2018 Road Trip Itinerary

DAY 1

Sunday, September 16th

Seattle Welcome

  • All Day           Room Check-in and Road Trip Registration at the Edgewater Hotel
  • 3:45 pm          Meet at the Edgewater Lobby to Begin Boarding Buses
  • 4:00 pm          Hop the Bus from the Edgewater Hotel to the Welcome Reception at the Columbia Tower Club
  • 4:20 pm          Road Trip Welcome & Washington Wine Primer with Steve Warner at the Columbia Tower Club
  • 5:00 pm          Seattle/Puget Sound/Columbia Gorge Regional Tasting
  • 6:30 pm          Catch the Bus to Charles Smith Wines Jet City
  • 7:00 pm          Opening Night Party at Charles Smith Wines Jet City
  • 9:00 pm          Catch the Bus Back to the Edgewater Hotel
  • Overnight       Edgewater Hotel

DAY 2

Monday, September 17th

Woodinville to Richland

  • 6:15 am            Wake-up Call, Luggage Drop, and Breakfast in the Rainier Room at the Edgewater Hotel
  • 7:00 am            Hop the Bus to Woodinville
  • 7:45 am            Woodinville Winery Exercises Pick Up at Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • 8:15-9:45 am   Woodinville Winery Exercises
  • Baer Winery
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • Damsel Cellars
  • Guardian Cellars
  • Gorman Winery
  • Idilico/Pomum Cellars
  • Januik/Novelty Hill
  • Kevin White Winery
  • Lauren Ashton Cellars
  • Two Vintners
  • W.T. Vintners
  • 10:00 am         Winery Exercises Drop Off and Snacks/Seattle Espresso at Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • 10:15 pm          Seminar – Washington State Whites with Sean P. Sullivan and Chris Tanghe, MS at Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • 11:45 am           Hop the Bus to Matthews Winery
  • 12:00 pm          Woodinville Lunch at Matthews Winery
  • 1:30 pm            Hop the Bus to the Courtyard Marriott Richland
  • 6:00 pm            Check-in at the Courtyard Marriott Richland with Seattle Espresso
  • 6:30 pm            Hop the Bus to Dinner on Red Mountain
  • 7:00 pm            Red Mountain Dinner at Hedges Family Estate
  • 9:15 pm            Hop the Bus to the Courtyard Marriott Richland
  • 9:45 pm            Beer Hall at the Courtyard Marriott Richland

 

DAY 3

Tuesday, September 18th

Red Mountain, Yakima Valley, and Columbia Valley

  • 7:00 am               Wake-up call, Seattle Espresso and Breakfast in the Riverview Hall at the Courtyard Marriott Richland
  • Staggered            Hop the Bus to Yakima Valley Vineyard Exercises
  • Avennia and Owen Roe @ Red Willow Vineyard (*Departing at 7:45 am) Vineyard Exercise: 9:15-10:45 am
  • Andrew Will @ Two Blondes Vineyard (*Departing at 8:30 am) Vineyard Exercise: 9:30-11:00 am
  • Côte Bonneville @ DuBrul Vineyard (*Departing at 8:45 am) Vineyard Exercise: 9:45-11:15 am
  • Betz Family Winery @ Olsen Vineyard (*Departing at 9:00 am) Vineyard Exercise: 9:45-11:15 am
  • Staggered             Depart for Lunch at the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center
  • 11:45 am               Lunch and Seattle Espresso at the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center Featuring Wines from Other AVA’s
  • 1:15 pm                  Depart to Red Mountain/Yakima Valley/Columbia Valley Winery Exercises
  • 1:45-3:15 pm        Red Mountain/Yakima Valley/Columbia Valley Winery Exercises
  • Barnard Griffin
  • Co Dinn
  • Col Solare
  • Double Canyon
  • Frichette Winery
  • Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery
  • Hedges Family Estate
  • Hightower Cellars
  • J. Bookwalter Winery
  • Kiona Vineyards
  • Powers Winery
  • Terra Blanca Winery & Estate Vineyard
  • 3:15 pm                Depart to the Courtyard Marriott Richland
  • 3:45 pm                Downtime at the Courtyard Marriott Richland with Seattle Espresso
  • 5:00 pm                Hop the Bus to Red Mountain/Yakima Valley/Columbia Valley Regional Tasting
  • 5:45 pm                RM/YV/CV Regional Tasting at Browne Family Vineyards Canyon Vineyard Ranch
  • 7:15 pm                Yakima Valley Dinner at Browne Family Vineyards Canyon Vineyard Ranch
  • 9:15 pm                Hop the Bus back to the Courtyard Marriott Richland
  • 9:45 pm                Beer Hall at the Courtyard Marriott Richland


 

DAY 4

Wednesday, September 19th

Columbia Valley and Walla Walla Valley

  • 8:00 am               Wake-up Call, Luggage Drop and Breakfast in the Riverview Hall at the Courtyard Marriott Richland with Seattle Espresso‚Äč
  • Staggered            Hop the Bus to Columbia Valley and Red Mountain Vineyard Exercises
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle @ Cold Creek Vineyard (*Departing at 8:30 am) Vineyard Exercise: 9:15-10:45 am
  • Canvasback @ Longwinds Vineyard (*Departing at 9:00 am) Vineyard Exercise: 9:30-11:00 am
  • DeLille Cellars @ Grand Ciel Vineyard (*Departing at 9:00 am) Vineyard Exercise: 9:30-11:00 am
  • Sparkman Cellars @ Sagemoor Vineyards (*Departing at 9:30 am) Vineyard Exercise: 10:00-11:30 am
  • Staggered            Depart for the Taco Truck Lunch at Bacchus Vineyards
  • 11:45 am              Taco Truck Lunch at Bacchus Vineyards
  • 1:00 pm                Depart for the Walla Walla Valley
  • 2:30 pm                Walla Walla Winery Exercises Pick-up at the Marcus Whitman Hotel
  • 3:00-4:30 pm       Walla Walla Valley Winery Exercises
  • Abeja
  • Buty
  • Dunham Cellars
  • Dusted Valley
  • Gramercy Cellars
  • Long Shadows Vintners
  • Pepper Bridge Winery/Amavi Cellars
  • Revelry
  • Seven Hills Winery
  • The Walls
  • Va Piano Vinyards
  • Waterbrook Winery
  • 5:00 pm              Drop-off and Check-in at the Courtyard Marriott Walla Walla with Seattle Espresso
  • 600 pm               Depart for Walla Walla Valley Regional Tasting and Dinner
  • 6:15 pm              Walla Walla Valley Regional Tasting at Doubleback
  • 7:45 pm              Walla Walla Valley Dinner at Doubleback
  • 9:45 pm              Hop the Bus Back to the Courtyard Marriott Walla Walla

DAY 5

Thursday, September 20th

Walla Walla Valley

  • 6:30 am           Wake-up Call, Luggage Drop and Breakfast in the Exhibition Kitchen Space next to The Bistro (Seattle Espresso Available at Luggage Drop-off)
  • 7:15 am             Hop the Bus to Walla Walla Valley Vineyard Exercises
  • 7:45-9:15 am    Walla Walla Valley Vineyard Exercises
    • Doubleback @ Lefore Vineyard
    • FIGGINS Family Wine Estates @ Figgins Estate Vineyard
    • L’Ecole No 41 @ Ferguson Vineyard
    • Sleight of Hand @ Ziggy Stardust Vineyard
    • Woodward Canyon @ Woodward Canyon Estate Vineyard
  • 9:15 am             Hop the Bus back to the Courtyard Marriott Walla Walla
  • 9:45-11:15 am   Seminar – Washington State Reds with Karen MacNeil in the Blues Rooms at the Courtyard Marriott Walla Walla
  • 11:20 am            Hop the bus to the Walla Walla Valley Lunch at Whitehouse Crawford
  • 11:30 am            Walla Walla Valley Lunch at Whitehouse Crawford Hosted by Seven Hills Winery and Double Canyon
  • 1:00-5:00 pm     Guests Leaving Walla Walla Depart for Pasco Airport

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206.326.5771
dflaherty@washingtonwine.org

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