Mar 18, 2016
Taste Washington is the premier wine and food extravaganza of the year, highlighting the best Washington has to offer. Taste Washington has something to offer for everyone from those that want to get down and dirty with their food to those that prefer to keep their manicures clean and matching their stilettos and cocktail dress. From educational events to parties to field trips to tastings, Taste...
Mar 27, 2012
The 10th annual Washington Wine Restaurant awards were held in the Crystal ballroom at the Washington Athletic Club on March 26, 2012. The restaurant awards are selected by Committee that looks at restaurant wine list, staff service and training, and Washington wine events when making their choices. The selection committee is composed of members from the Washington wine Commission, Professional Wine...
Feb 28, 2012
March is Washington Wine Month. All month long, stores, restaurants and wineries will be promoting the quality wines of Washington state. In the past, you have had to have a sharp eye and an ear to the ground to catch the great deals. This year, you can get all the details in one place, at a new website Washington wine month.
The Washington Wine Commission has been gathering information on wine sales,...
Feb 9, 2012
Today the Washington Wine Commission announced Steve Warner will be the new executive director, effective March 12, 2012. Steve Warner is a local boy, originally from West Seattle, that has made a name for himself in the international business scene. Steve is back in Washington state after holding positions in global and regional marketing in Europe and the Asian Pacific region. His experience and...
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...
Mar 29, 2011
Washington is the second largest producer of wine in the US, so how do we sell all of that wine? That is what Washington wine makers gathered at the Taste of Washington Industry Seminar to find out. Chris Stone, Washington Wine Commission, moderated the panel that include wine distributors, retailer and restaurateurs from across the nation.
Ryan Allison, Owner, Cellar 46
Sandy Block MW, Vice...
Jul 22, 2010
Make your wine dollars matter this summer with a series of events celebrating Washington wine AND benefiting uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Washington Wine Education.
Barrel Auction and Picnic with Washington Wine Makers
Spend a summer afternoon on the grounds of Chateau Ste Michelle, sipping Washington wines poured by the wine maker. Enjoy picnic fare prepared by Tulalip...
Apr 2, 2010
With over 200 wineries in Taste Washington participating, pouring an average of 3-4 wines, there are more wines than a single person could cover. We had three people covering the Taste Washington event and we STILL couldn’t cover all of the food, wine, cider and even beer at this Washington showcase. Over the next week or so we will be posting about our various experiences at the Taste Washington...
Mar 26, 2010
Are you like me? Kicking yourself that you didn’t get your ticket in time for Food and Wine Pairing with Tom Douglas Taste Washington Seminar? That seminar sold out fast but we have good news! You can watch the seminar from your couch here in Washington or in Houston.
The Washington Wine Commission will be live streaming the Food and Wine Pairing seminar at 10:45 on March 26 and you can watch it...
Mar 25, 2010
The Grand Tasting of Taste Washington may be getting the most attention but Taste Washington Seminars offers education and interaction with some of rock stars of the Washington wine industry. Where else can you wine and dine with the likes of Bob Betz, MW, Dick Boushey, Tom Douglas, Stephanie Izard, Alex Golitzin, Greg Harrington MS, Jake Kosseff for as little as $40? Seminars are selling out fast so...