May 26, 2010 in Food

Overbluff Cellars to serve at refurbished tasting room

By Correspondent
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Overbluff Cellars, a new Spokane winery, will celebrate the grand opening of its tasting room Saturday at 620 S. Washington St. John Caudill holds two samples of his first release vintages.
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Spokane’s newest winery celebrates the grand opening of its new tasting room Saturday.

Overbluff Cellars will serve samples of its wines along with appetizers from 1 to 7 p.m. at 620 S. Washington St. There will be music as well.

The newly refurbished tasting room is the former Cobblestone Bakery location, tucked in behind the historic home.

John and Lynnelle Caudill, along with Jerry Gibson, began making wines in 2007. They released their first bottles during the Spokane Winery Association’s spring barrel tasting on Mother’s Day weekend.

The wines include: 2007 LaTour Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon ($24); 2007 Duality Cabernet Sauvignon ($31), made with fruit from LaTour and Windrow vineyards in Walla Walla; 2007 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon ($34); and a 2009 Viognier ($17).

Overbluff Cellars’ wines are also available at Vino! A Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St.; Churchill’s Steakhouse, 165 S. Post St.; and Vin Rouge Bistro, 3029 E. 29th Ave.

For more information go to Reach the winery at (509) 991-4781.

More sips and tastes

Tickets are on sale for the sixth annual Stem and Stein beer and wine tasting.

The event will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road in Airway Heights. Chocolate and wine pairings, as well as cheese and wine pairings are featured.

The evening also includes silent and live auctions. Special room rates are available at the resort.

Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door. Money raised benefits the Spokane AIDS Network.

For more information or to purchase tickets online go to, or call (509) 455-8993.

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