IN THE KNOW: Seattle Wine and Food Experience 2016 Announced

Early bird tickets are on sale now through November 8th!

The Seattle Wine and Food Experience (SWFE) is back February 20-21, 2016 with two epicurean events: POP! Bubbles & Seafood (Saturday, Feb. 20) and the Seattle Wine and Food Experience Grand Tasting (Sunday, Feb. 21). Tickets are now on sale. Early bird tickets purchased before Sunday, November 8th are $5 off! 


Pop! Bubbles & Seafood, presented by Seattle magazine on Saturday, February 20 will be held at the luxurious McCaw Hall and brings together the bounty of Pacific Northwest seafood for a one-of-a kind Seattle experience. Many of the region’s top culinary talent will prepare tasty bites using fresh and sustainable seafood from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and local seafood companies.
Seattle Caviar along with The Oyster Room presented by Taylor Shellfish is sure to be a hit with multiple varieties to taste while exploring new preparations and recipes. Cynthia Nims, president of Les Dames d’Escoffier Seattle Chapter, cookbook author and culinary expert will debut her new book Oysters! Recipes that Bring Home a Taste of the Sea.

The Seattle Wine and Food Experience Grand Tasting is an epicurean event and returns on Sunday, February 21 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Premier sponsors include QFC (Quality Food Centers) and Seattle magazine and this year’s featured region, Yakima Valley Tourism. SWFE brings back more than 190 leading wine brands, craft brewers, cider makers, distillers and chefs. Gourmet bites from artisan restaurants, farmers and food purveyors highlight the Northwest’s diversity of flavors.


  • Where: McCaw Hall                                  
  • When: Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • Hours: 6 – 9pm
  • Tickets: $75


  • Where: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall 
  • When: Sunday, February 21, 2016
  • Hours: VIP: 12 – 5pm / General Admission: 1 – 5pm
  • Tickets: Early Bird General Admission: $55 November 2 – 8 / General Admission after November 8: $60

Weekend pass for entry to both events: SWFE VIP and Pop!: $140

Buy your tickets here


SWFE_Pop1Photos by SWFE.

SWFE     |         McCaw Hall and Seattle Center Exhibition Hall        |     February 20 – 21, 2016