Uncork the Science of Wine on April 24

Contact: Katelyn Del Buco
(206) 269-5728, kdelbuco@pacsci.org 

Join Pacific Science Center and 20 Washington wineries to celebrate the other “stem” education – April 24

SEATTLE, WA (April 3, 2014) – Discover the science of the vine when you sip your way through unlimited tastings from some of the top wineries in Western Washington at Pacific Science Center’s annual other “stem” education event, STEM: Science Uncorked.
Wind down with wine tastings from some of Washington’s finest wineries; create ‘corky’ take-home crafts; explore the physics of wine glasses; nibble on noshes perfectly paired with everything from pinots to merlots under our signature arches.

Representatives from more than a dozen wineries and organizations will be here to pour tastes, discuss body, bouquet and aroma and answer inquiries about vino.

• Chandler Reach Vineyards
• Brian Carter Cellars
• Davenport Cellars
• Willis Hall Wines
• Nota Bene Cellars
• Chatter Creek Winery
• Cadence Winery
• Northwest Cellars
• Finn Hill Winery
• JB Neufeld
• O.S Winery
• Cranberry Road Winery
• Bunchgrass Winery
• Eleven Winery
• Van Camp Cellars
• Waterbrook
• Canoe Ridge
• Elevation Cellars
• Hamilton Cellars
• Richard Garzon with NW Wine Filtration
• Walla Walla Community College and College Cellars

With the help of oenophiles from Northwest Wine Academy at South Seattle College, guests can test the chemical composition of wines; sniff aromatically infused wines to practice identifying specific smells; and learn how the size of wine glasses influences taste and which shapes scientifically support balanced flavor for both whites and reds.
Science Uncorked features exclusive wine tastings and science lessons from local wineries and educational institutions. Tickets are on sale now, with limited availability at the door.

Thursday, April 24, 7-10 p.m. at Pacific Science Center, located under the arches, near the Space Needle. Tickets are $45 ($40 for members) and include unlimited tastings and food sampling, take-home crafts and entertainment. This event is for 21+ only. Guests must show valid identification at the door. Purchase your tickets online at http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/Events/21-and-over-events

Pacific Science Center began as the United States Science Pavilion during the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. Millions came to explore the wonders of science during the World's Fair and upon closing ceremonies, the Science Pavilion was given new life as the private not-for-profit Pacific Science Center, becoming the first U.S. museum founded as a science and technology center. On July 22, 2010, Pacific Science Center was declared a City of Seattle Landmark. On October 22, 2012, Pacific Science Center celebrated 50 years of inspiring curiosity, creativity and critical thinking for people of all ages throughout Washington and guests from around the world.