Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) July 07, 2011
Whether expert or amateur, taste and learn from skilled winemakers at Kirkland Uncorked’s Tasting Garden, presented by Magnolia Audio Video, July 15-17, 2011. Discover the nuances of different varietals, the process of aging and how to distinguish wine aromas, all while soaking up million dollar views on Kirkland’s waterfront.
Known as one of the world’s top wine regions, Washington has more than 30,000 acres of vineyards and over 650 wineries. From Tempus Cellars to Five Star Cellars and Treveri Sparkling 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 Zinfandel. For a wine twist, try Sky River’s Raspberry Honey Wine.
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.
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 Pyramid Breweries Beer Garden or enjoy a refreshing Magnolia Mojito in the Magnolia Audio Video Lounge.
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.