Win tickets to BLEND, a wine event on September 12, featuring wines from 40 different wineries in Washington, Sonoma County and Portugal.  BLEND is an opportunity to taste a wide assortment of wine blends from classic Rhone and Bordeaux blends like DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc to distinctive proprietorial blends like Otis Kenyon Matchless Red. BLEND is a blend of sensory delights for your pleasure. Sample tasty bites from the Columbia Hospitality group like Salish Sea Salmon Bake prepared by Executive Chef Jay Bartleson, Bell Harbor, and Arrosto Di Maiale (Wild fennel scented pork tenderloin with garlic whipped potatoes and poached figs) prepared by Executive Chef Andrea DiLoreto, Kenwood Inn and Spa. Enjoy the views from the Bell Harbor International Conference Center as you mingle and sip. Feel your heart speed up as they announce the winners to the weekend get-a-ways and the five night stay at The Oitavos hotel in Cascais, Portugal!


Tickets for BLEND are $59 and are available online.

Enter to win tickets to BLEND

I love wine blends. The winemaker that can skillfully blend wines is part artist and part scientist, but wine blends are often mistaken as lower quality wines. BLEND is going to shatter that myth and you can help.

Simply tell us about your favorite wine blend here in the comments before midnight Friday, September 3rd. We will  use  handy random number generator to select one of the comments as the winner. The winner receives TWO free tickets to BLEND at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center on September 12th!

Tweet the news to attend a blending seminar!

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Immediately before the big event, there are two hands-on blending seminars from 2:30-4pm. You can learn about the art of wine blending while creating and judging wine blends. We will be giving away one free seminar ticket. You choose which of the two sessions you want to attend:

  • Blending with Chateau Ste. Michelle
    Participate in the hands-on red wine blending process of small wine lots with the different wine tiers of Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • Seminar 2: Blend – Inspiration, Experience, Intuition with Columbia Winery
    Participate in a hands-on blending session using the five Bordeaux grapes varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot, Malbec).

Enter this contest by spreading the word about the contest via Twitter. Just be sure to include the hashtag #WinBlend to make sure your tweets are included in the drawing.  One tweet will be randomly selected on Friday at midnight.