, 2012

The Grape Killers are back again this year with their usual great wines for this event on Friday, December 7th beginning at 6:00pm. They have added a great deal on a package that includes tickets for two, two special Riedel glasses and 7 bottles of wines; one from each of the Grape Killers. I hope […]


2012 Iron Vintner: Winemaker Dinner Coming Up

by Shona Milne on June 19, 2012

I was invited back this year to sit at the tweet table for Round 2 of the 3rd Annual Iron Vintner Challenge at Willows Lodge. If you don’t know about this event it’s being at a live version of Iron Chef but with winemakers trying to impress the judges with their cooking prowess. The secret […]


Grape Killers: Holiday in the Hood

by Shona Milne on November 27, 2011

A great way to spend an evening this holiday season on Friday, December 9th. I love that Homeward Pet is the charity beneficiary. Tickets still available. See you there. Grape Killers Holiday in the ‘Hood 2011Woodinville Park North Warehouse Winery Complex Dust off those antlers, bust out the awful holiday sweater, and get ready for […]


Beer vs Wine Dinner: Italianissimo

by Shona Milne on May 7, 2011

Italianissimo has come up with an interesting twist on wine dinners. They have a beer vs wine dinner. Each course will be paired with a beer and a wine. The dinner is coming up on Thursday, May 12th. The menu is listed below. Tweet This Post


Grape Killers: 7 Wineries, Bacon, and Disco Tim

by Shona Milne on December 18, 2010

If you have not attended a Grape Killers event you need to make sure you go to the next one. The Grape Killers are: Mark Ryan Winery, Stevens Winery, Baer Winery, Sparkman Cellars, Gorman Winery, Guardian Cellars, and Darby Winery. I started at Gorman and had splash of The Bully with a nice plate of […]

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Grape Killers: Holiday in the Hood December 2nd

by Shona Milne on October 5, 2010

I just received info that the Grape Killers are having a holiday event. Who are the Grape Killers? It’s Mark Ryan Winery, Stevens Winery, Baer Winery, Sparkman Cellars, Gorman Winery, Guardian Cellars, and Darby Winery. The Grape Killers present…… “Holiday in the Hood 2010.” Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kick […]


Italianissimo: Wine Wednesdays

by Shona Milne on August 23, 2010

I was invited to Italianissimo for their Wine Wednesday where they feature a winemaker every week. Last week it was Guardian Cellars. Jerry was pouring his new Angel Sauvignon Blanc, Gun Metal, and Chalk Line. We had some nice weather so it was great to sit out on the patio and pair these wines with some Gnocchi Panna […]


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 […]


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


St. Nicks Weekend: Tickets Going, Going…

by Shona Milne on November 10, 2009

We have less than a week before St. Nick Weekend is upon us. There are still Saturday/Sunday and Sunday only tickets available; $50 and $35 respectively. JM Cellars and Mark Ryan are participating this year. You can get your tickets at Woodinville Wine Country. Next booklet and glass pickup is on December 4th at Columbia Winery from […]