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Who Says No Whites After Labor Day?

There may be a few of you out there who were actually able to taste our 2007 dry Riesling, but for most it is just a myth that Otis Kenyon once made a white wine.  Well, be ready to have your core beliefs rocked – not only did we make another dry Riesling, we also made a Roussanne!!
 
2011 Dry Riesling - $16
Not a bit of residual sugar is left in this bone dry Riesling.  Instead there are tons of tropical and citrus fruits in the nose and great acidity in the mouth making it a perfect porch pounder for the dog days of summer.  Sit back and relax with a glass.
 
2011 Roussanne - $20
While this wine is round, soft and slightly herbal it does have a solid backbone of acid making it a great one to pair with your favorite seafood dishes, curry flavors or a fresh apricot tart.  Sip a glass with an appetizer of Camembert & Marcona almonds while the curry simmers – then pour another to enjoy with dinner.
 
We have been pouring these soft sippers in the tasting rooms for the last month, but now that it has cooled off enough to ship them out of Walla Walla, we want to share them with all of our friends.  Both of these wines will have a place in your fridge long into the fall months with food pairings and bright flavors.
 
White Wine Release Parties!!
September 1st & 2nd, noon to 6pm

We will be officially releasing both of these white wines in our tasting rooms this weekend!
 
Woodinville – Come show high society what they are missing as Otis Kenyon releases their 2011 Riesling & 2011 Roussanne!  There will be tea sandwiches, a little croquet in the garden and of course – chilled white white white wines!
 
Walla Walla – We will be serving up cheeses, white wines and a mid-80s perfect Walla Walla afternoon.  Who could ask for more?
 
Both events are free for all to enjoy!
 
Can’t make it to the parties?  You can also order online at http://www.otiskenyonwine.com/buyourwine or give a call any time (509) 525-3505.
 
Cheers!
Calendar of Events
Meet the Winemaker!
September 7th, 2:00 - 8:00pm &
September 8th, 2:00 - 6:00pm


Dave Stephenson, Otis Kenyon Wine’s winemaker since our first release in 2004 will be at the Woodinville Tasting Room, September 7th & 8th. Come meet Dave, who has had significant impact in the Walla Walla AVA, and talk to him about his strategy for making Bordeaux and Rhone style wine, and, of course, taste the wines he has made.
Woodinville Tasting Room
 
First Friday
September 7th, 5:00 - 8:00pm
 
Wind up the work week with great Walla Walla wine, small food pairings, and entertaining music from the Puget Sound area.  We will be selling glass pours of our award winning Walla Walla Valley red wine, as well as our newly released whites.  This month, Otis Kenyon proudly presents The Whiskey Gaels, an upbeat, authentic Celtic band that has wowed crowds from Portland to Vancouver, BC. No cover.
Woodinville Tasting Room

Wine Dinner at the Fat Duck Inn
September 8th, 6:00pm
 
Chef Rich Koby has earned a fabulous reputation this summer with his wine dinners and Otis Kenyon Wine can't wait to be the next to try his food!! Please join Chef Koby, Muriel Kenyon & the rest of the Fat Duck Inn staff for a great evening of food and wine. This will be the very first time Otis Kenyon will be pouring our newly released white wines along with our Walla Walla Valley reds.
Fat Duck Inn - Walla Walla
527 Catherine Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
(888) 526-8718 ext 1
www.fatduckinn.com

Wine Tasting for Dummies
September 26th, 6:30 - 8:30pm
 
Overwhelmed by wine? Confused by the word varietal? Not sure what tannins are? Don't let the world of wine intimidate you! Certified Sommelier and Cougar Crest Winery manager Robert Dolan has been educating Woodinville visitors on the ins and outs of wine tasting for years.  From smelling, sipping, and slurping, to vintages, varietals and vintners, Robert will make you feel like a pro at your next tasting. Come be educated and entertained at what will promise to be a fun and informative night.
Cover, $10 /person.
Call to reserve a spot (425) 949-7865
Woodinville Tasting Room
 
For all event happenings, check out our News/Events page: www.otiskenyonwine.com

Walla Walla Tasting Room - Thursday - Monday, 11 - 5pm
23 E Main Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
(509) 525-3505

Woodinville Tasting Room - Thursday - Saturday, 12 - 6pm & Sunday, 12 - 5pm
14525 148th Avenue NE
Suite 111
Woodinville, WA 98072
(425) 949-7865

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