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Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Annual Convention Calling all winemakers and viticulturists out there. The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers or WAWGG will have their 2014 annual meeting, convention, and trade show on February 5-7, 2014 from 8AM to 5PM at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Wa. The WAWGG annual meeting is the second largest convention for the nation’s wine industry.

WAWGG’s Mission
The main mission of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers is to cultivate a positive business environment in order for Washington’s wine industry to keep growing. The Association’s vision is for Washington State’s wine industry to triple its economic impact by the year 2020. They aim to do this through improved profitability and sustainability for growers and wineries in the

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Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dinner at Barnard Griffin WineryThere are barely two weeks to go until Valentine’s Day. Have you decided how you would surprise your special someone? Wine, chocolates, flowers, and a fancy dinner are always a hit on this special day. As cliché as these romantic treats are, people never get tired of these.

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dinner
Barnard Griffin Wine Bar and Eatery will prepare special romantic dinners on February 14 and 15, which they dubbed ‘Sweetheart Dinner’. The wine bar is located at 878 Tulip Lane in Richland. 

Seats will only be available from 5 to 8PM, so it’s best to make your reservations as early as possible. Fixed price menu costs $45 per person. For reservations, you may call (509) 627-0266 or send an e-mail to Info[@]BarnardGriffin.com.

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Yakima Valley’s Annual Red Wine and Chocolate EventNothing says romance more than wine and chocolates. So if you’re looking for a post-Valentine’s Day weekend activity to enjoy with your special someone, head on out to Yakima Valley’s annual Red Wine and Chocolate event.

Wines and Chocolates Galore
Wine connoisseurs and chocoholics are invited to drop by the oldest wine-growing region in Washington State on February 15 and 16, 2014 from 10AM to 5PM, as wineries between Richland and Yakima offer you a weekend of divine decadence with the Premier Pass.

The Premier Pass will give you access to exclusive pairings, library tastings, and tours that are not available to the public.

Avail of the Premier Pass
There is an on-going online sale of Premier Passes, which ends on February 11. Starting February 5,

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Many Hearts – A Night of Wine and Watercolors in RichlandAre you in over your heard trying to come up with a romantic activity this Valentine’s Day? Why don’t you take a break from routine and do something fun and spontaneous? Consider this your pre-Valentine’s treat not only for yourself but also for your significant other.

Awesome Collaboration
On February 13, 2014, renowned artist Chris Blevins will collaborate with Goose Ridge Winery to give you an awesome “art as entertainment” experience through Wine & Watercolors™: "Many Hearts".

You don’t need to be an expert and all art supplies will be provided for a day of fun, non-serious painting get-together along with a bit of delectable wine. The first glass of wine is on the house.

Unique Experience
Sip delicious wine, laugh your heart out, and learn a

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Prosser Wine & Food Fair Walter Clore Wine and Culinary CenterThis Saturday, August 9, the city of Prosser Washington will be hosting the 33rd Annual Prosser Wine and Food Fair. The festival draws close to 2500 wine lovers from all over the region for an afternoon of fine wine and food. Stroll around tasting wine from 34 Washington wineries, enjoying food put together by 15 local vendors, and trying beer from a couple local breweries as you enjoy the sounds of the local bands that will be performing.

The event will take place at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center located in 2140 Wine Country Road Prosser, WA. Things will kick off at 2:00pm and last until 8:00pm. Tickets cost $27.50 and includes admission, glass and program. Neither minors (under 21) nor pets will be permitted at the event.

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This summer sign your self up for some art classes, this is great for anyone, artistic or not. Throughout the summer Chell Design in Kennewick Washington will be holding art classes for adults. Those who attend will enjoy wine, appetizers, and the chance to create and original piece of art. Check out the following schedule of classes.

July 30 and August 20: Jewelry Making, Silver Bundle Pendant
Wendy lee of Fort Logan Designs will teach you how to make tear drops on silver wire using a live torch. Through the course of the class you will learn hos to measure, bundle and wire wrap a custom pendant. The cost to attend is $110.00 which include the cost of materials. Both sessions will take place from 10:00am-1:00pm.

September 22: Vintage Paper Collage

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On May 21 head over to Preston Premium Wines for the Stomp Out Cancer Event. Stomp Out Cancer is a fundraising event hosted by Preston Premium Wines, Team Stomp IT and Gary’s Gang to benefit the American Cancer Society. There will be dinner, dancing, music and wine for all to enjoy. You will also be able to join in on some fun games as well as participate in live and silent auctions to benefit the American Cancer Society. Stomp Out Cancer will take place at Preston Premium Wines in Pasco Washington from 4:00pm-10:00pm on May 21.

Tickets can be purchased at either the Bank of Whitman in Pasco Washington or the American Cancer Society in Kennewick Washington. The price of tickets is $65 for a couple or $250 for a table of 8.

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Coming up on May 28 the Auction of Washington Wines will be hosting Revelry on Red Mountain. Revelry on Red Mountain will take place at Col Solare Red Mountain Winery and Estate Vineyard in Benton City Washington beginning at 6:00pm. This event will feature 20 local winemakers with a culinary feast put together by Chef Frank Magana of Picazo 7Seventeen. Those who attend will enjoy tasting local wines and cooking and of course gorgeous views of Red Mountain. A silent and live auction will take place to benefit the Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Washington Wine Education Foundation, so bring your checkbooks.

Tickets for Revelry on Red Mountain cost $95 per person, these can be purchased by going to the Auction of Washington website.

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Next Saturday, May 14, head over to the Airfield Estates Tasting Room in Prosser Washington for the Red, White and Wine fundraiser event to benefit the Prosser Boys and Girls Club. The event is being sponsored by Airfield Estates, Martinez & Martinez, Kestrel Vintners, Coyote Canyon Winery, Prosser’s Tom Denchel Ford Country Dealership, Agapes Events, Espirit Graphics, Conover Insurance, and Sara Nelson Design.

Winemakers from Airfield Estates, Martinez & Martinez, and Kestrel Vintners will be on hand throughout the event. Food will be provided by Tuscany Chef Jesse Ayala. During the evening Eddie Manzanara and Café Blanco will perform. For those of you who need a ride home after the event, Tom Denchel Ford Country will provide them.

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"High Class at White Pass" is scheduled for Saturday, April 9th. It is a dinner with wine tasting that will take place in the Sitzmark Lounge (bar) in the White Pass Ski Resort Day Lodge. White Pass Company has graciously offered to donate and prepare the food and it looks like we have at least 4 wineries confirmed at this date to pour wine.  

100% of the proceeds will go to the White Pass Ski Patrol!

This "High Class" event will happen on the same day the Film Festival is scheduled and plan to start right after (approximately 4pm to 6pm). Each participant will receive a great meal and 10 script for wine tastes. They will be able to purchase additional script. Dinner will include appetizer, 2 salad choices, a wonderful (kind of fancy) chicken dish,

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