Wine sips

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

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

DeVine Wines, 15224 Main St. Suite 107, Mill Creek; 425-357-6200. Tastings 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Everett-Port Gardner Rotary Club will be holding their fourth annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction at 6 p.m. March 23 at the Everett Station (fourth floor), 3201 Smith St. Twelve Northwest Wineries will be pouring samples to accompany hors d’oeuvres from the Savory Table caterers. There will be a silent auction, with all proceeds benefiting the Center for Battered Women, Everett Parks Foundation, Housing Hope, Special Olympics and other local Rotary charities. Admission is $50.00 per person and includes a souvenir wine glass. Call 425-267-9350 to reserve tickets. Cash, check, Visa and Mastercard accepted.

Evergreen Cellars, 1101 First Street, Snohomish; 360-568-2840,, premium wines of the Pacific Northwest; Tastings $5; Friday 3 to 8 p.m.; Saturday 3 to 7 p.m.; Sunday 3 to 5 p.m.

Great Blue Heron Wine Cellars, inside Brindle’s Market, 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; 360-722-7482. Tastings 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

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

Leely’s Day Spa &Wine, 700 Third St., Mukilteo; 425-268-6004, Wine tasting included 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; 360-651-5967. Holds occasional winemaker dinners, reservations required.

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

Wicked Cellars, 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-3117. Tastings noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, $5 Fridays and Saturdays. Ladies’ night wine tasting, noon to 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, $10.

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

Chateau Ste. Michelle, wine/chef dinners, 14111 NE 145th St., Woodinville; 800-267-6793, 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,

DiStefano Winery, 12280 Woodinville Drive NE, Woodinville; 425-487-1648, Tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

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.

El Gaucho, 2505 First Ave., Seattle; 206-728-1337, Mackay Restaurants celebrates Washington Wine Month with a wine tasting of a dozen top Washington wineries in the Pampas Room from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 20; $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Esquin Wine Merchants, 2700 Fourth Ave. S., Seattle; 206-682-7374, 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, indicate number in party, time preference, full name, contact phone/e-mail address. See a schedule of guest chef wine dinners at

George’s Wine Shoppe, LLC, 521 156th Ave. SE, Bellevue; 425-644-7723,,; Free tastings 2 to 5p.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, Tastings 5 to 6:30 p.m., second Thursdays, $10.

Purple Cafe &Wine Bar, 1225 Fourth Ave., Seattle; 206-829-2280, 14459 Woodinville-Redmond Rd., Woodinville; 323 Parkplace, Kirkland; During the month of March, all three locations will feature a daily select Washington wine flight. With every purchase of one of these Washington flights, the guest’s name is entered to win one of three prizes. Flights vary per location, and selections will change throughout the month. For more information, call Woodinville 425-483-7129; Kirkland 425-828-3772; and Seattle 206-829-2280

Silver Lake and Glen Fiona Wines, 15029 Woodinville-Redmond Road, Woodinville; 425-485-2437,

StateVines, 15602 Main St., Duvall; 425-788-9292, Tastings 2 to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

The Tasting Room, 1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle; 206-770-9463, 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, Tastings 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fireside on Tuesday through Saturdays and in the Barking Frog Sundays and Mondays.

Send information about your wine events by e-mail to, 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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