Don't you just love Spring? The weather gets warmer, the sun is shining longer, and the wineries start having incredible events! In case you didn't know, we live in wine country! Not just around here, but throughout the Northwest! There are some amazing wine and food events coming up this month and next that you HAVE to check out. Some local, and some road trips, these events will make even the most picky wine fan happy! Tri-Cities Wine Diva, Raleigh, has hand picked the best events on the horizon. Take a look, plan your trips, and let the wine pour! Cheers!

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    February 9th - WWIF Mardi Gras

    For the first time ever, we’re celebrating Mardi Gras! On Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Let the good time roll, while we raise funds for our ongoing work. Experience a New Orleans Mardi Gras with lots of great Washington wine. Your ticket includes a “strolling” dinner, two drink tickets, $30,000 in FUNdraising casino chips, music, dancing and an opportunity to bid on amazing items in our silent and live auction.

    Tickets are $100 and include all of the above!

     

     

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    February 12-13 - Red Wine & Chocolate.

    Yakima Valley is inviting wine and chocolate enthusiasts to its annual Red Wine & Chocolate event weekend. As the oldest wine growing region in Washington state, wineries from Yakima, Zillah, Prosser and Red Mountain will be offering a weekend of divine decadence with the Premier Pass, the only way to experience the depth of the Yakima Valley during Red Wine & Chocolate weekend.



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    February 20-21 - Seattle Wine and Food Experience

    The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is a deluxe showcase for wine, beverage, food and lifestyle in the Northwest. Wines from the Northwest and beyond are featured along with local and regional beer, cider and spirits. Food is a major highlight and includes top culinary talent serving gourmet bites. Guests stroll through the event as they taste through diverse wines and learn first hand directly from the producers. Other features include artisan food purveyors, sensory experiences, educational elements and more.

     

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    February 27 - Oregon Chardonnay Celebration

    Formerly known as The Oregon Chardonnay Symposium, the Oregon Chardonnay Celebration delves deep into what makes Oregon Chardonnay unique, each year focusing on different aspects of the varietal and its place in the state. Bringing together both pioneers and the current generation of Oregon producers, the Oregon Chardonnay Celebration provides a lens through which we can view the past, present, and future of Oregon Chardonnay.

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    March 11-13 - Savor Cannon Beach

    Savor Cannon Beach offers a four-day lineup of unique wine experiences in one of the Pacific Northwests most beautiful vacation destinations. A series of nine festival events focus on specific themes that showcase the bounty of Northwest wine and cuisine while restaurants, galleries and shops add a weekend full of tastings, special dinners and cultural events.

    *The Tri-Cities Wine Divas are road-tripping to this event! Come out with us and celebrate wine by the beach!

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    March 19 - Canoe Ridge Fresh Crab & Seafood Boil

    Join Winemaker Bill Murray and Chef Skyeler Milgate for a boil of fresh Pacific Northwest seafood including fish, crab, shrimp, shellfish and lobster with a variety of seasonal vegetables all served family-style.

    A flight of white wines will also be served, including a taste of our anticipated 2015 Cinsault Rose!

    Bibs and crackers provided.