Washington Wine Road Trip 2014


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We look forward to welcoming everyone to the Emerald City!  Enjoy the many stunning tourist and gastronomic options Seattle has to offer before and after a lovely Welcome Reception of world class Western Washington, Puget Sound AVA and Columbia Gorge AVA area wineries at The Space Needle from 4:45 pm to 6:15 pm.  Say “Hello” to everybody...and then go off to our sparkling gem of a downtown.

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Shuttle from Sea-Tac to Edgewater Hotel
2:00 pm Room check-in and Road Trip registration in Edgewater Hotel lobby
4:00 pm Washington Wine Primer w/ Shayn Bjornholm, MS
4:30 pm Shuttle to the Space Needle
4:45 pm Seattle Welcome Reception - Our 11 AVA's 
6:15 pm Free time in Seattle

Go forth and be merry in our Emerald City!  One of the great gastronomic spots in the United States, Seattle offers an array of stunning dining and cocktailing opportunities.  See our Insider’s Scoop Guide for our favs!


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5:30 am Wake-up call
6:00 am Leave for SeaTac Airport
7:50 am Fly to Tri-Cities
8:45 am Hop the Bus to Walla Walla Vineyards 
10:00 am Vineyard Exercise
  • Seven Hills Vineyard
  • Spring Valley Vineyard
  • Woodward Canyon Estate Vineyard
12:15 pm Walla Walla Valley Luncheon at Brasserie Four 
1:45 pm Winery Exercises
  • Abeja
  • Buty Winery
  • Dusted Valley Vintners
  • Gramercy Cellars
  • K Vintners
  • L’Ecole N˚ 41 
  • Long Shadows Vintners
  • Pepper Bridge Winery
  • Seven Hills Winery
  • Sleight of Hand
  • Waterbrook Winery

4:00 pm Check-in at Marcus Whitman & downtime
6:00 pm Walla Walla Regional Tasting at Leonetti Cellar
7:30 pm Walla Walla Dinner at Leonetti Cellar
9:30 pm Hop the Bus to Walla Walla Wine Works
10:00 pm Beer Garden at Walla Walla Wine Works
11:00 pm Good night!

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6:45 am Wake-up call
7:30 am Hop the Bus to Tri Cities
8:30 am Columbia Valley/Red Mountain Vineyard Exercise
  • Ciel du Cheval Vineyard
  • Goose Ridge Vineyard
  • Grand Reve 
  • Sagemoor

10:30 am Hop the Bus to Columbia River Luncheon
11:15 am Common Ground: Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Seminar 
12:30 pm Luncheon on the Columbia River with Gordon Brothers Winery
1:45 pm Tri-Cities/Columbia Valley/Red Mountain Winery Exercises
  • Badger Mountain Vineyards and Powers Winery
  • J. Bookwalter Winery
  • Col Solare
  • Fidelitas
  • Hedges Family Estate
  • Hightower Cellars
  • Pacific Rim
  • Terra Blanca Winery

4:30 pm Check-in at Richland Courtyard by Marriott & Down Time
5:45 pm Hop the Bus to Regional Tasting & Dinner
6:30 pm Tri-Cities/Red Mountain/Yakima Valley Regional Tasting
7:45 pm Dinner at Precept Brands’ Canyon Ranch followed by Pool Hall
10:00 pm Hop the Bus to Richland Courtyard by Marriott
11:15 pm Good Night!

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6:45 am Wake-up call
7:30 am Hop the Bus to Yakima Valley
8:45 am Yakima Valley Vineyard Exercises
  • Boushey Vineyards
  • Côte Bonneville’s DuBrul Vineyard
  • Andrew Will Winery’s Two Blondes Vineyard
  • Owen Roe at Red Willow Vineyard

10:45 am Hop the Bus to Red Willow Vineyard 
11:30 am Columbia Winery Red Willow Vineyard Library Wine Reception
12:00 pm Syrah in Washington State Seminar
1:15 pm Taco Truck and Cervezas
3:30 pm Check in to Suncadia Mountain Lodge 
7:00 pm Cascade Mountain Dinner at Swiftwater Cellars
9:30 pm Beer Hall
10:30 pm Good night!

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7:00 am Wake-up call
7:45 am Hop the Bus to Woodinville
9:45 am Woodinville Winery Exercises
  • Betz Family Winery
  • Brian Carter Cellars
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • JM Cellars
  • Sparkman Cellars

12:00 pm Washington Wine Seminar at Columbia Winery
1:30 pm Woodinville Regional Tasting at Columbia Winery
2:00 pm La Paulée de Woodinville at Chateau Ste. Michelle
4:00 pm Official Good Bye and Thank You!

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