2nd Annual Art of Wine Tasting, Fine Arts, Food and Music
MI Chamber of Commerce presents an evening of wine tasting, art, music and food at the Mercer Island Outdoor Sculpture Gallery, well known for its evolving display of art. Featuring 12 + local wineries, many with Mercer Island connections, offering tastings of at least two wines each. Wines poured will be available for purchase that evening at a 10% discount.
New this year, “Meet the Winemaker” hour 5 – 6 PM. Enjoy a chance to talk to winemakers with taste complimentary hors d’ Oeurves.
Mercer Island Visual Arts League is featuring several juried artists from both Mercer Island and the Seattle area with a selection of fine handmade artworks. They will be intermixed with music, the wineries and food vendors. Artist’s booth and food are open to all people of all ages. The wine garden areas are limited to persons 21 years of age and older.
Simple and convenient gourment foods will be offered from BUNS NW, 314 Pie, Lilly’s Restaurant, Aljoya, Island Treats and Street Sweets.
No doubt this will be a fun night out with live music, art, artists, wine, winemakers, ready to eat food selections, and friends and family.
*Bring Your Own Glass if you can.
***List of Wineries***
Brian Carter Cellars
Convergence Zone Cellars
Golden Ridge Cellars
Naches Heights Vineyard
Neigel Vintners Cider
Torii Mor Winery
Woodinville Wine Country
and Schilling Cider
List of Artists
Jesse Kelly Glass
Leslie West and Janice Reingold Designs
Mary Gunn Designs
Forest Life Creations
Hare Raising Design
Marianne and Eddie Bond
Joan Johnson Glass
Nature's Art Walk
On the Rock, Patrick Daughtery
"Inspired by early R & B legends of the 50s-60s and genres including New Orleans swing, blues and the great American Song Book. We perform high energy Roots, Rock and Rhythm and Blues with a passion…." Patrick Daugherty (Guitar/Vocals) Mark Gibbs (Bass), Edgar Steinitz (Clarinet/Sax), Shawn Sierotowicz (Percussion) More Info:
The Archtops Rhythm & Jazz Quartet
Mike Faast, guitar and vocals, Frank Grace, guitar and vocals, Julian Smedley, jazz violin, Dennis Staskowski, stand up Bass.
Influenced by Django Reinhardt, Nat King Cole, Lois Jordan and Cab Callaway, BB King and many others in the tradition of American lues and jazz, the Archtops Quartet plays a wide array of high energy and soulful american swing, blues and jazz.