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TULALIP RESORT CASINO VIP EXPERIENCE
Seattle Wine and Food Experience is already a great deal but when you bump up your ticket to the VIP Experience it gets even better. In addition to your one hour early entrance and a swag bag – filled with goodies, a reusable tasting plate and souvenir wine glass – VIP guests will also have exclusive access to the Tulalip Resort Casino VIP Lounge with special bites, sips and experiences.
CHARLES SMITH WINES & MEIOMI WINES PAIRING LOUNGE
Taste Charles Smith Wines and Meiomi Wines paired with delicious bites from Thompson Hotel Executive Chef Derek Simcik in the Charles Smith Pairing Lounge. Don’t miss fan favorites Kung Fu Girl Riesling, The Velvet Devil Merlot, Boom Boom Syrah, Eve Chardonnay and Chateau Smith Cabernet Sauvignon.
Swing by and visit Diageo where you can enjoy a delicious Ketel One Botanical & Soda or a Don Julio Paloma!
Experience amazing at the Lexus Lounge where you can check out their newest models.
FEATURED REGION: VISIT CENTRAL OREGON
Don’t miss the Visit Central Oregon booth where you can enter to win a luxury resort getaway complete with two guided adventures. Central Oregon is known to have 300 days of sunshine and we’ve got plenty of ways to get outside and enjoy it. Whether you want to paddleboard down the Deschutes River, take an art tour of Bend on a Segway with friends or spend the day hiking at Smith Rock State Park, you’ll be worn out by the end of your whirlwind weekend getaway.
Bold, refined, and proudly made in Washington, Spoken Barrel is born from the unique growing conditions of Columbia Valley. Taste Spoken Barrel wines paired with delicious bites. Don’t miss the chance to try our award winning Cabernet Sauvignon and Meritage Red Blend.
EVENT BENEFICIARY: NORTHWEST HARVEST
Northwest Harvest is Washington’s leading hunger relief agency – supporting a statewide network of 375 food banks, meal programs, and high-need schools. Focused on improving equity in our food system, Northwest Harvest believes everyone in Washington should have consistent access to nutritious food that nourishes the body, mind, and spirit. Please come by and visit their table to say hi, make a donation, and be entered to win a fabulous food and wine lover’s prize package!
100 Best THINGS TO EAT
Taste a selection of dishes from Seattle magazine’s 100 Best Things to Eat feature in the February issue including Beecher’s World Famous Mac and Cheese, Hood Famous Bake Shop’s ube cheesecake, No Anchor’s smoked mussels and more! Head upstairs to the Olympic room to try them all.
CHEF DEMO STAGE
Want to see your favorite dishes in action? Take in one of our many live demonstrations throughout the day at our live demonstration stage on the second floor – from cocktail mixing to pasta making!
S.Pellegrino hydration station
Take a wine break and stay hydrated with S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.
Take a stroll through Distillery Walk featuring many of the region’s craft spirits makers as well as global brands. Find new favorites and taste new cocktail recipes too.
Northwest Beer & Cider Exhibit
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.
500 Northwest, California and International Wines
Get a taste of wine regions from the Northwest and beyond with sips from Washington, Oregon and California.
Guests can savor the incredible creations from 25 of Seattle’s most accomplished chefs and culinary programs and another 25 specialty food purveyors representing a global range of cuisines. Stay hydrated with the quality waters from S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.