Taste Washington, the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event, takes place March 31 and April 1 at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field Event Center.
The Taste Washington Grand Tasting, previously a one-day event, will now expand to two days at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle. Hundreds of Washington wineries will pour their favorite wines and Northwest restaurants will serve specially-prepared bites. The popular vineyards section will feature growers pouring wines made from their grapes by wineries across the state, allowing consumers to discover a true sense of place from bottle to bottle and learn about some of the state’s most renowned vineyards.
Tickets are available online at www.tastewashington.org or through TicketMaster. General one-day admission tickets are $75 and allow patrons to attend the event from 2 to 5 p.m. VIP tasting begins at 1 p.m. and allows wine enthusiasts early and exclusive access to winemakers and chefs. VIP one-day tickets are $125. Two-day ticket prices are $99 for general admission and $150 for VIP admission.
The Taste Washington Seminars will be held at CenturyLink Field Event Center on Saturday and Sunday, March 31 and April 1. The seminars will feature renowned wine experts from across the nation leading in-depth explorations of Washington wine. The seminar speaker line-up will be announced soon and seminar tickets will also be available at www.tastewashington.org.
Taste Washington also offers overnight packages at several downtown Seattle hotels that encourage visitors to sip, savor and stay. Hotel packages feature special overnight guest room rates and event tickets, plus a variety of value-added features and amenities which vary with each property, including hotel-event transportation, overnight parking, in-room wine, champagne and snacks, complimentary breakfast and even chef-signed cookbooks. Visit the Taste Washington web site to search room rates, learn about unique package features or make hotel package bookings.