ROSE’ REVIVAL & Other Cool Whites! Thurs. June 18

13th Annual Rose’ Revival
& Other Cool Whites

Thurs. June 18th, 2015
Ray’s Boathouse
6049 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle, WA
6 – 9 pm ~ $35
*Special VIP early entry at 5 pm for $50

What could be more summer than sipping tasty rose’ and white wines on the beautiful deck of at Ray’s Boathouse watching the sun set over the Olympic Mountains across Puget Sound?  Be part of this Seattle summer tradition by joining us at the 13th Annual Rose’ Revival and Other Cool Whites Wine Event on Thurs. June 18th!

This event features a wide array of dry Washington Rose’ and interesting white wines…NO reds! Attendees will meet a variety of Northwest winemakers and taste their Rosé made in very small lots from Sangiovese, Syrah, Cab Franc, Tempranillo, Grenache, Pinot Noir! The event will also feature a wide array of delicious whites for summer, including varietals such as Semillon, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Albarino, Gruner, & Pinot Blanc, as well as wines from France, Argentina, Australia, and more.  Ray’s Boathouse will provide some tasty treats to accompany.

Proceeds from this Seattle Uncorked event go to support Save Our Wild Salmon, a nationwide coalition of conservation organizations, commercial and sportsfishing associations, businesses, river groups, and taxpayer advocates working collectively to restore self-sustaining, abundant, and harvestable populations of wild salmon and steelhead to rivers, streams and oceans of the Pacific Salmon states.

CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS!

Featuring

Coral Wines
Corliss/Tranche
Forgeron Cellars
Genoa Cellars
Goose Ridge Estate Winery
Kaella Winery
NHV -Naches Heights Vineyard
Purple Star & Native Sun (Terra Vinum)
Seven Hills Winery
Terra Blanca Winery
Tildio Winery
Waters Winery
Wind Rose Cellars

2013 Rose’ Revival & Cool Whites: Winners!

Thanks to EVERYONE who came out last week for our “2013 Rose’ Revival & Cool Whites” at Ray’s Boathouse. What a gorgeous evening we had to compliment the refreshing Rose’s and Whites! Not to mention the delicious bites that Ray’s prepared! What a night!

Photos coming soon- please check back!

Without further adieu… the WINNERS of the 11th Annual Rose’ Revival & Cool Whites judging are….(drum roll please)….

Rosé
1st – 2012 Obelisco Estate Cabernet Rosé
2nd – 2011 Lodmell Cellars Saignee
3rd (3-way Tie) 2012 Bartholomew Winery Rosé
2012 Kaella Winery Rosé of Sangiovese
2012 Robert Ramsay Cellars Columbia Valley Rosé

Whites
1st – 2011 Ott & Murphy Winery L’Entente Blanc (Marsanne & Grenache)
2nd – 2012 Convergence Zone Cellars Sunbreak Chenin Blan
3rd (2-way Tie) 2011 Smasne Cellars- Woodinville Woodinville Aligote
2012 DiStefano Sauvignon Blanc

Congrats to all the winners!

Which wineries were your favorite?

Member Special: French Cooking & Wine Paring Classes

Member Special: French Cooking & Wine Paring Classes

Bon appétit!!

How are those New Years resolutions going? If “cook more”, “entertain more” or “enjoy more marvelous wine” were any of your resolutions we’ve got you covered! Check out the upcoming courses that Marguerite’s Elegant Cooking  and Paris Eastside have to offer!

Class discount specials for the Seattle Uncorked members on “French Wine and Cheese paring’s”, “French Desserts and their Wines”, and “A French three course dinner with French wines”. What a line up!

Reserve your spot with the Seattle Uncorked discount code and read more about these classes HERE.

Win 2 Tickets to “Gatsby’s Beautiful Little Fools”

Win 2 Tickets to “Gatsby’s Beautiful Little Fools”One word, closely guarded and quietly whispered. The key to a hidden, exclusive room. Through the door lies another world. A world filled with lovely ladies and outlawed libations. Top shelf drinks, even more appealing now that they’re outlawed, card tables and live music enjoyed through the smoke of freshly lit cigars. A world of  fringe, pearls, suits and excitement.

This, my flappers and gents, is the world of a speakeasy. If you haven’t yet heard of  Aston Manor , you best read on! This prohibition style speakeasy is the newest thing to hit our fair city and to celebrate they’er throwing a gala. Not just any gala, mind you. No. This is a Gatsby Gala. Dig out those pearls and brush off those top hats because this is a party you won’t want to miss.

Here is your chance to join us at Gatsby’s Beautiful Little Fools: A 1920′s Inspired Gala.  We have TWO General Admission tickets to give away and we want YOU to have them! (Show off your attendance and join the event on Facebook)

To enter, simply leave your response to our Gatsby Gala question below in a comment on this blog post. Drawing for the pair of General Admission tickets will be held on May 1st and winners will be notified via e-mail (that you use to leave a comment on this site).

Leave your response below to enter!
Gatsby Gala question: “What would your ‘Speakeasy Entrance Word’ be” 

2013 Exotic Wine Festival

2013 Exotic Wine Festival

Photo courtesy of Teatro ZinZanni, All rights reserved

A BIG thank you to all the attendees and wineries who participated in the 2013 Exotic Wine Festival! We loved seeing the festive attire and the happy faces no to mention that AMAZING excerpt from the current Teatro ZinZanni show. Phew, talk about amazing!! (Photo courtesy of Teatro ZinZanni, All rights reserved)

Just wanted to let you know that we’ve posted the Photo Gallery on Facebook HERE so head on over and tag yourself, and make sure to leave a note on our Facebook about what your favorite winery of the night was and what you wound up taking home! Someone managed to beat us to that last bottle of SYZYGY Saros!!

 

Exotic Wine at Teatro ZinZanni, March 19, 2013

Exotic Wine at Teatro ZinZanni, March 19, 2013

THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED. With 25 Washington wineries featuring their new “exotic” varietals, such as Mourvedre, Cinsault, Malbec, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot, Tempranillo, Cabernet Franc, Roussanne, Viognier and Albarino as well as some interesting blends, guest will be treated to the ever growing array of unique wines from around the State. Teatro Zinzanni artists will be on hand to mingle and entertain guests to a few random “exotic” performances from their current show, “Dinner at Waton’s”. Some culinary treats will also be provided from the TZ Kitchen. This festival of the exotic will be the perfect way to celebrate the last day of Winter in Seattle! Proceeds benefit ZICA- ZinZanni Institute for Circus Arts.

see photos from 2012 event.

 

Participating Wineries:

Angel Vine
Bartholomew Winery
The Bunnell Family Cellar
Castillo de Feliciana Winery
Chandler Reach
Chatter Creek Winery
Chocolate Shop & Sweet Symphony
Claar Cellars
Covington Cellars
Gecko Wine Co./Micheal Florentino Cellars
Hand of God Wines
Icon Cellars
Kaella Winery
Madsen Family Cellars
Martedi Winery
Naked Winery
NHV -Naches Heights Vineyard
Palouse Winery
Patterson Cellars
Piccola Cellars
Ross Andrew Winery
Salida Winery
Smasne Cellars
SYZYGY
Tapteil Vineyard Winery
Whidbey Island Vineyards & Winery
Wilridge Winery

SIP Passport- Discount Offer

**SPECIAL OFFER FOR SEATTLE UNCORKED MEMBERS ONLY***

Passport to Sip has revolutionized wine tasting in the Pacific Northwest.  Created by award winning beverage publication, Sip Northwest Magazine, the Passport provides a fun and cost-effective way to explore the booming wine regions of the Northwest.  Retailed for only $39.99, Passport to Sip waives a winery tasting fee to over 200 partnering wineries in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia, valued at more than $1,000!  The Passport is an actual book; listing wineries by region so you will get to see at the end of the year all the fun you had!

As a Seattle Uncorked Member; you can purchase the passport at an exclusive price of $31.99 (a 20% savings over the retail price).  Order online at www.passport2sip.com.  When you get to check out; enter WINEWORLD in the add coupon box.

And look for fun Seattle Uncorked Members Tasting Outing for Passport to Sip holders in the near future!!!!

SUPER BOWL Party Mardi Gras Style!

Sun. Feb. 3rd! 2 pm! Uncorked Footballs Fans! Come watch the Super Bowl game at Wine World & Spirits on the big screen TVs. Since the Super Bowl is in New Orleans this year we’re doing it SOUTHERN STYLE! Join in the fun and enjoy Chef Lenny’s famous gumbo & jambalaya with red beans & rice, cornbread, and other Southern fixins. It’s only $5 to enjoy a tasting of these delicious treats while watching the game New Orleans-style…complete with beads!

No need to wear it, but if you want some Mardi Gras gear, there are handmade masks and hats for sale in the Teatro ZinZanni tent at Wine World.

Click here to join the fun. 2 pm till the game is over (start time 4 pm)

 

SUN. JAN. 27 – “MEET YOUR MAKER” LOCAL DISTILLERY GRAND TASTING

This event is SOLD OUT! We will sell 25 tickets at the door one hour after starting time (3 pm)!

(the Sun. between NFL Playoffs & before the Super Bowl)


Wine World & Spirits Ballroom 400 NE 45th (I5 & 45th – Seattle) Only $20 – 2-5 pm

“Meet the Genius” behind
25 LOCAL DISTILLERIES
and taste their hand-crafted Spirits!

Help raise money for the University Food Bank!

Tickets only $20 Includes 10 taste tickets – extra tickets $1

Also includes Exotic Mac & Cheese Bar from Chef Tom Black

This event will sell out! Get your $20 Tickets at: www.udistrictfoodbank.org/events.php

 

 

Chef in Da House – Cooking w/ Chef Tom Black Sun. Nov. 25 (Sold Out)

Chef in Da House – Cooking w/ Chef Tom Black Sun. Nov. 25 (Sold Out)

Chef Tom Black

(This event is sold out but please stay tuned for future Chef in Da House events due to how quickly all of your esponded to this event!)

Learn how to make a variety of appetizers for your holiday parties with Chef Black in David LeClaire’s kitchen (Seattle Uncorked Founder) in the Maple Leaf neighborhood.  This is hands on cooking class – participation in the kitchen is mandatory!  Includes food and wine. This intimate and casual class is limited to 12 people.  Directions given after sign-up.

Cook w/ Chef Tom Black
Sun. Nov 25, 5-8 pm
North Seattle
$50 Sorry – This Cooking Class is SOLD OUT!

Having a party too big to do yourself?
Email Tom to cook for you at cheftomblack@gmail.com