Archive for the 'Olympic Peninsula Wine News' Category

Day Trip From Seattle Part III

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Our last two blogs posts have given your driving routes for a tour of Olympic Peninsula wineries from Seattle. Here, we finish that itinerary with our last two winery stops. Stop #7: Camaraderie Cellars After Black Diamond Winery and their beautiful views, head back down Black Diamond Rd. towards Port Angeles. Continue onto Pine St. […]

Day Trip from Seattle, Part II

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

In our last post, we began outlining a driving route for someone visiting the Olympic Peninsula from Seattle. Here is more of a perfect day on the Peninsula: Fourth Stop: Wind Rose Cellars Leave Eaglemount Winery outside Port Townsend and drive to Sequim. This adorable town, famous for it’s lavender fields, is home to the […]

Charter Washington Wine Tasting Tours

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

The Olympic Peninsula is blessed with eight great wineries. You can visit all of them on a fun-filled day that takes you from Port Angeles to Port Townsend and back. Or, depending on where your starting point is, you can use our suggested wine tour route to plan your day. Do It Yourself Driving Tour […]

For Mothers Who Like Wine

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Anyone whose mother likes wine need worry no more about how to celebrate Mother’s Day. Treat mom to a day of wine tasting on the Olympic Peninsula. Eight Washington State Wineries and Cideries call the Olympic Peninsula home. Some of the wines they produce are made from grapes and other fruits grown right here, on […]

New Year’s Resolution: Be a Locavore

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

As you review the past year and consider the year to come, we at Olympic Peninsula Wineries would like to encourage you to be a locavore. We don’t mean to suggest that you should eat and drink only locally produced foods and drinks 100% of the time (though what an accomplishment that would be).   […]

Find Inspiration in Mountains, Forests, and Wine

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Winter can feel long in the Pacific Northwest. Endless days of grey ceiling skies can tamp down our souls and dampen our spirits. We sit and watch our creativity sink into the sodden earth with the rain. That may be a bit melodramatic, but most of us have had days like that, during the winter, […]

Seattle Cider Summit

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Finnriver Farm & Cidery and Eaglemount Cider will pour their ciders at the Cider Summit N.W. in Seattle on Saturday, September 10, 2011. Artisanal Ciders from around the world will be represented at the South Lake Union Discovery Center from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Come try them all! No two ciders are alike. The […]

Get Out and Admire the View

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Early September is a fantastic time to visit Hurricane Ridge in the Olympic National Park. As of this writing, there is snow only at the highest elevations. Hiking trails are open and views are out of this world. Much of the summer was a bit of a disappointment, at least with respect to weather. Low […]

August Events Featuring Olympic Peninsula Wines

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Several of our member Olympic Peninsula Washington State Wineries are involved in special events around the Sound this month. They’re different, their fun, and they’re certainly worth a look. Now that summer has finally reached the Pacific Northwest, get out and enjoy it! Pair Washington Wine with skydiving? Why not. Join “The Working Girl First […]

Award Winning Washington Wines

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

We are thrilled and honored to announce that several Olympic Peninsula wineries / cideries were winners in the prestigious 2011 Seattle Wine Awards. Fifteen esteemed wine professionals met at the Rainier Club in mid April to taste and evaluate wines made from Washington grapes. Competition was stiff, and the winners listed below are truly delighted […]

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