Wine, Food and Fundraising Personify the Flavor of the 6th Annual Event

Taste of Main is a one-day event on Old Bellevue’s historic Main Street that celebrates local food wine, beer and spirits. All proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue through the event’s sponsor, the Detlef Schrempf Foundation.

Attendees purchase a passport and “taste their way down Main Street” from selected wineries, breweries and distilleries, gourmet food, snacks and desserts from Bellevue’s most acclaimed restaurants. The Saturday event also includes free giveaways and live entertainment, as well as a silent auction, featuring Main Street Retailers products and services.

A few of the merchants offering tastings, food samples and more include:

  • 99 Park 
  • Mercato Stellina 
  • Hedge & Vine
  • Fran’s Chocolate’s 
  • Bis on Main 
  • Swiftwater Cellars
  • 520 Bar & Grill 
  • Jamieson Furniture 
  • Running Elements
  • Cantinetta 
  • Monsoon East 
  • Mark Ryan

When: Saturday, August 16, from 11:30-4:30
Where: 100th and Bellevue Way on Main Street.

Details: The $40 event passport or $15 wine tasting passport can be purchased online or through participating merchants. The event is open to the public, and children are free (with special kid-friendly bites). For more information about the event go to Learn more about the benefitting charities at and

Written by Captain Cook

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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