Nine Hats Wines Opens New Tasting Room in SoDo’s Urbanworks

By | August 14th, 2017|In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

SoDo is about to get another winery! The up-and-coming urban wine area will soon be home to Nine Hats Wines. The winery is moving its tasting room from the suburbs of Woodinville to the center of Seattle’s emerging wine hub. The new Nine Hats tasting room opened its doors earlier this month at SoDo Urbanworks (3861 First Avenue S). Going forward, [...]

Beresan Releases Special Eclipse Wines

By | August 6th, 2017|In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

Grab a bottle of Beresan Lunar label wines to pair with the upcoming Solar Eclipse on August 21. These new releases of Beresan Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Reserve Tempranillo are limited-production wines. Both wines are part of our "Tomodynamic" wine series and feature the winery's Lunar Label. The wines are available for purchase at Beresan's tasting room or on their website.

Celebrate Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 50th Anniversary at Snoqualmie Casino

By | June 7th, 2017|At the Table, Events, In Your Glass, On Your Plate, Wine|

WHAT: Snoqualmie Casino is celebrating Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 50th anniversary with a four course wine dinner at Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood. WHEN: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, reservations taken between 5-10 p.m. WHERE: Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood Snoqualmie Casino 37500 SE North Bend Way Snoqualmie, WA 98065 DETAILS: Four course dinner including wine pairings. $99/person includes tax & gratuity. [...]

10th Anniversary for Sleight of Hand

By | May 31st, 2017|In Your Glass, Wine|

(Photo above: Trey, Sandy, and Jerry after hand bottling their very first wine in 2007.) Greetings from the Rhone Valley! Are you Ready for Sleight of Hand Month!!??!! Below is information about all the exciting events in June—aka Sleight of Hand Month—(it is the 10th Anniversary for Sleight of Hand Cellars, after all), as well as a missive about our trip here [...]

Auction of Washington Wines Names 2017 Honorees

By | May 2nd, 2017|In The News, NW Stir, Wine|

The Auction of Washington Wines is pleased to announce the lineup of honorees for its 30th anniversary weekend of events August 17-19, 2017. Sparkman Cellars is Honorary Vintner, Tom Merkle is Honorary Grower and Thomas Matthews, Executive Editor of Wine Spectator, is the 2017 Honorary Chair. The role of Honorary Chair is reserved for leaders in the field of wine who have demonstrated a [...]

Iron Chef Gauntlet Dinner at Adana

By | May 2nd, 2017|At the Table, Dining Out, Wine|

Chef Shota Nakajima welcomes San Antonio, Texas, Chef and Restaurateur Jason Dady to Seattle for a one-night collaboration dinner. The chefs, both Challengers on this season of Food Network’s “Iron Chef Gauntlet,” will work together on a menu that will infuse smoke into each of the six-courses to showcase Nakajima’s Japanese focus and Dady’s diverse style represented at his Texas restaurants.  Says [...]

Ninth Annual Kitsap Wine Festival

By | April 24th, 2017|At the Table, Beer, Events, Wine|

The Kitsap Wine Festival at Harborside Fountain Park celebrates its ninth year on Saturday, August 12, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.Guests will enjoy live music, bites from local restaurants and tastings from Washington wineries and breweries set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Puget Sound and the Port of Bremerton Marina. Attendees will sip and savor selections from celebrated winemakers and brewers, [...]

Bob Betz Returns to Col Solare as Consulting Winemaker

By | April 5th, 2017|In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

Col Solare, the landmark joint venture between Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and the Antinori family on Washington atate’s Red Mountain, has announced that Bob Betz MW has returned to the winery as Consulting Winemaker. “I am thrilled to again be part of the Col Solare, Ste. Michelle and Antinori family,” said Betz. “I’ve been sourcing Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon since [...]

Woodinville Wine Country – Minutes from Seattle and a World Apart

By | February 16th, 2017|In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

Just 30 minutes outside Seattle, Woodinville Wine Country is the gateway to Washington wine. With most grape growing happening over the Cascade Mountains, on the state’s east side a two-hour drive away, Woodinville is poised close as a convenient wine tasting region. It is in this small, scenic Sammamish River Valley that fruit from the Eastside meets many of the [...]

Patterson Cellars Uncorks Sparkling Wine

By | November 10th, 2016|In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

Patterson Cellars is popping the cork on its new line of sparkling wines. Owner and winemaker John Patterson and his team have been working on this project for four years and this month released two sparkling wines - Blanc de Blancs Chardonnay and Sparkling Rose of Pinot Noir. The sparkling wines are created using the traditional Champagne Method. Four wines are [...]