Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013

The 7th yearly Kirkland Uncorked, Wine found on the Waterfront, is featuring 20 wineries which is pouring over 50 wines. The event, a benefit for the Hope Heart Institute, occurs July 19-20-21, 2013 at Marina Park inside Kirkland, WA.

Kirkland Uncorked provides wine plus food specialists plus amateurs likewise from over the Northwest initially hand access to an A-list line-up of Washington wineries. Over 50 wines paired with celeb chef cooking demos, Eastside burger competition as well as the grand tasting event, the Grill Off Competition create for an memorable festival experience, claims Kelleen Storino, the occasions wine recruiter aficionado plus Industry Expert. The Uncorked wine tasting enables guests to taste plus discover the nuances of different varietals, the procedure of aging and just how to distinguish wine scents, all whilst calming lakeside with festivals million dollar view.

Known because among the worlds top wine areas, Washington has over 30,000 acres of vineyards plus over 650 wineries. From the Eastsides own Kaella Winery to Seattles OS Winery to Walla Wallas Zerba Cellars, here is the chance to sample over 50 different wines from over the state without to book a costly wine tour. A crisp Pinot Gris or light Ros� are a best match for a summer day by the beach along with a taste of the full-bodied Cabernet Franc or Tempranillo is the most perfect match for a Kirkland sunset.

Once guests find a wine which indulges all their senses, they may savor their discovery if you take a bottle house. At the Kirkland Uncorked Wine Shop, presented by The Grape Choice, bottles from festival wineries are accessible for buy at unique event costs. For a full list of Washington wineries pouring at the event plus more details found on the Wine Shop, see

Expand on the tasting experience by pairing the areas vino with all the many enticing plus delectable bite-sized feasts which Kirkland plus Northwest diners need to provide.

Need a break within the grape? Visit the Kirkland Uncorked Beer Garden, serving Pyramid ale, or enjoy a refreshing summer cocktail.

Throughout the weekend gourmands, (beginners to aficionados) may choose from a amount of ticket packages beginning at $ 25, creating this a wine festival accessible to those interested inside celebrating the grape. For more info or to buy tickets, see

Kirkland Uncorked tasting garden is a 21 plus over event.

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San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013

Lajollacooks4u, a San Diego-based cooking plus eating experience, was chosen with a big nationwide bank for the business teambuilding event for the best performers of its sales team.

The banks leading sellers plus managers within the organizations Southern Californian divisions arrived at Lajollacooks4u for an afternoon of fun interactive hands-on cooking escapades.

The banks territorial manager, whom coordinated the whole event for the 8 members of his team, mentioned the event was an enriching, yet relaxing event which brought everyone together to enjoy their work plus successes over the previous year. I have had the fun of cooking with Lajollacooks4us founder, Chef Jodi, earlier plus thought this might result in the best team-building event, the banks territorial manager mentioned.

Sporting black plus brown customized aprons, the group was broken into 2 groups with every responsible for a number of dishes required to complete the food. “The groups absolutely looked plus played the piece,” mentioned Chef Jodi. Everyone delved into the cooking when contending to create their ideal guides, Chef Jodi mentioned.

The groups competed about a premium olive oil plus salt tasting plus then moved about to cooking their lunch. Team Black produced amazing Wild Mushroom Pizza Rolls for the appetizers whilst Team Browns Pepperoni Rolls were delicious plus claimed about presentation. The rest of the lunch consisted of Fresh Berry Salad with Fennel, Roasted Purple Onion plus Mixed Greens served inside a Parmesan Cheese Basket handmade by every participant. The principal guides were Grilled Flank Steak with a Chimichurri Sauce; Salmon inside a Basil Mustard Sauce plus Spring Vegetable Pilaf paired with a 2013 Josh Cabernet. Chocolate Melting Cakes were created for dessert.

Lajollacooks4u was founded inside 2008 plus modeled following a European concept. Chef Jodi welcomes guests into her beautiful Italian villa for a quite specialized hands-on culinary adventure. Nestled atop Mt Soledad, La Jolla, CA, with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, guests are shown how to make their culinary delights plus then, beneath the way of Chef Jodi, start their own planning. Lajollacooks4u specializes inside Team-Building Activities, Farmer Market & Foodie Tours, unique times plus Culinary Weekends. Lajollacooks4u has enjoyed record development because its inception plus has been rated a top attraction inside La Jolla found on the worlds biggest travel review site, Trip Advisor. For more info, contact Jodi Abel at jodi(at)lajollacooks4u(dot)com or telephone – 858-752-4980.