Sip & Savor: Week of June 5

Three Kirkland Markets Now Open for the Season

One of the sweetest treats in the summertime is the fresh produce available. Kirkland is kicking off the season with a variety of farmers markets to bring locally grown food to your home. On Wednesday’s, check out the market from 2-7 p.m. at Marina Park. The market features an array of ready-to-eat dishes, produce, flowers, jewelry, fish, meats, cheeses, honey, and handmade goods. For more information, check out their website. If Wednesday’s are busy, and you want fresh produce, don’t fret. The  Juanita Friday Market is from 3-7 p.m. at Juanita Beach Park. The market features live music, along with a variety of produce, flowers, and crafts. If you’re an organic advocate looking for fresh market produce, head to Little Brother’s Saturday Market, which takes place the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Arete Courtyard. Little Brother’s focuses on local organic farms and producers who specialize in keeping small sustainable diverse farms.

Wine Walk

Wishing you could spend a weekend in wine country, but too busy to find a break in your busy schedule? Renton Wine Walk on Friday (June 7th) gives you the opportunity to relish in more than 20 wines. This event is enjoyable whether you’re just discovering your passion for wine or are seasoned professional. Tickets are $25 online and $30 at the door. Price of admission includes 10 1-ounce drink tokens, a map of the tasting locations, and a souvenir wine glass. For more information check out this event page.

Plan Ahead: Distillery Tasting

If wine isn’t your forte, don’t worry. Bake’s Place Bar and Bistro in Bellevue is offering a tasting event with Woodford Reserve Distillery from 5-7 p.m. on June 11th. Tickets are $30, which includes a tasting of four of Woodford’s products, small bites, and giveaways. Specialty cocktails will be crafted specifically for the event.  For more information check out this event page.


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