Washington’s top wineries join Fairmont Olympic Hotel in the TASTE Celebrations for their 3rd annual event series. Every March, Washington State Wine (WSW) – the organization that represents all wineries and vineyards in Washington State – honors the ever-growing Washington State wine industry with a month-long celebration of tastings, pairings, promotions and events. To celebrate Taste

45 years of favorites will be featured for this tasting event.

Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington state’s founding winery featuring award-winning wines and an unparalleled tasting experience. Chef Scott Harbert will be serving a variety of appetizers and a multi-course dinner paired with Chateau Ste. Michelle’s award-winning wines. He will draw on influences from around the world that have shaped his palate. This is sure to be a delicious dinner! 

Seattle (and the entire NW) amps up for a high-volume season.

Seattelites love to rock out all year-round, but when we’re finally blessed with never-ending azure days, we crank it up even harder. This summer’s music options include the obvious gems like Capitol Hill Block Party (July 25-27) and Bumbershoot (August 30-September 1), and we’re impressed once again with these events’ lineups that continue to “wow.”

 

Allen Stone

Who: Allen Stone was a wonderful sight for the eyes and ears at last year’s Bumbershoot Festival, and I am delighted he has returned to Seattle to dazzle the Eastside at the beautiful Chateau Ste Michelle. Allen Stone has not quite attained the level of national praise  he deserves, but I’d put money on his rise to the top of the charts in upcoming months with his new Capitol record deal, and Forbes Magazine mention for best musicians under 30. In the mix of young artists, Stone brings a unique flavor of neo-soul and R&B to the table, and a truly mesmerizing voice wise beyond his years.  While most 80’s babies grew up listening to TLC and New Kids on

A toast to the Auction of Washington Wine’s 25th anniversary with Chateau Ste. Michelle and Tulalip Casino’s cuisine.

25 years is a long time to do, well, anything. Not many can attest to having committed to much for the better part of two and a half decades – Washington state has one of the highest divorce rates in the country, according to the