Washington Wine Country Calendar of Events
 
Washington Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 10/24/2014)



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Olympic Peninsula/Puget Sound/Seattle Area           Woodinville Area 
Yakima Valley & Rattlesnake Hills     
Red Mountain    
Horse Heaven Hills
Tri Cities & Columbia Valley        Walla Walla Valley
Columbia Gorge
       Spokane Area       North & Central Washington    
Lake Chelan Wine Region        Ancient Lakes of the Columbia
Southwest Washington

Wine Events Outside official Washington Wine-Regions

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   Puget Sound & Olympic Peninsula
Wine Country Events

See Woodinville / Bothell Area

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Date

Event

Location

Fri - Sun
Oct 24 - 26
10 am – 6 pm Fri & Sat
10 am – 5 pm Sun
Best of the Northwest.  Meet over 200 artists during this huge gathering of Northwest art. One ticket gets you into both shows.

 
Seattle's Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA
Sat
Nov 1
6 – 9 pm
Carnivore’s Delight Dinner.  Experience an evening of glass blowing demonstrations, fun costumes (dress up time!) and of course, an epicurean delight paired with Alexandria Nicole Cellars wines. Don’t miss out on a delightfully delicious event.  Appetizers and a 4-course dinner paired with hand crafted wines.  $95 per person. Glassybaby Studio
3406 East Union Street
Seattle, WA
Sat
Nov 2
2 - 8 pm
4th Annual Mount Rainier Fall Wine Tasting & Brew FestivalThe 4th annual "On the Road to Paradise" Fall Wine Festival is your chance to sip, savor and enjoy a variety of hard-to-find, artisanal wines & micro-brews from small Washington producers.  Wine available by the taste, glass, bottle and case (look for case discounts).  There are no age restrictions as children are welcome.  Admission fee is $25, which includes a wine glass, 10 tasting tickets and chocolate.   Further additional information call 877-617-9951. Mt. Rainier Lions Grand Tasting Hall
27726 State Route 706 E
Ashford, WA
 
Sat & Sun
Nov 8 & 9
11 am - 5 pm
Harvest Winery Tour & Scarecrow ContestSip and savor the flavors of fall, enjoy seasonal activities and marvel at nature’s vibrant palate during the Olympic Peninsula Wineries’ Harvest Wine Tour.  Seven artisan wineries located in the Peninsula towns of Chimacum, Port Townsend, Sequim and Port Angeles will pair new and current wine releases with locally grown and prepared cuisine that celebrates the season, from pumpkin soup to hearty stews to miniature caramel apple hand-pies.  Visitors can vote for their favorite of the “wine scarecrows” that greet them at each venue, explore an onsite local marketplace, experience a winemaker dinner, enjoy an evening of jazz music and more!

In the spirit of fun, the Harvest Wine Tour is B.Y.O.G. (Bring Your Own Glass).  Tickets for the self-guided tour are available for purchase at participating wineries for $30. Independently, each winery charges a $5 tasting fee.   Children are permitted in the tasting rooms, however visitors must be 21 years old to purchase a ticket and participate in wine tasting.  Tour-goers who get their ticket stamped at all seven wineries are eligible to enter a drawing for a wine-themed gift basket.
Olympic Peninsula Wineries
Fri & Sat
Nov 14 & 15
6 pm Fri
2:30 – 6:30 pm Sat
Taste of Tulalip's Sixth Anniversary.  This annual event offers tastings and fine dining with award winning chefs.  Expand your knowledge of wines with demonstrations and seminars then end the weekend with a Private Magnum Party. Tulalip Resort Casino
10200 Quil Ceda Blvd.
Tulalip, WA
Fri - Sun
Nov 14 – 16
10 am – 6 pm Fri & Sat
10 am – 5 pm Sun
Best of the Northwest.  Meet over 200 artists during this huge gathering of Northwest art. One ticket gets you into both shows.

 
Seattle's Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA
Sat & Sun
Nov 15 &16
Noon – 5 pm
 
Weekend Wine Tours – Bainbridge Island.  All the wineries are open for tours and tastings on the special weekends.  Meet the winemakers in person at the wineries.  Taste classic favorites from grapes grown east of the mountains, as well as island-grown delights.  Enjoy the lush surroundings and a meal at one of the many great island restaurants. The cozy artisanal wineries are mostly new on the scene but are already garnering awards and attention.  Avoid the crowds and explore the peaceful beauty and charm of Bainbridge Island. Bainbridge Island Wineries
Fri
Nov 21
6 – 9 pm
Magnolia Vino in the Village Wine Walk & Open House.  Come by and sample great wines from over a dozen local wineries as you stroll through shops in Magnolia Village.  Keep track of what you love then purchase bottles without paying tax.  Cost is $25 in advance/$30 at the door. Souvenir glasses are $5, or bring you own.  All proceeds support our Magnolia Chamber of Commerce and our upcoming Winterfest family holiday festival in December.  Tickets are $25 per person. For more information call 206-795-4624. Ian Fitness
3111 W. Mcgraw St.
Seattle, WA
Sat
Nov 22
3 – 9 pm
Skagit Wine Festival.  You will be delighted with wines & microbrews from regions throughout Washington, including local Skagit County wineries as well as gourmet appetizers, divine chocolate and delectable cheese sampling’s made right in Skagit County. Best Western Plus
Skagit Valley Inn & Convention Center
2300 Market St
Mount Vernon, WA
Sat & Sun
Dec 6 & 7
Noon – 5 pm
Weekend Wine Tours – Bainbridge Island.  All the wineries are open for tours and tastings on the special weekends.  Meet the winemakers in person at the wineries.  Taste classic favorites from grapes grown east of the mountains, as well as island-grown delights.  Enjoy the lush surroundings and a meal at one of the many great island restaurants. The cozy artisanal wineries are mostly new on the scene but are already garnering awards and attention.  Avoid the crowds and explore the peaceful beauty and charm of Bainbridge Island. Bainbridge Island Wineries

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Date

Event

Location

Sat & Sun
Feb 7 & 8
11 am – 5 pm
Red Wine and Chocolate: Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour The Olympic Peninsula Wineries are taking the quintessential pairing of red wine & chocolate to new heights this year, featuring a host of never imagined sweet and savory combinations during the annual Red Wine & Chocolate Tour.

Tickets may be purchased at participating wineries during the event, on a first come basis.  The $30 ticket and glass package entitles you to a special commemorative wine glass, complimentary wine tasting at all nine Olympic Peninsula Wineries and delectable samples of chocolate at each stop during the Red Wine & Chocolate Weekends.  Travel from winery to winery, visiting the ones you are interested in or exploring all nine locations.  Tickets are not required to attend this event.  A $5 wine tasting fee will be charged at each winery for non-ticketed visitors.  You must be 21 or over to purchase tickets and/or participate in wine tasting.  All ticket sales are non-refundable.

The Olympic Peninsula Wineries encourage responsible wine touring and recommend that you have a designated driver in your group.  Designated Drivers are invited to enjoy chocolate samples at each winery.
Olympic Peninsula Wineries List and Map
Mon
Feb 9
5:30 - 8 pm
Walla Walla Wine at McCaw Hall.  Under one roof, you can sample a selection of wines from more than 45 of the Walla Walla Valley’s finest wineries.  Mingle with principals and winemakers who will pour for you and answer questions, while sharing their insights on the vintage and current releases.  Experience the commitment and passion that gives the renowned wine region of the Walla Walla Valley its energy and personality. McCaw Hall
321 Mercer St
Seattle, WA
Sat - Mon
Feb 14 – 16
11 am – 5 pm
Red Wine and Chocolate: Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour The Olympic Peninsula Wineries are taking the quintessential pairing of red wine & chocolate to new heights this year, featuring a host of never imagined sweet and savory combinations during the annual Red Wine & Chocolate Tour.

Tickets may be purchased at participating wineries during the event, on a first come basis.  The $30 ticket and glass package entitles you to a special commemorative wine glass, complimentary wine tasting at all nine Olympic Peninsula Wineries and delectable samples of chocolate at each stop during the Red Wine & Chocolate Weekends.  Travel from winery to winery, visiting the ones you are interested in or exploring all nine locations.  Tickets are not required to attend this event.  A $5 wine tasting fee will be charged at each winery for non-ticketed visitors.  You must be 21 or over to purchase tickets and/or participate in wine tasting.  All ticket sales are non-refundable.

The Olympic Peninsula Wineries encourage responsible wine touring and recommend that you have a designated driver in your group.  Designated Drivers are invited to enjoy chocolate samples at each winery.
Olympic Peninsula Wineries List and Map
Sun
Feb 22
Noon – 5 pm
Seattle Wine & Food Experience.  The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is the premier showcase for wine and food in the Northwest.  Experience a world tour of wine, spirits and all things culinary.  Must be 21 years or older to attend (ID is required).  No children or babes-in-arms will be admitted. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
300 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA
Sat
Mar 7
Time TBA
http://www.snohomishwinefestival.com/ .  With wineries from the Northwest and Europe offering tastes the Snohomish Wine Festival combines great wine and appetizers along with live entertainment. Snohomish Event Center
1011 Second Street
Snohomish, WA
Sat & Sun
Mar 28 & 29
Sat & Sun (seminars) 11:30 am – 1 pm
Sat & Sun (general admission) 2 – 5 pm
Sun (general admission) 11:30 am – 1 pm
Taste Washington.  Taste Washington is the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event.  With fantastic new wineries opening all the time, Washington is also one of the fastest growing wine regions in the world.  Local restaurants will represent the Seattle culinary scene paired with your Washington wine.  The weekend features educational wine seminars led by top national wine personalities and sommeliers showcasing various aspects of Washington wine, as well as wine and food pairing demonstrations by renowned chefs. Century Link Field
800 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA
Fri & Sat
Apr 24 & 25
4 – 9 pm
LeMay Wine & Chocolate Affair.  Treat yourself to a delightful evening! An event timed for spring and Mother’s Day.  Guests will enjoy one complimentary wine glass and five (5) wine tasting tokens with admission.   Additional wine tasting tokens for $1 ea may be purchased at the door (tastings may range from 1-3 tokens).  This premier event will feature carefully selected wineries, chocolate and candy vendors, as well as specialty gift shopping vendors.  Guests will also have the opportunity to view dozens of vintage vehicles from the LeMay Collection.  Must be 21 or over. Free parking is available on-site for the duration of this event. Business casual attire recommended.

Admission: $20 (pre-sale), or $25 at-the-door, special $10 Designated Driver admission available at the door (does not include tasting tokens or wine glass).  For additional information call 253-272-2336 or email info@lemaymarymount.org.
Marymount Event Center
325 152nd ST E.
Tacoma, WA

Ongoing Events in Seattle and Puget Sound Areas

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Wednesday through Sunday (in season)
Call for Winter schedule
Bon Vivant Wine Tours - Bainbridge Island Day Tour Bon Vivant Wine Tours provides scheduled day excursions from Seattle that individuals, couples, or small groups of 3-6 may join on a per-seat basis.  Make your advance reservations for a delightful day trip to Bainbridge Island wineries.  All tours start from and return to Seattle. For more information email info@bonvivanttours.com or call 206-437-1298.  Bon Vivant Wine Tours
J2120 Montvale Place W.
Seattle, WA
Second Thursday
4 – 10 pm
Second Thursday Art & Wine Walk Kirkland Warehouse WineriesSpend an evening the second Thursday of each month and enjoy fabulous art and wine as you walk through the Kirkland Warehouse Wineries. Each winery (Northwest Cellars, Skylite Cellars, Waving Tree Winery) will have a different artist in their space along with live music and wine! Kirkland Warehouse Wineries
Kirkland, WA

Lake Chelan AVA Wine Country Events

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Date

Event

Location

Fri - Sun
Nov 28 – 30
Times vary by winery
Lake Chelan Fall Barrel Tastings.  A weekend that has it all: great views, long conversations at the tasting counter, the smell of oak barrels wet with wine and wood smoke in the autumn air.  There’s a little bit of breathing room everywhere you go and everyone you meet has relaxed into post-harvest glee.  Taste warming reds right from the barrel and linger over a sample of what could be a double-gold winner at future wine competitions. Lake Chelan Wineries

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Date

Event

Location

Jan 16 – 25
Times TBA
Lake Chelan Winterfest.  The Lake Chelan Winterfest Festival has been a community favorite for nearly 30 years.  It started back in the 80’s and was put on by the Lake Chelan Recreation Foundation.  Over the years, it has grown in size but has been able to retain its small town charm.  The Winterfest Festival is a barrel of fun for everyone; a true event for the whole family.  This Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce event is filled with incredible ice sculptures, live music, wine tasting, ale tasting, activities for kids of all ages, a polar bear splash, massive beach bonfire, spectacular fireworks show and much more. Lake Chelan, WA
Sat & Sun
Feb 14 & 15
Feb 21 & 22
Times vary by location
Red Wine and Chocolate.  Celebrate the month of love with artisan wine and chocolate pairings during two weekends in February.  Lake Chelan Wine Valley hums with couples on romantic retreats and friends gather for a much needed winter getaway.  Tasting rooms fill with smiling faces and the sound of surprised delight at each taste of red wine and chocolate.  Experience intimate winemaker dinners, cooking classes, romantic movies, limousine rides, and library wines. Lake Chelan Wineries Map
Sat & Sun
Apr 18 & 19
Apr 25 & 26
Times vary by location
Chelan Nouveau.  Experience the newly released white and rose wines when the vines wake up in April.  Brilliant whites and delightful pinks are bottled during the late winter and now ready to taste.  This is the weekend for wine white and rose lovers for a first taste of what will be your favorite summer sippers. Lake Chelan Wineries Map

 

Sat & Sun
May 16 & 17
Times vary by location
Lake Chelan Spring Barrel Tastings.  Taste future releases straight from the barrel at the Lake Chelan Spring Barrel Tasting weekend.  Like eating cherries from the tree or bread just out of the oven, Barrel Tasting weekend offers the ability to enjoy a taste of something right from the source.  It’s also your first opportunity to taste our next great release. Lake Chelan Wineries Map
Sat
Jun 20
Times TBA
Lake Chelan Cycle De Vine.  This beautiful ride through the Lake Chelan, Valley passes through orchards and vineyards into the mountainous terrain surrounding Lake Chelan; one of the world’s most spectacular glacial carved lakes with some of Washington State’s most impressive scenery.  For additional information call (509) 682-4699 or e-mail CHAIR.CYCLEDEVINE@CHELANROTARY.ORG. Lake Chelan, WA
Ongoing Events in Lake Chelan Wine Country

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Tuesdays - Ongoing

Tuesday Wine & Dine.  Join us Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 9:00 PM for a gourmet meal paired with our fine wines.  Relax over a Prime Rib dinner, live music, and each of our four wines.   Childcare is provided to insure that your evening is care-free.  This all-inclusive event is $35 per person.  To make reservations please call 509-687-4000.

Wapato Point Cellars,
200 S. Quetilquasoon Road, Manson

Thursdays - Ongoing

Thursday Wine & Dessert.  For those who have a bit of a sweet tooth, we are dedicating our Thursday nights to Wine and Dessert.  Join us and treat yourself to three specialty desserts and a glass of     wine.  The cost is $15 per person.  Please RSVP by Wednesday so we know how many pieces of cheesecake to cut. To make reservations please call 509-687-4000.

Wapato Point Cellars,
200 S. Quetilquasoon Road
Manson

Thursdays & Fridays - Ongoing
4 pm - 6 pm
Vin du Lac's Happy Hour.  Join us for our exciting new Happy Hour! Enjoy a special menu with $4 appetizers and $5 glass pours. Stop by after work. Bring some friends. Meet new people. Enjoy good wine!  509-682-2882 Vin du Lac
105 Hwy 150
Chelan
Every Saturday evening from 5 - 7 pm Vin du Lac.  Live music every Saturday. Vin du Lac
105 Hwy 150
Chelan

North & Central Washington
Ancient Lakes, Wenatchee &
Leavenworth Regions

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Nov 8
Times TBA
Holiday Wine Walk.  The Wenatchee Downtown Association and the Wenatchee Wine Country welcome wine enthusiasts into downtown stores to sip, shoe and get ideas for holiday gifts.  Pick up your complimentary wine glass and purchase tasting tokens then stroll through the downtown merchants for wine tasting, holiday sales and other special events. Starts at Davis Furniture. 125 S. Wenatchee Avenue
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Pak-it-Rite,126 N. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA

Ongoing Events in North & Central Washington Wine Country

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Wednesday through Sunday (in season)
Call for Winter schedule
Bon Vivant Wine Tours - Leavenworth/Wenatchee Valley  Day Tour.  Bon Vivant Wine Tours provides scheduled day excursions from Seattle that individuals, couples, or small groups of 3-6 may join on a per-seat basis.  Make your advance reservations for a delightful day trip to Leavenworth and Wenatchee Valley  wineries.  All tours start from and return to Seattle. For more information email info@bonvivanttours.com or call 206-437-1298.  Bon Vivant Wine Tours
J2120 Montvale Place W.
Seattle, WA
Daily
11 am 5 pm (tasting room)

Fri & Sat
5 pm (bar opens)
Kestrel Vintners Leavenworth Tasting Room.  Enjoy wine tastings and purchase gifts at the Kestrel Vintners Leavenworth Tasting Room.  For more information 509-548-7348 or leavenworth@kestrelwines.com.
 
Kestrel Vintners Leavenworth Tasting Room
Edelweiss Hotel Building
843 B Front Street
Leavenworth, WA
First Friday Wenatchee Wine Country Wineries First Fridays at Two Rivers Gallery. A non-profit art cooperative gallery hosts local art creations and wine.

 
Two Rivers Gallery
102 N. Columbia Street
Wenatchee, WA
Sundays
2 – 5 pm
Yappy Hour at Chateau Fair Le Pont Winery.  Chateau Fair Le Pont Winery invites guests and their favorite four-legged buddy for off-leash fun and wonderful wine.  Dogs play while owners relax and enjoy wine and yappetizer specials.  Cover charge of $5 per person supports the animals at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.  Chateau Fair Le Pont Winery
1 Vineyard Way
Wenatchee, WA

Tri Cities and other Columbia Valley
Wine-Region Events

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Nov 15
6:30 pm
Tri-Cities Wine Festival.  The annual event includes gala tastings of Northwest wines, awards presented from a judged competition, regional microbrews, an culinary showcase with complimentary food provided by local restaurants and caterers and a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Society's education fund.  Ticket price includes all wine, food and beer. Three Rivers Convention Center
7016 W Grandridge Blvd
Kennewick, Washington
Fri & Sat
Nov 28 & 29
Times vary by winery
Thanksgiving in Wine Country.  Spend the two days after Thanksgiving visiting the wineries of the Tri-Cities.  Enjoy the close of autumn, prepare for the holidays or just relax with wine tastings. Map of Tri-Cities Wineries

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Feb 21
Times TBA
Wine Fete XIII.  You will enjoy a gourmet dinner, wine and have an opportunity to bid on live and silent auction items featuring wines from nearly all wineries in the Tri-Cities region and many from throughout the West Coast.

 
Meadow Springs Country Club
700 Country Club Rd
Richland, WA

Ongoing Events in Tri Cities & other Columbia Valley areas

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Tuesdays
6 – 8 pm
Trivia Tuesdays in the Barnard Griffin Wine Bar and Eatery.  Spend an evening testing your trivia with wine and good eats. For more information call 509-627-0266. Barnard Griffin
878 Tulip Lane
Richland , WA
Wednesdays
5  - 7 pm
5 for $5 at 5 pm. Join Barnard Griffin from 5 pm to 7 pm every Wednesday in their Richland tasting room for a different selection of 5 wines each week for your review and enjoyment. Light snacks will be paired with the wines selected. Tasting fee: $5.00. (Free for Barnard Griffin Wine Club members.) You will also receive a 5% discount on any wine purchases during this time each week. Wine Club Members will receive an additional 5% discount on their purchases. Barnard Griffin
878 Tulip Lane
Richland
509-627-0266

On-Going
Wednesdays - Saturdays
6 - 9 pm 

Live Music. Various local & regional acts (guitar/keyboard/stand up bass) playing a mix of jazz standards, funk & soul. Call 509-627-5000 or 877-667-8300 toll free for more information. 

Bookwalter Winery,
710 S Windmill Rd
Richland

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Ongoing Events
Outside Official Washington Wine Regions

Fridays & Saturdays Wine Tasting Every Friday and Saturday Noon - 6pm - At the Coast.  Call 360-289-2909 for details. Cellar Wine Shoppe & Tasting Bar 
668 Ocean Shores Blvd NW, Ste A
Ocean Shores, WA 

 

 

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