Wine on the Rock: Wine & Chocolate is Valentine's Day weekend! Grab your sweetheart (or friend) and join all seven Bainbridge Island wineries for wines paired with local chocolates. A Valentine's Day weekend treat that you won't want to miss.
Event will take place at each winery (except Amelia Wynn's winery location) from 12-5pm Saturday & Sunday. Ticket purchase is good for both days (one visit at each winery) and includes:
- Special event wine glass
- Wine tasting at each of the wineries
- Chocolate to complement the wine tasting
- 6 bottle wine tote
Taste at all seven wineries and get entered into a drawing for a chance to win a gourmet wine basket, free wine tastings on a return visit or free tickets to the next Wine on the Rock event, April 22 & 23.
Participants must be 21 and older to buy. Please drink responsibly. Transportation options are available on our website. www.bainbridgewineries.com
Note: The Amelia Wynn winery location will not be open for this event. Visit their tasting room downtown on Winslow Way at Island Vintners for this Wine on the Rock event.
Make a weekend of it!
We've partnered with the Bainbridge Island Lodging Association to offer an amazing Wine on the Rock weekend package. Book a two night or more getaway with one of our participating accommodations and enjoy a weekend full of activity.
You will receive a complimentary bottle of wine from one of Bainbridge Island’s own award winning wineries upon check-in.
Winery tour transportation for the event is included at the standard price of $40.00 with your lodging package.
Walk and snuggle at Bloedel Reserve Cupid’s Walk. A discount per couple is included!
And, to sweeten the deal, you can enjoy a complimentary dessert at one of several Bainbridge Island restaurants.
Some lodging properties are offering special discounted rates for the weekend special.
Check out the details at: http://www.bainbridgelodging.com/201701/wine-on-the-rock-getaway/
The Clearwater Casino Resort is also offering a special rate for Wine on the Rock attendees.
Friday 2/10 & Sat 2/11 - $169 per night (Tower view and partial view rooms)
Sunday 2/12 - $119 (Tower View and partial view rooms)
Use Promo Code: BITOUR
Reservations can be made online at https://reserve.clearwatercasino.com/suquamish#main. To receive this price online, the guest should click “Promo Code” at the top of the webpage and put in “BITOUR” That will then bring up the room options with the pricing above. Guests can also book their reservations over the phone by calling 360-598-8700 and mentioning the promo code when booking.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
You must be 21 and older to purchase tickets and taste wine, but kids are welcome at all wineries. Please bring your ID to the event. We will be checking IDs at the first winery when you get your glass.
If I purchased the shuttle pass, what is the route?
We are using two white Clearwater Casino shuttles for transportation. Please look for these shuttles with a Wine on the Rock sign in the window at each stop. The shuttles will stop at every location approximately every 30 minutes.
The shuttle route is as follows:
Island Vintners: 450 Winslow Way E. Note: From Island Vintners, cross Winslow Way and wait on Bjune Dr SE (next to the Streamliner Diner). The shuttle will be picking up and dropping off in this location.
Eagle Harbor Winery: 8897 Three Tree Ln (just West of Madison off New Brooklyn)
Fletcher Bay Winery: 9415 Coppertop Loop #102
Rolling Bay Winery: 10314 NE Beachcrest Dr
Perennial Vintners: 8840 NE Lovgreen Rd
Bainbridge Vineyards: 8989 Day Rd East
Eleven Winery: 7671 NE Day Rd
What chocolates will the wineries be offering with their wine?
Rolling Bay Winery - Pink Peony Chocolates, Bainbridge Island
Eleven Winery - Bon Bon, Bainbridge Island
Perennial Vintners - Yukon Jackson, Seattle
Fletcher Bay Winery - Powell & Jones Fine Chocolates, Bainbridge Island (Saturday) & Yukon Jackson, Seattle (Sunday)
Bainbridge Vineyards - Raspberry wine truffles, savory shortbread & spiced nuts
Amelia Wynn - hand crafted chocolate eclairs
Eagle Harbor Wine Co - Something yummy from Bainbridge Island
Will there be live music at this event?
Eleven winery will have live music on Saturday from 1-4pm, but others will not due to space limitations in the winery.
Can the wineries accommodate large groups?
Our wineries are very intimate (read small) and cannot adequately accomodate large groups. We ask that if you do have a large group, that you break up into smaller groups to visit the wineries.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Will we be offering a shuttle servive for this event for an additional $20. There will be two 18 passenger vans driving a loop between all the wineries and tasting rooms and attendees can get on and off at any shuttle stop. The shuttle will stop at each location approximately every 30 minutes. Tickets must be purchased in advance through our event page on Eventbrite.
Parking is limited at most of the wineries. Carpooling or alternate transportation options are encouraged. There are multiple options for transportation on the island:
- Bike Rentals at Classic Cycle on Winslow Way 206.842.9191. The farthest winery is only 6.6 miles from the ferry and most are only a couple of miles from the ferry.
- Viking Cab Co: 360.244.4420 or Taxis and Tours: 206.842.7660
- BI Ride (runs Saturday only): Dial a ride shuttle service through Kitsap Transit. http://www.kitsaptransit.com/service/routed-buses/bi-ride
Will there be food for sale at the wineries?
While there will be chocolate at each winery, but you will want to bring a picnic or stop for lunch for a more substantial meal. Certain wineries also have cheese and other small snacks for purchase.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
We ask that you print your ticket for confirmation, but we will have a printed list of those who purchased tickets at the event.
What is the refund policy?
No refunds will be issued.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
No. The name on the ticket must match the attendee. We will be checking IDs at the first winery when you get your glass.
Where do I start my tasting and pick up my wine glass?
All wineries on Bainbridge Island will be open (with the exeption of the Amelia Wynn winery location - visiting their tasting room, Island Vintners instead). You can pick up your wine glass at any winery or Island Vintners tasting room and start tasting. There is no set route, so you determine where you want to taste and when. Please visit winery websites for additional info and addresses:
Amelia Wynn Winery/Island Vintners Tasting Room: www.islandvintners.com
Bainbridge Vineyards: www.bainbridgevineyards.com
Eagle Harbor Wine Co.: www.ehwineco.com
Eleven Winery: www.elevenwinery.com
Fletcher Bay Winery: www.fletcherbaywinery.com
Perennial Vintners: www.perennialvintners.com
Rolling Bay Winery: www.rollingbaywinery.com