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Wine events on tap

Several Tri-City and Walla Walla Valley wineries will be offering special events and dining opportunities in November and early December. Here are the highlights:

Wine, dine at Marina on Clover Island

Don't cook dinner Nov. 24 -- Wine and Dine at the Marina instead. Once a month, the restaurant -- located on Clover Island in Kennewick -- is featuring a Mid-Columbia winery and creating a special menu to showcase its wines.

Preston Premium Wines of Pasco will be the featured winery on Nov. 24. Cost is $35 per person.

Masquerade Wine Company of Prosser will be featured on Dec. 8. Cost is $40 per person.

The events begin at 6 p.m. with a presentation by a winery representative followed by dinner. Reservations are required and seating is limited.

Tickets are available -- cash or check only -- at the restaurant, 350 Clover Island Drive, Kennewick. For more information, call 586-3181 or go to

Hang at the Hangar at Walla Walla airport

Enjoy a snack along with wines by the bottle or glass at Dunham Cellars' new Hangar Lounge Wine Bar at the Walla Walla Regional Airport, 150 E. Boeing Ave. The wine bar is open from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays only through Dec. 31.

For more information, go to, call 509-529-4685 or e-mail

The wine bar will be closed: Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 26.

Top Chef, wineries to serve dinner Dec. 4

Bravo TV's Top Chef Stephanie Izard and Saviah Cellars and Watermill Winery are teaming up for a Holiday Winemaker Dinner on Dec. 4. The event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. at Watermill Winery, 235 E. Broadway Ave., Milton-Freewater. Saviah Cellars is in Walla Walla.

Cost is $125 per person.

For more information, call 541-938-5575 or e-mail

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