Be in the Know: Wine Rocks Seattle

Experience the flavors of wine with music and gourmet eats at this tasty shindig.

Wine Rocks is an annual non-profit event that combines wine, music and food to create a unique experience.  This night of rock allows winemakers to share their love of music and celebrate the love of wine.

This year, the Emerald city will hold the fifth annual Wine Rocks Seattle, which will include more than 30 Washington wineries and bands including the Fox and the Raven (with Chip McLaughlin of Vinyl Wines) and the Turbo Grape Mashers (with Gordy Rawson of Chatter Creek Winery).  Paul Gregutt will peform as well as local bands Shelley & the Curves and Soul Jelly.

Ticket sales will help benefit the Giving Grapes Foundation.  This foundation provides assistance to local charities which help give financial assistance to professionals who can’t work due to injury and/or illness.

Who: The complete list of wineries include: Animale Winery, Baer Winery, Barons V, Barrage Cellars, Celaeno Winery, Chatter Creek Winery, Corvus Cellars, DiStefano Winery, Dusted Valley Vintners, Eye of the Needle, Fidelitas Wines, Fjellene Cellars & Vineyard, Gifford Hirlinger, Glencorrie Winery, Gorman Winery, Guardian Cellars, Hightower Cellars, Jones of Washington, Kiona Vineyard & Winery, Long Shadows, Magnificant Wine Co., Mark Ryan Winery, Michael Florentino Cellars, Pontin del Roza Winery, Purple Star, Renegade Wine Co., Robert Ramsay Cellars, Seven Hills Winery, Smasne Cellars, Terra Blanca, Treveri Cellars, Walter Dacon Wines, Waters Winery.  Breweries include: Pike Brewing Company and Pyramid Breweries.  Distilleries include: BroVo Spirits, Project V Distillery and Sausage Company.  Food Trucks include: Lumpia World, Marination Mobile, Sweet Wheels and Tokyo Dog.

When: Wednesday, July 11th from 6-10 p.m.

Where: Elliott Hall (Pier 66) at The Bell Harbor International Conference Center.  (2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle)

How Much: Tickets are $35 per person and can be bought online at Brown Paper Tickets.