Crush, Ferment, Press, Repeat! Harvest is Here!

September means crush season - the most wonderful time of the year! Our grapes are on track to harvest in the next week or two. As always we'll be making the trips to Red Mountain AVA to pick up the grapes and all production will happen at the winery. We'll be posting on social media as the winemaking occurs. We'll also have some special crush events when grapes arrive. Make sure you're following us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter or check out our website for events.

Our September Wednesday $5 glass pour is our newest release, 2013 Aquila red blend. This blend was created for our partnership with Eastern Washington University's Alumni Association, Aquila meaning Eagle in Latin. Come enjoy a great glass of wine on Wednesdays and support EWU - Go Eags!

First Friday September
Friday, September 7th, 4-8 p.m.
Wyatt Wood is back with his guitar and painter Christina Hull has her beautiful work featured. Music starts at 5:30 but come early to grab a seat. Winery hours 4-8 p.m.

Coloring Between the Wines
Thursday, September 20th, 5-7:30 p.m.
Coloring books aren't just for kids. Join Jessica Esposito for the fun and to melt the stress away by coloring and sipping on fine wine! $25 includes a coloring book, colored pencils, and one glass of wine. Registration and prepayment required. Click here to register.

Third Friday September
Friday, September 21st, 4-8 p.m.
Our final Third Friday music of the season wraps up with local musician Mark Ward. Music from 6-8 but come early to grab a seat. Winery hours 4-8 p.m.

LLWC Book Club
Tuesday, September 25th, 6:30 p.m.
The Book of M by Peng Shepard
Book club is open to everyone and reading the book is not a requirement.

Did you know...

  • We now have non-alcoholic options and antipasto plates for sale.

  • Wine club members who sign up their friends for wine club receive a $25 gift card to the winery now through November 9th. Provide the code "FRIENDS" to the tasting room attendant at the time of sign up to receive the gift card. Not a wine club member? Contact us to sign up today!

  • Rent our winery for your next party. Contact us for more details.

Winery Hours: Wednesdays - Fridays 4-8 p.m. and Saturdays - Sundays noon-5 p.m.


~The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. Galileo Galilei

June Fun At Liberty Lake Wine Cellars!

In May we finished bottling our 2016 vintage (look for the return of all your favorites, some new varietals too, and a surprise in October), and now we're ready to celebrate the summer! Our patio is open, and we've got yard games. Bring on summer. Scroll down for details of our events and follow us on Facebook or our website for the latest information.

Wednesday Wine! 2017 Tahija Sangiovese Rose'
Our Wednesday $5 glass pour for May is our newest release, the 2017 Sangiovese Rose'. Available every Wednesday in June from 4-8 p.m.

First Friday June - Art, Music, Ice Cream, and 2013 Syrah Release - Friday, June 1st 4-8 p.m.
Featured artist for June and July is Randy Palmer who's unique take on everyday life with his sketches and paintings is sure to have something for everyone. Karen McCormick is back to entertain us for the evening. She has a new single that she's sharing with us! This is her last performance at the winery before her move to Nashville. As a very special treat, Sweet Annie's Artisan Creamery will be on hand to offer up her amazing ice cream and sorbets, including an exclusive Rose' Sorbet made from our very own 2017 Sangiovese Rose'. Finally, we're releasing our 2013 Syrah, a favorite of many. This wine is $35/bottle but on special for all wine club members through June for $30/bottle (plus wine club discounts apply). If you've been thinking of joining wine club, now's the time!

Third Friday Entertainment - Jimi Finn - Friday, June 15th 4-8 p.m.
He's back! Jimi and his keyboard are back for another entertaining night at the winery. He brings so much energy and fun; it's a night you won't want to miss. Weather permitting we'll be on the patio. Come early to grab your seat.

Liberty Lake Yard Sale Weekend - Saturday, June 23rd, noon - 5 p.m.
It's one of the most anticipated weekends of the year, Liberty Lake's Yard Sale. Bring in your craziest find (or a photo of your craziest find if it's large) for a $5 glass pour of our 2017 Sangiovese Rose'. 

Off Site Tasting - Petunia's Marketplace - Friday,June 29th, 4-7 p.m.
For our friends in North Spokane, we'll be in your hood for a fun evening at Petunia's Marketplace. If you haven't visited this unique store filled with fantastic wine and gourmet food, this is your chance. We'll be pouring 6 of our amazing wines. $15 for a tasting. (Our tasting room is still open 4-8 p.m. If you can't join us up North, stop in and say hi to Kaleena in Liberty Lake).

Off Site Tasting - Taste of North Idaho Summer Slam - Saturday, June 30th - 2-8 p.m
For those that don't know, we live in Coeur d'Alene and are so excited to be pouring at this event. Join us for an amazing fundraiser for North Idaho CASA featuring all our local favorites, from music, food, wineries, craft breweries, cider companies, photographers, arts, crafts and more. This will be a day you don't want to miss. This is a free event. For more information visit here.

We're so excited for summer and hope you'll join us at the winery. In case you haven't heard (although we keep mentioning it), we've got:

  • A Patio
  • Yard Games
  • Golf Cart Parking
  • A Bike Rack

Open Wednesday through Friday 4-8 p.m. and Saturday - Sunday noon - 5 p.m.

Wine is drinkable sunlight. It's the most glorious summer's day imaginable, captured in a bottle. ~  Walter Moers

Starting With New Releases, Ending With A Big Birthday Party!

April flew by despite the dreary weather. We were having too much fun inside bottling. Although we have a bit left to bottle (who's excited about the return of Red Mountain Cabernet Franc? In new French oak? We Are!), we're mostly finished and ready to enjoy the patio. May brings about days and evenings enjoyed on the patio, yard games, and the start of our 1st and 3rd Friday's music lineup. We'll end the month with a special book club and a very special birthday celebration. Scroll down for details of our events and follow us on Facebook or our website for the latest information.

Wednesday Wine! 2014 Tahija Merlot
Our Wednesday $5 glass pour for May is our newest release, the 2014 Tahija Merlot. Available every Wednesday in May from 4-8 p.m.

First Friday, May 4th, 4-8 p.m.
Join us for another fun First Friday. This month we're featuring the sculptures and paintings by Steve Wellman. And we're excited to welcome Wyatt Woodback as our entertainer. Music starts at 5, but come early to grab a seat. The forecast looks like we will be on the new patio!

Spring Release Weekend, Friday, May 11th - Sunday, May 13th
We're releasing our pretty pink and delicious 2017 Sangiovese Rose', and Tall Grass Farms will have hanging baskets and plants on hand to purchase. We'll be handing out carnations to Moms who stop in (while supplies last). We have extended hours Friday, noon - 8 p.m. and normal hours Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Spring Release Weekend is brought to you by The Cork District.

Farmer's Market Painting and Wine with Christina Hull, Wednesday, May 16th, 6 to 8 p.m.
Christina is back with a bike painting just in time for the opening of the Liberty Lake Farmers' Market the following Saturday. $30 provides instruction, supplies, and one glass of wine. Sign up and pay here to reserve your space.

Third Friday Entertainment, May 18th, 4-8 p.m.
Join us for a fun evening on the patio (weather permitting) with Gilbert Rivas. Music starts at 5, but come early to grab a seat.

Clover Restaurant, Friday, May 18th, 6-9 p.m.
If you can't join us in Liberty Lake, join us at Clover for a great evening of food and entertainment. The very talented Ron Greene is playing on the patio, and we'll be pouring the wine. Reservations & more information at Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended. 

McClain's Pizzeria, Wednesday, May 23rd 6-8 p.m.
What goes well with wine? PIZZA! Join us as we pour bottles, glasses, and tastings at McClain's Pizzeria. We're excited to bring the winery to the north side for the evening. For more information check out McClain's Facebook page.

LLWC Book Club, Tuesday, May 29th 6:30 p.m.
Daredevils by Shawn Vestal
This is a special book club! Shawn Vestal is joining us to speak about his book and answer our questions. Book club is free, but this event requires an RSVP to make sure we have enough space for everyone. Email us at to reserve your space. And for more book club information, visit our website

Mark's Turning 40! May 30th 4-8 p.m.
We're having a party! Mark requested a one night, sneak peek, release of a 2016 red wine made in his first vintage at the winery as a way to celebrate. Small bites and cake to be provide as well. Stop in, be subjected to Mark's music playlist (Sarah's concerned), and wish Mark a happy birthday!

We're Hiring!
Do you know someone who loves wine or wants to learn more about wine and has a cheery attitude? We're looking for that person to work music nights, special events, and fill in hours, with potential for more hours in August. Email a resume to

Did you know....

  • Our patio is open! Come enjoy a glass of wine outside.
  • We have a lawn that's rapidly growing, perfect for yard games. If you have an old yard game in good condition that you'd like to donate to the winery, we'd compensate with wine!
  • We have hats and other merchandise. New items arriving weekly.
  • Our gift cards are the perfect gift for that hard to by for person in your life. 
  • You can rent the winery for your next party or event. Email us today to reserve your date.

Here's to a great May!
Mark & Sarah