August brings new releases, summer patio parties, wine tastings, barbeques and more in the Woodinville wine country of Washington. Here’s a taste:

Saturday, August 6
Woodinville Wine Cellars
7th Annual Summer Party & Gourmet BBQ
1:00 – 5:00pm
425.481.8860 for reservations

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Matthews Estate
16116 140th Pl NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
“Picnic in the Park”
Select Saturdays and Sundays
12:00 – 6:00pm

Sunday, August 7
Anton Ville Winery
19501 144th Avenue NE #D300
Woodinville, WA 98072
Wine and Cheese Pairings
1:00 – 5:00pm
Enjoy specially selected cheeses to go with each of the wines served. There is a $5.00 tasting fee per person which is refunded with wine purchased.

Thursday, August 11
Isenhower Cellars
15007 Woodinville-Redmond Road
Woodinville, Washington 98072
Artist Reception with JENNIFER LORRAINE MARK
5:30 – 8:30pm

Friday, August 12
Covington Cellars
18580 142nd Ave NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
Release Party
6:00 – 9:00pm

Try the latest Covington releases with food pairings. $10/person at the door.

DeLille Cellars
14421 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
Live Music on the Patio
5:00 – 7:00pm

Singer/Songwriter Dean Backholm will be playing. Wine by the glass available for purchase.

Saturday, August 13
Convergence Zone Cellars
19501 144th Ave NE, Suite D-500
Woodinville, WA 98072
Learn to Taste Wine Like a Pro
2:00 – 3:00pm

Suggested $20 donation at the door for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day For The Cure. Reggie Daigneault, Program Coordinator for the Wine Technology Program at the Northwest Wine Academy will teach a class on how to find the perfect wine. RSVP to

Thursday, August 18
Third Thursday Wine Walk
Bite at the Warehouse
4:00 – 8:00pm

A variety of food vendors will have small bites available for purchase from $1 – $4. Participating wineries include Davenport Cellars and others. This is a BYOG (Bring Your Own Glass) event.

Apex at Alder Ridge
14450 Woodinville Redmond Road
Woodinville, WA 98072
Corks and Canvas Events
6:00 – 9:00pm

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Enjoy a glass of wine and unleash your inner artist! The event fee includes paint, brushes, canvas, instruction and one glass of wine. Wine specials and cheese plates available.

Saturday, August 20
Northwest Totem Cellars
15810 NE 136th Place
Redmond, WA 98052
2008 Cab Franc Release
12:00 – 4:00pm

You are welcome to come on by! No tasting fee today! Bottle release day pricing $29, Normal Retail $37.

Otis Kenyon Wine
14525 148th Ave NE, Suite 111
Woodinville, WA 98072
Red Wine & Shortbread Pairing

Enjoy both savory and sweet shortbreads from Outrageous Offerings paired with our Walla Walla red wines.

Sunday, August 21
Davenport Cellars
19501 144th Ave NE, Suite B600
Woodinville, WA 98072
Winemaker’s Birthday Party
1:00 – 5:00pm

Enjoy a slice of cake and toast the passing of another “vintage”. Normal tasting fees apply but if you sing “Happy Birthday” to the vintner, the tasting is free.

Friday, August 26
Matthews Estate
16116 140th Pl NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
Summer – All White Party
7:00 – 10:00pm

Matthews Estate welcomes back DJ Darin Hanson for a night of wine, music, and fun. Wear all-white and come expecting a good time! Invite your friends, please carpool, and bring cash to avoid lines. Tickets are $10 per person and are going fast, so get your tickets today by visiting the website under the “Events & News to order.

Saturday, August 27
Michael Florentino Cellars
19501 144th Ave NE, Suite D500
Woodinville, WA 98072
A Taste of Italy!

Celebrate the release of the cellars’ 2007 Fusione, a Super Tuscan blend of Sangiovese and Merlot and their 2009 Pinot Grigio. There will be food pairings that go with the wines to sample.

Sunday, August 28
Silver Lake Winery
15029 Woodinville-Redmond Rd
Woodinville, WA, 98072
425.485.2437 x109
Live Music on the Patio
1:00 – 4:00pm

Pack a picnic and stop by Silver Lake’s patio where you can buy a bottle or enjoy a wine flight. Bring your friends and family out to enjoy the afternoon.

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