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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.
December 7 – 8, 2018
Seattle’s first indoor Winter Solstice Night Market with a winter craft beer tasting experience with over two days at Magnuson Park Hangar 30 for the holidays. Grab a pint or opt-in to taste your way through the impressive winter beer lineup. The Winter Solstice Beer Festival features over 30 local and regional breweries, live music, and over 150 booths inside. Most of the food trucks and booths will be outside the beer garden fence area and open to the public, so bring the family for the food and drop by a pint of your favorite beverage. Limited food options will be available inside the gated beer tasting area.
December 7 – 9, 2018
Amidst the festive atmosphere of the season, at the Walla Walla Valley’s Holiday Barrel Tasting winemakers and cellar staff provide samples of future releases straight from the wine barrel. In addition to sampling and purchasing wines, the wineries get into the holiday spirit in their own unique way, offering food, art, music and more. Holiday Barrel Tasting is a fantastic opportunity to talk directly with Walla Walla Valley winemakers about the new vintage, and gain insight into the creative winemaking process.
December 21 – 24, 2018
Flying Lion Brewing’s 5th Annual Dark Beer Fest is at Flying Lion Brewery in Seattle, WA. Every year near the Winter Solstice we celebrate (and tolerate) the middle of the winter by taking over our taps with the darkest, richest, tastiest beers hand picked from our own brews (as well as a couple of our guest tap favorites). This year we’re extending the celebration through the whole weekend. Join us Friday through Sunday for 25 of the darkest beers we brew + a couple guest taps, and special releases from barrel-aged, to cask-conditioned, to IPAs, to Imperials, and everything in between!
January 18 – 27, 2019
Nestled among the snow-capped hilltops and glacier fed waters of Lake Chelan, Winterfest is the perfect escape to a Washington winter wonderland. Join us for wine and ale tastings, horse-drawn carriages, intricate ice sculptures, live music, activities for kids of all ages, a massive beach bonfire, spectacular fireworks show and much more!
January 25 – 26, 2019
First Taste Oregon is an event of epic proportion featuring the best in Oregon Wines, Craft Breweries, Hard Ciders, Spirits, Delectable Eats and a one of a kind shopping experience. We offer live music both days in 2 locations throughout the event, featuring local music from talented artists from all over the state of Oregon. First Taste Oregon offers a little something for everyone including luxurious art work from some of the states most renowned artists. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing wine tasting experience or a sampling of something a bit more extravagant, First Taste has something to offer all who attend!
February 1 – 2, 2019
At the 14th Annual Portland Seafood & Wine Festival, come join us and 175 exhibitors in 90,000 square feet of space with entertainment, lots of fresh Oregon seafood and wine, craft beers, cider, and distilled spirits! Taste some of Oregon’s best wines from over 65 WINERIES and munch on deliciously fresh seafood at the peak of Dungeness Crab season! We encourage you to bring the whole family! With face painters, balloon artists and so much more!
February 9 – 10, 2019
February 11, 2019
February 15, 2019
The13th Annual Taste Spokane will be filled with live music, great food, adult beverages, and more. Spokane’s most acclaimed restaurants, regional wineries and breweries, and dessert purveyors will exhibit their products and serve samples. Taste Spokane 2019 will feature a live auction, paddle raise and lots of fun surprises! Help grant wishes to LOCAL children battling life-threatening conditions by attending this incredible event!
The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is a 3-Event Adventure. The epicurean weekend kicks off on Thursday night with Comfort, Seattle’s best feel-good foods and crafty brews from mac and cheese to fried chicken, beer, cider, hot toddies and more. On Friday, Pop! features the Pacific Northwest’s bounty of seafood paired with sparkling wines, Champagne, craft beer, cider and seafood-friendly white wines. The weekend continues on Saturday with the Grand Tasting; a deluxe showcase for wine, beverage, food and lifestyle in the Northwest.
March 7 – 10, 2019
With a focus on Northwest wines and regional cuisine, Savor Cannon Beach offers four days of unique wine tasting experiences including a wine walk featuring over 40 Northwest wineries pouring tastings at Cannon Beach art galleries, restaurants and retail shops. A series of festival events focus on specific themes that showcase the bounty of Northwest wine and cuisine while local businesses add a weekend full of tastings, special dinners and cultural events in one of the Pacific Northwest’s most beautiful destinations.
March 28 – 31, 2019
Taste Washington is returning March 28-31, 2019, and you’re invited to the celebration! From wine tastings and seminars to farm excursions and music-food mash ups, enjoy four days chock-full of specially curated events featuring over 230 wineries, more than 65 restaurants and some of the nation’s most-talented chefs. Tickets go on sale December 5.