Taste (eat and drink) Washington :: Seattle

Whoohoo, I managed to change my schedule and score a last minute great deal on my virgin flight on Virgin America, to attend Washington’s biggest wine event this weekend, April 5-6th, in Seattle.
Taste Washington, which began ten years ago, has evolved into a perennial favorite for Washington wine lovers, a group which is rapidly growing by sips and swirls. Washington State has been gaining world-wide recognition as a premium wine region, and if you haven’t tasted many of their fine wines, Seattle’s Taste Washington’s Grand Tasting offers the perfect opportunity.

There will be:

*More than 200 wineries will be on hand, pouring up to three of their wines.
*Try new releases of old favorites, or new varietals from some of Washington’s many brilliant new wineries.
*From small to large wineries, whites, reds, rosés and dessert wines, Taste Washington has it all.
*The Grand Tasting isn’t just about sipping marvelous wines — approximately 75 Seattle-area restaurants will be on hand, to prepare their favorite bites.
*There also will be many special seminars, contests, book signings by major celebs,etc…..
*At the end of the day, relax with scrumptious sweets at the coffee bar, and listen to live jazz.

In case you have made previosu plans, then mark your calendars for Taste Washington’s next big event in Spokane on June 8th, 2008
On June 8th, 2008 from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Taste Washington Spokane, at the elegant Davenport Hotel in Spokane, offers an enjoyable and educational way to spend an early Sunday evening.

Enjoy wines from Walla Walla, Yakima Valley, Wahluke Slope and many other regions.
Meet winemakers, mingle with Spokane restaurateurs and enjoy extraordinary delights from both.
Check website for ticket information on both events.

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