On your mark, get set, uncork!
Are you handy with a waiter’s corkscrew? Total Wine & More in Bellevue, a recently opened 30,000 square foot wine store, is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the “most people uncorking wine simultaneously,” title. As each bottle must be opened by
Explore France and celebrate the historic fête in the Emerald City.
Enjoy Bastille Day celebrations including gourmet French-inspired food from the Emerald City’s most acclaimed restaurants, wine tasting, live entertainment, complimentary spa services, sidewalk sales, giveaways and more.
Kick off the summer months by attending one of these area wine events.
Summer wine events will soon be in full swing and from downtown Seattle to Eastern Washington to Portland, we hope you enjoy the month of June as you go Wine’ing About!
Mix, mingle and unwind for a happy hour – or two – in Woodinville’s wine country.
Our guess is that since you’re reading this, you love wine just as much as we do. So may we suggest that when the next happy hour gathering rolls around, you head on over to Woodinville wine country and treat yourself to a special happy hour that focuses on one of your favorite things, wine.
Put the heavy reds back in the cellar and trade in for some lighter wine varietals.
The warmer weather such as we were lucky to experience this past weekend gives us the urge to swap out those seemingly drab winter clothes for light, airy and carefree outfits that haven’t seen the light of day in seven months.
Say sayonara to the winter blues and get your spring on while attending these area wine events.
Spring is a lovely time of year to taste wine. Wait. I stand corrected. Any time of year is a lovely time to taste wine, especially here in the Northwest. But spring tasting is an excellent opportunity to taste and experience some of the new releases on the market.
Seattleite’s new bi-weekly column is sure to tempt your wine palate and beyond.
Welcome to Wine’ing About, Seattleite’s new wine column. My name is Christie and I’ll be your bi-weekly tour guide as I bring you, dear vino loving reader, the skinny on all things wine. From profiling winemakers, to wine gadgets to places to visit and discover great wines, I’ll unearth it all as I go Wine’ing About.
Enjoy the perfect pairing of locally made wine with some of the city’s best eats.
More than 200 Washington state wineries will gather this spring to bring new wines to the Emerald City. For two days this year, you can sample local wines paired with delicious food from area restaurants with like-minded wine lovers.
Lunch in high fashion at the Georgian, paired with lip-smacking sauvignon blanc.
Fancy is often embellished as a synonym for expensive. Although this is certainly the case in many circumstances, fancy isn’t too shabbily priced out for food and drink at the glamorous Fairmont Olympic Hotel downtown. While residing within the delicately papered walls lit by intricately assembled chandeliers might come at a steeper sum, indulging in your epicurean passions does not.
Racy Washington white wines love their rich, white fish at Sitka & Spruce.
There’s something special to be said about Pacific Northwesterners and their fish. We’re scathing when it comes to salmon, we spurn crab from outside of our realm and we don’t like to buy halibut unless it’s lewdly expensive. And our wine? Pff, if it’s not from Washington (exception being Pinot)