Category Archives: Wine / Spirit Event

  • Two El Gaucho Wine Directors Experience Oregon Pinot Camp

    Wine lovers – This is summer camp done right! Oregon Pinot Camp is an invitation-only annual event in the heart of Oregon wine country.  This June, El Gaucho Portland’s wine director Katie Lasley and Kevin Westbrook, wine director for El Gaucho Tacoma, were among more than 270 wine professionals from around the country selected to […]

  • El Gaucho Spring Menus Feature Mark Ryan Winery

    Mark Ryan McNeilly founded Mark Ryan Winery in 1999 with the goal of making the best wines in Washington State. Largely self-taught, Mark honed the craft of winemaking through rigorous study and the welcomed advice of some of the area’s most experienced producers. In the early years the winery was transient. The first vintages of […]

  • Join us for a Decadent Evening: The Macallan Dinner and Tasting at El Gaucho Seattle

    “The light music of whiskey falling into a glass – an agreeable interlude.” – James Joyce El Gaucho Seattle has created two opportunities to find “an agreeable interlude” and experience the very best of The Macallan range of Scotch whiskies with brand ambassador, Kieron Elliot, on Wednesday, December 6th.  Guests can choose to attend the […]

  • Have a Hoot with us at HOOTENANNY this Saturday!

    Sunshine in Seattle on the water – there is no better way to celebrate a quintessential summer! Join us for the 15th annual Hootenanny, AQUA by El Gaucho’s annual signature summer event, on Saturday, August 8th from 3:30-5:30 pm. Soak in the sun on Pier 70’s expansive outdoor deck, overlooking the water and amazing Seattle […]

  • Six Acclaimed Vintners, One Incredible Evening

    Join Us at El Gaucho Portland to Celebrate Quality, Tradition, Friendship and Toast to the Future Generation of Washington Wine “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ― William Arthur Ward In the long history and tradition of making wine, Washington state may be a neophyte, […]

  • Perfect Pairings: Lachini Winemaker Dinner

    Oregon Pinot Noir and Copper River King Salmon – just like classic pairings of milk and cookies, pizza and a cold soda, or hotdogs and beer, some things are just meant to be together. Join us as we celebrate Oregon Wine Month and Copper River salmon season for the Lachini Wine Dinner at AQUA by […]

  • Wine Feature of the Month – Woodward Canyon

    Just saying “Cystic Fibrosis” is hard enough, let alone explaining it to a child diagnosed with it. The young patients at Seattle Children’s Hospital learn how to pronounce it by saying something a little more approachable and much more beautiful: “Sixty Five Roses.” What does this have to do with wine and El Gaucho? Let […]

  • Celebrate the Holidays with AQUA and Wine-Making Friends

    When an event becomes annual, it’s usually because it’s pretty darn special, which is the case for AQUA’s 10th Annual Holiday Wine Dinner, coming up on Thursday, December 20th. This epic evening is guaranteed to elevate your holiday spirits, and what is especially fun is that not one, but three wineries are involved, with all […]

  • Wine Feature of the Month – DeLille Cellars

    Winemaker’s dinners are always a night to remember, but this one is sure to be extra special.  In celebration of El Gaucho Tacoma’s 10-year Anniversary, former El Gaucho wine steward Jay Soloff, now Co-Founding Partner of DeLille Cellars, will host an extraordinary Winemaker’s Dinner at El Gaucho Tacoma on Friday, September 21st. The history between […]

  • Featured Wine of the Month: Owen Roe

    El Gaucho Seattle has long been a fan of Owen Roe wines, which have been on our wine list for many years – so we are honored to host a special Winemaker Dinner on Friday July 27th with legendary Owen Roe winemaker, David O’Reilly. Owen Roe has a national reputation for exceptional wines and is […]