upcoming events

On the first Thursday of the month, we will offer a blind tasting of a specific varietal.

Tasting wines blind, without knowing the winemaker, the winery, the price or seeing the label is a great way to develop your palate, discover new wines and make your own decisions about price indicating your preference for wines.

Welcome splashes are poured at 6pm.

Tickets are $30+tax and include appetizers and 6 wines to sample.

WINE CLUB MEMBERS & INDUSTRY
Please call April at (509) 786-1000 ext. 204 to purchase your tickets and receive your discount.

 

PLEASE NOTE
Tickets are required to be purchased in advance, in order to have wines pre-poured and ensure enough food.

Tickets are transferable in advance, but non-refundable

All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Blind Tasting: Albariño

Thursday, March 2

A special evening to celebrate 40 years of harvests and to savor how far we've come. Join us as five industry pioneers share their stories, memories, and milestones while you savor a four course meal and wine pairing. If you attended last year's History Through the Vines, you know it is a magical evening not to be missed.

This annual event was inspired by, and is in partnership with Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue of Great Northwest Wine.

Experience 40 years of vines and wines with:

Rob Griffin, Barnard Griffin Winery
Betsey Wittick, Bainbridge Vineyards
Kay Simon, Chinook Wines
Brian Carter, Brian Carter Cellars
Wade Wolfe, Thurston Wolfe

Menu provided by Ethos Trattoria (see menu at the bottom of the page).

Tickets:

$90 per person, plus tax (Guests will be grouped in tables of 8. For seating requests email info@theclorecenter.org)
$720 table of 8, plus tax

Wine Industry/Clore Center Wine Club Members Tickets: (email info@theclorecenter.org and we will contact you to purchase your tickets)

$80 per person, plus tax (Guests will be grouped in tables of 8. For seating requests email info@theclorecenter.org)
$640 table of 8, plus tax

Tickets are transferable in advance, but not refundable.

There are a variety of options for overnight accommodations in and around Prosser. Click here for a list.

 

Menu:

Welcome Splash – Chinook Sauvignon Blanc

A sip of soup - Beet Gazpacho
goat cheese mousse, rye toast, pistachio, arugula
paired with Thurston Wolfe PGV 

Second course - Savory Pear Salad
red wine pear, baby kale, hazelnut, gorgonzola
paired with Bainbridge Island Madeleine Angevine 

Third course - Italian Porchetta
Braised greens, roasted potato, jus
paired with Barnard Griffin Forty 

Fourth course - Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta
raspberry gelee, candied orange, shortbread
paired with Brian Carter Opulento

Join us to compare classic varietals grown and produced around the world against the same varietals grown and produced in Washington. Learn how differences in climate, vineyard practices, soil type, and winemaking style can affect the way varietals express themselves and let your palate decide your preference.

 

Tasting begins at 12:00 p.m.
$20 per person + tax ($18 per person Clore Center Wine Club/Industry, call x204 to purchase tickets by phone)

All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are transferable in advance but not refundable.

CLASS CAPACITY
18 guests. Get your tickets early, these classes sell out!

Blind Tastings of a specific varietal are now available on select Saturdays.

Tasting wines blind, without knowing the winemaker, the winery, the price or seeing the label is a great way to develop your palate, discover new wines and make your own decisions about price indicating your preference for wines.

Welcome splashes are poured at 3pm.

Tickets are $30+tax and include appetizers and 6 wines to sample.

WINE CLUB MEMBERS & INDUSTRY
Please call April at (509) 786-1000 ext. 204 to purchase your tickets and receive your discount.


PLEASE NOTE
Tickets are required to be purchased in advance, in order to have wines pre-poured and ensure enough food.

Tickets are transferable in advance, but non-refundable

All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Blind Tasting: Albariño

Saturday, March 11

Join us to compare classic varietals grown and produced around the world against the same varietals grown and produced in Washington. Learn how differences in climate, vineyard practices, soil type, and winemaking style can affect the way varietals express themselves and let your palate decide your preference.

 

Tasting begins at 3:00 p.m.
$20 per person + tax ($18 per person Clore Center Wine Club/Industry, call x204 to purchase tickets by phone)
All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are transferable in advance but not refundable.

CLASS CAPACITY
18 guests. Get your tickets early, these classes sell out!

Tourism

A one day workshop to jump start your customer service skills! 

Every customer has an experience at your business. Are your customers receiving excellence that brings them back? Learn to provide every customer an exceptional experience from nationally known restaurateur Tom Douglas as well as local business experts!

Plus...

3 panel tracks discussing:

  • Boosting Your Business through Sales
  • How to WOW! Under any Circumstance
  • Using Technology to Build Customer Loyalty

Networking and Social time

Tuesday, March 21st at the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center

Check-In & Breakfast: 8-9am
Closing Social Hour: 4-5pm

Cost per person: $45/each
Group discount: $35/each (5 or more employees) Please call to purchase tickets for groups larger than 5 people.

Includes 2 panel seminars, keynote session, breakfast, lunch, and networking.

Hosted in Partnership with:

  • Prosser Economic Development
  • Prosser Chamber of Commerce
  • Historic Downtown Prosser Assoc.

View the flyer here.

Tourism Tune-Up

Tuesday, March 21

Join us to compare classic varietals grown and produced around the world against the same varietals grown and produced in Washington. Learn how differences in climate, vineyard practices, soil type, and winemaking style can affect the way varietals express themselves and let your palate decide your preference.

 

Tasting begins at 3:00 p.m.
$20 per person + tax ($18 per person Clore Center Wine Club/Industry, call x204 to purchase tickets by phone)
All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are transferable in advance but not refundable.

CLASS CAPACITY
18 guests. Get your tickets early, these classes sell out!

Join us to compare classic varietals grown and produced around the world against the same varietals grown and produced in Washington. Learn how differences in climate, vineyard practices, soil type, and winemaking style can affect the way varietals express themselves and let your palate decide your preference.

 

Tasting begins at 3:00 p.m.
$20 per person + tax ($18 per person Clore Center Wine Club/Industry, call x204 to purchase tickets by phone)
All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are transferable in advance but not refundable.

CLASS CAPACITY
18 guests. Get your tickets early, these classes sell out!

Level 1 Wine Course—$295 tuition
Take this class if you are brand new to wine and ready to begin to explore. No experience or prior knowledge required.
Monday, April 3, 2017, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Certification Exam: End of class on April 3, 2017
​Registration deadline: March 15, 2017

Level 2 Intermediate Wine & Spirits Course—$695 tuition (payment plans available)
Perfect for tasting room attendants, restaurant servers, and wine lovers who want to take their knowledge and enjoyment to the next level.
Mondays, April 24 and May 8, 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
​Certification Exam: Monday, May 22, 1:30pm

Level 3 Advanced Wine Course—$1290 tuition (payment plans available)
Perfect for industry professionals and knowledgeable enthusiasts who want to expand their proficiency in tasting, and articulate a deeper level of understanding of the many aspects of wine. Prerequisite: Level 2.
Mondays, June 5, 19, 26, July 10 and 17, 2017, 9:00am-6:00pm
Certification Exam: Monday, August 7, 1:00pm

Instruction provided by The Wine & Spirit Archive
503-764-7698, cheers@wineandspiritarchive.com
For more information and to register, click here.

On the first Thursday of the month, we will offer a blind tasting of a specific varietal.

Tasting wines blind, without knowing the winemaker, the winery, the price or seeing the label is a great way to develop your palate, discover new wines and make your own decisions about price indicating your preference for wines.

Welcome splashes are poured at 6pm.

Tickets are $30+tax and include appetizers and 6 wines to sample.

WINE CLUB MEMBERS & INDUSTRY
Please call April at (509) 786-1000 ext. 204 to purchase your tickets and receive your discount.

 

PLEASE NOTE
Tickets are required to be purchased in advance, in order to have wines pre-poured and ensure enough food.

Tickets are transferable in advance, but non-refundable

All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Blind Tasting: Syrah

Thursday, April 6

Join us to compare classic varietals grown and produced around the world against the same varietals grown and produced in Washington. Learn how differences in climate, vineyard practices, soil type, and winemaking style can affect the way varietals express themselves and let your palate decide your preference.

 

Tasting begins at 3:00 p.m.
$20 per person + tax ($18 per person Clore Center Wine Club/Industry, call x204 to purchase tickets by phone)
All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are transferable in advance but not refundable.

CLASS CAPACITY
18 guests. Get your tickets early, these classes sell out!

Blind Tastings of a specific varietal are now available on select Saturdays.

Tasting wines blind, without knowing the winemaker, the winery, the price or seeing the label is a great way to develop your palate, discover new wines and make your own decisions about price indicating your preference for wines.

Welcome splashes are poured at 3pm.

Tickets are $30+tax and include appetizers and 6 wines to sample.

WINE CLUB MEMBERS & INDUSTRY
Please call April at (509) 786-1000 ext. 204 to purchase your tickets and receive your discount.


PLEASE NOTE
Tickets are required to be purchased in advance, in order to have wines pre-poured and ensure enough food.

Tickets are transferable in advance, but non-refundable

All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Blind Tasting: Syrah

Saturday, April 15

Join us to compare classic varietals grown and produced around the world against the same varietals grown and produced in Washington. Learn how differences in climate, vineyard practices, soil type, and winemaking style can affect the way varietals express themselves and let your palate decide your preference.

 

Tasting begins at 3:00 p.m.
$20 per person + tax ($18 per person Clore Center Wine Club/Industry, call x204 to purchase tickets by phone)
All attendees MUST be 21 or over.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are transferable in advance but not refundable.

CLASS CAPACITY
18 guests. Get your tickets early, these classes sell out!

Level 1 Wine Course—$295 tuition
Take this class if you are brand new to wine and ready to begin to explore. No experience or prior knowledge required.
Monday, April 3, 2017, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Certification Exam: End of class on April 3, 2017
​Registration deadline: March 15, 2017

Level 2 Intermediate Wine & Spirits Course—$695 tuition (payment plans available)
Perfect for tasting room attendants, restaurant servers, and wine lovers who want to take their knowledge and enjoyment to the next level.
Mondays, April 24 and May 8, 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
​Certification Exam: Monday, May 22, 1:30pm

Level 3 Advanced Wine Course—$1290 tuition (payment plans available)
Perfect for industry professionals and knowledgeable enthusiasts who want to expand their proficiency in tasting, and articulate a deeper level of understanding of the many aspects of wine. Prerequisite: Level 2.
Mondays, June 5, 19, 26, July 10 and 17, 2017, 9:00am-6:00pm
Certification Exam: Monday, August 7, 1:00pm

Instruction provided by The Wine & Spirit Archive
503-764-7698, cheers@wineandspiritarchive.com
For more information and to register, click here.

RiedelRiedel and the Clore Center proudly present a unique and fascinating wine glass tasting demonstrating the relationship between the shape of a glass and our perception and enjoyment of wine.

Saturday, April 29th at 3:00 PM

$70/person + tax
Each participant will receive a Riedel Veritas Tasting Set.
$60/person + tax for wine club & industry. (Call April at (509)786-1000 ext. 204 to purchase.)

Tickets are transferable in advance but not refundable.
All guests must be 21+ to attend.

Riedel Tasting

Saturday, April 29

smallgolf

 

3rd Annual Clore Classic
Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Canyon Lakes Golf Course, Kennewick, WA
Tee off 1:00 p.m.
Dinner 6:00 p.m.
Awards and Raffle to Follow

Teams and sponsors may now register online.

 

Sponsors this year:

Platinum

  • Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  • Alegria

 

Gold

  • Tom Douglas Restaurants

 

Trophy

  • Universal Packaging

 

Hole

  • Willow Crest/Apex Cellars

 

If interested in donating items to the raffle, please contact Lottie Carlson, lottie@theclorecenter.org.

All proceeds from event support programming at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center.
A portion of your registration and sponsorship is a charitable donation and tax deductible.

risingstarsThe Clore Center, in partnership with Washington Tasting Room Magazine, is thrilled to bring you the 2nd Annual Rising Stars tasting event. This is your opportunity to discover some of Washington’s newest up-and-coming winemakers.

Sip and savor the newest labels and discover your favorites. You’ll even be able to purchase your favorite bottles!

Ticket includes all-inclusive tastings, and a personal appetizer plate.

Saturday, May 20
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Early bird ticket pricing before April 30: $50 + tax
Tickets after April 30: $55 + tax

Includes unlimited tastings, appetizers, wine glass, and program.
Tickets are transferable in advance but non-refundable.
All guests must be 21+ to attend.

 Best Western Plus The Inn at Horse Heaven Special Event Rate

The Inn at Horse Heaven has put together a 15% discount for anyone attending “Rising Stars, A Tasting Experience of Washington’s Newest Wineries” at the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center on Saturday, May 20th 2017.  Our Hotel is conveniently located within 3 miles of the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center and we would be honored to have you stay at our property.

To receive your discount you must call our front desk to make your reservation, and mention you are attending “Rising Stars” at the Walter Clore Center and the front desk receptionist will apply your discount.

Book Today!

Call (800) 688-2192

Cannot be used with other discounts

Offer is subject to availability

Best Western Plus

The Inn at Horse Heaven

259 Merlot Drive

Prosser, WA 99350

www.bestwestern.com/theinnathorseheaven

Rising Stars

Saturday, May 20

Level 1 Wine Course—$295 tuition
Take this class if you are brand new to wine and ready to begin to explore. No experience or prior knowledge required.
Monday, April 3, 2017, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Certification Exam: End of class on April 3, 2017
​Registration deadline: March 15, 2017

Level 2 Intermediate Wine & Spirits Course—$695 tuition (payment plans available)
Perfect for tasting room attendants, restaurant servers, and wine lovers who want to take their knowledge and enjoyment to the next level.
Mondays, April 24 and May 8, 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
​Certification Exam: Monday, May 22, 1:30pm

Level 3 Advanced Wine Course—$1290 tuition (payment plans available)
Perfect for industry professionals and knowledgeable enthusiasts who want to expand their proficiency in tasting, and articulate a deeper level of understanding of the many aspects of wine. Prerequisite: Level 2.
Mondays, June 5, 19, 26, July 10 and 17, 2017, 9:00am-6:00pm
Certification Exam: Monday, August 7, 1:00pm

Instruction provided by The Wine & Spirit Archive
503-764-7698, cheers@wineandspiritarchive.com
For more information and to register, click here.

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