Sometimes you have to read between the lines to find what you are looking for. Are you a wine lover looking for a fun event that you and your beer buddies can all enjoy? The Seattle Food and Wine Experience on February 28 is really a BEVERAGE and food experience providing opportunities to sample beer, cider and wine from locations near and far. Beverage isn’t a very descriptive or sexy word like wine is so… the official title is Seattle Food and Wine Experience.

The Seattle Food and Wine Experience

The Seattle Food and Wine Experience

But when you take a look at the impressive  Who’s pouring list you can check out who will be pouring the beer and ciders.
Ayinger Beer
Blue Mountain Cider Company
Bridgeport Ales
Crispin Cider
Deschutes Brewery
Lindemans Beer
Ninkasi Brewing
Peroni
Pike Brewing Company
Pilsner Urquell
Rogue Ales
Samuel Adams Beer
Samuel Smith’s Old Brewery
Strongbow Cider
Trumer Pils
Whistler Brewing
Woodchuck Draft Cider
Wyder’s Cider

Barrel tasting

The Seattle Food and Wine Experience takes place on February 28, from 1-5pm at the Seattle Center Exposition Hall.  Tickets are reasonably priced  at only $49 for advance tickets, $59 at the door. Best of all, portions of your ticket revenue will go towards Beechers Flagship Foundation, in support of the Pure Food Kids Workshop. The Pure Food Kids Workshop goal is in educating fourth through sixth grade students about the prevalence of food additives and their possible health risks.

The Seattle Food and Wine Experience truly is an experience, not just an event. You can barrel sample new wines, cleanse your palate with a nicely hopped brew, try pairing a some of the wines with Beechers cheeses, sample a Roquefort Parfait from Artisanal Brasserie & The Artisanal Table or compare a Washington McCrea Cellars Syrah with other Syrahs from around the world.  Head out to the adjacent courtyard for a chance to win prizes from Maximus/Minimus, Evergreen Escapes and Butler Valet and Transportation. Learn cooking techniques and techniques from top chefs at the Taste of  Tulalip Culinary Exchange stage.  Listen to the music at the Starbucks Coffee and Music lounge or explore the exhibitors. There is a lot to see, taste and hear at this experience.

To stay up to date with all that will be happening at the Seattle Food and Wine Experience, you can fan them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter. During and after the event, you can share and compare your experiences on Twitter using the#SFWE hashtag. Here is our team of dedicated tweeters for the Seattle Food and Wine Experience, follow along!

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*Pictures provided by the Seattle Food and Wine Experience