Cabernet Classic on Wine Wednesday

Attention Cabernet lovers! The second annual Cabernet Classic in Seattle, presented by Seattle Uncorked, will be held on Wine Wednesday (an easy date to remember: 10-20-2010) at Bell Harbor International Conference Center.

It’s a great event to experience some of Washington state’s finest Cabs, and proceeds will help Rotary First Harvest provide produce to food banks and hot meal programs here.

We’ve heard there will be 100 wines from 35 Washington wineries; one winery from France and one from Sonoma are also participating. An assortment of hot and cold appetizers, cheeses and chocolates will be on-hand to pair with the wines.

We attended last year and had a wonderful time – tasting through big, bold Cabernet Sauvignons, rich, robust Cab Francs and a diverse range of Cab-based Bordeaux-style blends. The appetizers were pretty tasty too.

Tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets. We hope to see you there!

Here are the participating wineries:
Apex at Alder Ridge
Andre Lurton (Bordeaux)
Bartholomew Winery
Big Daddy
Cedergreen Cellars
Davenport Cellars
DiStefano Winery
Dumas Station Wines
Eaton Hill Winery
Forgeron Cellars
Gard Vintners
Gamache Vintners
Gilbert Cellars
Ginkgo Forest
Goose Ridge Estate Winery
Horan Estates Winery
Irlandés Limited Reserve
JB Neufeld
Kunde Family Estate (Sonoma)
Lowden Hills
Madsen Family Cellars
Milbrandt Vineyards
Nicholas Cole Cellars
Northwest Totem Cellars
Otis Kenyon
Pleasant Hill Cellars
Plaza Winery
Pondera Winery
Sorensen Cellars
St. Laurent Estate Winery
Skylite Cellars
Smasne Cellars
Tapteil Vineyard & Winery
Whidbey Island Winery
Willis Hall
Wilridge Winery
Windy Point
Woodhouse Wine Estates
Woodinville Wine Cellars


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About Margot

Margot has been writing about wine since 1997 at KOIN-TV in Portland, Oregon; ten years later, she created this blog. Write for Wine focuses on the fine wines of Washington state, with additional posts about Oregon, B.C., California, ANZ, France, Italy, Spain and more. A former national journalist in Canada and the U.S., Margot has been a Washington wine enthusiast since moving to Seattle in 1999. Her motto: “It’s wine o’clock somewhere.”