The Seattle Wine and Food Experience Weekend iNCludes:
POP! Bubbles & Seafood
SWFE weekend kicks off with the 2nd Annual POP! Bubbles & Seafood on Saturday, February 20 at an elegant new location, McCaw Hall! This event features the Pacific Northwest’s bounty of seafood from salmon and clams to oysters and shrimp from Seattle’s best restaurants and seafood companies. To pair with your seafood bites enjoy sips from more than 30 sparkling wines from around the world including Washington sparkling wines, Champagne, Spanish Cava, Italian Prosecco, Alsatian Cremant and more. Cold beer, chilled cider, refreshing white wines and a selection of premium red wines (in the new Reserve Red Room!) will round out the beverages for the evening.
The Grand Tasting is a deluxe showcase for wine, beverage, food and lifestyle in the Northwest. Wines from the Northwest and beyond are featured along with local and regional beer, cider and spirits. Food is a major highlight and includes top culinary talent serving gourmet bites. Guests stroll through the event as they taste through diverse wines and learn first hand directly from the producers. Other features include artisan food purveyors, sensory experiences, educational elements and more. This popular sell-out weekend attracts 2,700 enthusiasts including trade and media.