Taste Washington 2020 has been canceled because of concerns about the current COVID-19 Coronavirus situation.
A press release announced: “It is with much disappointment that Taste Washington, due to take place March 19-22, 2020 in Seattle, has been canceled. Due to growing concerns across the U.S., we are unfortunately not able to execute Taste Washington at the quality level our attendees have come to expect. Taste Washington has been a vibrant wine and food festival for more than 20 years, and we are confident that it will return better than ever in March 2021.” Continue reading →
Held at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, this weekend wine and food festival is a fundraiser for programs to benefit students at McMinnville’s St. James School. Founded in 1906, the school received approximately 15-20% of its operating budget from proceeds raised at last year’s festival.
“Everything about the event is centered upon having fun, and the venue is what really sets the Classic apart,” says event Chair Jon Johnson. Approximately 160 vendors will set up among the artifacts of the space age – jets, missiles, and displays from outer space missions.
Great news – you can purchase ticketsnow to see John Legend at Chateau Ste. Michelle on September 10 and 11. In 2017, his shows at the winery sold out quickly. As a result, we highly recommend that you run, don’t walk, to get yours now. We saw his concert at the winery in 2017, and it was amazing.
This was before he became a coach on The Voice and was named People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive 2019. John Legend’s shows are only two of many to be held during the winery’s Concert Series this summer.
For the last month, we have participated in a weekly tasting of some excellent Ricasoli 1141 wines. The brand name underlines that the Ricasoli family has been linked to wine since 1141. This is the oldest winery in Italy and the fourth-oldest family business in the world. The result of all this experience is consistent, superb quality Chianti Classico at several price points. These wines flaunt their pedigree in the first sip. They will make excellent Valentine’s Day gifts for that special someone. Certainly, they will pair well with any celebration!