Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival offers a four-day lineup of wine, culinary and arts events, March 9-12, in one of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular destinations: Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Savor is a fun way to taste and appreciate a wide variety of Northwest wines and the Tolovana Inn is proud to be the site of several key festival events.
Most of the wine tasting events are intimate and limited to no more than 150 participants. The largest event of the festival is the Saturday afternoon Wine Walk where 40 Northwest wineries will be pouring tastings at Cannon Beach galleries, restaurants and retail shops.
The following festival events will take place at Tolovana Inn.
- 5-7pm – Thursday THROW DOWN: BEST OF THE NORTHWEST
This event is a great way to discover new wines and varietals. You’ll taste 12 award-winning wines representing different wine growing regions of Oregon and Washington and vote for the top wines of the evening. The evening also includes a selection of light bites. It’s a fun way to kick off the Savor Cannon Beach weekend! Price: $40
- 1-4pm – Friday WINEMAKER’S PREMIUM POURS
Northwest wineries have agreed to open up their cellars and share three special wines. Offerings will include library wines, verticals, horizontals or reserve wines. Palate cleansers are provided, but food is not served at this wine tasting event.(sandwiches and pizza will be available for purchase.). Price: $40
- 1am-12:30pm – Saturday WINE TASTING 101
Learn to taste wine like a professional in this educational program with our favorite wine competition facilitators Hank and Nancy Sauer. You’ll learn the basics of wine tasting, wine terminology and etiquette. Request no fragrances be worn. Price: $20
- 11:30am-1:30pm – Sunday GOLD MEDAL WINES & BATTLE OF THE BITES
You’ll taste 12 Gold Medal winning wines from the SavorNW Wine Awards selected the previous week by some of the top wine judges on the West Coast. This event will also feature the Battle of the Bites with “bites” prepared by Cannon Beach chefs and restaurants; and your vote will determine the winner. Price: $40
Individual tickets to festival events are $20-40 each and a full Festival Pass good for admission to all festival tasting events is also available for $195. Advance purchase is recommended as events are limited in size and often sell out.
Call Tolovana Inn for room reservations soon. And, be sure to ask about the Stay 3 Nights for 2 Room special room discount, valid now through March 23, 2017.
Tickets are available at Savor Cannon Beach