Featured Wine Region: Woodinville Wine Country
Nestled in the picturesque Sammamish River Valley just 30 minutes from downtown Seattle, Woodinville Wine Country offers visitors easy access to Washington’s critically-acclaimed wines and winemakers. Local enthusiasts visit frequently, returning to walk the grounds of their favorites winery, catch up with a winemaker they met on their last visit or pursue their next discovery. Visitor amenities include award winning restaurants and luxury accommodations making Woodinville Washington State’s most accessible wine country getaway. Woodinville Wine Country brings more than 30 wineries to Seattle Wine and Food Experience representing every AVA in the state!
Les Dames d’Escoffier Alley
Get a taste of the beverages, food and specialty products from talented members of Les Dames d’Escoffier Seattle. Les Dames d’Escoffier Seattle focuses on raising funds for scholarships for women in the culinary, beverage and hospitality industries, and also supports community-outreach programs and sustainable-agriculture projects based in Washington state.
SIP Northwest Distillery Row
SIP Northwest magazine keeps you informed about all the latest happenings in Northwest beverages. In Distillery Row, SIP has gathered many of the region’s hottest craft spirits makers, so you can sip your way through their latest creations and learn how grains and botanicals become whiskey, vodka and gin.
Tim’s Cascade Snacks Beer and Cider Exhibit
Tim’s has been creating their famous chips in the shadow of the Cascade Mountain range since 1986 using an old family recipe. Tim’s starts with premium potatoes direct from family owned farms and only the finest blends of real seasonings. Did you know that the Northwest is the largest producer of hops in the country? And that Washington State University’s Mount Vernon research station is home to the largest variety of hard-cider apples in the country? Sip some cider, imbibe a brew and find out what’s happening in the world of these craft beverages at the Tim’s Cascade Snacks exhibit.
The QFC Advantage Lounge
Enjoy the luxury of the QFC Advantage Lounge. There you will enjoy bites from Murray’s Cheese, Boar’s Head Meats and Simple Truth Crackers and sips of luxury Washington wines including Chateau Ste. Michelle Single Vineyard Designates, Spring Valley Vineyards, Col Solare and Northstar. Just show your QFC membership card for unlimited access to the area. Not a member? Sign up for a complimentary membership on the spot and take Advantage of the lounge!
Washington Beef Butcher Block
Washington Beef presents a unique opportunity to Crave, Cut & Create your way to a perfect beef meal. Join the Washington Beef Commission and savor beef’s flavor when prepared with care and paired with complimentary flavor profiles. The Beef Butcher block also featured beef dishes from Andaluca, bin on the lake, BOKA Restaurant + Bar and The Georgian.
Top Pot Doughnut and Coffee Bar
When you’re ready to grab a sweet treat and revive your palate, visit the Top Pot Doughnut and Coffee Bar for a hand-forged doughnut and cup of joe. Since 2002, Top Pot has paired a vintage aesthetic with a gourmet spin on the traditional coffee and doughnuts pairing.
Wines from Around the World
Try sips from more than 100 wines from the Northwest and beyond. Compare varietals and winemaking styles from region to region as you embark on a world tour of wine.
Chef Prepared Gourmet Bites
Check out the incredible creations from more 20 of Seattle’s most accomplished chefs representing a global range of cuisines.
Event Feature: Stella Artois
With more than 600 years of Belgium brewing experience, Stella Artois is best known for its detailed method for pulling a pint and their “special” Stella Artois chalice. Get a taste of Stella Artois and its other world class brands including Cidre, Hoegaarden, Stella Artois, Leffe Brun and Leffe Blond at Seattle Wine and Food Experience!
Chef in the Vineyard with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Meet Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Culinary Director John Sarich, sample creative bites and taste through a wonderful selection of Washington’s best wines from 14 Hands, Anew, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, Michelle and O Wines.