Spokane area wineries will host a weekend of wine tasting starting Friday at noon for the annual Mother's Day Spring Release Weekend.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, members of the Spokane Winery Association will offer samples of new wines, tastes of wines still in the barrel and food to complement the offereings.
This year's event has new hours. The wineries will be open noon to 6 p.m. each day.
Spring traditionally marks the end of winemaking season and represents the beginning of a new wine year. Tasting fees may apply. Download a map at www.spokanewineries.net or click on the document below for details on participating wineries and their locations.