In Your Glass

Auction of Washington Wines Kicks off With Spring Winemaker Dinners

By | April 5th, 2019|Events, In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

In advance of spring release, the Auction of Washington Wines has asked some of Washington’s favorite winemakers to join forces with local chefs to create a one-night-only experience. These carefully crafted, unique dinners give you the opportunity to learn about the wines as they are served with each course, directly from the Winemaker and Chef who created the pairing. The five dinners will [...]

Taste Washington is This Weekend!

By | March 28th, 2019|Events, In Your Glass, On Your Plate, Uncategorized|

The 22nd annual Taste Washington is this weekend, March 28-31! Voted one of USA Today’s 10-Best Wine Festivals, Taste Washington features four full days of wine and food events with Seattle and the country's hottest chefs and acclaimed Washington winemakers. Tickets are still available for festival events and can be purchased at tastewashington.org. The weekend begins with the Red & [...]

Washington State Wine Grape Harvest Grows 14% in 2018

By | March 21st, 2019|In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

Washington wine is growing! Washington state’s wine grape harvest grew by 14 percent in 2018, for a grand total of 261,000 tons crushed. This was the second largest harvest in Washington’s history, behind the record-breaking total of 270,000 tons in 2016. Washington State Wine’s annual Grape Production Report, compiled with information provided by all Washington State wineries, showed cabernet sauvignon [...]

AWW Announces 2019 Honorary Vintner and Grower

By | March 20th, 2019|Events, In Your Glass, Uncategorized|

The Auction of Washington Wines, Washington state’s only nonprofit wine event that has been around for 32 years, has announced Chris Gorman of Gorman Winery as its 2019 Honorary Vintner and Scott Williams of Kiona Vineyards as its 2019 Honorary Grower. The individuals were selected because they exemplify leadership in the industry and have made significant contributions to the Washington [...]

Raise a glass! March is Taste Washington Wine Month

By | March 4th, 2019|In Your Glass, Wine|

Washington State Wine is flying the #WAwine flag this March for Taste Washington Wine Month with an energizing new campaign to encourage people to proudly Taste Washington Wine. More than 500 wineries, restaurants, hotels and retailers are jumping on board with special events and promotions all month long. “Washington State has great wines for every palate, at every price point,” [...]

Cépaé Collaboration Dinner with Copine and Guthrie Wines

By | November 30th, 2018|At the Table, In Your Glass, Wine|

Cépaé is proud to announce a special event collaborating with Ballard gem Copine and Sonoma’s Guthrie Wines on Thursday, December 6th.  Julien Hervet, founder of Cépaé (pronounced ‘Seh-pay-eh) has brought together Chef Shaun McCrain and winemaker Blair Guthrie to create a lovely evening of New American cuisine paired with wines from Napa, Sonoma and Bordeaux. The festivities will begin at [...]

Tulalip Resort Casino Hosts Its Annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale

By | November 16th, 2018|Events, In Your Glass|

Shop for the Perfect Gift at a Fraction of the Price  Tulalip Resort Casino’s Sommelier Tom Thompson is extending an invitation to all holiday gift-givers and all wine, whiskey and tequila lovers to the Resort's annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale. The sale will feature over 100 remarkable local and international wine selections and top-shelf aged spirits from around [...]

Champagne: An Exceptional 2018 Harvest

By | September 10th, 2018|In Your Glass, Wine|

Precocity, quality, volume: nearing its end in Champagne, the grape harvest is definitely out of the ordinary. Beginning in the earliest sectors on 20th August, it is the fifth grape harvest started in August over the last fifteen years. After an exceptionally wet winter, the Champagne region has since April been experiencing sunshine and temperatures well above the 10-year average. [...]

Now You Can Take a Food Tour of Ballard

By | September 7th, 2018|In Your Glass, On Your Plate|

Hosting out-of-town visitors or Airbnb guests? Like finding new ways to discover Seattle? Now you can take a self-guided food tour of Ballard thanks to Adria Saracino of The Emerald Palate, a food and travel blog covering the flavors, makers, and adventures of the Pacific Northwest. This digital 43-page guide lets you explore the vibrant Ballard neighborhood at your own pace. [...]

Ste. Michelle President and CEO Ted Baseler Announces Retirement

By | August 22nd, 2018|In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

Ted Baseler (pictured above, far right), President and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, is ending his storied and acclaimed career with the company this Fall. The announcement caps a 34-year run with the company – including 17 years as President and CEO – during which his vision and leadership for Ste. Michelle, and the industry in general, fueled the evolution [...]