Mark Your Calendar for These Outstanding Wine Events Coming in 2019
February 16 and 17 – Yakima Valley Red Wine & Chocolate: Over 40 Yakima Valley, Washington wineries will be participating in this two-day event. For complete information: wineyakimavalley.org
February 23 to March 3 – Vancouver International Wine Festival : This year’s Festival in Vancouver, BC will feature over 160 wineries from 15 countries including 53 wineries from California. Tickets on sale at vanwinefest.ca
March 28 to 31 – Taste Washington: The largest single-region food and wine festival in the US returns to Seattle and will include over 235 Washington wineries. Tastings, seminars, and plenty of food options highlight this celebration of the state’s wine industry. Tickets available through tastewashington.org
June 13 to 15 – Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance World of Cabernet Sauvignon: This 7th annual event includes tastings, panel discussions, and winemaker dinners at wineries throughout the Walla Walla Valley. More information at www.wallawallawine.com
August 10 – Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival: Taste wines from Northwest Washington’s only judged wine competition. The 4th annual public tasting event at the Four Points by Sheraton Grand Ballroom in Bellingham will feature over 50 Pacific Northwest wineries, passed appetizers, and food samples from eight local restaurants. Complete information at bellinghamnorthwestwinefestival.com
September 9 – 9th Annual Bellhaven Jazz Festival: Held at Samson Estates Winery in Everson, this day-long event includes a beer and wine garden that opens at noon and music from 1 to 7 pm. A series of summer concerts will also be held at the winery the second Sunday of June, July and August at 4 pm.