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Press Release

News Release
December 5, 2014

Media Contact:
David Blandford
(206) 461-5806,

Michaela Baltasar, Washington State Wine
(206) 326-5752,

Taste Washington Hotel Packages Offer the Ultimate Wine Weekend in Seattle

Nation’s largest single-region wine and food event offers access to more than 200 Washington state wineries and 65 restaurants

SEATTLE – The 18th annual Taste Washington on March 26-29 is the state’s premier culinary and oenophile weekend. This year, hotels are offering exclusive packages for the two-day event. Visitors can enjoy a wine and food getaway by booking hotel packages from or by calling the hotel directly.

Hotel packages provide guests the convenience of hotel arrangements and ticket purchasing in a single transaction. The variety of hotel packages will entice visitors to stay the entire weekend to fully experience the state’s most sophisticated culinary scene and inspiring wine offerings.

The nation’s largest single-region wine and food event brings together more than 200 Washington state wineries and 65 restaurants. Between vineyard owners and winemakers, Washington’s 13 AVAs will be well represented throughout educational seminars and the grand tasting. Winemakers will be pouring 800 wines and the state’s top restaurants will be offering thousands of savory, sweet and spicy bites.

Exclusive Taste Washington hotel packages are available at the following Seattle hotels:

Executive Hotel Pacific
400 Spring St, (206) 623-3900,

  • $179 rate included one night accommodation in a guest room of your choice
  • 50% off Valet Parking
  • 2 Breakfast vouchers for Vovito Café

Hilton Seattle
1301 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

Hotel Vintage
1100 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 624-8000;

Inn at the WAC
1325 6th Ave, (206) 464-3055, Seattle, WA 98101;

Mayflower Park Hotel
405 Olive Way, (206) 623-8700,

  • Package is available March 28-31, 2014 Includes:
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • 20% off food and Washington State Wines in Andaluca restaurant

Mediterranean Inn
425 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98119, (206) 428-4700;

Motif Seattle
1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 971-8000;

Renaissance Seattle Hotel
515 Madison St, (206) 583-0300,  

Springhill Suites Seattle Downtown/South Lake Union
1800 Yale Ave, (206) 254-0500,

  • Package pricing starts at $179 and includes:
  • One Night Overnight accommodation in a King Suite, complimentary
  • A bottle of Washington State Wine in room upon arrival
  • 50% off parking

Sorrento Hotel
900 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104; (206) 622-6400;

  • Taste Washington room rate starting at $299.

Warwick Hotel
401 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA 98121, (206) 443-4300;

About Taste Washington:

Taste Washington is the largest single-region wine and food event in the United States, featuring more than 225 Washington State wineries and more than 65 Pacific Northwest restaurants. The 18th annual event will be held on March 28 and 29 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Hotel packages and tickets to the grand tasting and education seminars are available now. The 2015 Taste Washington welcoming sponsor is Alaska Airlines; the event feature is Stella Artois; the premier sponsors are Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card, El Gaucho and AQUA, Muckleshoot Casino, Seattle Met and Total Wine & More; the magnum sponsor is Fonte Coffee; and the patron sponsors are So Delicious Dairy Free and Voya Financial Advisors. Taste Washington attracts almost 5,500 wine and food enthusiasts to the Seattle area. The Washington State Wine Commission launched Taste Washington in 1998 and is now produced by Visit Seattle. For more information, visit

About Visit Seattle:

Visit Seattle, a private, nonprofit marketing organization, has served as Seattle/King County’s official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50 years. The goal of these marketing efforts is to enhance the employment opportunities and economic prosperity of the region. Visit our About Us page for more information about Visit Seattle.

About Washington State Wine:

Washington State Wine represents every licensed winery and every wine grape grower in Washington State. Guided by an appointed board, the Commission provides a marketing platform to raise positive awareness of the Washington State wine industry and generate greater demand for its wines. Funded almost entirely by the industry – through assessments based on grape and wine sales – the Commission is a state government agency, established by the legislature in 1987. For more information on Washington State Wine and the Washington State wine industry, please visit

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