A crisp Pinot Gris or light Rosé are a perfect match for a summer day and as the sun goes down, grab a taste of a full-bodied Cabernet Franc or Tempranillo.
Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012
Do away with your cares, soak up the summer sun, and taste the region’s top wines at Kirkland Uncorked. Experts and amateurs alike can taste and discover the nuances of different varietals, the process of aging and how to distinguish wine aromas, all while relaxing lakeside at Kirkland’s signature summer festival July 20, 21, and 22.
Known as one of the world’s top wine regions, Washington has more than 30,000 acres of vineyards and over 650 wineries. From Kirkland’s own Northwest Cellars and Zero One Vintners to Walla Walla’s Zerba Cellars, sample from over 50 different wines from across the state without having to book an expensive wine tour. A crisp Pinot Gris or light Rosé are a perfect match for a summer day and as the sun goes down, grab a taste of a full-bodied Cabernet Franc or Tempranillo.
Once guests find a wine that indulges their senses, they can savor their discovery by taking a bottle home. At the Kirkland Uncorked Wine Shop, presented by The Grape Choice, bottles from festival wineries are available for purchase at special event prices. For a full list of Washington wineries pouring at the event and more details on the Wine Shop, visit kirklanduncorked.com/wine.
Elevate your tasting experience by pairing the region’s vino with enticing bite-sized feasts that Kirkland and Northwest restaurants have to offer. Need a break from the grape? Visit the Kirkland Uncorked Beer Garden, serving Pyramid beer, or enjoy a refreshing summer cocktail.
What do you think guests would be willing to pay for access to this wining and dining experience? A ticket price of only $25 ($30 at the door) makes this a wine festival accessible to all those interested in celebrating the grape.
Kirkland Uncorked is a benefit for the Hope Heart Institute. To learn more about the festival, purchase advance tickets and plan your stay in Kirkland visit KirklandUncorked.com. For quicker updates, follow us on Twitter or find us on Facebook. Tasting Garden is open to guests 21+ with valid ID.