Spokane’s Holiday Wine Festival

2011 marks Spokane’s 26th annual Holiday Wine Fest. One of four major events sponsored by the Spokane Winery Association, Holiday Wine Fest takes place the weekend prior to Thanksgiving. During the three-day event, a record 25 official wineries in Spokane will open their doors to the public (with Nectar Tasting Room housing five wineries and a satellite tasting room for Cougar Crest Estate Winery opening earlier in the year). What better way to shake off the cold and kick-start the holiday season than by sampling the wide variety of world-class wines that Spokane has to offer (and perhaps take care […]

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Nectar Spokane Wine Events October

Ahhhh, Fall…changing colors, cool temperatures, pumpkins, trick-or-treat, turkey dinner, family and lots of red wine. As the season changes and we move indoors it becomes the time to get together with friends. The Nectar wineries are busy hauling in the 2011 harvest creating the perfect beverage for you to enjoy in 1-3 years. While this year’s grapes become a future celebratory drink, we hope you’ll enjoy the October events at Nectar. Enjoy life with friends, drink happy. Join us Friday and Saturday (10/7,8) as Northwest Cellars visits with new wines, bubbly tasting, and special discounts. Get 15% off of NW […]

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Local Wine Blogger Signs TV Deal

Time to hit the prime time! Okay, well it’s not quite prime time, but I’m excited to announce that I’ve signed an agreement to appear on a local TV program with KXLY’s Mike Gonzalez. HFNTV’s In the Kitchen airs Saturday morning on KXLY in the Spokane area and in Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Alberta. The potential viewing audience is 600,000 people. In the Kitchen showcases local food fare at area restaurants. The addition of a weekly wine segment is a fantastic combination. Each week I’ll showcase a Northwest winery (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alberta), vineyard, or wine event. The five minute […]

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Nectar Spokane Wine Events September

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. As wineries around Washington hope for an endless Indian Summer, we are excited to welcome all of you back from the lake and down to Nectar Tasting Room. We’ve got SEVERAL fun things lined up for you to help ease you back into the routines of school, homework, changing seasons and the dreaded “W” and “S” words that are right around the corner for Spokane residents. The patio will remain open as long as the weather is permitting, so if you haven’t been down for a sip on the patio, that is […]

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Join Us For Cabernet Day 2011

Every time I drink wine it is a celebration and let’s just say I celebrate quite a bit. Luckily for me, Cabernet Day is right around the corner and invites another reason to raise my glass. This Thursday, September 1 marks the second year of celebration with interest and excitement up tenfold from 2010. Founded by Rick Bakas, formerly the social media director for St. Supery in Napa Valley and now the VP of Marketing at PressPay, Cabernet Day will involve a hell of a lot of folks around the world drinking Cabernet Sauvignon and discussing their experience through social […]

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