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Destination Woodinville Saturday Wine Tour - Part Four @WineWoodinville

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Saturday Touring Woodinville Wine Country
Part Four: Destination Woodinville Wine Country

Wine country in Woodinville, Washington. What does that mean to you? For me it represented many Woodinville labels disconnected from faces and place. No longer. If you missed the first posts in this series I'm re-counting my first weekend spent visiting Woodinville Wine Country.

*Read the Introduction, Woodinville a First Weekend, "No Longer Strangers" if you missed it.

This post is about the wineries, people and places visited on Saturday. It was a full day of wine and wine-related conversations. The previous post,Willows Lodge, Respite in Wine Country, I shared my experience staying at the Willows Lodge and Spa.

Saturday morning, rested, showered and dressed, I went for a stroll on the Lodge grounds before breakfast. I wasn't sure what to expect of the day. I now recognize this as the day I began to accept Woodinville as an important component of the Washington wine milieu. It w…

Destination Woodinville Willows Lodge and Wine Director Interview - Part Three @WineWoodinville

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Willows Lodge, respite in wine country.
Part Three: Destination Woodinville Wine Country.

Wine country in Woodinville, Washington. What does that mean to you? For me it represented many Woodinville labels disconnected from faces and place. No longer. If you missed the first posts in this series, I'm re-counting my first weekend spent in Woodinville Wine Country.

*Read the Introduction, Woodinville a First Weekend, "No Longer Strangers" if you missed it.

Willows Lodge and Spa

Where do you stay when visiting Woodinville Wine Country? I stayed at the Willows Lodge and Spa. This is a deluxe spa destination, a place to relax alone or with companions. The grounds were soothing, the service was impeccable. And I'm picky.

Wineries are located just around the corner.

I spent two comfortable nights at the Willows Lodge while learning about Woodinville wine country. Friday dinner and Sunday brunch were at the on premise Barking Frog restaurant. Making good on my promise to share …