Popping corks for Mother's Day weekend

Drink Local

This Mother's Day weekend, the wineries within Spokane's self-christened Cork District will be celebrating the occasion by uncorking a bevy of new wine releases, and you can travel from one winery to another to get your fill of pinots and cabernets. What a way to ring in spring and celebrate Mom at the same time. And it's not just tastings, either: There will be food pairings, local artist showcases and live entertainment, including a weekend-long music festival at Bridge Press Cellars. It's a good excuse to explore beyond the downtown core, including outlying wineries in Liberty Lake, Green Bluff and Spokane Valley.

Spring Release Weekend • Fri, May 10 through Sun, May 12, noon to 5 pm • Details at facebook.com/corkdistrict

  • 1. Maryhill Winery 1303 W. Summit Pkwy.
  • 2. Craftsman Cellars Tasting Room 1194 W. Summit Pkwy.
  • 3. Barrister Winery 1213 W. Railroad Ave.
  • 4. Terra Blanca Spokane 926 W. Sprague Ave.
  • 5. Helix Wines 824 W. Sprague Ave.
  • 6. Renegade by MonteScarlatto822 W. Sprague Ave.
  • 7a. Va Piano in the Historic Davenport Hotel 10 S. Post St.
  • 7b. Arbor Crest Tasting Room in the Historic Davenport Hotel10 S. Post St.
  • 8. Tempus Cellars 8 N. Post St. Ste. 8
  • 9. Cougar Crest Estate Winery8 N. Post St. Ste. 6
  • 10. Barili Cellars 608 W. Second Ave.
  • 11. Barrister Winery Tasting Room 203 N. Washington St.
  • 12. Overbluff Cellars 304 W. Pacific Ave.
  • 13. Robert Karl Cellars 115 W. Pacific Ave.
  • 14. Bridge Press Cellars 39 W. Pacific Ave.
  • Winescape 6011 E. 32nd Ave.
  • V du V Wines 12 S. Scott St.
  • Townshend Cellar 8022 E. Greenbluff Rd., Colbert
  • Liberty Lake Wine Cellars 23110 E. Knox Ave., Liberty Lake
  • Arbor Crest Wine Cellars 4705 N. Fruit Hill Rd., Spokane
  • Nodland Cellars 11616 E. Montgomery Dr. Ste. 69, Spokane Valley
  • Latah Creek Wine Cellars 13030 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley

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Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. Continues through Feb. 22
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