Grapevine (Event Calendar)

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  Here’s a list of upcoming events that involve Northwest-made wine, beer, and spirits!  And if you’re having an event you’d like us to add to “The Grapevine,” look for submission instructions at the bottom of the list.

 

June 8, 2018

A Brush of Pink at Novelty Hill-Januik Winery in Woodinville, WA is an evening of nothing but award-winning vintages.  The best of the best in wine! What better way to welcome in spring than by opening our new releases and a few library surprises? A Brush of Pink offers up what is arguably the richest feast of wine in the state.

June 10, 2018

The Idaho Wine Commission is celebrating Savor Idaho’s 10th Anniversary at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise, Idaho. Savor Idaho gives consumers a unique opportunity to savor the best Idaho has to offer in wine and food while enjoying great, local tunes by Douglas Cameron. The general tasting will begin promptly at 2pm and run till 5pm. Guests will be greeted with a commemorative wine glass as they taste and sip their way through Idaho’s best. With your ticket purchase, you will have access to food and beverage samples with additional food and wine available for purchase on site.

June 14 – 16, 2018

Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine. Join more than 60 Walla Walla Valley wineries, internationally known guest winemakers and speakers in exploring one of the world’s most noble grape varieties – Merlot. Taste and compare wines from the Walla Walla Valley with wines from around the world during a captivating winemaker panel. Participate in special tastings of rare vintage wines and intimate winemaker dinners. Mix and mingle with acclaimed winemakers and chefs.

June 15 – 17, 2018

Raise a glass on Father’s Day weekend as the Washington Beer Commission presents the 13th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at King County’s Marymoor Park! The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 130 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, great food trucks, live music and all-ages activities.

June 15, 2018

Enjoy Live Music with Trish Savage Duo at Columbia Winery in Woodinville, WA!  Visit the tasting room as we feature our delicious wine, flatbreads and small bites, along with live music from the Trish Savage Duo.

June 16, 2018

Sol Stone Winery is celebrating Dads & Dogs on Father’s Day Weekend. Please join us for wine tasting and complimentary Hot Dogs for Humans (donations are accepted and benefit Homeward Pet in Woodinville).  So, grab the Dad in your life, throw a leash on the pup and come on down! Put on your pooch’s favorite outfit for the photo booth!

June 21 – July 1, 2018

Oregon Cider Week is a 10-day celebration invites everyone, from cidermakers to chefs, to showcase Northwest cider in a variety of special events, featured menus, happy hours, tap takeovers and more. Events are coordinated by cidermakers across the state of Oregon

June 22, 2018

The 3rd Annual SipFest Snoqualmie is a wine, beer, and food tasting event held in the Downtown Historic District of Snoqualmie, WA.  Festivities will be from 6:00PM – 9:00PM, and tickets include a souvenir glass, unlimited restaurant tastings, six beverage tasting tokens, and live music entertainment. General Admission will be $40 prior to June 16th and $45 after June 16th and one hundred percent of donations goes back to the community. 

June 22 – 23, 2018

The Gorge Blues and Brews Festival dishes up beer, music and food on the banks of the Columbia River. What’s more, this event offers an uncommon opportunity to camp on-site at a beer festival. It is not the back country, but the Skamania County Fairgrounds offers a place to pitch your tent as well as offering the other necessary facilities. Enjoy a long day of beer and blues then stroll or stumble home to your bivouac. Campsites are limited and reservations are required. The lineup of breweries and musicians is always impressive at this grownups-only event.

June 22 – 24, 2018

Portland International Beerfest is a 3-day specialty beer festival held in the Pearl District North Park Blocks. PIB showcases hard-to-find beers and ciders from all over the world. Sample everything from classic styles (pilsners, pales, etc.) to exotic new-world hybrids (barrel-aged hoppy farmhouse sours, etc.)

June 24, 2018

At the Oregon Brewers Runner Series at the Portland Cider Co., participants walk, jog, or run approximately 3.1 miles, then drink beer! Everyone is invited to enjoy the day’s entertainment: live music, great food, giveaways and activities with partners and sponsors. Everyone receives a craft brew, and collectors pint glass or seasonal swag item. 10% of our proceeds help support our nonprofit partners, the Oregon Brewshed Alliance, Dollar For Portland, and Life Vest Inside.

June 29 – 30, 2018

The Sherwood’s 3rd Annual Wine Festival & Artisans Fair will help you experience the Willamette Valley region’s finest flavors and is hosted by 503 Uncorked and the Sherwood Wine Foundation. The Sherwood Wine Foundation’s mission is to benefit education and entrepreneurship in the community by celebrating, supporting and bringing exposure to Willamette Valley wineries and vintners.

July 6 – 8, 2018

The Portland Craft Beer Festival (PCBF) will be an annual opportunity for the legal-drinking-aged public to taste a substantial representation of beers originating from Portland, Oregon breweries. Only beers, plus ciders and wine, crafted within the city limits of Portland are featured at the PCBF which makes it unique and different from other beer festivals.

July 6 – 8, 2018

Seattle International Beerfest is a 3-day specialty beer festival held at Seattle Center’s Fisher Lawn and Pavilion. Sample everything from classic styles (pilsners, pales, etc.) to exotic new-world hybrids (barrel-aged hoppy farmhouse sours, etc.).

July 7, 2018

Washington Distillers Festival returns to Fremont Studios. Guests can sip craft spirits from more than 40 Washington distilleries, including gin, whiskey, rum, bourbon, vodka, liqueurs and more. Guests will also be able to sample delicious bites from Seattle-area restaurants and food purveyors. Expert bartenders can help you set-up your home bar and teach you cocktail tips. Learn how your favorite craft spirits are made and interact one-on-one with the craftsmen and women. Purchase a bottle (or two!) on-site from our distilleries – new product releases and classic favorites.

July 12 – 15, 2018

CRAVE, the Inland Northwest’s premier food and drink celebration, will be held July 12-15 at CenterPlace, a state-of-the-art 54,000 square foot event facility at Mirabeau Point Park in Spokane Valley, Washington. Presented by the city of Spokane Valley, CRAVE is a unique culinary event that will showcase the talents of visionary chefs and culinary professionals.

July 13 – 15, 2018

Kirkland Uncorked is Washington’s summer wine festival. Taking place in scenic Marina Park (25 Lakeshore Plaza Dr), the festival, a weekend long celebration of world-class Washington wineries, is a benefit for the Homeward Pet Adoption. The festival is split into two parts, a 21+ Tasting Garden and an all ages Street Fair. The Tasting Garden features wine tasting, live music, a Friday Burger Brawl and a Saturday Grill-Off. The Street Fair features a Boat Show, the Uncorked Market, the CityDog Dog Modeling Contest, and a Saturday Food Truck Feast.

July 20 – 21, 2018

The 8th annual Bremerton Summer Brewfest is a two day event on the Bremerton waterfront, just a short walk from the Seattle – Bremerton ferry! This event features 36 Washington breweries pouring more than 100 craft beers. To celebrate the Summer, our Washington brewers will be focusing on fruit infused beers. Come to the Bremerton Summer Brewfest to learn more from our expert brewers while you enjoy live music and local food.

July 27, 2018

Experience some the Northwest’s finest wines on Woodland Park Zoo’s picturesque North Meadow with the annual Woodland Park Zoo Tasting Flight. This is an after-hours, adults-only fundraiser event for Woodland Park Zoo. Must be 21 or over and have valid ID for event entry. A general admission ticket provides 10 tastings from more than 40 wineries, but additional tasting tickets available for purchase. Full bottles from participating wineries available for purchase. Concessions also are available for purchase. There will be live music, and your ticket allows for near-encounters with animals as well as access to award-winning animal exhibits. As part of Woodland Park Zoo’s commitment to sustainable practices, including waste reduction, this is a Bring Your Own Glass event (souvenir glasses for $5 may be purchased at the event while supplies last).

July 26 – 29, 2018

The Oregon Brewers Festival is considered a craft beer destination, and nearly 70,000 fans annually make the pilgrimage to Beervana to drink up what the festival has to offer. On a sun soaked July afternoon, there’s no better place to sip 80 independent craft beers with friends along the banks of the Willamette River, with the Portland skyline as a backdrop to the west and Mt. Hood towering in the east. Whether you prefer Belgians or Blondes, Pales or Pilsners, Saisons or Sours – come to the Oregon Brewers Festival and see for yourself why we’re one of the world’s best loved craft beer festivals!

 

July 27 – 29, 2018

In its 32nd year, the International Pinot Noir Celebration offers Pinot Noir consumers and industry members the chance to enjoy an unparalleled selection of Pinots from around the world via a full schedule of seminars, walkaround tastings, winery tours and unforgettable meals prepared by top Northwest chefs. With the exception of a vineyard and winery tour, the IPNC is held on the beautiful and historic Linfield College campus and is an easy hour drive southwest of Portland in the heart of Oregon wine country.

August 4, 2018

The Olympia Brew Fest is an annual summer beer festival that takes place at the Port Plaza in Olympia, WA. It features 30+ hand-picked, northwest breweries and over 60 different beers. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Thurston County Chamber Foundation Small Business Development (Incubator) Program. Come and celebrate Olympia’s fine brewing heritage!

August 4, 2018

The Bellingham NW Wine Festival will include both a public wine tasting and the announcement of all medal-winning wines entered in an earlier judged competition. This year’s event will feature up to 50 wineries from the Pacific Northwest along with eight restaurants from the Whatcom County area. Whether you’re a serious wineophile or have only limited experience with wines, the Festival is a great opportunity to meet winemakers, have a nosh or two, and sample an amazing selection of Pacific Northwest wines! Net proceeds from the event go to the Whatcom Beer and Wine Foundation for distribution to a number of Whatcom County non-profit organizations.

August 10 – 12, 2018

Enjoy the Mile High Wine & Music Festival in Silverstar, BC.  Being a mile high above sea level awakens your senses – inhale the aromas, savour the atmosphere, watch the people, listen to the music and touch nature. Canada’s highest outdoor wine tasting showcases 30 different British Columbia wineries, catering from Brown’s Social House, unique café and wine pairings from Starbucks Canada and live music. Come enjoy a unique outdoor event full of fun, wine and music.

August 11, 2018

The Kitsap Wine Festival at Harborside Fountain Park is a celebration of food and wine on Bremerton’s scenic waterfront, benefiting the Olympic College Alumni Association in support of the OC Promise. The festival features live music, delicious food, and of course, great wines. You’ll have the opportunity to explore and discover a wide variety of wines by sampling bottles featured by our ever-expanding slate of participating wineries.

August 16, 2018

The Washington Auction of Wines Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction is the kickoff to the weekend of events where you’ll have the opportunity to meet and mingle with Washington winemakers and choose from over 100 wines to taste. Extraordinary bites are provided by Tulalip Resort Casino’s acclaimed restaurants and showcase dishes seasoned with inventive culinary twists. For the competitive wine collector, you’ll have the chance to bid on one-of-a-kind wines in the Barrel Auction. It all happens on the lovely concert grounds at Chateau Ste. Michelle winery.

August 16 – 18, 2018

The Bend Brewfest is three days of tasty craft beer, cider and wine along the banks of the Deschutes River. There will be 60+ breweries and 150 + beers, ciders and wines available to attendees. A one-time purchase of a souvenir mug is required for tasting. Mugs are $20 and include 5 tasting tokens. Mugs from previous years will not be filled. Tasting tokens are required for beer purchase and cost $5 for 5 tokens. 1 token equals a four ounce taste.

August 18, 2018

The Washington Auction of Wines Columbia Winery Charity Walk & Run is an annual fundraiser that is put on by The Run for Children’s Guild. The Run for Children ‘s Guild is a group of volunteers dedicated to helping children in the Northwest by raising money for uncompensated care at Children’s Hospital. The need for uncompensated care grows each year and is expected to exceed more than $120 million this year.Of the 100,000 patients treated at Children’s each year, 65% need financial assistance. Last year’s event was a huge success, raising over $100,000.

August 18, 2018

The Washington Auction of Wines Gala is the Grand Finale and not-to-be-missed wine event each year! Vintner table hosts will guide guests through the evening with wines alongside a multi-course dinner served by renowned Seattle area chefs. The evening is filled with one-of-a-kind auction lots focusing on wine, food, travel and unique experiences you can’t find anywhere else.

August 23 – 26, 2018

The Oregon Wine Experience® is a week-long event featuring extraordinary Oregon wines, amazing culinary creations, and one of a kind experiences! Over the course of seven days, guests have the opportunity to explore, learn, and indulge in all the beauty and bounty that Southern Oregon offers. Held at the historic Bigham Knoll Campus in Jacksonville, as well as at winery and restaurant venues around the region, this year’s festival is destined to be the biggest and best yet. Whether you choose to attend just one day or stay for the whole week, Oregon Wine Experience® is an essential wine event like none other in the state

August 25, 2018

The Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival is a judged wine competition in which the winners of the competition are recognized during the evening of the festival. The competition typically draws more than 200 entries from North Central Washington wineries. This event benefits the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.

 

If you have a wine, beer, or spirits-related event you’d like listed on The Grapevine, send the information to:  info@NorthwestWineNight.com

and put “Grapevine” in the subject line.