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
Tapteil Vineyard Winery
Whidbey Island Vineyards & Winery
Wilridge Winery

Debuts & Discoveries at Teatro ZinZanni, Sept 11, 2012

Debuts & Discoveries at Teatro ZinZanni, Sept 11, 2012THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED.

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Now that Prohibition in Washington has ended, rejoice at a special event celebrating some of the newest libations in the Northwest!  Discover the new hot wineries, distilleries and breweries currently hitting the scene in bars, restaurants and spirits shops all over the city.  Meet the makers and taste their wares in the fun speakeasy of the Teatro ZinZanni tent!

Tickets include:
• 8 tastes from 25 of Washington newest producers of beer, wine and spirits (additional tastes available for purchase)
• Complimentary nibbles by the Teatro ZinZanni kitchen
• Special performances from Teatro ZinZanni’s latest show “Gangsters of Love”
• On-site Wine Store to purchase some of your favorite bottles to go

Participating This Year:
Almquist Family Cellars
Ambassador Vineyard
AniChe Cellars
Cairdeas Winery
Cedar River Cellars
Cloudlift Cellars
Communitea Kambucha
Dubindil Winery
Ellensburg Distillery
Fremont Brewing Co
Fremont Mischief Distillery
Glass Distillery
Icon Cellars
Lobo Hills
Odin Brewing Co
Outlander Brewing
Pandora Cellars
Project V Distillery
Purple Star & Native Sun
Reuben’s Brew
Silver Bell Winery
Sky River Meadery
Sound Spirits Distillery
Stottle Winery
Treveri Cellars

Dress for the event, or come and enjoy the spectacle of it all! No Bootlegging here –it’s all legit cause Prohibition is finally over!!!

Proceeds to benefit ZICA (ZinZanni Institute for Circus Arts) dedicated to the preservation, development and enhancement of ancient and contemporary circus arts.

Cabernet Classic at the WAC, Oct 20, 2012

Cabernet Classic at the WAC, Oct 20, 2012The 3rd annual Cabernet Classic


Saturday, October 20, 2012
Washington Athletic Club (WAC)
1325 6th Ave. Downtown Seattle

Tickets $50
Proceeds to benefit Rotary First Harvest

Purchase Tickets: www.firstharvest.org


You’ll enjoy our 3rd annual showcase of artisan winemakers and hand-crafted cabernets and cabernet based blends.


Washington Wineries

Ambassador Vineyard
Barons V Winery
Basel Cellars
Bunnell Family Cellars
Dunham Cellars
Gamache Vintners
Gard Vintners
Goose Ridge Estate Winery
Hedges Cellars at Red Mountain
J. Bookwalter Winery
Kaella Winery
Mackey Vineyards
Masquerade Wine Company
Matthews Cellars
Milbrandt Vineyards
Pandora Cellars
Purple Star & Native Sun
Reininger Winery
Skylite Cellars
Smasne Cellars
Sozo Wine Co.
Stomani Cellars
Stottle Winery
Waterbrook Winery
Woodward Canyon Winery
Va Piano Vineyards
Hightower  Cellars
Long Shadows Vintners
Waters Winery
Elevation Cellars
Robert Karl Cellars

California and Beyond

Beringer Vineyards
Duckhorn Vineyards
Hess Estates
Joseph Phelps Vineyards
Justin Winery
Raymond Vineyards
Sterling Vineyards
Coho Wines
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Ramey Wine Cellars
Beaulieu Vineyard
Rombauer Vineyards
Qaramy Wine (Argentina)


Taste of the Holidays at Country Village, Nov 17, 2012

Taste of the Holidays at Country Village, Nov 17, 2012“TASTE OF THE HOLIDAYS” 10:00-8:00 (*Wine Tasting from 5:00-8:00) 2012
Country Village: 23732 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Bothell, WA


At Country Village, meandering paths lead you through a whimsical world of trains, duckponds, art, one of a kind toys, gifts, restaurants, antiques, and more!

Finish the day with a wine tasting featuring approximately 20 Washington wineries, each one located in a different shop throughout the village. Proceeds benefit the Northshore Performing Arts Foundation. Tickets are required for the wine tasting and can be purchased the day of, at the check-in booth, for $25. Each ticket includes 10 tastings. This is a “BYOG” (Bring your own glass) event. Must be 21 years of age for the wine tasting.  ID required at the check-in tent when picking up your tickets.

Signed bottles of wine will be for sale and available on site. What a wonderful holiday gift! You’ll love this wine walk as you wander through the festive shops, thousands of lights, and whimsical lit displays featuring our marching ducks, fiddling pig, forty foot serpent and lots more!

Wine Walk Tickets are $20/ticket pre-sale and $25/ticket at the door,  which includes 10 tastings (Pleas note, this is a “BYOG” Event- Bring your own glass). Proceeds benefit the Northshore Performing Arts Center Foundation. Purchase Wine Walk tickets online at www.npacf.org.

Taste of the Holidays includes the following:
Amelia Bleu
Cedar River 
Chocolate Shop
Convergence Zone
Michael Florentino 
Open Road
Redmond Ridge 

Sunset Supper at Pike Place Market, Aug 17, 2012


See 2012 photos from this event.

Sunset Supper at the Market celebrates Northwest cuisine and local libations (wineries, breweries, and for the first time this year – local distilleries!) in the unique setting of the country’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market. Sip and sample delicious food and beverages, chat with chefs, mingle with your friends, take a chance on the raffle, and dance under the stars to live music performed by 4 More!  Check out the list of participating vendors and more info at:http://www.pikeplacemarketfoundation.org/sunset-supper/


TICKETS:  All ticket levels include unlimited food and beverages while supplies last.
General ($100) – all the fun, seating not included
Reserved ($140)  – all the fun plus guaranteed outdoor seating

Tasting Flight at Woodland Park Zoo, June 28, 2012

Thursday, June 28,  6-9pm, 2012
Woodland Park Zoo


Guests Uncorked some of the Northwest’s finest boutique wines at the first of 2 Woodland Park Zoo’s Tasting Flight after-hours, adults-only wine event this summer. The event was held on the zoo’s picturesque North Meadow where 30 wineries poured their latest releases and attendees create their own flight of tastings.

Additional tastings, full bottles to joy on site or take home, and concessions from Lancer Catering were also available for purchase at the event. The evening included live music by Coco Loco, “Get Real Close” animal encounters, and an opportunity to take in the zoo’s award-winning Northern Trail and Humboldt penguin exhibits.

See photos from this 2012  event.

10th Annual Rose Revival & Cool Whites, June 13, 2012

Wed, June 13th, 2012
6pm – 9pm
Ray’s Boathouse
6049 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

Tickets:  $35
at www.rytherleague.org

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 10th Annual Rose’ Revival and Cool Whites Wine Event on June 13th, 6-9pm!

Participating Wineries:

  • AniChe Cellars
  • Bartholomew Winery
  • Cairdeas Winery
  • Convergence Zone Cellars
  • Eight Bells Winery
  • Gecko Wine Co./Micheal Florentino Cellars
  • Ginkgo Forest Winery
  • Jones of WA
  • Kaella Winery
  • Kestrel Vintners
  • Lodmell Cellars
  • Martinez & Martinez Winery
  • Maryhill Winery
  • Masquerade Wine Company
  • NHV -Naches Heights Vineyard
  • Obelisco Estate
  • Ott & Murphy Wines/Swede Hill
  • Patterson Cellars
  • Pondera Winery
  • Precept Brands
  • Robert Ramsay Cellars
  • Smasne Cellars
  • Stemilt Creek Winery
  • SuLei Cellars
  • Tempest Sol Winery
  • Thomas O’Neil Cellars
  • Two Mountain Winery
  • Wilridge Winery
  • Wind Rose Cellars
  • WineGirl Wines

This event  features only dry Rose’ and interesting white wines…and no reds! Attendees will meet a variety of Northwest winemakers and taste their dry 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 Prosecco, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Albarino, Gruner, & Pinot Blanc!  Ray’s will provide some tasty treats to accompany.

Proceeds from this event go to support Ryther Child Center. Nationally accredited, Ryther Child Center provides comprehensive behavioral health care to children and their families struggling with issues of child abuse and neglect, mental illness and chemical dependency. Learn more about Ryther by visiting www.ryther.org .

Tickets are $35 and are available at www.rytherleague.org.

SEXY SYRAH at SALTY’S, April 11, 2012


Wednesday, April 11th 2012
Salty’s on Alki,
1936 Harbor Ave. SW Seattle, WA
6pm – 9pm


It’s baaaack! New varietals may be popping up all over the State but this event proves that Syrahs are still yummy and loved with their bold spices, rich fruit and silky texture! A vast array of Northwest boutique wineries invite you to come taste the magic creations they have made with Syrah grapes at one of the world’s hottest view restaurants—Salty’s on Alki Beach.

Salty’s Chef Jeremy will be whipping up an array of tasty appetizers designed to showcase Syrah’s outstanding affinity for food. Produced by Sommelier David LeClaire, of Seattle Uncorked and Wine World, and Salty’s Sommelier Tim O’Brien, this very popular eleventh annual event always sells out.   Almost 40 Northwest wineries will be featured and their Syrahs and Syrah Blends will be judged by a prestigeous panel of judges from the wine community.

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