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SKAMANIA LODGE HOSTS CELEBRATION OF WINE
Wine lovers will get to taste wine from 15 regional vineyards
“The Celebration of Wine will bring together the best of what our region has to offer,” said Scott Spann, general manager at Skamania Lodge. “The Northwest’s wines are among the best in the world and deserve to be showcased.”
Just a few of the featured wineries at this year’s event include:
The following is the full schedule of the activities being held on Saturday, June 16:
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Wine Tasting: Tickets to the event are available in advance or the day-of the event.
10 tickets – $25
20 tickets – $50
*Additional tickets may be purchased for $2 each.
5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Wine Dinner: Following an afternoon of wine tasting, the Lodge will be serving up a special tapas-style prix fixe menu featuring delicious regional ingredients. Also included in the wine dinner is a flight of four wine pairings from Youngberg Hill Vineyards.
Amuse-bouche: Heirloom tomato with fresh mozzarella, basil chiffonade, strawberry vinaigrette, and white balsamic reduction paired with ’11 Aspen Pinot Gris
First: Pan-seared sea scallop with spiced apple and tomato chutney, paired with ’11 Pinot Blanc
Salad: Radish and cucumber salad with butter lettuce, manchego, pickled radishes, curled carrots, red onion, toasted sunflower seeds, and creamy cucumber dressing, paired with ’08 Jordan Pinot Noir
Entrée: Grilled 12oz St. Helens beef NY Strip topped with Dungeness crab, grilled asparagus, Hermiston onion whipped potatoes, and finished with roasted red pepper béarnaise, paired with Grenache
Dessert: Seasonal berry cheesecake with berry compote
Price: $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity
For guests looking to create a fun-filled weekend of wine tasting and Gorge adventures, Skamania Lodge is offering a special Celebration of Wine Weekend overnight package. Included in the package includes an overnight stay for two, 20 tickets to the Celebration of Wine event (10 per person), and a special wine dinner for two in the Cascade Dining Room. Rates for the package start at $329 (does not include lodge fee, taxes or gratuities). For more information about Skamania Lodge or to book reservations, call (866) 399-7980 or visit www.skamania.com.
About Skamania Lodge
Surrounded by the waterfalls, peaks, forests and canyons of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Skamania Lodge is and all-season mountain resort and conference center located 45 minutes east of Portland Ore., in Stevenson, Wash. Situated on 175 wooded acres, Skamania offers 254 well-appointed guest rooms and a 22,000-square-foot IACC-certified conference center. In addition, the Lodge features the Waterleaf Spa, indoor swimming pool and hot tubs, a fitness center, onsite hiking, an 18-hole par-70 golf course, 18-hole putting course, all-day dining in the Cascade Room, casual dining and beverages in River Rock, and the U.S. Forest Service Information Center located in the lobby. Skamania Lodge is centered in an outdoor recreational playground featuring hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, cave exploring and Sternwheeler cruises in the summer; skiing and snowshoeing in the winter; and golf, fishing and whitewater rafting all year long. The Lodge has received numerous awards and recognition including: Best of the West by Meeting Focus West magazine; the National Choice Award by Smart Meetings magazine; Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator; and the Gold Tier Green Star award from IACC. For more information about this one of-a-kind property visit: www.skamania.com.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With more than 35 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the third largest hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 8,970 guest rooms, 15 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Seattle, Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Palos Verdes, Maui and Lake Tahoe. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.
For a complete list of properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.
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