upcoming events

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. Featuring the wines of Victoria Palencia!

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

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Finish off your Spring Barrel Weekend with our newest class!

Enjoy 4 sparkling wines, expertly paired with 4 small bites.

Featured Wines: Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, Washington state.

If you only drink Champagne, then it's time to try something different, Prosecco, CAVA and Washington bubbles. With so much variety to choose from, you can select the perfect wine to entertain friends and family.

Sunday, April 30th at 2:00 PM

$30/person + tax
$25/person + tax for wine club & industry. (Call the Tasting Room at (509)786-1000 ext. 203 to purchase.)

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

Bubbles & Bites

Sunday, April 30

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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 Sponsor

Ste. Michelle  Alegria Logo

PapeLogo  bleyhl blue 

 

Gold Sponsor

Port of Benton

Tom Douglas Restaurants

Basin Pacific Insurance

Northwest Farm Credit Services

Sagemoor Vineyards

FruitSmart

 

Hole Sponsors

Mountain States Construction

Mercer Estates

Treveri Cellars

(there are several others that have yet to pay)

 

Long Drive Sponsor

Pioneer Packaging

 

Trophy Sponsor

Universal Packaging

 

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.

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 2:00 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 2pm.

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.

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

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 2:00 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!

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Enjoy 4 sparkling wines, expertly paired with 4 small bites.

Featured Wines: Sparkling Rosé

Sparkling Rosé is perfect for summer fare. Pink is cool.

These delicious pink sparkling wines are not Champagne; they have bubbles, but they are not Champagne. Wines with bubbles are generally referred to as “Sparkling Wine.” Specifically, these wines are wonderful additions to summer celebrations and meals.

Sunday, May28th at 2:00 PM

$30/person + tax
$25/person + tax for wine club & industry. (Call the Tasting Room at (509)786-1000 ext. 203 to purchase.)

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

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.

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 2:00 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

NEW! A second opportunity for the Level 2 Intermediate class: 
Saturday/Sunday, August 5/6, 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
​Certification Exam: Sunday, August 20, 1:00pm

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.

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 2pm.

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.

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 2:00 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 2:00 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!

pexels photo 107556smallEnjoy 4 sparkling wines, expertly paired with 4 small bites.

Featured Wines: Intriguing sparklers from non-traditional grape varieties.

Albarino, Müller Thurgau, Grüner Veltliner, etc. You may not be used to thinking of these wines as the sparkling kind. We intend to introduce you to bubbles made from non-traditional wine grapes. Grapes of a certain class and style we have come to adore.

Sunday, June 25th at 2:00 PM

$30/person + tax
$25/person + tax for wine club & industry. (Call the Tasting Room at (509)786-1000 ext. 203 to purchase.)

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

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

NEW! A second opportunity for the Level 2 Intermediate class: 
Saturday/Sunday, August 5/6, 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
​Certification Exam: Sunday, August 20, 1:00pm

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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2140A Wine Country Road  ·  Prosser, WA

509.786.1000
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