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Announcing the new 2017 Syrah, Seven Hills Vineyard, Walla Walla Valley. Our first release for 2020 will be available at our tasting room in the Spokane Valley Saturday, February 1st, from 12-5pm. This Syrah from Seven Hills has plenty of dark fruit with abundant spice and nice fine tannins. Whereas our previous two releases of Syrah were huge, based on raw power and the ability to age for a decade or more, this wine is amiable, more approachable even now while it is young, dense with flavor, with more upfront berries and wild cherries, it is elegant and refined. Youthful and spirited, it will continue to develop as it gains maturity, but you can drink now or hold in your cellar for years to come. Contact Nichole our tasting room manager for more information on how you can get some of this wonderful wine while supplies last. Members, your allocations will be ready for pick-up Saturday, February 1st . NicholeCrosby@NodlandCellars.com See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

The Cork District

Don’t forget about our BIG case sale this weekend! 50% off what’s left of the wonderful 2014 vintage, Syrah, Pinot Noir and Mattawa Red. Open 12-9 both Saturday and Sunday. Also, we’ll have Dave McRae with live music Friday night, 6:30-8:30! Cheers! 🍷 🎶 🍷 See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

The Cork District

#TBT: Arbor Crest in 1924 Making wine is our passion, but we also love being able to share our historic headquarters with the community. Royal Newton Riblet established this Spokane landmark in 1924. An inventor and mechanical innovator, Riblet not only developed a variety of patented devices, including a square-wheel tractor, pattern sprinkler system and mechanical parking garage, he was also the chief engineer and designer of his beautiful home and estate. At the time of its construction in the early 1920s, it was among the most “wired” homes in the nation! Visitors to the Estate were welcomed through an arched basalt Gatehouse that led to the three-story Florentine-style mansion. Riblet's imaginative landscape architecture and grounds include a life-size checkerboard, four acres of terraced gardens, a unique pool carved into the basalt, an enclosed croquet court, and the "Eagle's Nest," a red-roofed stone gazebo with an epic view. It was just as special back then as it is for visitors now. ❤️ See MoreSee Less

 

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Spokane’s Cork District Core Tour Offers a true Washington wine experience

Core Tour- It’s rare to have six tasting rooms within a couple of blocks in an urban core, but Spokane has it!  The Core Tour features wineries from Red Mountain and Walla Walla.  Wineries include Va Piano, Cougar Crest, Tempus Cellars, Helix Wines, Renegade by MonteScarlotto and Terra Blanca.  Don’t forget to pair your wine with one of the amazing restaurants Downtown.

SoDo Tour- Want a great wine tour and experience some amazing restored old Spokane buildings?  This is the tour for you.  Start on the east side of Downtown with the Tuscan feel  of V du V.  Then work your way west to Bridge Press who has one of the coolest tasting rooms you’ll find.  Then onto Robert Karl who is located in one of the first non-wood firehouses in Spokane.  Next up is Overbluff Cellars in the restored Washington Cracker Building followed by quaint Italian feel of Barilli Cellars.  Finally cap your tour at the Barrister Winery and their beautifully restored warehouse and production facility

Centennial Tour- Want wine paired with a walk in the park?  Here it is!  Start in Kendall Yards area at the Maryhill tasting room.  Be sure to sit outside or get a window seat and take in the incredible view of Spokane and the river gorge.  Then stroll across the street to Craftsman Cellars for a sip.  Notice that all the woodwork was done by the winemaker too hence Craftsman.  Next walk the Centennial trail through the park and over to the Aunties Book Store Building where you will find the Barrister Tasting room.

Greenbluff to Hill Tour- This is a driving tour, very scenic and features some of oldest wineries in the area.  Start at the top! Townshend Cellars in Green Bluff features a spacious tasting room with a view of the bluff’s orchards.  Just down the road you will find Arbor Crest and their stunning estate with an unmatched view of the Spokane Valley.  Then descend into the Valley and take in Nodland Cellars and close by the newly remodeled Latah Creek Tasting room and production facility.  Next onto Liberty Lake Wine Cellars and their new tasting room and production facility.  Finally, head up the South Hill to Winescape Winery and enjoy a taste and take in the farm-like setting on the Moran Prairie.