Washington Wine Events Calendar
Wine, Buy & Dine with Butler Wine Tours
Dates:
April 5, 2013 - December 22, 2013
Location:
Purple Cafe and Wine Bar Bellevue & Woodinville Wine Country
Description:
Join Butler Wine Tours and Bellevue’s Purple Café and Wine Bar for an unforgettable Wine, Buy & Dine Experience. Relax on our elegant and comfortable Mercedes Benz Sprinter as Stuart Butler aka “The Wine Stuart” -- or one of his hand-picked guides -- escorts you to at least three of Woodinville Wine Country’s finest wineries and tasting rooms. Our insider relationships with the winemakers and owners will give you unique access that goes beyond all other wine tours. After experiencing your two and a half hour tasting tour, you’ll be returned to Purple Café where a table will be ready for you to enjoy dinner. The corkage fee is waived on the first bottle of wine purchased during the tour and served at dinner. We’ll have you smiling and laughing all night long! Wine does that, you know. Tour Details - $50 per person + Washington State sales tax for tour of three premium wineries; tasting fees are included. - Gratuity is not included; suggested gratuity is 15% of $125 per person tour value. - Must purchase tickets online at least 48 hours prior to tour start time; within 48 hours, call for availably at 206.233.9233. - After you purchase tour tickets, Purple Cafe will contact you to make a VIP reservation for dinner; dinner is required in order to attend the tour, and is not included in the $50 tour price. - No corkage fee on the first bottle of wine purchased during the tour and served at dinner. The tour departs at 3pm and returns by 6pm from Purple Cafe and Wine Bar 430 106th Avenue North East Bellevue, Washington 98004 For reservations visit https://my.getinsellout.com/providers/butler-seattle
Contact:
Stuart Butler
Phone:
206.233.9233
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Bocce Night at Goose Ridge Winery
Dates:
June 13, 2013 - September 27, 2013
Location:
Goose Ridge Winery
Description:
Every Thursday night our hours will be extended for Bocce Night at Goose Ridge Winery. Wine will be sold by the bottle and glass from 6:00-8:00PM, so bring your family and friends (even a picnic dinner) and get competitive over a game of Bocce! Contact our tasting room with any questions: 509-628-3880.
Contact:
Richland Tasting Room
Phone:
509-628-3880
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Sapolil ~ Every Tuesday in June Cinema at the Cellars
Dates:
July 2, 2013 - July 30, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
7:30 p.m. No Cover. Free Popcorn. July 02 - Wayne’s World (1992) July 09 - High Fidelity (2000) July 16 - This is Spinal Tap (1984) July 23 - Walk the Line (2005) July 30 - Detroit Rock City (1999) For more info: 509-520-1273  Enjoy a Full Bar, Featuring Sapolil Cellars Wine, Beer on Tap and by the Bottle, and a full menu of hard liquor libations. Bistro 15 @ Sapolil will be serving up good eats until late.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Sapolil Cellars ~ Every Wednesday Open Mic Recording Club
Dates:
July 3, 2013 - July 31, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
It's open mic, but even better! Each act gets to take home a recording of their performance! Sign up sheet is at Sapolil Cellars, open at 1 p.m. Or call Nick! 6 - 9, Wednesdays!  No Cover. For more info: 509-520-1273  Enjoy a Full Bar, Featuring Sapolil Cellars Wine, Beer on Tap and by the Bottle, and a full menu of hard liquor libations. Bistro 15 @ Sapolil will be serving up good eats until late.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Sip @ Sapolil Every Saturday in July - Dean Snider
Dates:
July 6, 2013 - July 27, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Enjoy music by the Walla Walla based performer, Dean Snider. Enjoy this entertainment and grab a lively libation or a glass of wine, and a bite of dinner. 6 - 8, Saturdays!  No Cover. For more info: 509-520-1273  Enjoy a Full Bar, Featuring Sapolil Cellars Wine, Beer on Tap and by the Bottle, and a full menu of hard liquor libations. Bistro 15 @ Sapolil will be serving up good eats until late.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Every Sunday Salsa Dancing @ Sapolil - Sunday
Dates:
July 7, 2013 - July 28, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
DJ H Boss Spins extreme Dance Tunes Featuring Salsa, Merengue, Bachata Dance Music. 8 - 11, Sundays! No Cover. For more info: 509-520-1273  Enjoy a Full Bar, Featuring Sapolil Cellars Wine, Beer on Tap and by the Bottle, and a full menu of hard liquor libations. Bistro 15 @ Sapolil will be serving up good eats until late.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY’s Thursday Night Burger Bar is BIG!
Dates:
July 18, 2013 - September 5, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
Barnard Griffin WINE BAR & EATERY’s Thursday Night Burger Bar is BIG! Savory & piled high with extra Deliciousness! Burger options are beef, turkey or Portobello. Burgers are just $10 and include a trip to our immense toppings bar. Barnard Griffin Winery’s WINE BAR & EATERY focuses on Fresh, Light and Contemporary cuisine, often with a Mediterranean accent. Great for a quick gourmet lunch, upscale flatbread sandwiches, light appetizers, beer and wine after work, or an early dinner. Build your own burger at the Burger Bar every Thursday night, 4 - 9pm. Barnard Griffin Winery’s WINE BAR & EATERY focuses on Fresh, Light and Contemporary cuisine, often with a Mediterranean accent. The interior décor is awash with colorful fused-glass mobiles created by the winery’s resident glass artisan and winery Co-Owner, Deborah Barnard. Whether it’s for a quick gourmet lunch, upscale flatbread sandwiches, light appetizers/beer/wine after work, or an early dinner, Barnard Griffin’s WINE BAR & EATERY is a fun and energized drop-in dining destination. LIVE MUSIC is featured most Fridays & Saturdays starting at 7pm. The WINE BAR & EATERY is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery located on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA, just off the Queensgate Dr. exit South on Interstate Route 182. What a great way to check out Barnard Griffin’s remodeled and expanded Winery including: ‘db’ GLASS GALLERY & STUDIO PRIVATE EVENT SPACE TASTING ROOM WINE BAR & EATERY BG PATIO HOURS: TASTING ROOM: Open Daily: 10a-5p WINE BAR & EATERY: Open: Tues-Thurs: 4p-9p, Fri. & Sat: Noon-9p, Live Music Most Fridays & Saturdays Sun: Noon-5p Tasting Room Manager Kim Gravenslund and her staff welcome you to the Barnard Griffin tasting room. Sample from a unique selection of over 15 wines from the cellar with authoritative commentary by their wine specialists. When you visit the Tasting Room, you can savor award winning Barnard Griffin Tulip Label wines and enjoy special pricing on certain selections. They also offer tastings of their limited production Reserve Wines. The Reserve Wines have limited distribution outside of the winery, so try these exceptional Reserves when you visit. Tasting fees (refundable towards wine purchase) are $5 to taste their popular award winning Tulip Label wines and $10 for their exclusive Reserve wines. Tasting fees are of course waived for members of Barnard Griffin’s BLOOM, RESERVE and CONNOISSEUR wine clubs. Barnard Griffin is the premier family owned winery in Washington, one of the most award-wining wineries in the state and an essential stop on any tour of Washington’s best. Recent acclaim for Barnard Griffin wines: • Their ‘11 Chardonnay won BEST OF CLASS at the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE’S 2013 Wine Competition, which is the largest American wine competition in the world. • In the same competition, Barnard Griffin’s ’08 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon won GOLD • Their Rosé of Sangiovese was rated BEST OF THE BEST ROSÉS by the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE’S 2012 Wine Competition, and therefore has won Gold or Better in this competition for an unprecedented seven years in a row! • Barnard Griffin’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon was awarded 94 points by WINE ENTHUSIAST Magazine. • And, their Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon won BEST CABERNET and GOLD at the 2012 Washington Wine Competition. • SUNSET Magazine’s 2013 Wine Competition awarded BEST OF CLASS and GOLD to their 2012 Rosé of Sangiovese, plus BEST OF CLASS and GOLD to their 2010 Merlot. Check out their website for directions and to study up on their extraordinary collection of fine Washington State artisan wine: www.BarnardGriffin.com, Call Barnard Griffin Winery, (509) 627 0266, or email: info@BarnardGriffin.com for more details. Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com Please Drink Responsibly. Get a Designated Driver!
Contact:
Nate
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Live Music at Cafe Orsa
Dates:
July 26, 2013 - December 1, 2013
Location:
Terra Blanca Winery and Estate Vineyard
Description:
Spend an evening with Terra Blanca for live music and dining at Cafe Orsa at 5pm to 10pm July 19th-Chelsea Spence July 26th-Blue Mountain Spanish Sound August 2nd-Geno August 9th-Blue Mountain Spanish Sound August 16th- Carl Holt August 23rd-Chelsea Spence August 30th-Mike Edmundson www.terrablanca.com
Contact:
Sheila Crouch
Phone:
509-588-6082
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Summer Vineyard Tour
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
Yakima Valley, WA: Sunnyside, Prosser, Benton City
Description:
Summer Tour Showcases Yakima Valley’s Pioneering Vineyards: July Event Highlights the Region’s 30 Years as Washington’s First Growth In celebrating the 30th anniversary of our appellation, Wine Yakima Valley is giving consumers insider access to some of the oldest vineyards and most experienced grape growers in the state. Our Summer Vineyard Tour takes place on July 27, and will feature Kestrel View Estates, DuBrul Vineyard, and Kiona Vineyards. Yakima Valley’s success is rooted in talented grape growers. Generations of these innovative, hard-working people collectively refine their experience of the land and support world-class, local viticulture research to make Yakima Valley central to Washington State’s winegrowing industry. Tickets for the tour are $95 per person and include transportation, wine, food by Chef Jessica Smith, and grower-led educational discussions. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our website.
Phone:
509.965.5201
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Milbrandt Vineyards' Patio Party featuring Kate Turner
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
508 Cabernet Court Prosser, WA 99350
Description:
Kick back on the patio with a glass of wine and enjoy live music by rising country star Kate Turner! Chef Rachel will prepare a delicious dinner buffet for us; menu to be announced. $27 general admission, $22 for MBV Cellar Club members. The patio fills up quickly; reservations are strongly recommended. Call 509.788.0030 or email tara@milbrandtvineyards.com for reservations and more information. For more information on Kate, visit kateturnermusic.com.
Contact:
Tara Divers
Phone:
509-788-0030
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Silvara's Live Saturday Music - Charlie Solbrig
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
Silvara Vineyards Tasting Room
Description:
We will have live music from 2pm-5pm for all to enjoy. Charlie is a local musician here in the Wenatchee Valley and we are very excited to welcome him for a couple shows. We will be enjoying his acoustic sounds with classical influences while enjoying a nice glass of wine. Learn more about Charlie Solbrig here: http://www.charliesolbrig.com/about.html
Phone:
(509) 548-1000
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Saturday, July 27th Live @ Sapolil - Shanks Pony Country/Rock/Eclectic
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
Sapolil Cellars, 15 E Main Street, Walla Walla, WA
Description:
Shanks Pony is one heck of a high-energy, entertainment machine. Combining current hits with yesterday's classics, Shanks Pony will keep the party on the dance floor with a wide variety of fun and engaging music. 9 – Midnight  Cover: $5 For more info: 509-520-1273  Enjoy a Full Bar, Featuring Sapolil Cellars Wine, Beer on Tap and by the Bottle, and a full menu of hard liquor libations. Bistro 15 @ Sapolil will be serving up good eats until late.
Contact:
Abigail Schwerin
Phone:
(509) 520-1273
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Something Every Saturday - The Boat Races are Here!
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
Mercer Estates Winery
Description:
Decided to beat the heat and skip the crowds? Not to worry! Our wine specials will float your boat! Draw discounts from our captain’s cap of 10%, 20% and even 30%! 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone:
509-786-2097
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4th. Anniversary Party @Michael Florentino Cellars
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
19501 144th Ave NE Suite C 1200 Woodinville, WA 98072
Description:
It’s gonna be a blast! Sip some wine while you enjoy the following: · Food provided by Six Coins Food Truck, · Get your style on with Lisa Rae Lewis of Stella and Dot, your independent Stylist! · Be sure to keep your ears open for Chillz Ice Cream Truck! · Wine Slushies by the glass $5 or free for wine club members
Contact:
Brad Sherman
Phone:
425.281.2323
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Music on the Deck at DiStefano Winery
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
DiStefano Winery
Description:
Cost: $30/per person, includes a glass of wine, cover fee for music and engraved glass Guests under 21 come for FREE! - buy your tickets in advance, as this event sold out every year Follow the event link to hear band's music. DiStefano presents yet another spurring evening of Music on the Deck! MUSIC - it is our honor to invite you to our 5th annual Music on the Deck concert, where we will feature local band presented by an accomplished Russian Composer and Guitar Virtuoso, Sergey Ignatov, accompanied by the Acoustic Fantasy band. The band will play a variety of Instrumental, Spanish Flamenco Jazz and World tunes with elements of Classical and Folk Guitar Music genres. TAPAS & SPIRITS - a variety of delicious tapas will be available for purchase, as well as spirits (vodka and grappa) by Soft Tail Spirits. WINE - it also became a tradition to make a special wine just for this occasion. This year we produced 50 cases of 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, so you can take a bottle home in the remembrance of this special evening. The concert will take place rain or shine, so we suggest bringing a beach umbrella in case it might be too sunny or rainy. Also, bring a seat, a sweet friend and an appreciation for rhythm and wine!
Contact:
Alla Kostenko
Phone:
425.487.1648 ext 5
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Barnard Griffin’s WINE BAR & EATERY Proudly Presents: EDDIE MANZANARES
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
Barnard Griffin Winery
Description:
Barnard Griffin’s WINE BAR & EATERY Proudly Presents: Saturday 7/27 Eddie Manzanares Free Admission. Fun starts at 7pm. Barnard Griffin Winery’s WINE BAR & EATERY focuses on Fresh, Light and Contemporary cuisine, often with a Mediterranean accent. The interior décor is awash with colorful fused-glass mobiles created by the winery’s resident glass artisan and winery Co-Owner, Deborah Barnard. Whether it’s for a quick gourmet lunch, upscale flatbread sandwiches, light appetizers/beer/wine after work, or an early dinner, Barnard Griffin’s WINE BAR & EATERY is a fun and energized drop-in dining destination. LIVE MUSIC is featured most Fridays & Saturdays starting at 7pm. The WINE BAR & EATERY is located within the Barnard Griffin Winery located on Tulip Lane in Richland, WA, just off the Queensgate Dr. exit South on Interstate Route 182. What a great way to check out Barnard Griffin’s remodeled and expanded Winery including: ‘db’ GLASS GALLERY & STUDIO PRIVATE EVENT SPACE TASTING ROOM WINE BAR & EATERY BG PATIO HOURS: TASTING ROOM: Open Daily: 10a-5p WINE BAR & EATERY: Open: Tues-Thurs: 4p-9p, Fri. & Sat: Noon-9p, Live Music Most Fridays & Saturdays Sun: Noon-5p Tasting Room Manager Kim Gravenslund and her staff welcome you to the Barnard Griffin tasting room. Sample from a unique selection of over 15 wines from the cellar with authoritative commentary by their wine specialists. When you visit the Tasting Room, you can savor award winning Barnard Griffin Tulip Label wines and enjoy special pricing on certain selections. They also offer tastings of their limited production Reserve Wines. The Reserve Wines have limited distribution outside of the winery, so try these exceptional Reserves when you visit. Tasting fees (refundable towards wine purchase) are $5 to taste their popular award winning Tulip Label wines and $10 for their exclusive Reserve wines. Tasting fees are of course waived for members of Barnard Griffin’s BLOOM, RESERVE and CONNOISSEUR wine clubs. Barnard Griffin is the premier family owned winery in Washington, one of the most award-wining wineries in the state and an essential stop on any tour of Washington’s best. Recent acclaim for Barnard Griffin wines: • Their ‘11 Chardonnay won BEST OF CLASS at the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE’S 2013 Wine Competition, which is the largest American wine competition in the world. • In the same competition, Barnard Griffin’s ’08 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon won GOLD • Their Rosé of Sangiovese was rated BEST OF THE BEST ROSÉS by the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE’S 2012 Wine Competition, and therefore has won Gold or Better in this competition for an unprecedented seven years in a row! • Barnard Griffin’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon was awarded 94 points by WINE ENTHUSIAST Magazine. • And, their Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon won BEST CABERNET and GOLD at the 2012 Washington Wine Competition. • SUNSET Magazine’s 2013 Wine Competition awarded BEST OF CLASS and GOLD to their 2012 Rosé of Sangiovese, plus BEST OF CLASS and GOLD to their 2010 Merlot. Check out their website for directions and to study up on their extraordinary collection of fine Washington State artisan wine: www.BarnardGriffin.com, Call Barnard Griffin Winery, (509) 627 0266, or email: info@BarnardGriffin.com for more details. Barnard Griffin Winery: 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, WA 99352 509-627-0266. Info@BarnardGriffin.com www.BarnardGriffin.com Please Drink Responsibly. Get a Designated Driver! © 2013 Barnard Griffin™ Winery – 878 Tulip Lane, Richland, Washington 99352
Contact:
Nate
Phone:
509-627-0266
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Taste of Walla Walla Dungeness Crab Cruise
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, 109 N. 1st St. #109, La Conner, WA 98257
Description:
The July cruise will feature the "Taste of Walla Walla", with three top Walla Walla winemakers onboard pouring their special wines on Saturday, July 27th. This is also the Dungeness Crab feed and 4-hour trip. The voyage will take us northbound to the mystical Mermaid Rocks and the Cone Islands, venturing on to Toehead Pass and Obstruction Pass off of Orcas Island, continuing onward to Thatcher Pass, Lopez Spit, Decatur Island and Lopez Pass, and the Marine Sanctuary off of Bird Rocks - then homeward bound. This is a fantastic scenic cruise abundant with eagles, seals, and spectacular scenery. A chartered bus will pick you up at Hellams Vineyard in La Conner at 5 p.m. (please check in to the shop no later than 4:15 p.m.) We'll then head over to the Mystic Sea, a 100' boat based out of Anacortes at Cap Sante Marina, board and depart at 6 p.m. The boat will return to dock at 10 p.m., and you'll then be chartered back to La Conner. Cost is $140 per person; $130 for club members (+ tax). RSVP is required by calling the shop at 360.466.1758. There is a 10-day cancellation policy in effect for this trip. If you need a place to stay in La Conner, please check out the following links - reservations are recommended sooner rather than later as hotel rooms do fill up in the summer! www.skagitbay.com www.laconnerlodging.com www.estep-residences.com www.wildiris.com www.katysinn.com www.theheroninn.com www.hotelplanter.com We hope you can join us on one of these amazing cruises this summer! Please remember to RSVP!
Contact:
Jeffrey Hellam
Phone:
360.466.1758
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Balboa Winery Barn Dance
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
4169 Peppers Bridge Road. Walla Walla, WA 99362
Description:
Summer is here and we can't think of a better way to celebrate the season than with an old-fashioned Barn Dance! We are teaming up with our friends from Beresan Winery to bring you a fun little hoedown featuring Les Vaughn & The Fenderbenders band on Saturday, July 27th. The fun starts at 6:00 p.m. at the winery and runs until 10:00 p.m. Tickets include music, dinner catered by The Bank & Grill Catering Company and line dancing lessons. Balboa and Beresan Wines will be available by the glass or bottle. Dust off your cowboy boots and get ready for an evening of fun! Tickets are $20 per person and are available on the events/news page of our website (balboawinery.com), or by calling the winery at (509) 529-0461.
Contact:
Michael Mettler
Phone:
(509) 629-1549
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Art & Wine Fusion in White Salmon
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
White Salmon, WA
Description:
The 9th annual Art & Wine Fusion takes over Jewett Blvd. in downtown White Salmon from 3:00pm to 10:00pm on Saturday, July 27,. This year’s festival features carefully chosen outstanding regional artists, finely-crafted wine and beer, the best of local entertainment, and activities for adults and children alike to delight and entertain the thousands of residents and guests that are expected to attend. This is a big Gorge community event in a unique small town setting that celebrates the glorious summer and scenic views on our sunny side of the Gorge. Regular guests and first-time visitors soon see why the friendly, relaxed sophistication of Art and Wine Fusion has become recognized as an iconic Columbia Gorge event, and one that will become your cherished tradition for years to come. The street will be closed to traffic from noon to midnight to allow for set-up and take-down, but mostly to ensure that everyone can enjoy themselves without worrying about getting run down by a car. But everyone still needs to be wary of tikes on bikes when the Kid’s Parade wends its way through the festival. Come enjoy the fine local art and artists, excellent wine and food, great music, activities for adults and kids alike, and all of it imbued with a welcoming small town ambiance. White Salmon welcomes you! Local sponsors include Everybody's Brewing, PeggyOhlson Art Studio, Insitu Inc, Jim Kacena Law, Artisan's Designs, John Scott Realty, Custom Interface Inc, Skyline Hospital, CenterPoint Community Bank, White Salmon Family Practice, and White Salmon-Bingen Rotary.
Contact:
Celynn VanDeventer & Lloyd DeKay
Phone:
(509) 493-0324 & (713) 542-4359
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Patio Party at Milbrandt Vineyards
Date:
July 27, 2013
Location:
Milbrandt Vineyards
Description:
Kick back on the patio with a glass of wine and enjoy live music by rising country star Kate Turner! Chef Rachel will prepare a delicious dinner buffet for us--roasting a whole pig! $27 general admission, $22 for MBV Cellar Club members. The patio fills up quickly; reservations are strongly recommended. Call 509.788.0030 or email tara@milbrandtvineyards.com for reservations and more information.
Contact:
Tara
Phone:
509-788-0030
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