2017 PORCH

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2017 PORCH
Rosé of Syrah
Rattlesnake Hills
13.4% Alc. by Vol.

Porch Rosé of Syrah is always a fan favorite. 100% Syrah from Konnowac Vineyard in the Rattlesnake Hills, this wine has signature characteristics of aromas of warm strawberry fields, tastes of cranberry and black plum, and finishes crisp and dry. Perfect to enjoy on your porch, patio or deck this spring and summer.

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2014 Pilot Light Malbec

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2014 Pilot Light
Malbec
Red Mountain
15.4% Alc. by Vol.

Pilot Light Malbec is the second wine that I have made that has earned the name Pilot Light – the driver behind why I make wine. 100% Malbec from Kiona Vineyard on Red Mountain, it features a dark purple color, aromas of coffee and mocha, tastes of warm summer blackberries, slight tannins and a warm fruity finish. Truly exceptional fruit from Red Mountain and our first ever Malbec.

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In Our Gallery: Jessie Summa Russo

 "777"  Mixed media on canvas

"777" Mixed media on canvas

Join us on Thursday, April 12th for West Seattle Art Walk.

This quarter, Viscon Cellars is hosting the mixed media collages of Jessie Summa Russo from April through June. Jessie  studied art and illustration at Sarah Lawrence in New York and Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, but has called West Seattle home for the past twenty years. 

She has exhibited etchings, paintings, photography, charcoal drawings, and mixed media collages in several local galleries and cafes.

"My daylight basement functions as both art studio and band practice space, and I love it even though it is too hot in the summer and freezing in the winter. I enjoy doing commissions, and recently I have been building my own custom wood frames and designing the mats too, adding a new layer to the overall composition. I believe art is for everyone and bare walls make me sad.“

Stop by the tasting room on 4/12 from 5PM until 9PM to have a look and enjoy complimentary handmade pasta and homemade cake with some Viscon Cellars wines

 "Electrodynamics"  Mixed Media on vintage album cover

"Electrodynamics"
Mixed Media on vintage album cover

 "Airmail"  Mixed Media on wood

"Airmail"
Mixed Media on wood

 "Top Name In Sound"  Mixed media on wood

"Top Name In Sound" Mixed media on wood

 "Stereo Fidelity"  Mixed media on vintage vinyl record

"Stereo Fidelity" Mixed media on vintage vinyl record

 "Sleep"  Mixed media on vintage vinyl record

"Sleep" Mixed media on vintage vinyl record

Wine & Chocolate Pairing Returns to Viscon Cellars

Viscon Cellars Wines and Intrigue Chocolate Co. Present:

Wine & Chocolate Pairing

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Last February, we partnered with Intrigue Chocolate in Pioneer Square to pair three of our wines with three of their chocolate truffles, and it was such a sumptuous success, we had to repeat it. We have worked closely with Intrigue to pair their delightful handcrafted truffles with three of our award winning wines.

Join us at the Viscon Cellars Tasting Room
Friday 2/2
Saturday 2/3
Friday 2/9
Saturday 2/10

This year we will also be selling the truffle bars, mini-truffle sets and assorted chocolate bars, all paired with three of our wines. Buy local for Valentine's Day!

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Intrigued?

"Lightly dusted with cocoa, rich flavors unfold as the truffle melts, revealing the natural complexities of the chocolate.  Take your time.  Breathe.  Let the chocolate tell its story.

Our truffles pair well with wine, coffee, tea, chai, craft beer, sake, fine liquors and liqueurs.  For a luscious combination, pair them by matching characteristics that are alike.  For an exciting combination, pair opposite characteristics. And to get the most from the experience, remember: Sip, Sip, Melt, Sip."

In Our Gallery: Greta Musland

Join us Thursday, January 10th for West Seattle Art Walk.

Viscon Cellars is hosting the artwork of Greta Musland from January through March. 

"Appreciating both abstraction and figuratism, I often find myself combining both in a single painting as well as incorporating graphite within the confines of the oil painting or oil bar with acrylics.  I enjoy experiencing the contrast of paint's fluidity and the precision of drawing and often find them quite compatible."

Stop by on Thursday to browse Greta's mixed media pieces and sample some Viscon Cellars wines.

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In Our Gallery: Encaustic by Sandy Simpson

Thursday, November 9 is West Seattle Art Walk.

Viscon Cellars is pleased to present the latest artwork of Sandy Simpson, who has moved from watercolors to encaustics. She shared with us a few words about this transition:

"I LOVE the transparency; it’s who I am. This new found medium has taken me through gardens and vineyards, music and travel. Layers upon layers of wax have found a home in my heart."

Stop by on Thursday for a look at Sandy's newest passion and a taste of the latest and greatest Viscon Cellars wines.

Sandy's art will be hanging through December, so if you can't make this Art Walk, put December 14th on your calendar.

Hope to see some of you for Art Walk, it's always a good time.

2013 BLACK - Red Wine Blend

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2013 BLACK
Red Wine Blend
Horse Heaven Hills
13.9% Alc

BLACK combines multiple wines from our 2013 vintage. Through constant tasting and testing of each barrel of wine during the aging process, we select the barrels of wine that offer the best representation of each varietal in creating this savory well balanced red wine blend. 

BLACK is comprised of 68% Merlot, 21% Petite Sirah, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc. BLACK was aged for 36 months in 75% French Oak and 25% American oak barrels, both once-used. 

The deep red color draws you into smells of fresh ripe dark fruits. Tastes of warm blueberries, black cherry finish with a hint of warm toast. 

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2014 Rhyme | Reason

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2014 Rhyme | Reason
Syrah
Rattlesnake Hills
15.2% Alc. by Vol.

Introducing the 2014 Rhyme | Reason Syrah from Konnowac Vineyard in the Rattlesnake Hills AVA.

This wine is 95% Syrah and 5% Viognier. Made in the French Côte Rôtie style, co-fermenting both Syrah and Viognier from the start. This wine was aged in once-filled French oak barrels for 36 months.

This Syrah has a dark opaque purple color that lingers on the side of the glass as you swirl.

The Co-ferment of Viognier adds aromas of fragrant raspberry, violets and bacon. Flavors of dark ripe warm summer plum, blackberry and a hint of leather, finishing with firm yet soft tannins and subtle fresh-cracked black pepper.

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Viscon Cellars Celebrating 3 Years in West Seattle

  Revisit your favorite current releases with some tasty snacks.

Revisit your favorite current releases with some tasty snacks.

Stop by our Winery Tasting Room this Friday and Saturday to celebrate our Three Year Anniversary pouring our wines on California Ave.

It wouldn't have been possible without all of you!

Friday, September 15th 2017 5:00 - 9:00
Saturday, September 16th, 2017 2:00 - 7:00

Viscon Cellars Tasting Room
5910 California Ave SW Ste. B

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Save the date!

Arriving Saturday, October 21: 2013 BLACK red blend and the new 2014 Rhyme & Reason

Hanging In Our Gallery: Oil Paintings by Pamela Resnick

This Thursday, September 14 is West Seattle Art Walk. We are delighted to showcase the fine art of painter Pamela Resnick.

Stop by and take a look at her beautiful depictions of nature, while sampling some Viscon Cellars wines. As an extra special treat, Pamela will be painting live in the Viscon Cellars Winery Tasting Room from 5-9 -- a great opportunity to see creative expression in action! 

Landscapes, underwater seascapes, and still-lifes zoom in on the plants and create a sense of peace among the sheer variety of organic colors:

See you there!