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Washington Wine Month: Celebrate Local Sips in Downtown Bellevue

August 9, 2021 - by Sandy Vo

Washington Wine Month:
Celebrate Local Sips in Downtown Bellevue

It’s officially wine month in Washington State! August ushers in more than breezy summer weather, extraordinary wines are reaching tables across the state in celebration of another successful harvest off the vine. Venture out and celebrate with a few local sips around the Heart of Bellevue at these watering holes. Keep your eyes peeled for discounted wine during happy hours through the month - Toast to that!

Bis On Main
Happy hour: Everyday 3-6 p.m. & 9 p.m.-close

Bis On Main delivers refined cuisine and a premium cocktail bar with a dedication to quality and customer service. It’s no surprise that Bis offers an award-winning wine list with over 300 selections! Swing by late-night happy hour, it’s the perfect time to unwind with your choice of Washington wines!

Wine Favorite: 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon by Reininger Winery

  • The Cabernet Sauvignon possesses scents of cherry, savory spice, and a hint of petals and sambuca. Created and grown in the Walla Walla Valley, you’ll find this wine to be everything you could dream of!

520 Bar & Grill
Happy hour: Monday-Friday 2-5 p.m.

A casual relaxing environment, 520 bar and grill is the perfect spot to celebrate wine month! Gather your friends and family for happy hour and explore their long list of specialty Washington blends!

Wine Favorite: Stimson Red Blend by Stimson Estate Cellars

  • Introduced by Stimson Estate Cellars located in Woodinville, Stimson Red Blend is smooth with a light plum fruity flavor. Order a bottle or by the glass!

Earls Kitchen + Bar
Happy hour: Everyday 2-5 p.m. & 10 p.m-close

Earls champions good grub and great vibes in Downtown Bellevue. From the food and drinks to the art gallery on the wall, slide into a booth, soak up the ambience and find a Washington wine that suits your taste buds. Join for happy hour deals and order a 5oz glass off their curated red and white wine menu!

Wine Favorite: Reserve Merlot by Canoe Ridge Vineyard

  • Located in the Horse Heaven Hills area, Canoe Ridge Vineyard is one of Washington State's most recognized wineries/ Try their Reserve Merlot for aromas of lush dark fruits and cinnamon spice.

Duke's Seafood
Happy hour: Everyday 3-6 p.m. & 9 p.m.-close

At Duke’s, you’ll find a cozy atmosphere, an array of seafood options, and most importantly, delicious Washington wines. During happy hour, order any wine by the glass off their current menu.

Wine Favorite: 2016 Reserve Tempranillo by Kennedy Shah

  • From Yakima Valley, Kennedy Shah produced 2016 Reserve Tempranillo, serving you a taste of vanilla and cherry spice, allowing for a smooth finish. Head to Duke's during happy hour and grab a bottle for the whole table!

JOEY Bellevue
Happy hour: Everyday 2-5 p.m. & 9 p.m-close

JOEY is a vibrant downtown spot with spacious dining and a polished lounge that redefines a casual upscale experience on the Eastside. During happy hour, JOEYs offers wine by the glass on select Washington Wines!

Wine Favorite: Waterbrook Merlot by Waterbrook Winery

  • Established in Walla Walla, Waterbrook Winery offers their own Waterbrook Merlot with a nutty and spicy taste giving it a warm finish taste that will send you into relaxation. Take a seat at Joey and order a glass (or two)!

Image courtesy of: Bis On Main, Earls Kitchen + Bar and 520 Bar & Grill


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