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FWWS Post Harvest Party @ Ray's Boathouse

Join some of Washington State's premier artisan wineries for a magical evening of fine wines and stunning panoramic views from the deck at famous Ray's Boathouse on Shilshole Bay in Seattle. This event benefits the Family Wineries of Washington State whose member wineries will pour their finest wines perfectly paired with plentiful and sumptuous appetizers from the award winning chefs at Ray's. Celebrate the harvest just passed and hear about the vintage from those who lived it.

Purchase tickets at: https://fwws.eventbrite.com/

Entry fee includes:

- tastes of over 60 artisan wines from family owned Washington state wineries
- array of delicious appetizers from Ray's Boathouse award winning chefs
- complimentary Riedel crystal wine glass
- great silent auction including winemaker tours and dinners, an "instant wine cellar" featuring rare wines from participating wineries, and a variety of wine experiences. Bidder pool limited to 150 guests maximum (See below for partial list of Auction items).
-on-site wine store for purchase of your favorite wines.
-sales tax and gratuity included

Participating wineries:

Almquist Family Cellars
Animale
The Bunell Family Cellars
Cloudlift Cellars
Davenport Cellars
Frenchman Hills Winery
Gecko Wine Co.
Golden Ridge Cellars
Harlequin Cellars
Kitzke Cellars
Lost River Cellars
Michael Florentino Cellars
Nota Bene Cellars
SoJen Cellars
Tulip Valley Winery
Willis Hall
Wilridge Winery

Appetizer Menu:

Assorted cheeses and vegetarian spreads served with artisan breads and flatbreads
Dungeness crab cakes with aioli
Ray’s salmon mini burger with tartare coleslaw
Tomato ratatouille tartlets
Chicken mole on soft corn pancake
Rosemary scented tenderloin of beef
Potatoes with roasted red pepper dip

Silent Auction Items
*Box set of Wilridge Estate Wines
* Horizontal of one bottle each of six Wilridge Estate reds in a decorative wooden case: Estate Barbera, Nebbiolo, Melange Noir, Sangiovese, Syrah/Mourvedre, and Zweigelt. Value: $180
*Willis Hall Wine and Food Experience for Ten People Willis Hall winemaker, John Bell, will showcase his award winning wines for you at party for up to ten people in your home. Willis Hall will provide the wines. Winner of this auction item will provide the food bites/courses. John will help coordinate food pairings prior to the event. Date for the event to be mutually agreed and before September 12th 2014 Successful bidder gets one bottle of Willis Hall 2004 Merlot to take home from the auction. Value: (wine only) $350
*Methow Magic Getaway
Enjoy two nights in a deluxe double room at Winthrop’s Mount Gardiner Inn. Share a three course wine dinner for two at Winthrop’s Arrowleaf Bistro, with food by Chef Jon Brown paired with selected wines from the Lost River wine library. Enjoy a tour, and barrel tasting at Lost River’s Winthrop winery. Take a bottle of wine of your choice to enjoy at home or in your room along with two complimentary Riedel crystal tasting glasses and a corkscrew. Subject to room availability. Use any time before September 30th 2014. Value $455
*3 Liter (Double Magnum) bottle of Nota Bene Winery's Finest.
Value $180
*Davenport Cellars Wine Tasting for 12
Pair with chocolate truffles or artisan cheeses at the certificate holder's option. The certificate holder also takes home a bottle of Davenport Cellars R.H.D, from the auction. Value: $330
*Mixed Case Of Nota Bene Wines
A collection of current and library wines from the[masked] vintages selected by the winemaker. Value: $425
*Castillo De Feliciano Tasting for 12
Enjoy a private tasting for twelve guests in Castillo De Feliciana's VIP and Club Members Only Room in Woodinville. Taste six wines paired with gourmet tapas. (available during non-business hours only). Value: $200
*Taste Seattle Food Tours Pioneer Square Food and Cultural Tour for 4
Enjoy a fun and unique Seattle experience. Taste Seattle Food Tours will take you "off the eaten path" on a relaxed and guided walking tour including 25+ food and drink tastings at eight locations in Seattle's oldest neighborhood including a new urban winery. 4 tickets total. Value: $236
*Private tasting for 12 at Florentino Cellars/Gecko Cellars
Enjoy a private tasting for twelve people with the winemaker at Michael Florentino Cellars and Gecko Cellars. Also take how a bottle of Mistura Blanco (Sauvignon/Semillon) and Sangiovese from the auction.Value: $286
*Magnum Vertical of Lost River Cabernet Sauvignon
3 each 1.5 liter magnums of Lost River Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Includes 2006, 2007 and 2008 vintages. Value: $195
*:Nota Bene Wine and Cheese tasting for 20
Enjoy eight current Nota Bene Cellars wines paired with fine cheeses and other appetizers at the winery. Also take home two bottles of Nota Bene wine from the auction to whet your palate.
Value: $500

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  • Paul

    It's going to be a great night!

    November 5, 2013

5 went

  • Pam
    Wino #3, Cellar Rat #3,
    Event Host
  • Paul +2
    Wino #238 & Cellar Rat #38
  • A former member

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