Sep 19, 2011
Oktoberfest returns to Spokane, September 23-24, 2011. The Washington Beer Commission is charged with promoting Washington craft beers throughout the state, so they have worked towards creating fun festivals featuring Washington craft beer in various parts of the state. Last year the Washington Beer Commission Oktoberfest settled in Spokane after years of wandering the Puget Sound area. The move to Spokane...
Sep 18, 2011
Today, we launched an experiment, the Wine Beer Washington Weekly. This weekly online newspaper is a third party compilation of articles and twitter announcements from the Washington Beer Commission, Washington Wine Commission and bloggers that focus on Washington beer and wine. It also culls Think of it as one stop shopping to find out what is happening with Washington beer and wine. It isn’t...
Sep 16, 2011
The first annual Brewers’ Harvest Expo brings nine Eastern Washington breweries and one “tourist” from Western Washington together for an afternoon of craft beer sampling. Each brewery will be pouring three of their beers at the Brewers’ Harvest Expo.
Come to Ephrata to enjoy a diverse selection of Washington beers, including specialty and rare beers. Your $25 ticket includes twelve (2 oz )...
Sep 15, 2011
What do you think of when you think of wine blends? A classic Bordeaux blend? Maybe a proprietary wine blend, reflecting the winemaker? Or a kitchen sink blend of grape left overs? Columbia BLEND is a unique wine event, created to explore the mystery and beauty behind wine blends.
Last year, I used tapestries as an analogy for wine blends. Some people found it a helpful means of comparing single varietal...
Sep 13, 2011
Fremont Oktoberfest 2011 is more than just a mere beer bonanza, it is a full weekend celebration of wacky fun. Although it is probably best known for the Brewfest (tasting garden). Fremont Oktoberfest offers activities as diverse as Texas chainsaw pumpkin carving to a Street Scramble to the ever popular Buxom Beer Garden. Fun events are planned for the entire family, even the dog!
Dogtoberfest is Sunday...