Washington Wine Events Calendar
Washington Wine Wednesdays
Dates:
January 1, 2012 - December 30, 2012
Location:
Icon Grill 1933 5th Avenue, Seattle WA 98101
Description:
Washington Wine Wednesdays! 1/2 Price all bottles of Wine from Washington State. Every Wednesday. All Day and Night!
Contact:
April Johnson
Phone:
206.441.6330
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Wines under $15 for the Top Shelf Taste with Sommelier Dieter Schafer at SSCC.
Dates:
May 8, 2012 - May 22, 2012
Location:
South Seattle Community College. 6000 - 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
Description:
You hate to be disappointed with your bargain purchases. You hate to spend big bucks for everyday wines. In class taste quality wines under $15 from 12 leading world regions -- from Medoc, Mendoza and Marlborough, from the Rhone, Loire and Columbia Valleys. Learn how to decipher a label and how to use the information, recognize grape varieties and their growing areas. Learn how to find and where to buy these gems. Class includes wine-food matching basics. For details please go to www.Hospitality-and-Wine-Education.com . ~ ~ ~ 3 Tuesdays, May 8-22, 2012, 6-9 pm. $93 per person.
Contact:
CED
Phone:
206-934-5339
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Training for Restaurant Employees: Wine Appreciation.
Dates:
May 8, 2012 - May 22, 2012
Location:
South Seattle Community College. 6000 - 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
Description:
Taste white and red, rose' and sparkling, aperitif and dessert wine. Learn to describe to your customers a wine's nose, taste, and finish. Master the art of pairing a menu item with the perfect wine. Become skilled making recommendations to your guests. Receive "Certificate of Completion." Students are encouraged to bring their restaurant's wine list for discussion. For details please go to www.Hospitality-and-Wine-Education.com. ~ ~ ~ 3 Tuesdays, May 8-22, 2012, 1-4 pm. $93 per person.
Contact:
CED
Phone:
206-934-5339
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Wine, Ride and Dine
Dates:
May 9, 2012 - May 24, 2012
Location:
Spokane's Riverfront Park Skyride
Description:
Enjoy a unique evening with splendid wines, a spectacular sky ride and incredible food! This is a one-of-a-kind package that only happens once a year! Taste regional wines and take in the spectacular views of the roaring Spokane River Falls- just a short walk away from a delicious three course dinner from Anthony's or Clinkerdagger. This event was sold out last year!
Contact:
Mike Aho
Phone:
(509) 625-6546
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Spring Barrel Tasting at Swiftwater Cellars
Dates:
May 18, 2012 - May 19, 2012
Location:
301 Rope Rider Drive, Cle Elum Wa, 98922
Description:
Join Swiftwater Cellars for a weekend of wine, food and fun! Enjoy tasting through our upcoming vintages paired with light appetizers. From 1pm to 4pm $25 includes free tasting glass and light appetizers with each purchased ticket
Contact:
Leena Haija
Phone:
509-674-6555
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SipFest
Date:
May 18, 2012
Location:
Pickering Barn
Description:
Discover some of the best wineries and breweries of the Pacific Northwest at SipFest on Friday, Mayl 18th, 2012 from 6:30-9:30pm at the historic Pickering Barn in Issaquah! With 20 wineries, 10 breweries and 10 local restaurants, this wine, beer and food tasting event is one you won’t want to miss. Last year was a sell-out event with over 400 people in attendance so buy your tickets now! Tickets are $40 ($45 at the door) and include all tastings and a souvenir glass. You can also visit the wine store to take home your favorite wines. To purchase tickets and view participating vendors visit: www.encompassnw.org.
Contact:
Emily Ridout
Phone:
425-888-2777
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Spring Barrel Tasting & Open House Weekend
Dates:
May 18, 2012 - May 20, 2012
Location:
Participating wineries in Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, Quincy, Malaga, Cashmere & Leavenworth
Description:
Talk with winemakers and sample tastes of wines from the barrel before they are bottled; this is like a “preview of coming attractions”. Some tasting rooms will offer their new releases. Enjoy food, wine and make new friends at this fun weekend. Nominal fees may be charged at some tasting rooms, refunded with the purchase of wine. For specific winery tasting room hours, go to www.wenatcheewines.com.
Contact:
Jan Lutz
Phone:
509-669-5808
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Taste A Little, Learn A Lot
Date:
May 18, 2012
Location:
The Art Institute's Portfolio Restaurant. 2600 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98121
Description:
Wine Educator Dieter Schafer invites you to Taste a Little, Learn a Lot. Each session taste Five to Six wines from Washington and France while you enjoy hors d'oeuvres and the breathtaking view of Elliott Bay from fifth-floor Portfolio Restaurant … and perhaps stay for dinner. ~ ~ ~ The restaurant serves as an educational dining lab for culinary students at The Art Institute of Seattle. Open to the public, the restaurant presents a tempting menu of fine-dining courses emphasizing fresh seasonal favorites. Portfolio offers elegance at an affordable price. ~ ~ ~ Each session, Dieter not only guides you through the tasting, he will speak about the wines' grape varieties, the local viticultural areas and French appellations, offer food & wine matches, and more. ~ ~ ~ Fridays, Five to Six pm. April 27: Champagne and Sparkling. May 4: Cabernet and Merlot. May 11: Syrah and Grenache. May 18: Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. May 25: Rose'. ~ ~ ~ $15 per person, per session. Reservations required by phone.
Contact:
Dieter Schafer
Phone:
206-239-2363
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Vineyard City Arts Festival
Dates:
May 18, 2012 - May 20, 2012
Location:
Benton City, WA
Description:
This 3-day festival will celebrate art in all forms including fine arts, fine craft, music, dance, literature, and drama. Performances, displays, demonstrations, and workshops will showcase a variety of artists, artisans, and authors and will help to make the arts more accessible. Friday evening will feature a silent auction and artists reception, to be held at Kiona Winery in the Red Mountain AVA. Saturday will be a full day activities including multiple performance venues. There will be a wine and craft beer garden area in City Park, location of the main stage. Sunday's activities will be a continuation of Saturday's workshops and performances.
Contact:
Heather Duncan
Phone:
509.948.3733
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Spring Barrel Tasting
Dates:
May 18, 2012 - May 19, 2012
Location:
Swiftwater Cellars
Description:
Taste a sampling of the 2011 vintage from barrels, hosted by the winemaker. Enjoy light app's prepared by in-house chef.
Contact:
Leena Haija
Phone:
509-852-7312
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Summer Concert Series at Tagaris
Dates:
May 18, 2012 - May 19, 2012
Location:
Tagris Winery
Description:
Snug Harbor from bellingham! Funk, fusion, and soul!
Phone:
509-628-0020
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Summer Concert Series at Tagaris
Dates:
May 18, 2012 - May 19, 2012
Location:
Tagaris Winery
Description:
Snug Harbor Band at Tagaris! Funk, fusion and soul music!
Phone:
509-628-0020
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Live @ Sapolil - Plateau ~ Alternative Rock
Date:
May 18, 2012
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Plateau is an alternative rock band that was formed in Enumclaw, Washington in 2007. The band released their first E.P on Broderham Records in 2009. This was shortly followed by a full-length self-titled album and a five song E.P, "Along The Line," in 2010. The band currently is based in Walla Walla at Whitman College. Adrian Tuohy (Guitar/Lead Vocals) Patrick Miller (Bass/Backing Vocals) Alex Folkerth (Drums/Backing Vocals). 9 - Midnight   Cover: $3 Enjoy a Full Bar, Featuring Sapolil Cellars Wine, Beer on Tap, and by the Bottle, and a full menu of hard liquor libations to keep you revved. Plus, Bistro 15 @ Sapolil will be serving up good eats until 1 a.m.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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