Skip to main content

Event Notice: Bottles, Brews and Barbecues Saturday 11 June 2016 Prosser, Washington

graphic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

INAUGURAL BOTTLES, BREWS AND BARBECUES EVENT AIMS TO CELEBRATE THE PROSSER, WASH GOOD LIFE– WILL FEATURE REGIONAL WINES, LIVE MUSIC AND A BARBEQUE COMPETITION

PROSSER, Wash.––The inaugural Bottles, Brews and Barbecues event, presented by The Prosser Wine Network, advances full steam ahead with robust sponsorship.  A large attendance is expected on Saturday, June 11 at the Vintner’s Village, located in the “birthplace of the Washington wine industry” of Prosser, Washington.

Formerly known as the McKinley Springs BBQ Showdown and Benefit, the event was gifted to the Prosser Wine Network by McKinley Springs Winery in the Fall of 2015 and rebranded as “Bottles, Brews and Barbecues.”  The goal of the Bottles, Brews and Barbecues event:  to celebrate the good life found within the Prosser, Washington community and highlight members of the Prosser Wine Network in a relaxed, all-day outdoor event setting.

Bottles, Brews and Barbecues will feature live music from 10 AM–6PM on Saturday, June 11 with three different bands; participation by all member wineries of the Prosser Wine Network; craft beer selections from breweries located in Prosser; and a barbecue competition juried by the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association.

photo



Amateur and professional pit masters from around the Pacific Northwest will convene at the event to compete for a chance to advance to the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue held in Fall, 2016.

Several local wineries and businesses have taken advantage of the event’s $500–$5000 sponsorship opportunities, thus helping fund the organization of the inaugural event and establish its roots as a major Washington wine industry event for years to come. 

Prosser Wine Network President, Ashley Van Belle, relays:

“The Prosser area is vibrant and prime for wine tourism related activities like the Bottles, Brews and Barbecues event.  We have plenty of days of sunshine, an involved and passionate community of people and wine industry players and a zest for life.  Bottles, Brews and Barbecues is a boon for our area and promises to be an entertaining, and tasty, day in wine country.”

DETAILS 

Bottles, Brews, and Barbecues is a 21+ event.  Tokens can be purchased at the event in exchange for glasses of wine, beer and food. 

Commemorative glass included!

Friday, June 10, 2016 | VIP Ticket Holder Access 7–10 PM
  • VIP ticket holders treated to dinner, wine and a private concert with the Pony Boys.
  • $75/per person.  Includes entrance on Friday and Saturday.
  • VIP ticket holders have reserved, shaded seating on Saturday.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 | General Admission 10 AM–7 PM
  • $15/per person.
  • 10AM–1PM = music by the Bayou Boys.
  • 1PM–3PM = music by Night Train.
  • 3PM– 6PM = music by Bear Market Riot.

All wine, beer, and food at Bottles, Brews and Barbecues will be available for purchase.  Tickets are sold by way of the Prosser Wine Network Facebook Page.  General Admission tickets are also available for day-of purchase on Saturday, June 11.  VIP tickets must be purchased online by noon on Friday, June 10.

photo
Prosser Wine Network.

The Prosser Wine Network is a not-for-profit, membership-based organization focused on the promotion of the Prosser wine community within its home in Southeast Washington state and beyond. The Prosser Wine Network aims to increase positive tourism experiences in the beautiful, historic and agricultural hamlet of Prosser via a number of events and philanthropic initiatives throughout the year and including the tri-annual UnWined galas held at the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center.  Twenty-two wineries, two breweries and seven non-drinks businesses are members of the Prosser Wine Network. 

###

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

My Favorite Recipe | Flourless Chocolate Torte

Satisfying those chocolate cravings. My Instagram followers have seen me post photos ( @wild4wawine ) of my favorite dessert for over a year. Possibly, I've posted the original recipe to Instagram. If you ask, I usually do. After success and failures, I've learned that this dessert does not always deliver desired results. With some effort, I've figured out why, and the remedy. Yes, I've been gently tweaking the recipe. Adjusting ingredients. Modifying and streamlining the process. With mixed results. Confiding with my wife, she gave me a tip that finally nailed this recipe down. I'm happy to share this recipe with modifications. It's truly a lovely dessert. My favorite. Enjoy responsibly. Just out of the oven flourless chocolate torte. Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Torte An easy recipe to follow. You will need an oven, mixer, spring form pan and a double boiler. While you can eat this torte warm, I prefer to let it cool down and refrigerate it

The Best Sci-Fi Series You’re Not Watching. But I Am

The Ministry of Time/El Ministerio Del Tiempo History is under threat. Someone is attempting to alter the past. In response, a secret government organization is working to protect the sanctity of time. This group is the Ministry of Time. Agents of the ministry, are able to travel to different times and places via a deep well of stairs located in Madrid, Spain. From these stairs, innumerable doorways branch off to different periods of the past. Agents are recruited from other time periods, they work diligently to protect the history of Spain. And we get to go along for the thrilling ride. I’m changing up things today by recommending my favorite Spanish TV series. I found it accidentally, now I'm hooked. Improving my Spanish language comprehension Among my self-improvement efforts, there are many, one is to enhance my comprehension and speaking abilities of the Spanish language. With a neglected minor in Spanish, I’m embarrassed to have forgotten so much vocabulary and

Answer: Sweet Bordeaux | Question: Which French Wine Pairs with Salty, Savory and Heat?

Category: Delicious Wine and Food Pairings Since last year, I have found myself drinking more sweet white wines. And not with or as dessert. I've become quite fond of pairing sweet and medium sweet white wines with lunch and dinner. Not any sweet wine will do. You need a quality wine with complexity, sugar yes, but the wine also needs balanced acidity to match with the food. And the wine must be tasty too. I'm referring to the sweet white wines of Bordeaux, France. Sweet Bordeaux wines deepen in color with age. Sweet Bordeaux white wines are made with a combination of Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle grapes.These wines are quite sweet, with balanced acidity, so many of these wines can be long lived in the wine cellar, even decades. As these wines age, you will notice that their color deepens to a beautiful deep gold. Even though these are age worthy wines, they can be quite approachable and food friendly when young. Yes they can. Tasting and pairing th