February 21, 2018

It’s a gluttony of riches, and there’s just two days to explore them all. On March 23rd through March 24th some 230 wineries and 65 restaurants will descend upon CenturyLink Field Event Center for The Grand Tasting. You likely can’t taste all 900 Washington wines being poured and every salmon-something-small-plate at Taste Washington, but that…

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December 5, 2017

We invite you to celebrate New Year’s Eve with a unique 6-course dinner menu & special champagne tasting. Our team will guide you through dishes like Oysters to Filet Mignon & champagne pairings from Krug to Dom Perignon. New Year’s Eve Menu 6-Course Menu |$95 per person Champagne pairings $95 per person. Additional Champagne available a la…

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December 25, 2016

With New Year’s Eve around the corner we thought it a perfect time to celebrate bubbles. Of course, to some extent Champagne—and Cava, Prosecco, and a host of sparkling New World siblings—seems wasted on the holidays. Naming a time that’s wrong for champagne is like choosing a favorite child: nearly impossible. “I think Champagne goes…

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July 19, 2016

When it comes to drinking white wine, many people adhere to the ABC rule—Anything But Chardonnay. That’s too bad given the fact that not only can good Chardonnay be delicious, it’s also a chameleon: Chardonnay expresses just what the winemaker wants it to. Age it in stainless steel or neutral (used) oak barrels to preserve…

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June 14, 2016

Copper River salmon have arrived, Opening Day has come and gone, and across the Sound recreational fisherman are reading pots and buoys. Some might say these are the signs of summer, but the truth is, they’re heralding the arrival of rosé season in Seattle. For years drinking pink was practically taboo among wine enthusiasts thanks to…

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April 26, 2016

It has been said that Winston Churchill didn’t want vermouth added to his martini, just present in the same room. It seems vermouth has been very misunderstood. Vermouth, the French pronunciation of the German word wermut (wormwood) at it’s core, is an aromatized wine (infused with botanical) that is then fortified by adding a neural…

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