21st Annual Taste Washington Festival is 21 Weeks Away
Taste Washington 2018 celebrates with new experiences and programing
SEATTLE – The countdown continues for the highly anticipated 21st Annual Taste Washington
festival, returning March 22-25, 2018. Exactly 21 weeks from today, Taste Washington’s
signature events – the Red & White Party, On the Farm, The New Vintage and the Grand
Tasting – are back and bubbling with new twists. Seattle’s premier wine and food festival
promises a delicious and memorable 21st anniversary, offering new experiences from fine dining
to a variety of farm lunch options.
Festival tickets go on sale December 1, 2017 at www.tastewashington.org. In honor of Taste
Washington’s 21st Anniversary, a one-time early bird ticket special will be offered during the
month of December only. Customers can purchase individual tickets to Taste Washington’s
Sunday Grand Tasting at a $21 discount with the promotional code 21TASTE. December is also
the time to be among the first to purchase “The Connoisseur” VIP pass, which guarantees VIP
access to all of the festival’s signature events.
Tickets to Taste Washington make the perfect holiday gift for the foodies and wine
enthusiasts on your shopping list. Ticket prices, event venues, wineries, restaurants and chef
line ups will be announced soon.
About Taste Washington:
Taste Washington is the largest single-region wine and food event in the United States,
featuring more than 225 Washington State wineries and more than 65 Pacific Northwest
restaurants. The 21st annual event will be held on March 22-25, 2018 at various locations in
Seattle. The 2018 Taste Washington welcoming sponsor is Alaska Mileage Plan, the premier
sponsors are Albert Lee Appliance, AQUA by El Gaucho, Seattle Met, and Total Wine & More.
Taste Washington attracts more than 6,400 wine and food enthusiasts to the Seattle area. The
Washington State Wine Commission launched Taste Washington in 1998 and it is now
produced by Visit Seattle. For more information, visit www.tastewashington.org.
About Visit Seattle:
Visit Seattle has served as the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Seattle and
King County for more than 50 years. A 501( c ) 6 organization, Visit Seattle enhances the
economic prosperity of the region through global destination branding along with competitive
programs and campaigns in leisure travel marketing, convention sales and overseas tourism
development. Nearly 40 million annual visitors spend $7 billion in the city and county each year.
The economic power of travel and tourism generates 74,000 Seattle area jobs and contributes
$718 million in annual state and local tax revenue. Visit visitseattle.org.
About Washington State Wine:
Washington State Wine represents every licensed winery and wine grape grower in Washington
State. Guided by an appointed board, WSW provides a marketing platform to raise positive
awareness of the Washington State wine industry and generate greater demand for its wines.
Funded almost entirely by the industry through assessments based on grape and wine sales,
WSW is a state government agency, established by the legislature in 1987. To learn more,