In the Know: Third Annual BLEND

Celebrate Washington’s hottest blends.

Wine lovers have another reason to celebrate this September, the third annual BLEND is back and ready to showcase Washington’s hottest blends from more than 40 wineries.BLEND guests will enjoy drink samples paired with delicious food from Columbia Hospitality’s award-winning hotels (including Salish Lodge & Spa and Rainbow Ranch Lodge).  They will also have the opportunity to win getaways and culinary experiences from hotels and resorts in the Pacific Northwest, Idaho, Montana and California, in addition to receiving a free celebratory wine glass.

The event will include barrel blending stations, international tasting stations and a Bubble Lounge featuring sparkling wines, champagne and cider, all paired with Taylor Shellfish Farm oysters.  A full list is here.

When: Sunday, September 16 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.    

Where: Bell Harbor International Conference Center (2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66, Seattle) 

How Much: Tickets for BLEND are $49 per person.  Net proceeds benefit the Washington Wine Industry Foundation.  For more information or to buy tickets, go online.