Award-winning wine, made in West Seattle

If you think the nearest winery is in, hmm, maybe, Woodinville — nope. The Puget Ridge Winery is in east West Seattle at SSCC, and it’s just won an award for student-made wine — click to read the college’s press release:

Puget Ridge Winery Garners Medal at 2007 Seattle Wine Awards

South Seattle Community College ’s first vintage from its Northwest Wine Academy has received a quality award.  The 2005 Semillon, a white Bordeaux style wine made by student winemakers, was awarded a “Silver ~ Grand Award of Excellence” at the 2007 Seattle Wine Awards.

The Seattle Wine Awards is Washington State ’s most comprehensive wine recognition program.  More than 450 wines were entered at the event, which is in its second year.  The event was held on April 28 and 29 at Seattle ’s Rainier Club.  A total of 68 wines in 14 categories received Grand Awards of Excellence.

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South Seattle Community College ’s Northwest Wine Academy is a first-of-its-kind program in Western Washington .  It complements our well regarded and award-winning Culinary Arts program and our new bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. The academy offer three certificate programs – Wine Making, Wine Marketing & Sales, Food & Wine Pairing.

2 Replies to "Award-winning wine, made in West Seattle"

  • Megan June 11, 2007 (11:37 am)

    Can we buy any?

  • WSB June 11, 2007 (11:39 am)

    We had the same question and are e-mailing SSCC to see where, if anywhere, its wines are available for sale; will post whatever we hear back.

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