April 5th Wine Walk line up announced
wineries, art and live music
February 1, March 1, April 5 and May 3 – 6:00-9:00 pm
Tickets $20 Advance on Sale Now
Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk is a first Friday evening event that is fun and supports the community. Enjoy live music, art happenings and local boutique wines poured in various tasting locations up and down Front Street. Front Street shops and restaurants are open to the general public during Wine Walk and everyone is welcome.
BYOG (bring your own wine glass) to Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk and sample wine tastings at these downtown venues – ArtByFire Glass Blowing Studio, Fischer Meats, Illuminate Electrical, Museo Art Academy, artEAST Art Center, Opus Bank First Stage Theatre, Thrive and Village Theatre.
Purchase a bottle of wine at Wine Walk and enjoy it with your dinner with no corkage fee the night of Wine Walk at participating restaurants Amante’s Pizza, Fin’s Bistro, Jak’s Grill, Issaquah Brewhouse, Mandarin Garden, Max’s World Diner, Montalcino Ristorante, Shanghai Garden and Stans BBQ. You can also purchase bottles of wines to take home.
The Spanish Nest at 195 Front Street North will provide drop in care from 5pm to 9pm for children 3 to 10 years old. The cost is $5 per child per hour. Please pre-register to ensure a spot . http://www.thespanishnest.com/WINE-WALK-DROP-IN-CARE.html
April 5th WINERIES
Nardone Wine – http://www.nardonewine.com/
Nardone Wine imports quality wines from Itally and produces wine inNorthern California. The Nardone family owns the fabulous Montalcino Restaurant in downtown Issaquah.
Elsom Cellars – http://elsomcellars.com/
Located in Woodinville, their wines are sure to please.
William Church Winery – http://williamchurchwinery.com/
William Church Winery is a family-owned boutique winery located inWoodinville,Washington. Ever since we were founded in 2005
Animale – http://www.animalewine.com/
ANIMALE is aWashingtonwinery that produces, by hand, small quantities of intense, full-flavored red wines, made from grapes from family-farmedYakima,Columbia, andWillametteValleyvineyards
Northwest Cellars – www.northwestcellars.com –
Northwest Cellars pairs custom, personalized wine labels and bottles filled with our award winning wines to provide a unique experience for any occasion.
Queen Anne Winery – http://www.queenannewinery.com/
Queen Anne Wine & Spirit Emporium has built a reputation of quality and service that is unparalleled.
Waving Tree Vineyards – http://www.wavingtreewinery.com/
If you are looking for a wine-tasting experience that’s a little out of the ordinary, check out the Waving Tree Winery award winning wines.
APRIL 5th LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES
Violet Oroboros – https://www.facebook.com/violetoroboros
An acoustic duo performing an eclectic blend of folk, pop, jazz and rock
Renz – www.renwyckstation.com. This singer/songwriter uses the piano or guitar to accompany his soulful voice. His music and words reflect many influences
Greg Glassman Trio – Greg brings over 35 years of experience as a professional musician. He is an accomplished guitarist and performs in numerous jazz combos around the area.
Ali Marcus – This local songbird has that sweet, pure vocal style practically invented for alternative country says the Seattle Weekly.
Bodacious Ladyhood – This popular trio is back for an encore performance. Find out why they are a must see in the Seattle cabaret scene.
APRIL 5TH ART ACTIVITIES
ArtByFire – Witness goblet making at its finest. Master Glass Blower, Lenoard Whitfield, shows off his collection of hand blown wine goblets. There will be studio demonstrations on how goblets are created utilizing traditional Italian glassblowing techniques that are over 300 years old.
artEAST – Don’t miss this amazing Art in the Garden event. More than a dozen artists are bringing in new works of art, specially created and specially priced to enliven your outdoor living spaces. A yearly event not to be missed.
Museo Art Academy – create a mini impressionist reverse painting on acetate during Wine Walk.
OTHER DOWNTOWN ACTIVITIES
Capri Cellars –88 Front Street South – tasting room open until 9:00
Vino Bella–99 Front Street North – great wines and live music
Amante –131 Front Street North – live music
Mills Music – 170 Front Street North – Open mic night, prizes will be awarded
Purchase tickets at www.downtownissaquah.com/wine-walk
$20 in advance or $25 day of event
(Includes 10 one ounce drink tokens)
Check in starts at 5:00 at the historic Shell Station – 232 Front Street
- Wine Walk runs from 6:00-9:00
- You must be 21 to purchase wine tasting tokens
- Will call names for pre-paid tokens require identification under name purchased
- Map of tasting locations, plastic wine glass and tokens provided at check in
- No refund on tickets purchased
Thank you to our Sponsors
Agave Cocina, ArtByFire, Artitudes, Boehm’s Candies, Capri Cellars, Fischer Meats, Flying Pie Pizza, Illuminate Electrical, Issaquah Arts Commission, Issaquah Sammamish Reporter, Montalcino Restaurant, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Village Theatre and Wild Fin American Grill
A portion of the proceeds benefit the Downtown Issaquah Association
and valued nonprofit partners