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Category Archives: Wine

Pike Place Market to Hold Annual Arcade Lights Festival April 24

Arcade Lights, the annual one-night tasting festival at Pike Place Market returns on Friday, April 24 and will feature more than 70 local purveyors, including Seattle’s best craft breweries, artisan food vendors, local wineries, distilleries and specialty drink makers. As a longtime starting ground for small, local businesses with big ideas like Rachel’s Ginger Beer,… Continue Reading

Winemaker Dinner Series announced for Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine – The World of Merlot

Tickets are on sale now for the Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine – The World of Merlot Saturday night winemaker dinner series. Participants can choose from one of 10 intimate dinners held at locations throughout the Valley. It’s an exclusive opportunity to wine and dine with winemakers and principals while enjoying food prepared by some… Continue Reading

Taste Washington on the Farm

Join Taste Washington on Friday, March 27 for a new experience where you will visit local farms and meet the people who grow and produce gourmet, artisanal products from the beautiful Pacific Northwest. At each unique excursion you will meet the farmers, get your boots dirty and enjoy a variety of delicious food and wine.… Continue Reading

Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Announces Annual Awards

The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers announced annual awards for Grower of the Year, Industry Service, Lifetime Achievement, Restaurant Appreciation and Posters at their convention which was held in Kennewick last week. Awards were: GROWER OF THE YEAR Robert Rivera, of Goose Ridge Winery received the Erick Hanson Memorial Wine Grape Grower Award for… Continue Reading

Washington Wine Institute Names Josh McDonald New Executive Director

The Washington Wine Institute (WWI) has appointed Josh McDonald as its Executive Director, effective January 5. He will be responsible for managing the complex policy and regulatory issues facing Washington winery owners who make up the second largest wine industry in the U.S., after California. Marty Clubb, WWI President and owner of L’Ecole No 41… Continue Reading

Taste Washington Announces 2015 Dates

Nation’s largest single region wine and food event expands and adds new events SEATTLE – Visit Seattle and Washington State Wine invite wine lovers to mark their calendars; Taste Washington, the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event, will take place March 26-29, 2015, at various venues throughout Seattle. Now in its 18th year, Taste… Continue Reading