Washington Wine Events Calendar
Wine, Buy & Dine with Butler Wine Tours
Dates:
April 5, 2013 - December 22, 2013
Location:
Purple Cafe and Wine Bar Bellevue & Woodinville Wine Country
Description:
Join Butler Wine Tours and Bellevue’s Purple Café and Wine Bar for an unforgettable Wine, Buy & Dine Experience. Relax on our elegant and comfortable Mercedes Benz Sprinter as Stuart Butler aka “The Wine Stuart” -- or one of his hand-picked guides -- escorts you to at least three of Woodinville Wine Country’s finest wineries and tasting rooms. Our insider relationships with the winemakers and owners will give you unique access that goes beyond all other wine tours. After experiencing your two and a half hour tasting tour, you’ll be returned to Purple Café where a table will be ready for you to enjoy dinner. The corkage fee is waived on the first bottle of wine purchased during the tour and served at dinner. We’ll have you smiling and laughing all night long! Wine does that, you know. Tour Details - $50 per person + Washington State sales tax for tour of three premium wineries; tasting fees are included. - Gratuity is not included; suggested gratuity is 15% of $125 per person tour value. - Must purchase tickets online at least 48 hours prior to tour start time; within 48 hours, call for availably at 206.233.9233. - After you purchase tour tickets, Purple Cafe will contact you to make a VIP reservation for dinner; dinner is required in order to attend the tour, and is not included in the $50 tour price. - No corkage fee on the first bottle of wine purchased during the tour and served at dinner. The tour departs at 3pm and returns by 6pm from Purple Cafe and Wine Bar 430 106th Avenue North East Bellevue, Washington 98004 For reservations visit https://my.getinsellout.com/providers/butler-seattle
Contact:
Stuart Butler
Phone:
206.233.9233
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Live Music at Cafe Orsa
Dates:
July 26, 2013 - December 1, 2013
Location:
Terra Blanca Winery and Estate Vineyard
Description:
Spend an evening with Terra Blanca for live music and dining at Cafe Orsa at 5pm to 10pm July 19th-Chelsea Spence July 26th-Blue Mountain Spanish Sound August 2nd-Geno August 9th-Blue Mountain Spanish Sound August 16th- Carl Holt August 23rd-Chelsea Spence August 30th-Mike Edmundson www.terrablanca.com
Contact:
Sheila Crouch
Phone:
509-588-6082
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Davenport Cellars Cork Art Contest in Woodinville
Dates:
November 1, 2013 - December 15, 2013
Location:
Davenport Cellars, Woodinville, WA
Description:
Let your creative side free while you support Northwest Harvest in this fun annual winery sponsored event. One cork, fifty corks, or a thousand, gather them up, throw in some glue, wire, dyes or paint, and create your masterpiece. Minimum entry fee of $5 goes to Northwest Harvest. You also have the option of donating your work to be sold, with the proceeds also going to Northwest Harvest. Top entry in each category wins an award. Judging to take place on December 20th. Works to remain on display until sold, or December 31st, whichever is later. Download an entry form from the Events page of the Davenport Cellars website, fill it out, and drop it off at, or mail it to, the winery.
Contact:
Jeff Jirka
Phone:
425.457.4957
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY - Tuesdays are Trivia Nights
Dates:
November 12, 2013 - December 17, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
Tuesday is Trivia Night at Barnard Griffin's WINE BAR & EATERY Let’s hope you are as smart as you think you are! We’ll quiz you and your friends with trivia questions ranging from easy to brain-scorchers via Barnard Griffin’s College of Trivia Knowledge. Bring a team of up to 4 people on Tuesday and be seated by 6pm to play. - No entry fee (yay!) - 21 years old & up - Happy hour prices for trivia players (huzzah!) - A prize for the winning team (this just gets better and better!) Reservations aren't necessary... but they're never a bad idea! Focus is on Fresh, Light & Contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA; just off the Queensgate Dr. South exit on Route 182. Live Music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. WINE BAR & EATERY: Open Tues-Thurs: 4pm - 9pm Open Fri-Sat: Noon - 10pm Live Music Most Saturdays Open Sun: Noon - 5pm Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Thanksgiving in Yakima Valley Wine Country
Dates:
November 29, 2013 - December 1, 2013
Location:
40+ wineries in the Yakima Valley
Description:
With so much to be thankful for, Yakima Valley wineries open their doors following Thanksgiving to celebrate the season. Come sample our finest wines and carefully selected culinary pairings! Participating wineries are offering food and wine pairings in addition to new experiences during Thanksgiving in Wine Country. Purchase your Taste to Fight Hunger ticket and help feed the less advantaged. All profits from Thanksgiving in Wine Country's Taste To Fight Hunger tickets will be donated to Northwest Harvest. http://www.northwestharvest.org/ Tickets can be purchased on line or on site. Tickets are $30 on line and at the door.
Phone:
509-965-5201
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Thanksgiving in Yakima Valley Wine Country
Dates:
November 29, 2013 - December 1, 2013
Location:
Yakima, Zillah, Prosser, Benton City, Richland
Description:
With so much to be thankful for, Yakima Valley wineries open their doors following Thanksgiving to celebrate the season. Come sample our finest wines and carefully selected culinary pairings! Participating wineries are offering food and wine pairings in addition to new experiences during Thanksgiving in Wine Country. Purchase your Taste to Fight Hunger ticket and help feed the less advantaged. All profits from Thanksgiving in Wine Country's Taste To Fight Hunger tickets will be donated to Northwest Harvest. http://www.northwestharvest.org/ Tickets can be purchased on line or on site. Tickets are $30 on line and at the door. (Tickets will go on line by October 16, 2013.) Check back regularly and learn what each participating winery is offering during this festive weekend. Wineries are submitting activities regularly. Below are the activities that we have received so far.
Phone:
509-965-5201
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Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Thanksgiving Winery Open House Weekend
Dates:
November 29, 2013 - December 1, 2013
Location:
Columbia Gorge Wineries
Description:
Enjoy a memorable Thanksgiving Open House weekend Nov 29-Dec 1 in the wild beauty of the Columbia Gorge with more than 30 Gorge Wineries hosting special open house events featuring exciting new releases, great discounts and delicious pairings. GorgeWine.com for a list of participating wineries, maps, and hours. The Columbia Gorge Winegrowing Region (AVA) is located just one hour east of the Portland/Vancouver area through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Pacific Northwest. Straddling the mighty Columbia River, our growing region supports conditions for a wide variety of grapes from Albariño to Zinfandel. Traffic-free roads meander through vineyards and double mountain views, leading to tasting rooms where one will often find the winemaker behind the counter.
Contact:
Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association
Phone:
1-866-413-9463
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Bainbridge Thanksgiving Wine Tour
Dates:
November 29, 2013 - December 1, 2013
Location:
At the wineries on Bainbridge Island
Description:
What better way to spend the weekend after Thanksgiving than wine touring? Get the family out of the house and explore the wineries of Bainbridge Island. These 7 cozy artisanal wineries are mostly new on the scene but are already garnering awards and attention. Avoid the crowds and explore the peaceful beauty and charm of Bainbridge Island! After your day of tasting enjoy dinner at one of our highly acclaimed local restaurants.
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Sapolil Cellars - All Day, Every Sunday Industry Love
Date:
December 1, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
If you’re in the industry, come in for great specials all day Sunday! Look forward to the last Sunday of each month to enjoy a late night DJ Party as well! 1 p.m. to close, Every Sunday
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Sapolil Cellars ~ Every Wednesday Open Mic Recording Club
Date:
December 4, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
It’s open mic, but even better! Each act gets to take home a recording of their performance! Sign up sheet is at Sapolil Cellars, open at 1 p.m. or call Nick! 6-9, Wednesdays! No Cover.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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AniChe Cellars Holiday Vino & Vendors
Date:
December 5, 2013
Location:
AniChe Cellars
Description:
Come join us Thursday December 5th 5pm-8pm for a late evening of sipping and shopping from some of our absolute favorite local Gorge vendors and artisans up at AniChe!! This event is free and we will be offering specials on wine!! Featuring: Rebecca Bashara Metalsmith Alouette Waxing Studio LLC Massage by Nancy Haley Stone and Wire Designs Butterfly Essential Oils Bleu Oiseau Photography Underwood Alpacas And Many more!!!! AnicheCellars.com
Contact:
Maren
Phone:
360-624-6531
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L'Ecole Winemaker Dinner with Marty Clubb at LaGrande Bistro in Kirkland
Date:
December 5, 2013
Location:
LeGrande Bistro
Description:
L'Ecole Winemaker's Dinner with Marty Clubb & Chef Shawn Martin Thursday December 5th Please join us for a fabulous 5 course meal featuring the wines of Walla Walla's L'Ecole No 41 Owner-Managing Winemaker Martin Clubb will pair his wines with Chef Shawn Martin's cuisine---five wines, five courses! Attendees will also have the opportunity to purchase wines from the dinner at special reduced prices. Hurry, seating is limited and we expect this to sell out quickly. Price is $99 per person, excluding tax & gratuity ********************** Menu 2012 Chenin Blanc Columbia Valley Amuse-Bouche: foie gras and cherry stuffed brioche grapes stuffed with goat cheese and smoked pistachio gremolata sausage and boursin-stuffed mushrooms lobster salad with caviar in cucumber cups 2012 Estate Luminesce Seven Hills Vineyard Veloute Forestiere veal sweetbreads garnish 2010 Merlot Columbia Valley Grilled Quail Salad arugula, fennel, chestnut-verjus dressing, crispy sage 2010 Apogee Pepper Bridge Vineyard Grilled Rack of Venison truffled cannellini bean ragout, kale and trumpet mushrooms 2010 Estate Syrah Seven Hills Vineyard Cheesecake fromage blanc, caramelized apples, chocolate lattice Yum!! The evening starts at 6:30pm in the south dining room. The cost is $99 per person plus tax & gratuity, the total charge is $126.23 per person. Your credit card will be charged on the day of the event and your server will provide the receipt for your signature at the conclusion of the event. Due to the fact that we will be preparing for the number of seats reserved, we request a 72 hour notice for any cancelations. Cancelations within 72 hours of the event will be charged $50 per guest; if you are a "no show," your card will be charged the full amount ($99). The wines that you drink with dinner will be available for retail sale after dinner at special, reduced prices: 2012 Chenin Blanc, Columbia Valley $13 2012 Estate Luminesce, Seven Hills Vineyards $16.50 2010 Merlot, Columbia Valley $20 2010 Apogee, Pepper Ridge Vineyard $43 2010 Estate Syrah, Seven Hills Vineyard $30
Contact:
LeGrande Bistro
Phone:
425. 828.7778
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Sapolil Cellars ~ Every Thursday Walla Walla Jam Night
Date:
December 5, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Robin Barrett hosts the Jam, Coyote Kings’ percussionist, Emilio “Bev” Cabrales, will be there with his drums & each week there will be a SPECIAL GUEST CO-HOST! Acoustic and/or electric, Rock, Blues, Funk, Country, Soul, R&B, Americana...all styles are welcome. If you’re a good player, duo, trio, or full band, just somebody who wants to listen to some great jams, come on down! We’ll have guitar and bass amps, PA, and a drum kit there, so no need to lug gear. Just bring your instruments & come and make (and/or listen to) some awesome noise with us! 8-11, Thursdays! No Cover.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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St. Nick's Holiday Wine Tasting Open House Weekend
Dates:
December 6, 2013 - December 8, 2013
Location:
Columbia Winery
Description:
Woodinville Wine Country kicks off the holidays by opening our doors, reds and whites for three days of tasting and festivities. Our annual Saint Nick’s weekend begins Friday, December 6th, 7-9:30pm with a special Holiday Wine Tasting at Columbia Winery. This event will host and showcase 30+ Washington wineries as they share their latest vintage along with delicious hors d’oeuvres. New this year is our VIP Library Tasting in Columbia’s Barrel Room. VIP ticket holders will experience, in addition to the regular Holiday Wine Tasting, library wines from fifteen of our Woodinville wineries. Each VIP ticket includes a take home package of three bottles of wine with a combined value at $90 or more. Saturday and Sunday, 11am - 4pm, is our Saint Nick’s Open House, when over 30+ wineries throughout Woodinville invite you into their tasting rooms to enjoy their wines and drink in the spirit of the season. Get into the holiday spirit and join us for St. Nick’s Weekend – and enjoy the many wines of Washington – in Woodinville! Don’t miss this annual opportunity to sample and celebrate the many tastes of Washington and Woodinville!
Contact:
Katie Kay
Phone:
2069202442
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Every Friday Sip @ Sapolil - Piano Bar w/Carolyn
Date:
December 6, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Carolyn Mildenberger tickles the ivories, playing favorites and taking requests. 5-7, Fridays! No Cover.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Holiday Barrel Weekend
Dates:
December 6, 2013 - December 7, 2013
Location:
Canoe Ridge Vineyard
Description:
Join us at our tasting room as we celebrate the holidays in style by opening up the barrel room! • Taste a selection of new releases in our barrel room, set within our national historic landmark site. • Barrel-sample our 2011 Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot and 2011 Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, and pre-order for our March 2014 wine club shipment. • Savor and purchase our new seasonal release: 2011 Grenache from the Horse Heaven Hills (on tap). • Enjoy an exhibit of artwork by Bellingham artist Steve Satushek. • Sample a selection of local cheeses, charcuterie, and artisan crackers paired with our favorite wines of the season ($10 fee). Dec 7 only: • Canoe Ridge Vineyard library magnum silent auction, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; bid on rare, large-format, commemorative bottles • Live jazz performance of holiday standards, 2-5 p.m.
Contact:
John Klein
Phone:
509-525-1843
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Friday, December 6th Live @ Sapolil - Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes
Date:
December 6, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
The Tornadeos’ mix of traditional and contemporary blues is known as one of the tightest and most energetic blues outfits around. Although Kevin is best known for his guitar work, his other skills have started to garner attention. Blues Matters (UK) says of Selfe on the DC, “Playing fine harmonica as well, it is his superb deep voice that resonates throughout”. This group was recently awarded with 7 Muddy Awards from the Cascade Blues Association. Contemporary Blues Act, Traditional Blues Act, Electric Guitar, Drums, NW Recording, National Recording, and Performance of the Year. 9-Midnight, Cover $8 or 2/$15
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY Presents: LEAVES OF GRASS
Date:
December 6, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
The energized décor makes for a great room to enjoy tasty food, beer, world-class wine & top-notch live music. The focus is on fresh, light and contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, Wash., just off the Queensgate Drive South exit on Route 182. Live music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. Fun starts at 7 p.m. The friendly staff invites you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the music while you delight in a glass of Barnard Griffin wine, or a local beer and delicious food. Wine Bar & Eatery Open Tuesdays-Thursdays 4-9 p.m. Open Fridays-Saturdays noon – 10 p.m. Live music available most Saturdays Open Sundays noon – 5 p.m. Barnard Griffin Winery 878 Tulip Lane Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266 Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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L'Ecole wine tasting with Winemaker Marty Clubb
Date:
December 6, 2013
Location:
Bellevue Safeway ~ 300 Bellevue Way Ne, Bellevue, Washington 98004
Description:
- Come join us Friday!! 2010's Walla Walla Cabernet 92 WE,91 WA, 90 WS & 90 W&S, Seven Hills Merlot 90 WA, 90 WE & Seven Hills Syrah, 93 W&S, 90 WE (WE=Wine Enthusiast, WA=Wine Advocate, WS=Wine Spectator, W&S Wine & Spirits) all open to taste. Apogee,90 Decanter & 90 Tanzer, Perigee 94 WE, 93 WA, 93 W&S and 92 WS...and the Columbia Valley line up will all be at the store as well for purchase. Great gifts for your hard to buy for wine loving friends and family. Marty will be on site to talk about the wines as well as sign any bottles purchased. We hope to see you there!!! Cheers!
Contact:
Bill Portman - wine steward
Phone:
(425) 749-3885
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY Presents: EDDIE MANZANARES
Date:
December 7, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
The energized décor makes for a great room to enjoy tasty food, beer, world-class wine & top-notch Live Music! Focus is on Fresh, Light & Contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA; just off the Queensgate Dr. South exit on Route 182. Live Music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. Fun starts at 7pm. We invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the music while you delight in a glass of Barnard Griffin wine, or a local beer, and delicious food. WINE BAR & EATERY: Open Tues-Thurs: 4pm - 9pm Open Fri-Sat: Noon - 10pm Live Music Most Saturdays Open Sun: Noon - 5pm Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Robison Ranch Cellars Barrel Tasting, Walla Walla
Dates:
December 7, 2013 - December 8, 2013
Location:
Robison Ranch in Walla Walla
Description:
Please join us to sample some exciting upcoming wine! We will be tasting the 2013 Viognier from the tank along with a selection of reds from their barrels. Tasting is complimentary. Open Saturday 11 - 4pm & Sunday 11 - 2 pm.
Contact:
Brad Riordan
Phone:
509-301-3480
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Holiday Mulled Wine & Cookie Event in Lacey
Dates:
December 7, 2013 - December 8, 2013
Location:
Lacey, WA
Description:
Stottle Winery Lacey, WA 12pm – 5pm Saturday & Sunday Stottle Tasting Room, Hoodsport, WA 11am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday $12 ($6.50 credited towards purchase of wine), free for club members. Join Stottle Winery for our Annual Celebration of the Holidays. To compliment your tasting we will have delicious savory cookies made specially to pair with Stottle Wines. In addition to our current releases, we will also be tasting some delicious mulled wine (hot spiced wine) to warm your belly and your spirits. We will be offering 5% off all store merchandise for your holiday gift giving. We will also be offering 5% off 3 bottles or more, 10% off 6 bottles or more, 15% off case or more purchases to stock up for your holiday events and gatherings (cannot be combined with other discounts). Stottle Wine Club members will receive an extra 5% off purchases of 3 bottles or more in addition to their club discount (some vintages/wines may be excluded). RSVP not required but appreciated to info@stottlewinery.com or via facebook. Featured Cookies: Rosemary Shortbread Dark Chocolate Espresso & Sea Salt Apricot Cornmeal & Sage
Contact:
Josh Stottlemyer
Phone:
360-515-0356
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Holiday Mulled Wine & Cookie Event in Hoodsport
Dates:
December 7, 2013 - December 8, 2013
Location:
Stottle Winery Tasting Room - Hoodsport
Description:
Stottle Winery Lacey, WA 12pm – 5pm Saturday & Sunday Stottle Tasting Room, Hoodsport, WA 11am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday $12 ($6.50 credited towards purchase of wine), free for club members. Join Stottle Winery for our Annual Celebration of the Holidays. To compliment your tasting we will have delicious savory cookies made specially to pair with Stottle Wines. In addition to our current releases, we will also be tasting some delicious mulled wine (hot spiced wine) to warm your belly and your spirits. We will be offering 5% off all store merchandise for your holiday gift giving. We will also be offering 5% off 3 bottles or more, 10% off 6 bottles or more, 15% off case or more purchases to stock up for your holiday events and gatherings (cannot be combined with other discounts). Stottle Wine Club members will receive an extra 5% off purchases of 3 bottles or more in addition to their club discount (some vintages/wines may be excluded). RSVP not required but appreciated to info@stottlewinery.com or via facebook. Featured Cookies: Rosemary Shortbread Dark Chocolate Espresso & Sea Salt Apricot Cornmeal & Sage
Contact:
Josh Stottlemyer
Phone:
360-877-2247
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Every Saturday in December Sip @ Sapolil - Live Music
Date:
December 7, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
December 7th - Dean Snider December 14th - Dean Snider December 21st - Gary Hemenway December 28th - Gary Hemenway 6-8, Saturdays! No Cover.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Saturday, December 7th Live @ Sapolil - Shanks Pony Country/Rock/Eclectic
Date:
December 7, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Shanks Pony is one heck of a high-energy, entertainment machine. Combining current hits with yesterday’s classics, Shanks Pony will keep the party on the dance floor with a wide variety of fun and engaging music. 9-Midnight, Cover $5
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Sapolil Cellars - Every Tuesday in December Cinema at the Cellars
Date:
December 10, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
7:30 p.m. No cover. Free Popcorn. December 3rd - Roman Holiday (1953) December 10th - Beetlejuice (1988) December 17th - The Birds (1963) December 24 - Closed December 31 - No Movie - It’s our Annual New Year’s Eve Karaoke Party!
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Friday, December 13th Live @ Sapolil - The Wasteland Kings Americana/Country-Rock Fusion
Date:
December 13, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Together since 2008, the Americana sound of The Wasteland Kings has packed bars, clubs and festivals all over the Pacific Northwest. With the gritty blues vocals of Kris Mallory and Holly Sorensen, The Wasteland Kings bring an edge to every single song they do. 9-Midnight, Cover $5
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Washington State Wine Commission December Board Meeting
Date:
December 13, 2013
Location:
Chateau Ste. Michelle Manor House
Description:
Washington State Wine Commission Board Extended Meeting Agenda December 13, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Chateau Ste. Michelle Manor House, Woodinville • Welcome and Review of Agenda (10 minutes) – Chris Sparkman o Welcome to Guests o Approval of November 15, 2013 Meeting Minutes • Finance Committee (20 minutes) – Martin Johnson & Cayenne Chonette o Finance KPIs o Assessment Collection Update • Marketing Committee (60 minutes) – Dan Ewer, Chris Stone, & John Rubino o Local: Wine Awards Update, Taste Washington Wine Month, New Branding Review, & 20something review o National: Recommendeuer Update, iPhone app, Minneapolis Campaign Update, & Omni Hotels Program Update o International: Asia Market Update, Japan Event Update, UK/Northern Europe, & Canada o Budget Recommendations • Research Committee (15 minutes) – Dick Boushey & Steve Warner o WAC Update o Harvest Update • Guest Speaker: WWI Update (15 minutes) – Ally Magnano Break (15 minutes) – start of Extended Meeting NOTE: At this point, there will be a shift in meeting format. No time limits have been established for each agenda item to allow for full discussion. Instead, the topics have been prioritized based on feedback collected from the Executive Committee and the previous board meeting. We will break for lunch when it’s ready and return to the discussion at the conclusion of lunch. • Research Strategy Discussion • Education Strategy Discussion • Other topics
Contact:
Jayne Cain
Phone:
206-326-5760
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Author Mike Veseth reads
Date:
December 14, 2013
Location:
Otis Kenyon Wine, Woodinville Tasting Room
Description:
Quench your thirst for wine knowledge and join award-winning author Mike Veseth in our Woodinville tasting room. Enjoy our boutique Walla Walla wines as he reads from his new book Extreme Wine, and reveals “the best, the worst, the outrageously cheap, the insanely overpriced” wines of the world. Free Admission. Glass pours of our red blend only $7. “Taking what could be an esoteric subject and making it compelling for any wine drinker, … Not just for geeky wine snobs.” ~ Mark Knoblauch for Booklist “Extreme Wine is a must-read for wine lovers and people in the wine industry.” ~ Judy Leissner, CEO, Grace Vineyard, China
Contact:
Pat
Phone:
425-949-7865
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY Presents: CHALK
Date:
December 14, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
The energized décor makes for a great room to enjoy tasty food, beer, world-class wine & top-notch Live Music! Focus is on Fresh, Light & Contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA; just off the Queensgate Dr. South exit on Route 182. Live Music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. Fun starts at 7pm. We invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the music while you delight in a glass of Barnard Griffin wine, or a local beer, and delicious food. WINE BAR & EATERY: Open Tues-Thurs: 4pm - 9pm Open Fri-Sat: Noon - 10pm Live Music Most Saturdays Open Sun: Noon - 5pm Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Saturday, December 14th Live @ Sapolil - Dakota Brown Band Pop/Soul/Alternative
Date:
December 14, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
June 11th, 2011 marked the release date of their EP titled, “Find Your Way”. The album is not what you might expect for a debut self release from four young, small town guys. The EP boasts a strong structure, start to finish, with crafty song writing, beautiful melodies, and outstanding musicality from the entire band. Dakota Brown-Vocals/Guitar Luke Basile-Guitar/Keys Mike Kellison-Bass Tucker Murphy-Drums 9-Midnight, Cover $5
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY Presents: SPASSO!
Date:
December 20, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
The energized décor makes for a great room to enjoy tasty food, beer, world-class wine & top-notch Live Music! Focus is on Fresh, Light & Contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA; just off the Queensgate Dr. South exit on Route 182. Live Music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. Fun starts at 7pm. The friendly staff invites you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the music while you delight in a glass of Barnard Griffin wine, or a local beer, and delicious food. WINE BAR & EATERY: Open Tues-Thurs: 4pm - 9pm Open Fri-Sat: Noon - 10pm Live Music Most Saturdays Open Sun: Noon - 5pm Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Friday, December 20th Live @ Sapolil - Tommy Hogan Band Rock/Blues/Funk
Date:
December 20, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Tommy Hogan Band is dynamic, original powerhouse blues and rock band. The band exploded onto the northwest stages, quickly developing a great supporting review from legions of fans. They’ve made an immediate impact on the music scene with the relentless drive and compelling songwriting of frontman, Tommy Hogan, along with a band offering a high energy, soulful performance that incorporates blazing guitar, booming vocals and a tight rhythm section. 9-Midnight, Cover $5
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY Presents: GINGER & CARL
Date:
December 21, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
The energized décor makes for a great room to enjoy tasty food, beer, world-class wine & top-notch Live Music! Focus is on Fresh, Light & Contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA; just off the Queensgate Dr. South exit on Route 182. Live Music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. Fun starts at 7pm. The friendly staff invites you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the music while you delight in a glass of Barnard Griffin wine, or a local beer, and delicious food. WINE BAR & EATERY: Open Tues-Thurs: 4pm - 9pm Open Fri-Sat: Noon - 10pm Live Music Most Saturdays Open Sun: Noon - 5pm Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Saturday, December 21st Live @ Sapolil - Cale Moon Country/New Country
Date:
December 21, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
This talented young man projects a deep and meaningful voice to all of his songs. On this night, Cale performs as part of a 3-piece band. 9-Midnight, Cover $5
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Annual Holiday Winemaker Dinner at Aqua by El Gaucho
Date:
December 23, 2013
Location:
AQUA by El Gaucho
Description:
Menu PANCETTA WRAPPED SCALLOPS shaved bell pepper and fennel salad, sherry vinaigrette, saffron-lemon beurre blanc 2012 Sparkman Birdie Riesling MAINE LOBSTER SALAD frisée and mâche, avocado, ruby grapefruit, blood orange emulsion 2011 Sleight of Hand The Enchantress Chardonnay 2012 Sparkman Lumière Chardonnay CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF® BRAND TENDERLOIN Roasted cipollini onions, baby carrots, turnips, horseradish gremolata, herbed au jus 2011 Mark Ryan Long Haul Red Blend 2012 Sleight of Hand The Conjurer Red Blend RACK OF LAMB Dijon herb crust, white bean puree, savoy spinach, rosemary demi glace 2011 Mark Ryan Dead Horse Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Sparkman Rainmaker Cabernet Sauvignon CHOCOLATE MOUSSE shortbread, chocolate macaroon, raspberry ganache, raspberry coulis $150 per person, plus tax and gratuity 206.956.9171 for reservations
Contact:
Lee Spires
Phone:
206.956.9171
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY Presents: LEAVES OF GRASS
Date:
December 27, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
The energized décor makes for a great room to enjoy tasty food, beer, world-class wine & top-notch Live Music! Focus is on Fresh, Light & Contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA; just off the Queensgate Dr. South exit on Route 182. Live Music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. Fun starts at 7pm. The friendly staff invites you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the music while you delight in a glass of Barnard Griffin wine, or a local beer, and delicious food. WINE BAR & EATERY: Open Tues-Thurs: 4pm - 9pm Open Fri-Sat: Noon - 10pm Live Music Most Saturdays Open Sun: Noon - 5pm Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Friday, December 27th Live @ Sapolil - Gary Winston & The Real Deal Groovy Blues/R&B/Soul
Date:
December 27, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
The legendary blues man, Gary Winston leads this powerhouse group featuring vocals by Erica Ingersol and Bass by Marcel, Killer Percussion by Kyle and Energetic Keyboard playing by Gary Hemenway. Be prepared to dance and groove. 9-Midnight, Cover $5
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY Presents: KIRA PALM TRIO
Date:
December 28, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
The energized décor makes for a great room to enjoy tasty food, beer, world-class wine & top-notch Live Music! Focus is on Fresh, Light & Contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA; just off the Queensgate Dr. South exit on Route 182. Live Music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. Fun starts at 7pm. The friendly staff invites you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the music while you delight in a glass of Barnard Griffin wine, or a local beer, and delicious food. WINE BAR & EATERY: Open Tues-Thurs: 4pm - 9pm Open Fri-Sat: Noon - 10pm Live Music Most Saturdays Open Sun: Noon - 5pm Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Saturday, December 28th Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie/Dance Night
Date:
December 28, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Dammit Janet! Put on your fishnets, and let’s do the Time Warp! Come dressed as your favorite Rocky Horror character and party on down. The movie starts at 9. The party goes all night long! Props encouraged, some provided. 9-Close, Cover $3
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Vincitore Pre-release and Bottling Party at Legend Cellars, Manson
Date:
December 28, 2013
Location:
Legend Cellars 150 Wapato Way Manson, WA
Description:
Come share in our virgin run of our elegant Vincitore; our Vermouth style Aperitif; a time of celebration, sharing in the bottling, delicious food and fun. 10 am - 4pm Wine club members- $5 Non members- $15 RSVP @: eventslegendcellars@gmail.com
Contact:
Judi Smasne
Phone:
509-391-0706
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Tuesday, December 31st New Year’s Eve Karaoke Party, Live @ Sapolil
Date:
December 31, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Bring on your best! Roadstar Entertainment hosts the best Karaoke right up ‘til midnight! Sing, Dance, Drink! 9-2 a.m., Cover $5 - Includes a complimentary glass of bubbly at midnight! Happy New Year!
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY Presents: Jack Rothwell
Date:
December 31, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
The WINE BAR & EATERY will close at 11pm on New Year's Eve (Yes, 11pm). The energized décor makes for a great room to enjoy tasty food, beer, world-class wine & top-notch live music. The focus is on fresh, light and contemporary cuisine with a Mediterranean accent. The Wine Bar & Eatery is within the Barnard Griffin Winery on Tulip Lane in Richland, Wash., just off the Queensgate Drive South exit on Route 182. Live music is featured most Saturdays. Barnard Griffin’s Wine Bar & Eatery is a fun drop-in destination. Free Admission. Fun starts at 7 p.m. The friendly staff invites you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the music while you delight in a glass of Barnard Griffin wine, or a local beer and delicious food. Wine Bar & Eatery Open Tuesdays-Thursdays 4-9 p.m. Open Fridays-Saturdays noon – 10 p.m. Live music available most Saturdays Open Sundays noon – 5 p.m. Barnard Griffin Winery 878 Tulip Lane Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266 Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com
Contact:
Kim
Phone:
509-627-0266
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New Years Eve Murder Mystery - Mystery in the Snow at Legend Cellars, Manson
Date:
December 31, 2013
Location:
Legend Cellars 150 Wapato Way Manson, WA
Description:
Ring in the New Year with an evening full of fun, food, wine and suspense. Starts at 7 PM Wine Club Members- $30 Non-members- $35 RSVP @: eventslegendcellars@gmail.com
Contact:
Judi Smasne
Phone:
509-391-0706
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