The first Ashford “On the Road to Paradise” Fall Wine Tasting and Dance event is your chance to discover hard-to-find artisanal wines from small producers. This is a GREAT time to stock up your wine cellar for the holidays and get a head start on your gift buying!
Time: 2 – 9pm, Saturday Nov 6th
Place: Ashford Lion’s Hall – Mt. Rainier (27726 Hwy 706 E), Ashford, WA
Cost: $20, tasting & dance – Complimentary with Lodging!
One guest, complimentary with lodging on November 6th in Ashford, Elbe, Longmire and Mineral
Free RV parking available at the Lions Hall
* Wine Tasting: 2 – 6pm
* Free 10 oz Road-to-Paradise Tasting glass with entry
* Wine by the Glass: 6 – 9pm
* Dance: 6 – 9pm; Dance Lesson: 6 – 6:30pm
* Admission to Dance Only: $10
* Live Music: Elbow County Rough Riders, playing Jazz, Blues, Swing, Jitter Bug, Slow Dances, Waltz, Classic Rock & Roll
* Food: Available to purchase at the event
* Further information: (877) 617-9951
Leroy Radford, vintner and owner of Flying Dreams, will be pouring three of his artisanal wines, and all will be available for purchase. We have the rare opportunity to taste and purchase his Tempernillo and Montestral first, as he will be releasing these bottles officially the following week. Flying Dreams sells out of their wine quickly, so be the first to have these bottles and grab them now before they are gone.
Kana Winery wines are the result of the careful selection of fruit from the very best vineyards, with emphasis on Rhone varietals along with specially selected wines. Kana is a native word for the spirit or the fire within a mountain, in reference to the perceived supernatural power of volcanic activity
Scatter Creek Winery, a family owned & operated winery, has been serving the Southwest Washington community of Tenino since March 2005. Specializing in a variety of handcrafted wines, from soft whites to bold reds and dessert wines, they were award winners at the “Capital Food & Wine Festival” in March, 2010 and won the Tasters Choice award, “Taste of the Market”, in Olympia, 2010.
Small Lot Co-Op is dedicated to bringing small lot Washington Wines to everyone. The Co-Op is comprised of wineries within Washington State who produce less than 2,500 cases annually. Small Lot will be pouring the following wines from their stable of small producers:
• Obelisco Red
• Wawawai Canyon Rose
• Sapolil Cellars – Gandy Dancer Red Blend (77% syrah, 13% Sangiovese, 10% Malbec)
• Smasne Cellars Dry Riesling
Winemaker Perry Preston went commercial in 2006 after many years of winning awards at the Puyallup Fair. Production started at 700 cases annually and has increased to 1200 cases. Currently, Stina’s Cellars produces 12 different wines from grapes grown in eastern & western Washington.
A small boutique winery, Well’s Winery creates natural fruit wine without added sulfites. Using only handpicked, naturally grown fruit and berries from the northwest along with raw organic sugar, they handcraft numerous varieties of wine.
Brother Bliss’ handmade chocolate truffles are created with all organic, all natural, preservative-free ingredients, including organic butter, organic heavy cream, and fair trade organic chocolate containing 65% cocoa mass from Columbia. He makes all his own fruit purees using fruit supplied from a local Pacific Northwest vendor and organic cane juice as the sweetener.