Star Tribune - Chenin Blanc is choosen as the wine of the week, Dec 27, 2012
Great NW Wine Competition - 2009 Bombing Range Red received a gold medal
Wine Slushie Recipe -
SAVE THE DATES FOR 2013
May 30 - June 2, 2013
May 30 - 31 Dutch Oven Clinic
June 1 - 2 BBQ Classes
Grand Champion Pit Master, Konrad Haskins and Cee Dub, TV host and Dutch oven author are teaming up to teach a four day outdoor cooking extravaganza the likes of which has never been offered before.
Learn to BBQ from Grand Champion Pitmaster Konrad Haskins!
The two day class covers BBQ101 thru BBQ301 with a reception dinner on Friday night. Learn how to cook barbeque, sides, breads and desserts all weekend, plus Cigar Class Friday night. This class is for all levels and covers "all" the techniques you need to cook the best backyard product possible including premium meats.
This year we have a special guest instructor Cee Dub!
The two day clinic will include; Basic Dutch Oven Cooking all the way to Dutch Oven Gourmet. Cee Dub teaches his "Time & Temperature" techniques so both beginners and advanced Dutch oven cooks learn how to achieve consistent results with anything they cook in their Dutch ovens.
You can sign up for all 4 days or pick the classes you wish to take. For more information on class options and to sign up for click on bbqinstitute.com. ---dry camping available --
June 8, 2013 - 10am-5pm
McKinley Springs BBQ Showdown
For your $30.00 admission (if purchased before June 1st) you will get a logo glass filled with a special McKinley Springs Wine (for those 21 and over). Kids 12 and under are free. Enjoy music by Lolo Motion while sampling some of the best BBQ around. Tickets are limited so purchase early. The price will increase to $50.00 if purchased after June 1st.
Come early and plan to stay late the sampling will begin shortly after 11am. We try to provide a comfortable atmosphere for everyone attending, however shade is limited. Feel free to bring your own umbrellas, chairs or blankets and side dishes to complement the BBQ. Water is also provided. Please no pets or outside alcoholic beverages.
The proceeds will go to the Guardians of Freedom Project. Their mission is to bring new clothing and daily essentials to our walking wounded soldiers currently serving in Kandahar Air Field, Camp Leatherneck, and Kabul, Afghanistan. This is a local organization that was started by Amy Withers. I encourage you to read her story on the Then and Now page of www.guardiansoffreedomproject.org..
If you are interested in being a competitor or judge go to www.pnwba.com for more information.
--- limited dry camping available --
July 20, 2013
8th Annual Horse Heaven Hills Trail Drive
Take a drive through the beautiful Horse Heaven Hills and visit with the winemakers and vineyard owners. Finish off the day at Crow Butte Park with a catered bbq and music. For more information or to purchase tickets go to .. www.horseheavenhillswinegrowers.org.
November 15 - 17, 2013 1-5pm
Specials to good to be Friday only. Look forward to a weekend filled with wine specials and fun Fall and Holiday decorations.