Fill Your Wine Glass at POUR this Weekend! El Gaucho Bellevue’s Annual Signature Wine Event

Summer celebrations are in full swing around the Puget Sound. Take the night off from the grill and gather friends at El Gaucho Bellevue for our signature POUR wine tasting event on Saturday, July 11th from 5:00 – 7:30pm. The evening will provide a unique opportunity to sample more than 110 wines from local producers, as well as cult wines from around the world. Guests can meet with the winemakers and restock their cellars by purchasing the featured vintages at compelling prices.

“This time of year marks many of the new wine releases, so it’s an exciting time to try them,” says Josh Lehman, El Gaucho Wine Captain. “Since it’s so hot out, I recommend people try the newly released rosés that will be at POUR, such as CAVU’s 2014 Barbera Rosé, which we just started featuring by the glass.”

Of course, there will be great food for guests to enjoy between swills while mingling inside and on the updated patio. In addition to Gaucho signature bites, Taylor Shellfish and Nicolas Feuillatte are pairing up to provide freshly shucked oysters with champagne, and Smitten Artisan Truffles will provide sweet morsels. Don’t miss Chef John on the patio for his grilling demos.

Guests also have the opportunity to stay for “After POUR,” and choose from one of four wine dinners, hosted by Sparkman Cellars, DeLille Cellars, Stag’s Leap, and Woodward Canyon. Guests will enjoy a 4-course dinner with outstanding wine pairings.

This event is designed for anyone who enjoys trying a new vintage, meeting the winemaker behind an old favorite and sampling delicious food. The wine tasting reception is open to anyone for just $85. Guests can attend only the winemaker dinner alone for $125, or take advantage of both for $160. Valet is complimentary for all attendees.

“They say one glass a day is good for you, they never said how many times to fill it,” jokes Lehman. Fill your glass with us this Saturday at POUR! Call 425-455-2715 for tickets and reservations.

Featured Local Wines and Wineries:
Alexandria Nicole
•2014 Albarino
•2010 Duck Press Red Malbec
•2013 Jet Black Syrah

àMaurice Cellars
•2014 Columbia Valley Viognier
•2012 Estate Syrah “Fred”
•2010 Estate Red Blend “Night Owl”

Avennia
•2012 Sestina Red Wine
•2012 Gravura Red Wine

Balboa Winery
•2014 Rosé of Syrah
•2013 Pandemonium

Beresan Winery
•2009 Buzz
•2009 Cab
•2012 Carmenere
•2013 deVine

Betz Family Winery
•2013 Cuvee Frangin
•2011 Clos de Betz
•2011 La Serenne Syrah

Cadence
•2013 Coda
•2011 Camerata
•2011 Bel Canto

Cave B
•2013 Sauvignon Blanc
•2013 Unoaked Chardonnay
•2012 Tempranillo
•2012 Syrah

CAVU Cellars
•2014 Barbera Rosé
•2012 Barbera
•2012 Winemaker’s Select

Chateau Ste. Michelle
•2013 Horse Heaven Hills Chenin Blanc
•2013 Eroica Riesling
•2013 Tenet Pundit Syrah

Col Solare
•2011 Col Solare

Corliss Estates
•2012 Slice of Pape Blanc
•2011 Slice of Pape
•2009 Corliss

DeLille Cellars
•2014 Chaleur Estate Blanc
•2012 D2

Domaine Serene
•”R” Rosé – Multi-vintage
•2013 Evenstad Reserve Chardonnay
•2011 Yamhill Cuvee Pinot Noir
•2011 Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir

Dusted Valley
•2012 Dusted Valley Wallywood
•2012 Dusted Valley Tall Tales Syrah
•2012 Dusted Valley VR Special
•2014 Boomtown Chardonnay

EFESTE
•2012 Lola Chardonnay
•2011 Ceidleigh Syrah

Fidélitas
•2012 Optu Red Mountain
•2012 Champoux Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Flying Dreams
•2011 Tempranillo Reserve
•2011 Extended-aged Monastrell
•2012 Garnacha
•2012 “Rocks” Syrah

JM Cellars
•2014 Sauvignon Blanc
•2012 MVER
•2014 Cinsault Rosé
•2012 Cab-Franc

Lachini Vineyards
•2013 Chardonnay al di la Willamette Valley
•2013 Pinot Noir, La Cruz Vineyard
•2012 Pinot Noir, Estate, Chehalem Mts
•2012 Pinot Noir, Cuvee Giselle, Chehalem

L’Ecole
•2014 Chenin Blanc
•2013 Estate Luminesce
•2012 Estate
•2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Long Shadows
•2014 Poet’s Leap Riesling
•2012 Chester Kidder

Northstar
•Malbec
•2011 Merlot

Pepper Bridge/Amavi
•2013 Amavi Cellars, Syrah
•2012 Pepper Bridge Cabernet Sauvignon

Sparkman Cellars
•2014 Pearl Sauvignon Blanc
•2013 Wonderland Grenache
•2012 Rainmaker Cabernet Sauvignon

Spring Valley
•2012 Uriah Red Blend
•2011 Katherine Cab Franc

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
•2012 Karia Chard
•2012 Artemis Cabernet

William Church
•2012 Malbec
•2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
•2014 Viognier

Willakenzie
•2013 Pinot Gris
•2013 Pinot Blanc
•2012 Gisele Pinot Noir
•2011 Pierre Leon Pinot Noir

Woodward Canyon
•2014 Estate Sauvignon Blanc
•2012 Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon

Featured Wines from Around the World
Antinori
•2014 Vermentino
•2013 Il Bruciato

Nicolas Feuillatte
•Brut
•Rosé

Villa Maria
•2013 Private Bin Pinot Noir
•2014 Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc

Wilson Daniels
•Mirabelle Rosé
•2012 Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc
•2012 Routestock Chardonnay
•2012 Routestock Cabernet
•2012 Double Eagle Red Blend

Winebow/Catena
•2013 Catena ‘Alta’ Chardonnay
•2011 Catena ‘Alta’ Malbec
•Juvé y Camps Rserva de la Familia Brut
• 2010 Nicolas Catena Zapata
•2011 Convento San Francisco Roble
•2010 Marques de Grinon Cabernet Sauvignon

The Wines of Augustin Huneeus
•2013 Prisoner
•2013 Blindfold
•2012 Cuttings
•2012 Thorn Merlot
•2013 Saldo Zinfandel
•2012 Faust Cabernet
•2011 Quintessa

 

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