Red & White Party Facts
What: Taste Washington and AQUA by El Gaucho are kicking off the nation’s largest single region food and wine event with the exclusive red & white party. Now in its third year, the event features vintage library wines, one-of-a-kind barrel samples and reserve wines from 13 of Washington’s most celebrated wineries. Each exclusive pour will be will be served with culinary pairings courtesy of AQUA’s Chef Executive Wesley Hood. Guests 21+ are invited to don their best red and white cocktail attire and prepare for a magical evening to set the tone for Taste Washington 2016.
When: Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: AQUA by El Gaucho, 2801 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121 Price: $175
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 19th annual event will be held on March 31- April 3 at various locations in Seattle. The 2016 Taste Washington welcoming sponsor is Alaska Airlines; the event feature is Stella Artois; the premier sponsors are Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card, Albert Lee Appliance, AQUA by El Gaucho, Muckleshoot Casino, Seattle Met and Total Wine & More; the magnum sponsor is Fonte Coffee Roaster; and the patron sponsors are Visit Walla Walla and Voya Financial Advisors. Taste Washington attracts almost 5,500 wine and food enthusiasts to the Seattle area. The Washington State Wine Commission launched Taste Washington in 1998 and is now produced by Visit Seattle. For more information, visit www.tastewashington.org.
About Visit Seattle:
Visit Seattle, a private, nonprofit marketing organization, has served as Seattle/King County’s official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50 years. The goal of these marketing efforts is to enhance the employment opportunities and economic prosperity of the region. For more information, visit www.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, visit www.washingtonwine.org.