Festival News: WA: Woodinville: Woodinville Wine Country hosts the "Woodinville Winemaker, Brewer and Distiller Triathlon" August 19th

Press Release

Woodinville, Wash. ...  – Ever wondered how athletic your favorite winemaker might be? How about how fast he can run? Woodinville Wine Country, the nonprofit trade association responsible for building awareness of the quality and diversity of Woodinville wines, will put your Woodinville’s most daring winemakers and their tasting room teams to the test on August 19.

For the second consecutive year, Woodinville Wine Country will host the Woodinville Winemaker, Brewer and Distiller Triathlon, taking place Wednesday, August 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Woodinville.Spectators are invited to watch and challenge over 30 teams of winemakers, beer brewers and craft distillers as they run, cycle and paddle to raise money for The Goodtimes Project, a children’s no-cost oncology camp for patients, survivors and siblings affected by cancer.

Participants include some of the best wine and booze makers in town, including Betz Family Winery, JM Cellars, Gorman Winery, Patterson Cellars, Darby Winery, Redhook Brewery, Sumerian Brewery and many more.

Participants will test their endurance as they race through the Sammamish River Valley’s most picturesque areas, finishing with a brisk, splashy sprint up the river to Adventura Aerial Park near Willows Lodge.

After the race, contestants and spectators will celebrate at Redhook Brewery to enjoy beer, wine, spirits, food and live entertainment.

Tickets are $75 per person and include meal and beverage tickets and an event T-shirt. Tickets are tax deductible and will help support both Woodinville Wine Country and The Goodtimes Project.

For more information on Woodinville Winemaker, Brewer and Distiller Triathlon, visit www.woodinvillewinecountry.com.

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About Woodinville Wine Country
Conveniently located 25 minutes northeast of downtown Seattle, Woodinville is home to nearly 100 Washington wineries and tasting rooms, featuring award-winning wines and first-in-class tasting room experiences. For more information and to plan your next tasting experience, visit woodinvillewinecountry.com or follow us on Facebook at Woodinville Wine Country.

About The Goodtimes Project
The Goodtimes Project is a nonprofit group that serves children battling cancer, survivors and their siblings from Western Washington and Alaska by providing programs such as Camp Goodtimes, a cost-free summer camp for 250 children each year. Generous donations and support from more than 200 volunteers allow The Goodtimes Project to cover the cost of each child’s week, including transportation, providing relief after significant healthcare costs. At Camp Goodtimes, children are campers first and patients second, which affirms the joys of childhood, fosters friendships and instills confidence.
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