Charles Smith Hosts First-Annual Jet City Riesling Revolution on August 26

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Isaac Brock, Modest Mouse frontman, will perform in a rare solo show alongside performances by the mighty Calexico and Atomic Bombshells, wineries from around the world and local food trucks.

In celebration of his new, special release, barrel-aged K Vintners Jet City Riesling, award-winning winemaker Charles Smith is hosting the first-annual Jet City Riesling Revolution on Saturday, August 26 at Charles Smith’s Jet City in Seattle. Showing consumers a new, radical side of Riesling and creating the ultimate wine-tasting experience, Charles is bringing together 18 premier wineries primarily from the Pacific Northwest and a few favorites from Germany to showcase the best Riesling including Charles & Charles Riesling, the famed Kung Fu Girl Riesling and K Vintners Jet City Riesling, which is only available for a limited time at the event and in the Jet City tasting room. Following the tasting, performances by Calexico and a rare solo act from Isaac Brock, Modest Mouse frontman, making this a truly one-of-a-kind event.

Taking place at Jet City, the largest urban winery on the west coast with a killer view of Mt. Rainier, the Riesling Revolution will feature a burlesque show from the Atomic Bombshells during the Riesling tasting and musical performances. Local food trucks –The People’s Burger, Sam Choy’s Poke To the Max, Nacho Mama and more – will also be serving signature dishes. Tickets are available online now for $45 at:http://bit.ly/JetCityRiesling and $55 at the door if not sold out prior to the event. Follow @KickAssWaWine on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates.

“Riesling has been one of my favorite varietals,” said Charles Smith, winemaker, and owner of Jet City. “We’re excited to bring together so many producers and a killer music lineup to give the varietal a worthy celebration.”

The debut Jet City Riesling Revolution will feature Riesling from winemaker Charles Smith and wineries including: Airfield Estates Winery, Charles & Charles, Charles Smith Wines, Dr. Loosen

Fritz Haag, Fletcher Bay Winery, J. Bookwalter Winery, K Vintners, Maximin Grünhaus, Mercer Wine Estate, Milbrandt Vineyards, Pacific Rim, Robert Weil, Ryan Patrick Wines, Savage Grace, Sparkman Cellars, Ste. Michelle Wines Estates and Wit Cellars.

 

About the Jet City Riesling Revolution:

WHAT:      Charles Smith’s First-Annual Jet City Riesling Revolution

WHEN:      Saturday, August 26 (Wine tasting and burlesque is 4:30pm)

WHERE:    Charles Smith’s Jet City (1136 S Albro Pl. Seattle, WA, 98108)

TICKETS:   Available for purchase at Charles Smith’s Jet City or online at:http://bit.ly/JetCityRiesling

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