Grab some girlfriends or lasso your love and escape to Enumclaw to swirl, sip, savor and shop at the Enumclaw Wine and Chocolate Festival. Twenty eight wineries, 15 chocolatiers and dozens of gift vendors will all be under one roof at the Enumclaw Expo Center February 1 and 2, 2013. Hours are 4-10 p.m. both days.
Cabernet and Moscato infused cheeses; Alfajores-Argentinian chocolate cookies sandwiching Dulce de leche and covered in chocolate ganache; and award-winning, wood-smoked salmon are among the delectable delights found at the festival. Local eatery, Rendezvous Wine and Brew will be selling small plates.
Attendees can also experience wine and chocolate massage and facial demonstrations, enjoy live music, educate themselves on wine and food pairing, and browse through gift booths. WARM 106.9 will be broadcasting on Friday, February 1 and the Porsche Club of America PNWR will be displaying its collection of automobiles on Saturday.
Presale tickets are available for $15 and include admission for both days, a Riedel glass and three tastings. Presale tickets can be purchased online at Brown Paper Tickets or at several locations around Enumclaw, including the Chamber of Commerce. They are also available at Sweet Decadence in Newcastle. Tickets will be $20 at the door and additional tastings are $1 each. A wine shop will be set up on site for purchasing bottles from participating wineries.
For more information call 360-829-7500 or visit www.enumclawwineandchocolate.com