It has been an amazing Fall so far. The warm weather we were robbed of in June has made an appearance 4 months later. Grape harvest is several weeks delayed in Washington and this extended warm weather is helping to ease the anxiety that many grape farmers were experiencing. This weekend’s weather report is bright and sunny (with Sunday taking a cooler turn). I hope you enjoy your weekend with wine and friends, cause after all, life is meant to be enjoyed with friends, drink happy!
Take a tour of the local wineries. Most are open. Visit this link for hours, reviews, wine recommendations, videos and more. http://drinknectar.com/spokane-wine-tour/
Crush Rush 2010: The Spokane Winery Association invites you to join the CRUSH RUSH. Join the fun with a wine scavenger hunt across all 17 Spokane association wineries. The hunt continues through October 17. Details available at Spokane Wine Magazine; download the map and scavenger hunt list >> http://bit.ly/clIAGB
Latah Creeks Annual Oktoberfest – October 2-3 from 11AM- 5PM with wine specials, events, and more. Always a fun time. Mike and Ellena put on a fantastic shindig.
Friday, October 1
FIRST FRIDAY: Celebrate the first Friday of the month with the Downtown partnership art walk. With 40+ businesses participating, there is something for everyone. Enjoy live music with Michael Dwyer at Whitestone or just hang out with a glass of wine at Barrister, Caterina or Barili Cellars!
Wine Styles – TGIF Wine tasting, 4-5 different red and white wines, LIVE MUSIC and lots of fun! 6pm. $10 / $7.50 for Club Members 8801 N Indian Trail Rd
Rocket Market – A Syrah showdown from around the globe. Syrah is a wine that showcases terroir, put 9 Syrah to the test and pick the winner 7pm. 343.2253; $16 726 E 43rd Ave. $18
Vino Wine Shop: Selections from Cavatappi Distributor 3:00-5:30pm; 222 S. Washington
Davenport Hotel: Live music from 8pm – midnight
Left Bank Wine Bar: Live music starting at 8pm, no cover –60 wines by the glass and a wonderfully eclectic atmosphere – 108 N Washington.
Saturday, October 2
Rocket Market: Saturday drop in tasting from 4-7pm: Join winery rep Paul Samson of Two Acre wines as he showcases boutique Washington wineries from Walla Walla and Woodinville. 726 E. 43rd Ave
March of Dimes Signature Chef – Enjoy an intimate dinner with local celebrity chefs and wine. This elegant evening includes one of a kind auction items that benefit the local March of Dimes efforts to help save babies from pre-mature birth. October 2, 6-10pm at the Lincoln Center, $100 < DrinkNectar is a proud sponsor.
Left Bank Wine Bar – Live music. While you’re there ask Jen or Lauren to make you a special wine flight. They’ll surprise your taste buds. 108 N. Washington
Sunday, October 3
Get out to a winery! – Always a handful of Spokane wineries open. Enjoy! Trezzi, Townshend, Lone Canary, Mountain Dome, Latah Creek, Arbor Crest, Knipprath and Caterina are open.
- Epicurean Delight (Nov 12) – One of the signature events of the year. More than 1000 people enjoyed last years event to benefit the Inland Northwest Blood Center. Enjoy fine dining, wine and microbrews at the Spokane Convention Center < DrinkNectar is a proud sponsor
- Cork & Keg (Nov 13) – Mirabeau Park Hotel; $45 http://www.spokanecorkandkeg.com/
- Save the date for Spokane Winery Association Holiday Wine Festival (Nov 19-21)
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