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The 2014 Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour!

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Ah, spring: warmer weather, a greening of the foliage, blossoms – and the Olympic Peninsula Wineries’ annual Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour! Yes, indeed, if you like wine – delicious, Pacific Northwest wines – and you enjoy locally made cheeses (oh, what a gimmie!) then this is the tour for you … for almost anybody […]

Red Wine and Chocolate 2014

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

It’s almost February and that means … The Red Wine and Chocolate Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour is imminent! What does a Red Wine and Chocolate Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour entail? Well, get a firm hold on your palette and I’ll tell you. Every February, the wineries of Olympic Peninsula Wineries liven things up by hosting […]

Cape Flattery & the Makah Reservation

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

If you are feeling ambitious, head for the northwestern most point of the Continental United States: Cape Flattery. From Cape Flattery you can look out over the rocky cliffs and can see the Tatoosh lighthouse on Tatoosh Island. It continues to mark the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. These desolate, rocky shores […]

Great Wine Lover Gift: 2013 Red Wine & Chocolate Tour

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

While you may still be finishing up your holiday shopping, we have a great gift idea for the wine or chocolate lover in your life. Why not buy them tickets for our annual Red Wine and Chocolate tour? We are hosting two fun weekends of sweet decadence and lush wine on Feb. 9-10 and Feb. 16-18 […]

Wine Pairings with Lamb Chops with Lavender & Herbs Recipe

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

During the 2012 Lavender Weekend in Sequim, all the Olympic Peninsula Wineries will be joining in the celebration. To whet your appetite, we’ve found a great recipe with lavender to share: Grilled Colorado Lamb Chops with Lavender. Each of the eight wineries of the Olympic Peninsula shared their recommendations of wines to go with this […]

Highlights of the Wine and Cheese Tour

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Join Washington State Wineries and Cideries on the Olympic Peninsula for the 2012 NW Wine and Cheese Tour, April 14 and 15. Read on for a list of what not to miss. Additional information is available on our Olympic Peninsula Wineries Events page. Black Diamond Winery Sip 2007 Syrah and Muller Thurgau with three types […]

Olympic Peninsula Red Wine and Chocolate Tour

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

For many of us, February on the Olympic Peninsula means red wine and chocolate. Folks often believe February in the Pacific Northwest to be a bit dreary. In truth, the second month of the year typically includes many days of grey and rain. Fear not! The antidote to February Glums is the miraculous combination of […]

A Washington State Thanksgiving Feast

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Eating local is all the rage right now, and with good reason. When we eat fruits and vegetables grown near our homes and meats from animals raised near our homes, we’re supporting our local economy. Locally grown and raised food often comes from small farms that don’t use nasty pesticides. They treat their animals humanely. […]

Upcoming Opportunities to Taste Olympic Peninsula Wine

Monday, October 17th, 2011

In the next few weeks there will be several opportunities to sample Washington State Wine and Cider from the Olympic Peninsula. 1. Seattle Lamb Jam If you love the taste of lamb, you’ll love the third annual American Lamb Jam in Seattle. Enjoy lamb prepared in a variety of ways by 20 of the top chefs […]

Meet the Washington Cheesemakers

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

It is an honor to be serving our Washington Wine with locally crafted cheese during our NW Wine and Cheese Tour, April 16 & 17, 2011. The following cheesemakers all use only the finest quality milk from locally raised cows, goats, or sheep in their cheeses. One of them focuses on the production end of […]

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