Wine sips

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

City Deli &Wine Shop, 102 Ave. D, Snohomish; 360-568-0369. Wines by the glass daily, informal tastings 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays, wine dinners every other month.

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 2 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

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.

Harbour Pointe Wines, 9999 Harbour Place, Mukilteo; 425-493-0242. Call about special beer tasting session Tuesdays and wine tasting sessions Thursdays. Tastings noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

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

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 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Tastings to evaluate new wines, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

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

Columbia Winery: A series of wine dinners presented by Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. Food and wine pairing classes, including recipes, demonstrations and the opportunity to sample the winery’s best vintages. Registration required, 425-482-7348. n Sparkling wines, Smart Palate class, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14, $20.

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

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, 6 or 6:15 p.m. various dates and locations, reservations required by calling 206-267-6210 or e-mail to, indicate number in party, time preference, full name, contact phone/e-mail address.

Golden Gardens Bathhouse, 8498 Seaview Place NW, Seattle; 206-684-7254. Sign the wines holiday tasting, 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 6.

Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop, 109 N. First St., Suite 101, LaConner; 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.

Hotel Vintage Park, 1100 Fifth Ave., Seattle; 206-624-8000. Wine hour with Fran’s Chocolates and port tasting wine hour and book signing, 5 to 6 p.m. Nov. 28, $20.

Il Fornaio Caffe, Pacific Place, 600 Pine St., Seattle; 206-264-0993, Monthly wine tastings.

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

Purple Cafe &Wine Bar, 14459 Woodinville-Redmond Road, Woodinville, 425-483-7129 and 323 Park Place, Kirkland, 425-828-3772,

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 held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fireside on Tuesday through Saturdays and in the Barking Frog Sundays and Mondays.

Woodinville Wine Cellars, 17721 132nd Ave. NE, Woodinville; 425-481-8860, Tastings noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

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