Bellingham NW Wine Festival
The 2020 Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 25. The Festival returns for its fifth year to the Four Points by Sheraton Grand Ballroom in Bellingham.
Up to 60 Northwest wineries serving over 200 wines are anticipated. Tickets are on sale now through Eventbrite and at www.BellinghamNorthwestWineFestival.com
In the event the 2020 Wine Festival Grand Tasting is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions refunds will be available up to 7 days before the scheduled event. Fees charged by Eventbrite are non-refundable.
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The 2019 Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival turned out to be the biggest and best event in the Festival’s four-year history.
Over 500 attendees filled the Four Points by Sheraton Ballroom and were treated to over 225 wines from 61 different wine labels from Pacific Northwest wineries.
For a complete list of the medal-winning wines, go to www.BellinghamNorthwestWineFestival.com
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Get ready for THE premiere food and wine tasting event in Northwest Washington!
The 4th Annual Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival is scheduled for Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm.
The Festival returns to the Four Points by Sheraton Grand Ballroom in Bellingham and will include up to four hours of tasting, medals and Best in Show presentation from an earlier judged competition, a silent auction of wine-related items, and an order desk for post-event purchases of your favorite Festival wines.
Expect the same impressive tasting list from up to 55 Pacific Northwest wineries, along with passed appetizers and small plates from eight Whatcom County restaurants, plus two distilleries and one brewery. This is a culinary extravaganza not to be missed!
Complete information including ticket purchases can be found on the Festival web site at www.BellinghamNorthwestWineFestival.com
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The 3rd Annual Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival was another smashing success.
53 wineries from the Pacific Northwest poured over 175 wines at the August 4, 2018 event.
Festivalgoers also had the chance to taste a number of delectable food samples from eight Whatcom County restaurants as well as beer tastes from Bellingham’s Stones Throw Brewery and spirits from Fremont Mischief Distillery and Paraty Spirits.
In addition, the evening included a medal presentation from an earlier judged competition that included 22 golds, 3 double golds and the Best in Show award which went to the Hedges Family Estate 2016 Syrah.
For a list of all of the 2018 medal winners go to www.BellinghamNorthwestWineFestival.com
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The newly-launched Discover Washington Wine web site is up and running and should serve as your go-to reference point for information about all the State’s wine regions, wineries, and tasting rooms.
The site provides you with an alphabetical listing, by city, of every winery in Washington. This is an invaluable tool for Northwest wine lovers planning to travel or who’d like to recommend wineries to others in a specific geographic region.
There are also some great articles focusing on all things wine-related including features on varietals, vineyards, winemakers, and much more.
Click on the “Things to Check Out” link for instant access to this incredible new site!
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By all accounts, the 2nd Annual Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival was a huge success. Over 400 attendees filled the Grand Ballroom of the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel on August 5, 2017 and were treated to an incredible array of good food and excellent wines.
31 gold medals and 6 double golds (unanimous gold honors by the panel’s five judges) were also awarded during the evening. Winthrop Washington’s Lost River Winery earned Best in Show honors for its 2013 Merlot.
For a complete list of medal winners visit www.BellinghamNorthwestWineFestival.com