Wine sips

Arista Wine Cellars: 320 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-771-7009. Tastings 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays.

Camano Island Wine Sellers: inside Brindle’s Market, 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; 360-722-7482. Tastings 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Country Cottage Wine Merchants: 23806 Bothell-Everett Highway, in Bothell’s Country Village; 425-481-5444, www.countrycottagewines.com. Complimentary tastings, 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays and 2 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

DeVine Wines: 15224 Main St., Ste. 107, Mill Creek; 425-357-6200. Tastings 4 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Evergreen Cellars: 1101 First Street, Snohomish; 360-568-2840, www.evergreencellars.com: premium wines of the Pacific Northwest; Tastings $5; 3 to 8 p.m. Fridays; 3 to 7 p.m. Saturdays; 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Griffins Crossing Winery Tasting Room: 2008 123rd Ave. NE, Lake Stevens (First floor of the Larsen Financial Services Building); 425-334-0839, www.griffinscrossing.com, e-mail griffinswine@aol.com; open for tastings noon to 5 p.m., first and third Saturdays.

Leely’s Day Spa &Wine: 700 Third St., Mukilteo; 425-268-6004, leely@ahanmail.net. Wine tasting available with spa services anytime; regular wine tasting 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, $5.

Pacific Wine &Kitchen: 6915 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-353-6468. Tastings 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays.

Tulalip Bay Restaurant: 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip; 360-651-5900. Holds occasional winemaker dinners, reservations required.

Vino Amore Wine Shop: 1614 E. Main St., Freeland; 360-331-7661, www.vinoamore.com. Tastings noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-3117, www.wickedcellars.com. Free tastings noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tastings are $5 from 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Ladies’ night wine tasting, noon to 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, $10.

Wine 101: The Gathering Place: 11601 Harbour Pointe Blvd, Suite 101, Fountain Court, Mukilteo; opens in November; a wine shop and wine bar featuring boutique wines only; e-mail wine101@verizon.net to join the wine club.

Art Institute of Seattle: 2600 Alaskan Way, Seattle; 206-239-2363, www.ais.edu.

  • “Four to Six” Washington wine tasting series with Dieter Schafer: 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 8 (“Beautiful Blends”), Art Institute’s Portfolio restaurant; $12 per person, per session; hors d’oeuvres, information about various wines and more; reservations required.
  • 20/20 World Wine Tour with Dieter Schafer; 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays Nov. 6 to Nov. 27 at the Portfolio Restaurant. $175 per person, due at registration. Visit 20 regions and taste wine from 20 grape varieties. No food served. Must be 21 years of age or over to attend, ID required.

    Austin Robaire Vintners: 19501 144th Ave. NE, Suite D800, Woodinville; 206-406-0360, www.austinrobaire.com. Tastings 1 to 4 p.m. first and third Saturdays.

    Chateau Ste. Michelle: wine/chef dinners, 14111 NE 145th St., Woodinville; 800-267-6793, www.ste-michelle.com. Space limited, reservations required for dinners.

    Columbia Winery: Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking presents winemakers dinners and food and wine pairing classes, including recipes, demonstrations and opportunities to sample the winery’s best vintages, 7 to 9 p.m. first Tuesdays, $40, 425-482-7348, www.columbiawinery.com.

    DiStefano Winery: 12280 Woodinville Drive NE, Woodinville; 425-487-1648, www.distefanowinery.com. Tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tasting fee of $10 per person can be put toward purchase of wine.

    Earth and Ocean: 1112 Fourth Ave., Seattle; 206-264-6060. Monthly wine pairing multicourse, prix-fixe dinners featuring wines from various vineyards and seasonal dishes.

    Esquin Wine Merchants: 2700 Fourth Ave. S., Seattle; 206-682-7374, www.esquin.com. Tastings 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

    FareStart’s Guest Chef Night wine dinners: Gourmet meals with featured wines, reservations required by calling 206-267-6210 or e-mail to reservations@farestart.org, indicate number in party, time preference, full name. Phone or e-mail address; Check www.farestart.org for guest wine chef dinner schedule.

    George’s Wine Shoppe: LLC, 521 156th Ave. SE, Bellevue; 425-644-7723, info@georgeswineshoppe.com, www.georgeswineshoppe.com; Free tastings 2 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

    Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop: 109 N. First St., Suite 101, La Conner; 360-466-1758. Wine tastings, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and noon to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

    The Herbfarm: 14590 NE 145th, Woodinville; 425-485-5300. Winemakers’ dinners feature a nine-course dinner paired with six wines, $195, reservations required.

    Libation Station and Triage Wines: Old Grainery Building, 100 E. Montgomery, Suite 210, Mount Vernon; 360-336-5266. Monthly wine tastings.

    Morton’s: 1511 Sixth Ave., Seattle; 206-223-0550, www.mortons.com. Tastings 5 to 6:30 p.m., second Thursdays, $10.

    Seattle Wine Society: www.seattlewinesociety.org/SeattlePrograms/index.html or call 206-706-3771; email: events@seattlewinesociety.org.

    Silver Lake and Glen Fiona Wines: 15029 Woodinville-Redmond Road, Woodinville; 425-485-2437, www.silverlakewinery.com.

    Ten Mercer: 10 Mercer St., Seattle; 206-691-3723, www.tenmercer.com. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, six sparkling wines from the Moet-Hennessy portfolio paired with four courses designed by chef Doug Wilson. $75 per person.

    The Tasting Room: 1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle; 206-770-9463, www.winesofwashington.com. Cooperative wine tasting cellar in the historic Market Building in Pike Place Market. Sample vintages from an array of regional wineries. Open from noon to 8 p.m. daily.

    Willows Lodge: 14580 NE 145th St., Woodinville; 425-424-3900, www.willowslodge.com. Tastings 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fireside Tuesdays through Saturdays and in the Barking Frog Sundays and Mondays.

    Send information about your wine events by e-mail to features@heraldnet.com, by mail to Wine Event, in care of Features, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206, or call 425-339-3479.

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