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Brian Carter Cellars
May 1, 2018

 

Spring Wine Club Release Party
is Right Around the Corner

Thursday, May 3rd or Friday, May 4th
4:30-7:30pm

Featuring music performed by Enrique Henao
Food will be provided by Swift and Savory

This will be the first opportunity to pick-up your much anticipated 2018 Spring Release, with three wines that sing SPRING.

 

2016 Oriana
Hardly a month goes by without someone telling us that Oriana is their favorite white wine. With its seductive aromas and perfect balance, its popularity just keeps soaring.  The 2016 vintage is a richly aromatic wine, resplendent with tangerine, apricot, ripe pear and apple with touches of honey and anise. Crisp acidity greets the palate while mouth filling fruit flavors linger making this an excellent companion to many foods, from shellfish to Asian cuisine.   Double Gold at the 2018 Seattle Wine Awards  Viognier (54%), Roussanne (34%), Riesling (12%).  Retail: $25  Wine Club: $21.25 

 

2013 Solesce (Wine Club Exclusive)
Solesce is our signature Bordeaux-style blend. Cabernet Sauvignon was used as the heart of this wine, using only selected lots from E & E Shaw and Stone Tree Vineyards. Richly dark in color, the generous complex aroma includes ripe blackberries, blueberries, vanilla bean and an elegant floral note. On the palate, mouth filling flavors of cassis and black fruits are followed by firm yet silky tannins and a long finish and balanced acidity.   Best of Class / Double Gold at the 2017 Tri-Cities Wine Festival  Cabernet Sauvignon (54%), Merlot (25%), Petit Verdot (9%), Cabernet Franc (7%), and Malbec (5%).  Retail: $60  Wine Club: $51.00

 

2017 Rosé
What a better way to enjoy the summer than with the new Abracadabra Rosé. Beautiful electric pink in color, aromas of ripe strawberries abound with more subtle notes of peaches and orange blossoms. On the palate is bountiful fruit backed up by deliciously crisp acidity. Experience the magic with summer salads, BBQ salmon, new friends and plenty of sunshine.    Last year won Best Rosé in the Northwest by the Seattle Times  Sangiovese (70%), Syrah (17%), Grenache (5%), Malbec (5%), and Mourvedre (3%)  Retail: $25  Wine Club: $21.25

 

Mother's Day Magic!

This year we have two great ways to treat your Mom and give her some magic. 

Give her the great taste of Brian Carter Cellars with a free tasting on Mother’s Day weekend.  Come in with your Mom on May 12th or 13th and she will receive a free tasting flight. 

Don’t worry Moms, you don’t have to bring the little ones to receive your free tasting flight, leave them home with Dad and you can enjoy the magic with us!

This year, surprise her with the magic with our two-bottle gift set of our
Abracadabra Magical Blends. 

Retail:  $50
Sale:  $40 (20% off retail)

2017 Abracadabra Rosé
What a better way to express your love for Mom than with the new Abracadabra Rosé. Beautiful electric pink in color, aromas of ripe strawberries abound with more subtle notes of peaches and orange blossoms. On the palate is bountiful fruit backed up by deliciously crisp acidity.

2014 Abracadabra Red
Mom will love this red blend of the same great red varietals from the same great vineyards, but with a varietal mix that depends on the ‘Magic’ of the harvest each year.  Abracadabra Red is anything but traditional in its final blend, instead it is a bit unpredictable, curious, mysterious and amazingly delicious.

Valid while supplies last. Additional discounts do not apply. Sale valid May 3-13, 2018

Meet our Employees

We are in the business of making sure our guests have the best day ever, not only with our award-winning wines but with a smile. Each month we hope to introduce you to another member of our fabulous team, and the smiles behind the wine.

Katy Apple is our newest member to the Brian Carter Cellars team. Katy recently moved back to Washington from Mississippi and she is responsible for our bookkeeping and compliance activities.

What attracted you to work for Brian Carter Cellars?
I am excited to work for Brian Carter Cellars as it has given me the chance to work with one of the area’s best wineries.

What is your favorite Brian Carter Wine?
My favorite Brian Carter Cellar wine is the 2013 Corrida, Tempranillo is one of my favorite varietals and Brain Carter Cellars take on Tempranillo has been my favorite so far.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
In my spare time I am an amateur photographer and I love to get out into nature and hiking. I also love exploring the food and wine culture, as well as seeing the city that have grown so much in the 15 years since I moved to Oregon.

What would people be surprised to know about you?
I grew up in Sammamish and attended Skyline High School. I spent several years in Oregon working with wineries in Willamette Valley, learning as much as I could about Pinot and other Oregon varietals. I love working in the wine industry, and I am excited to be back in Washington working for one of the best wineries in the state.

Tell us a little bit about your family?
I am a Mom to three amazing kids and sharing with them the area in which I grew up has been fun.

 

Cascadia International Wine Competition

 

We are truly honored to receive wine awards at the Cascadia International Wine Competition. Thank you to the judges and Great Northwest Wine!

The Cascadia Wine Competition, operated by Great Northwest Wine, is the largest judging of Pacific Northwest wine staged in the U.S., and an international panel of 21 experts spent three days evaluating 1,012 wines using fruit from Washington, Oregon, Idaho or British Columbia.

Award Wine AVA
Gold/Best of Class 2015 Abracadabra Red Columbia Valley
Double Gold 2015 Opulento Yakima Valley
Silver 2013 ACE Columbia Valley
Silver 2013 Solesce Columbia Valley
Silver 2014 Byzance Columbia Valley
Silver 2013 Le Coursier Columbia Valley
Silver 2013 Tuttorosso Yakima Valley
Bronze 2014 Corrida Columbia Valley
Bronze 2016 Oriana Yakima Valley

Join us at the The Best of Cascadia, June 30th (4-8pm) at The Lodge at Columbia Point where you can taste some of the top winners from the 2018 Cascadia Wine Competition.  A portion of The Best of the Cascadia proceeds will be donated to the Washington State University Wine Education Scholarship Fund.

Check out all the 2018 winners here.

Brian Carter Cellars Calendar

 

Wine Club Spring Release Party 
Thursday, May 3rd or Friday, May 4th    4:30-7:30pm

Featuring music performed by Enrique Henao
Food will be provided by Swift and Savory

This is the first opportunity to pick-up your much anticipated 2018 Spring Release, with three wines that sing SPRING.

 

 


STEM: Science Uncorked – Friday, June 1st   4-6pm
Pacific Science Center, Seattle

Learn about the other “stem” education at Science Uncorked at the Pacific Science Center. Enjoy an evening sampling Washington’s finest wines from Brian Carter Cellars and 15 other great wineries while exploring the science straight from the vine. Enjoy unlimited tastings from participating wineries and after-hours access to Pacific Science Center. Tickets are available through the Pacific Science Center.

 


Summer Music on the Patio – Friday, June 8th   4-6pm
Sip a glass of wine and enjoy the view from the patio as you take in the sounds of Gina Belliveau at Brian Carter Cellars Tasting Room.

Gina Belliveau is a Tacoma-based musician who plays looped, percussive acoustic folk with an Achilles heel for ridiculous pop cover tunes. Her ever expanding repertoire runs the gamut from Billie Holiday to Billie Jean.

 


A Brush of Pink – Friday, June 8th   7-9:30pm
Novelty Hill Januik Wnery, Woodinville

An evening of nothing but award-winning rosés from Brian Carter Cellars and more than 30 other local wineries. While you enjoy the best of the best of this summer’s wine, you will also be able to take in the creative displays of a dozen local artists, nosh on a buffet dinner by Chef Seth, and support the Woodinville Arts Alliance and Northshore Schools Foundation all in one incredible evening. Tickets are still available at: woodinvillewinecountry.com/brush-of-pink

 


Summer Music on the Patio – Friday, July 13th   4-6pm
Sip a glass of wine and enjoy the view from the patio as you take in the sounds of David Flett at Brian Carter Cellars Tasting Room.

Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Flett plays solo acoustic originals and covers that captivate audiences with a deft hand and an open heart.

 


Glassybaby Pop-Up for Motley Zoo Animal Rescue Friday, July 13th   4-6pm

Visit Brian Carter Cellars for a Glassybaby pop-up event benefiting the Motley Zoo Animal Rescue! Motley Zoo is a volunteer run, foster-based, non-profit animal rescue organization, that has rescued and found new homes for more than 2,300 animals! 10% of proceeds during the event from Glassybaby purchases will be donated to Motley Zoo Animal Rescue. 

PLUS: Rumor has it that Motley Zoo will be bringing some of their adorable rescues to help bring awareness to their great organization. Rock on, Motley Zoo!

 


Summer Music on the Patio – Friday, Aug 10th   4-6pm
Sip a glass of wine and enjoy the view from the patio as you take in the sounds of Devin Sinha at Brian Carter Cellars Tasting Room.

Singer, Songwriter & Guitarist Devin Sinha plays primarily a mixture of contemporary folk and indie rock, mixing autobiographical flavors into his fiction of poetry and music.

 

Brian Carter Cellars Tasting Room
14419 Woodinville Redmond Rd NE | Woodinville, WA 98072 | 425.806.9463
Open 12-5pm, daily | Last tasting begins at 4:30pm
info@briancartercellars.com | www.briancartercellars.com

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May 1, 2018 at 2:42 PM