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Northstar Blending Experience

The Northstar Blending Experience is a unique, hands-on opportunity for our guests to immerse themselves in the art and craft of blending Northstar wines.

After a brief presentation on Washington’s wine-growing regions, guests are guided through a tasting of four distinct Merlots from four different regions of Washington, along with a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Petit Verdot, all straight from the barrel. Then, using beakers, graduated cylinders and other winemaking equipment, guests compose their own one-of-a-kind bottle of Northstar, complete with a custom label, from the same blending components that Merf uses to craft our acclaimed Merlot-based blends.

Unlike any other experience in Washington wine country, the Northstar Blending Experience gives guests a window into the art of blending world-class wines.

This 90-minute experience is offered by appointment only and available for up to 14 guests.

PRICE: $85 per person / $65 for club members

HOURS: 1:30 pm, Monday - Sunday

What's Included

  • An overview of Washington’s growing regions
  • A guided barrel tasting
  • Instructions on blending techniques and strategies
  • A bottle of your custom blend
  • A tasting of Northstar's current releases