Wine festivals and some wine release weekends are canceled. Numerous wineries are shutting down tasting rooms or taking special measures to deal with COVID-19 Coronavirus. Below are some event and winery updates as of today (March 14). However, this list does not cover all local wineries. Overall, the situation is changing daily. Therefore, check directly with your favorite wineries to find out their status. And please support the industry by stocking up on wine during this difficult time.
The third annual Northwest Wine Encounter will be held June 1-3 in a new location, the newly renovated Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham.
A winemaker reception, seminars, tastings and a gala dinner will be held to celebrate these acclaimed wine makers and their wines from Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Here is the list of participating winemakers.