Wines People Love to Hate & Why You Should Get Over It


Some of the world's most sought after wines have been misunderstood in this country for many years. In this pre-dinner event offered each Friday in October, you'll enjoy a guided tasting of award-winning Northwest wines that represent five of the most misunderstood wines and learn why you shouldn't dismiss them. Wines served were all rated 90-points or higher and include one wine selected as one of Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines of the Year in 2019. This program is conducted by WSET Level 3 Sommelier, professional wine judge and owner of the Cannon Beach Wine Shack, Steven Sinkler. This is a timed tasting, so you'll want to arrive on time. Price: $50 (Includes a Savor Cannon Beach souvenir wine glass).

Friday, October 1 (ended)
Friday, October 8 (ended)
Friday, October 15 (sold out)
Friday, October 22
Friday, October 29


The Wine Shack | 124 N. Hemlock | 4:30pm-6pm |Limited to only 12 participants

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Saturday Wine & Art Experiences


Each week, a Cannon Beach art gallery will host an exclusive pre-dinner wine tasting limited to only 12 people who will taste a premium line-up of wines and enjoy a gallery tour introducing the work of some of the most popular artists in Cannon Beach galleries.

Saturdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 5:30-7pm

Sat. Oct. 2 | SavorNW Best of Class Wines for 2021 (SOLD OUT)
You'll taste two whites and four red wines, each a Best of Class winner at the 2021 Savor Northwest Wine Awards competition. White wines include a stunning version of an unoaked Chardonnay and a Verdejo, an uncommon Spanish white in the Northwest. Red wines include the Best of Class Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Sangiovese and Mourvedre. Each of these wines was the favorite of the judges when tasted side-by-side with all of the Gold Medal winning wines of their varietal! The evening includes a gallery tour in which you'll be introduced to the work of six of the gallery's most popular artists. Location: DRAGONFIRE GALLERY (123 S. Hemlock) Price: $50 (Includes a Savor Cannon Beach souvenir wine glass).

Sat. Oct. 9 | Patricia Green 2010 Pinot Noir Horizontal (SOLD OUT)
Jeffrey Hull Gallery hosts this pre-dinner wine tasting offering a rare opportunity to taste a horizontal flight of 11-year-old Pinot Noir from one of Oregon's most loved winemakers. We lost celebrated Oregon winemaker Patricia Green in 2017 and we've had this horizontal of 2010 Patricia Green Pinot Noir cellared to honor her on a special occasion and this is it! You'll taste six different site-specific Patricia Green 2010 Pinot Noirs including three wines from marine sedimentary soil and three wines from volcanic soil. During the tasting, artist Jeffrey Hull will share six of his favorite paintings and discuss why they are important to him. Location: JEFFREY HULL GALLERY (172 N. Hemlock) Price: $50 (Includes a Savor Cannon Beach souvenir wine glass).

Sat. Oct. 16 | SavorNW Best of Class Wines for 2021 (We had a cancellation, 3 tickets available!)
You'll taste two whites and four red wines, each a Best of Class winner at the 2021 Savor Northwest Wine Awards competition. White wines include the top Sauvignon Blanc in the Northwest and the best white blend. Red wines include the Best of Class, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Carmenere. Each of these wines was the favorite of the judges when tasted side-by-side with all of the Gold Medal winning wines of their varietal or class! Location: BRONZE COAST GALLERY (224 N. Hemlock Ste. 2) Price: $50 (Includes a Savor Cannon Beach souvenir wine glass).

Sat. Oct. 23 | The Northwest's Top Pinot Noirs for 2021 (ONLY 1 TICKET LEFT)
The 2018 vintage was a stellar one and this tasting will include six of the top scoring Pinot Noirs from the 2021 Savor Northwest Wine Awards competition. One of these wines won Savor NW Best of Class, can you guess which one? Location: ICEFIRE GLASSWORKS (116 E Gower Ave) Price: $50 (Includes a Savor Cannon Beach souvenir wine glass).

Sat. Oct. 30 | The Northwest's Best Red Blends for 2021 (ONLY TWO TICKETS LEFT)
Youll taste six red blends from the Northwest including two Bordeaux blends, two Rhone blends and two blends of anything goes. This tasting includes the Best of Class wines from the 2021 Savor Northwest Wine Awards competition in each of these categories. Location: MISKA STUDIO GALLERY (107 Sunset Blvd) Price: $50 (Includes a Savor Cannon Beach souvenir wine glass).

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Thursday Pre-Dinner Wine Tasting Experiences at Bistro


Each Thursday, Bistro restaurant will host a premium wine tasting limited to only 12 participants. $150 per couple includes wine tasting for two and a $50 (non-refundable) credit toward dinner at Bistro.

Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28 | Bistro Restaurant (263 N Hemlock St) | 4-5pm

Thurs. Oct. 7 | The Pinot Noir Challenge
Can you tell the difference between a world class Pinot Noir and a $20 bottle? In this event, participants will blind taste six outstanding Pinot Noirs side-by-side including three Oregon Pinots that were selected among Wine Spectators Top 100 Wines of the Year, a Premier Cru French Burgundy and a Gold Medal winning Oregon Pinot that retails for under $20. Can you pick which is which before they are revealed? Price: $150 per couple (only sold in pairs) Each pair of tickets include the wine tasting for two and a $50 (non-refundable) credit toward dinner for two at the Bistro.

Thurs. Oct. 14 | 10-Year-Old Reds (SOLD OUT)
This tasting of six 2011 and older vintage red wines will be an opportunity for a discussion about the age-ability of Northwest red wines. You'll taste top-rated Northwest red wines of different varietals including a Bordeaux-style blend, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Syrah and Pinot Noir from the 2011, 2010 or 2009 vintages. Price: $150 per couple (only sold in pairs) Each pair of tickets include the wine tasting for two and a $50 (non-refundable) credit toward dinner for two at the Bistro.

Thurs. Oct. 21 | SavorNW Gold Medal Syrahs (SOLD OUT)
The Northwest grows world-class Syrah and in this event you will taste six Gold Medal winning Syrahs from the 2021 Savor Northwest Wine Awards, each from a different Northwest viticultural area. AVAs include Washington's Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and Horse Heaven Hills; Oregon's Umpqua Valley and Applegate Valley: and Idaho's Lewis-Clark Valley. One of these wines won Savor NW Best of Class, can you guess which one? Price: $150 per couple (only sold in pairs). Each pair of tickets include the wine tasting for two and a $50 (non-refundable) credit toward dinner for two at the Bistro.

Thurs. Oct. 28 | The Pinot Noir Challenge
Can you tell the difference between a world class Pinot Noir and a $20 bottle? In this event, participants will blind taste six outstanding Pinot Noirs side-by-side including three Oregon Pinots that were selected among Wine Spectators Top 100 Wines of the Year, a Premier Cru French Burgundy and a Gold Medal winning Oregon Pinot that retails for under $20. Can you pick which is which before they are revealed? Price: $150 per couple (only sold in pairs). Each pair of tickets include the wine tasting for two and a $50 (non-refundable) credit toward dinner for two at the Bistro.

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Seafood Wines & Small Plates Dinner with Sokol Blosser


Sun., Oct. 24 | 5pm | Season's Cafe | 255 N. Hemlock Street | SOLD OUT

Learn about great wine pairings for seafood in this evening of small plates served with wines from Oregon wine pioneer Sokol Blosser. Seasons Cafe chef/owner Doug Brown will present a light dinner including five seafood dishes paired with wines on Sunday, October 24. Price: $100

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*Please note that some of these events may require proof of Covid vaccination.