Area Wine Events!

Submitted March 13th, 2012

Attached is a special invitation from the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation to an outstanding event the afternoon of March 25. Be sure to check it out. “Come join the WVC Foundation on Sunday, March 25th for an afternoon filled with the ‘Art of Music’…(download the announcement)

Wenatchee has several activities coming up, and Saturdays are always fun in the Mission District in Cashmere. One stop and you get four wineries, a distillery, a cafe, a bar, and no tasting fees! How can you beat that? Some of the wineries are open Fri and Sun, too, so check them out: Crayelle Cellars, Waterville Winery, Horan Estates, Dutch John.

Wenatchee Wine Week is NEXT week! Here are the events to celebrate the award-winning wines produced in our own back yard!

March 19: Mad About Merlot on Monday: The Grape, 2 “D” St., Quincy, 4-8 p.m. $2 per wine poured. Sample several Wenatchee Wine Country Merlot wines at this nice wine shop in Quincy. These merlots are magnificent!

March 21: Sensational Syrah Night: Tastebuds, 212 5th St., Wenatchee. $9 for tastes of 4 Wenatchee Wine Country Syrahs! They’re sensational!

March 22: “Wine 101” Seminar and “Food and Wine Pairing” Seminars at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Join wine expert Barb Robertson as she explains and samples the history and characteristics of 6 different wine varietals made from Wenatchee Wine Country winemakers. “Wine 101” is $15 per person, from 6-7 p.m.

“Food & Wine Pairing” will also be taught by Barb from 7:15-8:15, and she explains how the tannins and acids of wines complements the food served, and visa versa. Different wines will be served from the previous seminar with small plates of food served. $35 per person.

The price for both seminars will be $45 per person. Tickets at www.wenatcheewines.com or call (509)669-5808.

March 23: “Red Blend Tasting Night” at the Wine Thief, 1604 N. Wenatchee Ave. $5 per person. Sample fabulous red blends from Wenatchee Wine Country wineries.

March 24: March Madness Wine Walk in downtown Wenatchee, 1-5 p.m. Downtown merchants host Wenatchee Wine Country wineries. $20 for 15 tastes of wine. Tickets are sold at the event at Davis Furniture, 125 S. Wenatchee Ave.

March 25: Wenatchee Valley College “Art of Music” (see the announcement, and link at the top of this article!

We hope to see you at some of these, particularly on Thursday at the Eno event and Sunday at the WVCF “The Art of Music.”

Joanne