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Explore Spokane's Cork District this weekend, just in time for Mother's Day 

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Taken a tour of Spokane's Cork District lately?

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If not, this Mother's Day weekend is one of the best times to do so, as it's host to one of the city's three annual wine release weekends. The three-day event includes special tastings, more than 30 individual wine releases, food pairings and live entertainment at participating tasting rooms and wineries spread across downtown, Spokane's officially designated Cork District.

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Throughout the weekend, these tasting rooms host guests daily from noon to 5 pm, though many of the venues continue operating into the late evening. In addition to the downtown wineries, Spring 

Release Weekend includes a few outlying winery "pockets" in Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Green Bluff and on the South Hill.

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Spring Release Weekend • Fri, May 11, through Sun, May 13, daily from noon-5 pm • Details at

1. Maryhill Winery
1303 W. Summit Pkwy.

2. Craftsman Cellars Tasting Room
1194 W. Summit Pkwy.

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3. Barrister Winery
1213 W. Railroad Ave.

4. Helix Wines
824 W. Sprague Ave.

5. Terra Blanca Spokane
926 W. Sprague Ave.

6. Va Piano in the Historic Davenport Hotel
10 S. Post St.

7. Tempus Cellars
8 N. Post St. Ste. 8

8. Cougar Crest Estate Winery
8 N. Post St. Ste. 6

9. Barili Cellars
608 W. Second Ave.

10. Barrister Winery Tasting Room
203 N. Washington St.

11. Overbluff Cellars
304 W. Pacific Ave.

12. Robert Karl Cellars
115 W. Pacific Ave.

13. Bridge Press Cellars
39 W. Pacific Ave.


14. Winescape
6011 E. 32nd Ave.

15. V du V Wines
12 S. Scott St.

16. Townshend Cellar
8022 E. Greenbluff Rd., Colbert

17. Liberty Lake Wine Cellars
23110 E. Knox Ave., Liberty Lake

18. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars
4705 N. Fruit Hill Rd., Spokane

19. Nodland Cellars
11616 E. Montgomery Dr. Ste. 69, Spokane Valley

20. Latah Creek Wine Cellars
13030 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley

The original print version of this article was headlined "Wine Time"

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