Now in its 24th year, Taste Washington kicks off its month-long celebration of Washington wine and food in March. The programming of this beloved annual tradition has been adjusted to meet the needs of public safety while still supporting Washington wineries and restaurants.
Two of Taste Washington 2021’s new programs include Taste Washington To Go and Taste Washington At Home. Via Taste Washington To Go, each week through March, local chefs will create a special takeout pairing uniquely crafted for the specific theme while wineries offer promos highlighting the week’s featured variety. Themes include Chardonnay & Catch of the Day (March to March 14) and Syrah & Barbecue (March 15 to March 21).
Though additional Taste Washington To Go restaurants will be announced, current participants include The Whale Wins, Salare, Aerlume, Musang, Mixtape Pasta, Gravy, Kamonegi, Canlis, Sawyer, Local Tide, Hitchcock, Stateside, Restaurant Homer, Three Sacks Full, Rupee Bar, Siembra, Goldfinch Tavern, Tom Douglas Restaurants, Brothers & Co and Tyger Tyger.
For those who want to do the cooking themselves (and who want to participate from afar), Taste Washington At Home presented by Whole Foods Market will share a different recipe and Washington wine pairing that follows the theme.
“While we look forward to a big in-person reunion in 2022, this year has given us the opportunity to make Taste Washington more inclusive and expansive for audiences across the nation,” says senior vice president and CMO of Visit Seattle Ali Daniels, in a press release. “Lowering the barrier to entry has also created a platform to allow wineries and restaurants of any size or geographic location within the state to take part – from small pop-ups and brand-new wineries to longstanding wine and dining institutions, there is a place for all of them.”
Taste Washington 2021 also features stay-in activations, hotel wine packages and more F&B-focused fun in lieu of in-person events
For a complete list of Taste Washington programming, visit www.tastewashington.org.