Archive for the 'Olympic Peninsula Events' Category

The Port Townsend Farmers Market

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Spring is here, and spring means farmers markets. It’s hard to beat the farmers markets you’ll find on the Olympic Peninsula. Last year, the Port Townsend Farmers Market was recognized as the best large Farmers Market in the state. Colorful produce lines the stalls, the smell of freshly-baked breads permeates the air, and music sets the […]

Bless the Trees That Bear Fruit

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Wine and cider depend upon healthy fruit. This is true whether they’re made in Washington State, France, or Australia. Without an abundance of healthy fruit, winemakers and cider makers have nothing. We know it, too, and we are eternally grateful for the bounty of Mother Nature. Finnriver Farm & Cidery is leaving nothing to chance. […]

The 2012 Port Townsend Victorian Festival

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

March 23-25, 2012, is the 16th annual Port Townsend Victorian Festival. Immerse yourself in a different time for one weekend. Return to the present only to refresh yourself with a glass of Washington Wine from one of the Olympic Peninsula Wineries in and near Port Townsend. What can you do during the Victorian Festival? You […]

Savor Life

Monday, February 13th, 2012

We had a great turnout for the first weekend of our Red Wine and Chocolate Tour. Thanks to everyone who journeyed to the Olympic Peninsula to enjoy delicious combinations of locally made chocolate and Washington State Wine. If you were unable to make it to Port Townsend, Sequim, or Port Angeles wineries and cideries this […]

Two Weekends of Bliss at Olympic Peninsula Wineries

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

The Red Wine & Chocolate Tour at Olympic Peninsula Wineries begins this weekend, February 11 and 12, 2012. It continues the following weekend, February 18-20. This is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Sublime combinations of wine and chocolate are explored and celebrated. Each participating Washington State Winery and Cidery on the […]

Chocolate. Red Wine. A Divine Combination.

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Chocolate is divine. It is luxurious. It is decadent. It has been special since it was discovered, and with good reason. Sweet and smooth, dark and creamy, rich and bittersweet…there is really nothing else like it. We drink it. We melt it. We eat it any way we can. Although today chocolate is relatively affordable, […]

Discover the Olympic Discovery Trail

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

One of the many wonderful qualities of Washington State is that it is home to such diverse terrain and climates. Tall volcanic peaks such as Mount Baker and Mount Rainier are snow-covered twelve months a year. The lush forests of the Hoh are green twelve months a year. There are ocean beaches and high plateaux. […]

Olympic Peninsula Harvest Winery Tour

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Fall wine tasting is a tradition as old as that of making wine. In France, vintners have created a special beverage that’s only available shortly after the harvest. In the wineries of the Loire Valley, it is known as Bernache; elsewhere in France it is known as vin nouveau. Whatever you call it, it’s worth […]

Autumn Equals Apple Cider

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Nothing says autumn quite like apple cider. For centuries, people have celebrated the fall harvest of apples by pressing them into cider. Hot apple cider, sparkling apple cider, and hard apple cider are the quintessential beverages of autumn. Don’t let this autumn pass you by without stepping onto a farm and celebrating the apple. Finnriver […]

Feast on Crab, Seafood, and Wine

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Are you casting about for something different to do this weekend? Head to the Olympic Peninsula for the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival. It’s located in downtown Port Angeles, in the shadow of the Olympic Mountains and overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Our Olympic Peninsula Wineries will be serving locally made Washington State […]

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