Wine Events


November Meeting

Wines & Winemaking from Lower Sugar / Higher Acid Grapes

(aka "Classically Styled" Wines)

* also "2010 Harvest Recap" *


Thursday, November 18 th, 2010 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


  • "Classically Styled" commercial wines
    - Cote Rotie (Syrah), Oregon Pinot Noir (Belle Pente - Murto Vineyard),
    German Riesling, tbd other (possibly a Bordeaux Cab/Merlot)
  • Club wines - please bring your wine to share if you like
  • Winemaking discussion - less ripe / cool year wines
  • Harvest 2010 - how did it go? lessons learned w/new facility?


Greetings, We have just about wrapped up the 2010 Crush activities with the accompanying challenges of

  • Crushing at a new location - Snoqualmie Ridge Storage
  • A late harvest , with less ripe fruit, lower sugar, higher acid


  • Kevin Neal and Joe Sikora will lead us through a discussion of our experiences with the 2010 fruit and experiences/lessons learned related to the 2010 harvest.


  • Bring some wine to share
  • The Club will provide light snack & some commercial wine


  • Enjoy sampling each other's wine and socializing


The Meeting will be held at a large and open Masonic Lodge meeting hall.

Directions: Tukwila Masonic Lodge, 13034 41st Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98168. (Use Yahoo Map for electronic directions or )

Call 425 210 7662 if you get lost and need directions while driving.

From I-5 (Southbound)

Take Exit 156 (Interurban Ave/Tukwila)

Turn RIGHT (North-West) onto Interurban Ave S for 0.6 mi

Turn LEFT (South) onto 42nd Ave S for 0.2 mi

Turn RIGHT (West) onto S 131st St for ~175 yds

From I-5 (Northbound)

Take Exit 156 (WA-599 / Tukwila / W. Marginal Way)

Take Exit LEFT (North-West) onto Interurban Ave S for 0.4 mi

Turn LEFT (South) onto 42nd Ave S for 0.2 mi

Turn RIGHT (West) onto S 131st St for ~175 yds