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Valentine's Day

Ready for a delicious dose of antioxidants? There are several red wine and chocolate events close by and within a few hours’ drive of Seattle! Taste the best Washington has to offer.

Annual Red Wine & Chocolate Tasting
Friday and Saturday
February 3 and 4
Friday 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Woodinville Wine Cellars
17721 – 132nd Ave. NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
425.481.8860
http://www.woodinvillewinecellars.com

Woodinville Wine Cellars’ award-winning red Wines, artisan chocolates and salted caramels from Forte Artisan Chocolates. There’s wine tasting for two, plus a bottle of award-winning red wine to take home, along with chocolate from Forte Artisan Chocolates. Regular Price $70/couple, but look for the upcoming Living Social Deal for $35/couple!

The 4th Annual Enumclaw Wine and Chocolate Festival
Friday and Saturday
February 3 and 4
Friday 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Enumclaw Expo Center
45224 284th Ave SE
Enumclaw, WA 98022
360.615.5631
http://www.enumclawchocolatefestival.com

Join the City of Enumclaw and Sip City Wines for a weekend filled with the finer things in life: great wines, delicious chocolate, shopping, food, and entertainment. Purchase tickets online.

Chelan Red Wine and Chocolate
Saturday and Sunday
February 11 and 12
February 18 and 19
800.424.3526
http://www.lakechelanwinevalley.com

Lake Chelan Wine Valley celebrates two romantic Red Wine & Chocolate-filled weekends in February. Fifteen local boutique wineries in Lake Chelan’s spectacular Wine Valley offer delicious pairings of wine and chocolate to tempt and delight your sweetheart’s senses.

Olympic Peninsula Red Wine and Chocolate
Saturday and Sunday
February 11 and 12
Saturday, Sunday and Monday
February 18, 19 and 20
11:00am – 5:00pm
Olympic Peninsula Wineries
800.785.5495
http://www.olympicpeninsulawineries.org

The Olympic Peninsula Wineries are taking the quintessential pairing of red wine & chocolate to new heights this year, featuring a host of never imagined sweet and savory combinations during the annual Red Wine & Chocolate Tour. Tickets are available online, however they are not required. A $5.00 wine tasting fee will be charged at each winery for non-ticketed visitors. While children are allowed in the tasting rooms, you must be 21 or over to purchase tickets and/or participate in wine tasting. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries encourage responsible wine touring and recommend that you have a designated driver in your group. Designated Drivers will not be served wine, they will be offered other beverages to drink and are invited to enjoy the food at each winery.

Red Wine & Chocolate at Snoqualmie Vineyards
Saturday and Sunday
February 18 and 19
10:00am – 5:00pm
Snoqualmie Tasting Room
660 Frontier Road
Prosser, WA 99350
800.852.0885
http://www.snoqualmie.com

A chocolate lover’s dream weekend! Enjoy pairing the wonderful flavors of red wine and chocolate.

Toast to Passion Weekend
Saturday and Sunday
February 18 and 19
10:00am – 6:00pm
Maryhill Winery
9774 Highway 14
Goldendale, WA 98620
509.773.1976
http://www.maryhillwinery.com

Photography Show by Gorge photographers John Clement and Darryl Lloyd between 11:00am and 5:00pm. See gorgeous photos and meet the artists. Live music, artisan cheeses and chocolates. Wine tasting all day.

Red Wine & Chocolate
Saturday and Sunday
February 18 and 19
12:00pm – 5:00pm
Prosser Tasting Room
2880 Lee Road
Prosser, WA 99350

A truly mouth-watering event not to be missed! Meet world-class winemakers and discover the true romance of the vineyard while sampling distinctive and elegant offerings of fine chocolate and fine wine.

Yakima Valley Red Wine and Chocolate
Saturday and Sunday
February 18 and 19
509.965.5201
http://www.wineyakimavalley.org

The natural affinity between dark chocolate and red wine is no secret. The Red Wine and Chocolate event weekend in the Yakima Valley provides a distinctive and elegant offering of fine chocolate and fine wine. Visit the more than 50 wineries in the Yakima Valley Wine country during this Presidents’ Day weekend. Each winery pairs sumptuous chocolate desserts with their very own remarkable red wines. The Premier Pass is $30/person in advance or $35/person at the door. Purchase online.

Chocolate on the Beach Festival
Saturday and Sunday
February 24 and 25
Pacific Beach, WA 98571
360.276.0009
http://www.chocolateonthebeachfestival.com

The Chocolate on the Beach Festival has grown so much that it has become its own entity. A weekend of family fun and activities, including: Chocolate Bake Sale, Chocolate Vendors and Crafts
Chocolate and Wine, a Chocolate Recipe Contest and much more. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the Museum of the North Beach’s Moclips Depot Rebuilding Project.

Women Take Heart
Wednesday February 29
5:30pm – 8:00pm
Januik Novelty Hill
14710 Woodinville-Redmond Road
Woodinville, WA 98072
http://www.hopeheart.org

Red wine, dark chocolate and golf can be heart smart for women, and what better time for ladies to learn more than on Leap Year Day (Feb. 29)! During a special Women Take Heart™ program, women can sip wine, tour the winery, sample chocolates and discover ways to live a heart healthy lifestyle from a cardiologist and nutritionist. Cost: $29, Pre-registration required. Register online.

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