March is Washington Wine Month

Washington Wine Month is an opportunity to celebrate the diversity and wonders of the Washington wine industry. Wineries, restaurants, cafes, wine shops, grocers and special events will be highlighting Washington wines this month culminating with the four day Taste of Washington. Some Washington Wine Month promotions will include special pricing on Washington Wines. Other Washington Wine Month will provide... read more

19th Annual Taste Washington March 31-April 3 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... read more

Washington Wine Restaurant Awards 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... read more

Washington Wine Month 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,... read more

Washington Wine Commission names new leader

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... read more

Wine Beer Washington Weekly

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... read more

How to sell Washington wine: Distributors, retailers speak out

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. Panelists Ryan Allison, Owner, Cellar 46 Sandy Block MW, Vice... read more

Auction of Washington Wines Odyssey Tickets on Sale

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... read more

Six Surprises at Taste Washington Grand Tasting

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... read more

Taste Washington Seminar Update!

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... read more

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