Hoodsport Winery, Inc. 2003 and 2004 Events



Hoodsport Winery, A Winery Loop™, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2003. Twenty-five years of producing premium and super premium Washington State wines has been a great experience for us. Thank you all for all your participation and support of Hoodsport Winery and their fine wines. Hoodsport Winery, a small distinctive family winery, will continue to maintain our tradition of creating fine wines for your enjoyment. Visit us soon.


Consistent with our yearly events, we will offer in the year 2003 and 2004 special tours and events. Watch for our new releases this year. We will be releasing a new Puget Sound Wine for us, Madeleine Angevine, as well as a new release of Island Belle Wine and Island Belle Merlot. Other wines scheduled for release include Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Pinot Noir, and all of our fruit wines and fruit cordial style wines. Enjoy!




·        September 27, 2003.  Our Yearly and Historic Annual Island Belle picking and crush.  Picking will be on Stretch Island at the historic Somers Vineyards and at Misty Isle Vineyards.  The museum on Stretch Island located in the Old St. Charles Winery (bonded winery #1, State of Washington) will be open.  Visitors welcome from 12 PM to 4 PM on Saturday and Sunday the 27th and 28th of September, 2003.  1-800-580-9894




·        October 4th and 5th of 2003.  Annual Oysterfest, Shelton, Washington. Mason County Fair Grounds.  Hoodsport Winery, Inc. annual attendance at this major event is a much-anticipated feature.  For more details go to the oysterfest web site at www.oysterfest.com


·       Hunter Farms Annual Fall Festival, October 18th and 19th.  Go to www.hunter-farms.com for more information.


·       October 18th Fall Festival of Wines,  Everett Transit Station,

    3 PM to 9 PM, 3201 Smith Avenue, Everett.  www.evcc.ctc.edu/fallfestival


·       October 18th Poncho  Auction at the Four Seasons Olympic Hotel   www.poncho.org

·       October 16th Farestart , Featuring Hoodsport Wines from

     5 to 8 PM at 1902 2nd Ave between Stewart and Virginia,

     Seattle.      www.farestart.org




·       November 8th, 9th, and 10th Hoodsport Winery, Inc. annual Autumn Wine and Taste Tour.  This year of 2003 will feature special wines and anniversary glasses for this event.  Our twenty-fifth year celebration is continuing.  Be sure to take this annual fall tour of Hoodsport Winery, Inc., a Winery Loop destination winery since 1985. 


·       November 8th Annual Tri-Cities Enological Society Wine Tasting and Judging.  2467 Harris  Avenue, Richland, WA 99352




·       November 28th through December 8th, 2003 Hoodsport Winery's Annual Holiday Open House and Wine Specials.  Shop for the latest wine case specials, packaged hand crafted and hand dipped Raspberry Wine Truffles and Try our Great coffee selections…. Hoodsport Gold Medal, Olympic Peninsula Roast, Hood Canal Breakfast Blend, and Puget Sound Decaf, Selectively hand roasted by a local coffee roaster for your delight. http://www.hoodsport.com/main_pages/events.html



February, 2004 Red Wine and Chocolate Winter Tour

President's Day Weekend, February 13th, 14th, AND 15th.


Enjoy our famous Raspberry Wine Truffles and our new Chardonnay Wine Truffles during our annual Red Wine and Chocolate Winter Tour. Hoodsport Winery, a Winery Loop™ winery since 1985, proudly continues its tradition as an Olympic Peninsula Winery in celebrating this annual event. Red Wine and Chocolate Hoodsport Winter Tour is scheduled for President's Day Weekend, February 13TH, 14TH, and 15TH.  www.hoodsport.com 


Shop online for our Red Wine and Chocolates.




Annual Spring Barrel Tasting wine tour will be in April 2004.  Be prepared to enjoy Hoodsport Winery's new releases. This year, 2004, you will be able to taste and purchase our 2002 Pinot Noir and 2003 Madeleine Angevine as well as barrel taste our new red wines. Hoodsport Winery, a Winery Loop™ winery since 1985, proudly continues its tradition as an Olympic Peninsula Winery in celebrating this annual Spring Barrel Tasting Event.  www.hoodsport.com


·      Watch for the annual  Taste Washington Wine Event  www.washingtonwine.org




·       Annual Events include Hood Canal Oyster Bite, Brinnion Shrimp Festival, Hood Canal Tour of Homes.  Watch for the opening of Alderbrook Resort.  Hoodsport Winery, Inc. will be doing a special wine tasting with this resort during their reopening days.


·       Check their web page at www.alderbrookresort.com  or www.visithoodcanal.com  or





·       Attend this Annual Olympic Music Festival on the Olympic Peninsula in the barn in 2004.  Taste the Hoodsport Wines while you listen to live musical performances.          www.olympicmusicfestival.org




·       July 4th, Celebrate Hoodsport with fireworks and wine tasting at Hoodsport Winery.  This is the annual 4th of July celebration in Hoodsport.  Hoodsport Winery will be featuring their award wining wines from the Northwest Wine Summit and the Central Washington Fair, 2004.  This will include the tasting of their Puget Sound Madeleine Angevine 2002 from Hughes Organic Vineyards on Lopez Island.  For more details go to www.hoodsportwa.com or Call 1-800-580-9894 for more details.  Up to Date information, maps, and directions for this event can be seen on www.HoodsportWA.com  or  www.Hoodsport.com    



  2003 News

Beverage Testing Institute rated Stella Raspberry exceptional and chose it as one of the 100 best wines tasted in 2002.  The Beverage Testing Institute tasted over 4500 wines throughout the year 2002 and Stella Raspberry was one of the 100 wines that qualified for this distinction.


Stella Raspberry:

Brilliant ruby red-violet hue.  Intoxicating aroma of black raspberries.  Medium-full body with rich concentration of lush, juicy raspberry fruit and a clean, refreshing finish with a trace of sweetness.

Price:  $16.95 375ml



Hoodsport nonvintage Stella Raspberry, Washington, A stellar raspberry fruit wine that has it all - great fruit with a sweet, rich and full bodied with nice acid. By Bob Woehler



June 19, 2003

Double Gold, Stella Raspberry This crowd-pleasing fruit wine smells and tastes more like raspberries than raspberries.  It has distinctive intensity and is a delicious example of how good a fruit wine can be.  Won gold at the Washington State Wine Competition.  Wine Press Northwest, Spring, 2003



Open daily 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. in Hoodsport and 11 A.M. to 6 P.M. inTacoma, Monday through Saturday.


For these events and other tastings, call Hoodsport Winery at 1-800-580-9894 for more information. And, thank you for thinking about Hoodsport Wines.

Go to the web at www.hoodsport.com

Please check our web site for more details on these events at


Remember to visit hoodsportwa.com and www.visithoodcanal.com for more information about other events and places to see and visit. Also, you will find a list of places to eat and sleep. Thanks.



HOODSPORT Winery • North 23501 HWY 101 • Hoodsport, WA 98548

Telephone: 360-877-9894 • Facsimile: 360-877-9508

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