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Artisan Hill Sip n’ Walk: Weekend Wine Walk

by Shona Milne on April 20, 2016

Artisan Hill Sip n’ Walk Weekend May 14 & 15 – 12:00 – 5:00pm each day. Enjoy Artisan Hill wines, Spirits and Brews in the Artisan Hill area of Woodinville Wine Country We are a group of passionate artisans that blend art, craft and science.  We invite you to join us to taste the best […]


Force Majeure: Moving to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on July 23, 2014

I’m looking forward to seeing the new place from Force Majeure which should be opening up sometime in August. They are moving from their space in Totem Lake to Woodinville. Susan told me a bit of what prompted the move and sent me a few pictures of how the space looks right now. The move […]


Wine Traditions: Thanksgiving

by Shona Milne on November 18, 2012

I’m grateful this year for all the wonderful people I know in Woodinville wine country. We live in an amazing area with about 100 wineries in our backyard. Do you have any Thanksgiving traditions you would like to share? Or what you are grateful for this year? Any certain wines you pair with the Thanksgiving […]


Woodinville Wine Events: April 8th-14th

by Shona Milne on April 7, 2011

Matthews Estate – Fri, April 8th – 7-9pm – Friday Night Live Davenport Cellars – Sat, April 9th – Winery Dogs of Washington Book Signing Goose Ridge – Sat, April 9th – One Year Tasting Room Anniversary Elsom Cellars – Sat, April 9th – Cabernet Cabaret – Four course dinner prepared by Chef Tom Black […]


Woodinville Wine Events: November 19th-25th

by Shona Milne on November 18, 2010

Matthews Estate – Fri, Nov 19th – 6:30-9 – After Hours at Matthews Davenport Cellars – Fri & Sun  Nov 19th & 21st – Meet the Artist with Mark B Berkey Columbia Winery & Efeste  – Fri-Mon, Nov 19th-22st – Glass and Pass Pickup for Woodinville Wine Countrys St Nicks Weekend Kaella Winery – Sat, Nov 20th […]


3rd Thursday Wine Walk: Raining Cats & Dogs

by Shona Milne on September 20, 2010

It was raining cats and dogs on Thursday evening for the Third Thursday Wine Walk  Bottles & Dogs in the Warehouse District to benefit Homeward Pet. That did not stop quite a few people and their dogs from some winery hopping over some puddles. Tulip, on the left, didn’t worry about puddles and just rode […]


Wineries Who Tweet: Woodinville Part 6

by Shona Milne on January 15, 2010

The wineries who tweet list is growing again. Now @GrandReveWine tweets. Yes, I know they are in Kirkland but let’s not let a small distance exclude them from the list. Not open quite yet is @KaellaWinery but they made it onto Twitter. You can also follow @SenojEstates You can follow me on Tweet This […]


Kaella Winery: Coming to Your Glass Soon

by Shona Milne on January 12, 2010

Kaella Winery is “A Hobby that got out of control” according to Dave Butner, owner and winemaker. Kaella is a combination of  his daughters names; Katelyn and Ellen.  Dave’s path to being a winemaker began with  home beer brewing for 20 or so years and he eventually started making wine beginning with a home wine […]

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