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Katie from Figgins Winery

A Video Interview With Katie from Figgins Winery at Taste Washington 2024

 mywinepal  March 24, 2024

Have you attended Taste Washington before?  It is located in Seattle, WA and I’ve read that it is the largest single-region food and wine event in the USA.  The Grand Tasting is the festival’s flagship event with more than 250 wineries pouring their wines and the state’s best restaurants offering small bites.   My first interview at Taste Washington 2024 during…

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Chris Lawler from Archipelago Beverage Company at Taste Washington 2023

 mywinepal  April 15, 2023

Archipelago Beverage Company specializes in making sparkling wines.  I was lucky to meet one of the owners and winemakers, Chris Lawler, as he told me about a new vineyard that they have where they are making sparkling Chardonnay wine.  Listen in to my discussion with him at Taste Washington 2023.

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Taste Washington 2023 Signature Events On Sale January 11

 mywinepal  January 5, 2023

Here is the latest announcement about tickets for Taste Washington events in March.  Get your tickets before they sell out. ~~~ Cheers to 2023 – we can’t believe that Taste Washington kicks off in 2 months! We hope you’ve already grabbed your tickets to The Grand Tasting and The Seminars – but, did you know there are more ways to…

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Taste Washington 2023 – Get Your Tickets

 mywinepal  December 15, 2022

Just to the south of us is Washington State.  They have more than 900 wineries.  In BC we currently have 370 wineries.  Every year, excluding the COVID shutdown, there has been the fantastic Taste Washington festival, celebrating wineries and restaurants from the state.  Tickets for the events, which will be March 6-13, 2023, go on sale starting December 15.  It…

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My Wine Gems from Taste Washington 2019

 mywinepal  April 6, 2019

What is the Taste Washington Grand Tasting compare to?  If you thought the Vancouver International Wine Festival Tasting Room, double the size, and add in 65 restaurants serving up freshly cooked dishes. I checked the Taste Washington website and it states that there are 235 wineries participating, but it felt like many more to me. Standing on the second level…

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Are You Going to Taste Washington? March 28-31

 mywinepal  March 18, 2019

Taste Washington in Seattle runs from March 28-31, 2019, with the weekend having an incredible 235+ Washington State wineries and 65 restaurants pouring their wines and offering you samples of their dishes in their “Grand Tasting” which is on the Saturday and Sunday of this event.  I’ve been to the Grand Tasting (held at the CenturyLink Field Event Center) a…

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Taste Washington Grand Tasting – Get Your Tickets

 mywinepal  February 21, 2016

Washington State has an amazingly large number of wineries.  800+ wineries.  Compare that to the 273 wineries in British Columbia.  Washington State has much more land available for viticulture.  In BC we are quite constricted by our mountain ranges in the interior.  But we here in BC can enjoy Washington state wines as it is just a short trip to…

Looking Forward to Taste Washington!

 mywinepal  January 20, 2015

Taste Washington, held at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle, is a great place to be exposed to the wide range of wonderful wines produced in the State. From my quick count, there will be over 210 wineries, pouring your their wines for the Grand Tasting, which is held the afternoons of March 28 and 29.  While some of you…

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Attending Any Seminars at Taste Washington? #TasteWA

 mywinepal  February 17, 2013

Taste Washington is coming up quickly; just a little more than a month away.  Besides the tasting room, where you can try so many wonderful Washington state wines, and food from local restaurants, there are also seminars you can attend. There are 4 seminars on Saturday and 3 seminars on Sunday.  The seminars run at the same time, from 11am…

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Taste Washington – Not to be Missed #TasteWA

 mywinepal  January 31, 2013

Here in BC we have wonderful wines to enjoy from the Okanagan, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island, and more.  But did you know that just across the border, to our Washington State neighbours, there is a wine industry that is 3-4 times bigger than here in BC?  There are approximately 750 wineries in Washington state making fantastic wines.  But even with…