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Northwest Stir September 2014

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Trivia ticket contest

Subscribe to nwstir.com and you will receive an early bird email letting you know that the trivia question is posted.

Current Trivia Question

Win 2 FREE tickets to the Seattle Wine Awards Gold Medal Experience Sept. 14

Name 3 Master Sommeliers who have served on the Seattle Wine Awards Tasting Panel in the past 9 years.

The first reader to submit the answer we are looking for is the winner. Send your answers to editor@nwstir.com. 

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Dine Out for No Kid Hungry sweepstakes

Share Our Strength's Dine Out for No Kid Hungry fundraising program encourages the restaurant industry to unite for the month of September in an effort to increase access for children to nutritious meals. Restaurants can pledge their support and get involved in this year's campaign at www.dineoutfornokidhungry.org.

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WA wine awards call for entries

Washington State Wine is rewarding businesses and individuals for their continuing support of Washington State wines. Impressive menus, educational programs, marketing efforts and excellent service play a vital role in growing interest in Washington State wines.

The Washington State Restaurant, Retailer and Tourism Champions of the Year are the most prestigious awards, while the Washington State Wine Grand Award seeks to commend those individuals and organizations that designate menu and wine list space for Washington wines and provide continual promotion, sales and education of Washington wines.

The 2015 Washington State Wine Awards showcase the industry's support for Washington State and its commitment to superior quality wines.

Q: What is the cost of submitting an entry to the Washington State Wine Awards?

A: It's free to submit an entry!

Q: Who decides who wins these awards?

A: The awards are given out by a committee comprised of growers, wine producers and influential members of the Washington State wine industry.

To submit an application for the 2015 Washington State Wine Awards visit www.wawineawards.org. Entry submission ends November 14th, 2014.

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