Category Archives: Wine / Spirit Feature

  • Celebrate the Arrival of Special Vintages from Betz Family Winery

    Since 1997, Betz Family Winery has been crafting compelling wines with individual character that are approachable, age-worthy and showcase Washington as a distinguished wine region.  Bob Betz began his winemaking career at Château Ste. Michelle in 1975 and founded Betz Family Winery in 1997, building it into one of Washington’s most critically-acclaimed wineries.  Their vineyard […]

  • Discover Avennia Wines – Currently Featured on Our Wine Lists

    Avennia Winemaker Chris Peterson; Our new feature set includes five stellar Avennia wines. “Wine is bottled poetry.” Robert Luis Stevenson Since their first release in 2012, Avennia has quickly gained a reputation as one of Washington’s most exciting wineries and has received incredible accolades, including a Top 10 Washington Wine, Red Wine of the Year […]

  • Terralta Tequila: A Celebration of Tradition and Innovation

    Described as a “mad genius,” Terralto Tequila Master Distiller Felipe Camarena is using his inventions “Igor” and “Frankenstein” to honor his family’s history and heritage of tequila making with technical innovations designed to increase sustainability, efficiency and produce the distinctive, award-winning flavor of Terralto tequila. The tradition and culture of small batch craft tequila always […]

  • WillaKenzie Wines from Oregon Pair Perfectly with Summer Menus

    May and June mark the beginning of our prized Northwest salmon runs and our culinary team is inspired by the rich flavors of our native fish – especially in Copper River Salmon.  The high acidity and earthiness of Oregon Pinot Noirs pair perfectly and we are featuring some very special selections from between now and […]

  • Kanpai! Say Cheers with Japanese Whisky

    El Gaucho’s sourcing philosophy is to offer the best products the world has to offer. Whisky is no exception, and AQUA and El Gaucho are proud to offer delicious, unique and rare spirits on our menus. Japanese whiskys are a style of their own and becoming increasingly popular. Yes, a country historically associated with rice […]

  • Celebrate Oregon Wine Month With Us!

    “Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.” No doubt, Oregon wine has come a long way since the first vines were planted: in 1970, there were five commercial wineries in Oregon and 35 recorded acres of vineyards. Today, there are more than 400 wineries and more than 20,000 […]

  • Ready to Taste Summer in a Glass? Try our Lemongrass Koh-jito

    Ready to taste summer in a glass? El Gaucho and AQUA are excited to offer a refreshing new cocktail this August, featuring local products Big Gin, and DRY Sparkling’s Reserve Edition flavor: the Lemongrass Koh-jito. Just like the name alludes, it’s a twist on the mojito (Koh means island in Thai). With refreshing ingredients like […]

  • Getting Dirty with Oregon Pinot Noir

    Dirt might not be the first thing that comes to mind when enjoying a glass of wine, but the make-up of the soil has a profound effect on the overall flavor profile of wine. While the quintessential grape may be a prerequisite for quality, it requires support from both the climate and soil. More than […]

  • El Gaucho Bellevue Proudly Offers Glenmorangie’s “Pride 1978″

    El Gaucho Bellevue Proudly Offers Glenmorangie’s “Pride 1978″ – the only bottle in the state If you happen to be looking for some great “medicine,” look no further than El Gaucho Bellevue. The only bottle of Glenmorangie Pride 1978 in the state just arrived and is beautifully resting on the glass shelf in the bar, […]