The Olympic Peninsula is beautiful. It is a hiker’s paradise, a boater’s paradise, and some might say paradise, period. Outdoor activities abound here. Cultural activities flourish. But there is something else on the Olympic Peninsula – fine, fresh food. A stroll through the Farmers Market in Port Townsend, Port Angeles or Sequim is enough to … Read More
If you’ve been looking for an excuse to travel to the Olympic Peninsula, the perfect opportunity awaits during Memorial Day Weekend. This is your chance to attend a fantastic festival and visit several Olympic Peninsula wineries. The Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts is an annual occurrence in Port Angeles, WA. Each Memorial Day … Read More
In honor of mothers everywhere, the Washington State Wineries of the Olympic Peninsula are waiving all tasting fees for mothers during Mother’s Day Weekend. So come visit our wineries and raise glasses of Washington Wines to your mom, and to yourself if you’re a mom.
And our winemaker Benoit Murat has it. Benoit is a native of Toulouse, in the southwest of France. The area between the Bordeaux region and the Pyrénées mountains is home to a great variety of wines, and some of the oldest. We are so pleased to have Benoit here with us, bringing his knowledge and … Read More
There are lots of good reasons to head to the Olympic Peninsula these days. For starters, try sunshine, glorious scenery, and many opportunities for outdoor recreation. Then there are six Washington State Wineries, open for visitation and ready to pour the wine. There are also a number of upcoming events worth noting. Read on for … Read More
Jazz lovers will soon be descending upon Port Angeles, WA, for Jazz in the Olympics. This festival runs April 23, 24, and 25, 2010, at several venues around Port Angeles. Traditional Jazz, Dixieland, and Gospel will be performed by ten different bands from all around the United States and Canada. The music starts Friday afternoon … Read More
Wine and cheese were meant to go together. They are the perfect union. Well paired wine and cheese bring out the best in each other. The right combination compliments and enhances each flavor. It can be an extraordinary gustatory experience. Cheese has a multitude of flavors and textures, from sumptuously creamy to sharp and crumbly. … Read More
The Black Diamond Winery of Port Angeles is a delightfully homespun Washington State Winery. Most of the fruits and grapes in their wines are grown on their estate, carefully tended by the winemakers themselves. You can taste the freshness of their ingredients in their refreshing fruit and grape wines.
If you are heading to Sequim April 9 -11, 2010, for the Olympic Peninsula Bird Festival, be sure to leave room in your schedule for tasting Washington State wines. The Olympic Peninsula Bird Festival is chock full of interesting events. Participants may chose from several morning and afternoon field trips, photography workshops, or Northwest Raptor … Read More
Mark your calendars, for the Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour will be at the Washington State Wineries of the Olympic Peninsula on April 17 and 18, 2010. We’ll pair handcrafted local wines with locally made artisan cheeses, and the results will be out of this world. Six Washington State Wineries located in Port Townsend and … Read More
Today is International Women’s Day, and March is National Women’s History Month. Take a moment to consider the many achievements of women throughout history. Think about the women in your families and communities. Learn about women who need help today. This is a great excuse to gather together a group of girlfriends and head to … Read More
Is it indulgent to spend a weekend (or two) traveling between Olympic Peninsula Wineries, drinking red wine and eating chocolate? Or is it good sense? It’s no secret that moderate consumption of red wine is good for your health – it is believed to lower the risk of heart disease. Well, it has come to … Read More