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The Seattle Chapter of Women For WineSense Invites You To Our Annual
Urban Winery Event At
Bartholomew Winery with Owner-Winemaker Bart Fawbush
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Old Rainier Brewery Building
3100 Airport Way South
The number of urban wineries in Seattle is now over 20, allowing city dwellers and visitors to sample some of the best in Washington wine without heading to Woodinville. Our March event continues our tradition of exploring those wineries, one tasting room at a time. This year, Winemaker Bart Fawbush is welcoming us to the tasting room of Bartholomew Winery, located in one of Seattle's landmark buildings, the old Rainier Brewery. While at Gonzaga University, Bart was taking science courses with medical school in mind, but as with many future winemakers, life went in another direction. While Bart was working as a mortgage broker, a winemaker contacted him about a loan. Curious, Bart began asking him questions about making wine. Later, when an acquaintance asked if he had ever had a great wine, Bart’s answer of no led to visiting some area tasting rooms, and his mind, as Bart says, was blown. He could not believe the flavors coming out of the wines made in our state. His path was set, and in 2007 the winery had its first vintage. Because the climate in Eastern Washington allows almost any grape to ripen, Bart wanted to take advantage of that and make wines using classic varietals and those that are much less common. Primitivo, Carmenere, Tannat, and Aligote, are some of the grapes he uses in his lineup, achieving his goal of making the tasting experience at Bartholomew Winery a unique one.
Appetizers, followed by
Green Beet Salad
Mixed Greens, Roasted Beets, and Walnuts with Shallot Vinaigrette
Hungarian Short Ribs
Slow Braised Boneless Ribs with Merlot & Caramelized Shallot Glaze, Fresh Bell Pepper & Herbs with Egg Noodles
Vegetarian Main Course option
Sauteed Bell Peppers, Onions, Garlic, Diced Tomatoes, with Garlic, Olive Oil, Red Wine, and Herbs with Egg Noodles
Green Beans, Lightly Seasoned
Catering by Seasoned in Seattle
**if you want the vegetarian main course option, RSVP then email email@example.com to let us know.**
To RSVP and pay by credit card click on Register Now, and click on Events towards the top of the page, then on Event Calendar to find the event. Please note the system charges a $3.00 processing fee for WWS nonmembers to pay by credit card.
To RSVP & pay by check, email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm, then mail your check (made out to Seattle Women For WineSense) to Sue Regan at 112 - 236th Place SW, Bothell, WA 98021. Your check must be received 3 days after your RSVP is made. After that time your space will be released. Please contact us with questions about the event, the website or method of payment at 425.882.1621. This event is nonrefundable after March 6th. Any refunds will be paid by check less a $5.00 processing fee.