Wine Seminar


Washington State Wines

Taste, discover, and learn about Washington State wine!

View the list of Washington State wineries

The Rise of the Rhones

Some of the most exciting grape varieties being grown in Washington right now trace their origins to France’s Rhone Valley. Here we discuss the varied ways in which these grapes express themselves on Washington soil and explore the state’s growing Rhone trend. Find out why so many winemakers believe that Rhone varieties have found a new home in Washington.

Washington State SeminarSaturday, March 1, 2014
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Tickets $25* – Purchased online, in advance. SOLD OUT



  • Lauren Ashton Cellars Cuvee Mirabelle Columbia Valley 2011 $50

  • Sparkman Cellars Darkness Syrah Yakima Valley 2011 $62

  • Dusted Valley Mourvedre Stone Tree Vineyard Wahluke Slope $39

  • Long Shadows Sequel Columbia Valley 2010 $50

  • Dunham Cellars Syrah Columbia Valley 2010 $35

Washington vs. the World

As Washington continues its emergence as a world-class wine region we ask, how do Washington wines stack up? Of course, there’s only one way to find out: by blind tasting a selection of the state’s wines against those from other regions. How do Washington wines compare? Come decide for yourself.

Washington State SeminarSunday, March 2, 2014
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Tickets $25* – Purchased online, in advance.

Moderator: Sean Sullivan



  • Treveri Brut Sparkling Wine Columbia Valley NV $14

  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2012 $17

  • Columbia Crest Merlot Grand Estates Columbia Valley 2011 $12

  • Boomtown Cabernet Sauvignon Washington 2011 $16

  • Gloria Ferrer Brut Sonoma County Sonoma NV $24

  • Kendall Jackson Vintners Reserve Chardonnay California 2012 $17

  • Kenwood Merlot Sonoma County 2010 $14

  • Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2011 $23

*Please note that a Food & Wine Experience ticket for the day of your seminar also is required.

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