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The Grape Choice

The Grape Choice has been Kirkland’s finest wine merchant for over 30 years! We have evolved over the years into a local hangout and wine bar as well as maintaining a high standard of wines for purchase in our store. We love helping our customers pick out a new favorite wine, fine gift, cellar worthy purchases, or a great bottle to enjoy on our patio. For a party or 50 cases for a fundraiser, we can handle it.

Wine Club

There are multiple benefits to joining a Grape Choice Wine Club.  Check it out.

  • No corkage fee for bottles opened for you enjoyment on premise
  • 10% off purchases of 6 bottles or more bottles
  • 15% off purchases of 12 or more bottles
  • 15% off Wine Club Selections for 30 days - on ALL wine clubs!
  • Special invitations to Wine Club only events
  • Reduced price admission to most special events and tastings
  • Priority notifications of limited availability wines
  • Complimentary monthly Wine Club Release tasting for two
  • Tasting notes included with your wines
  • Early access to the Annual Sale!!

Club Red

$ 45 Month +tax
  • Two bottles of red wine each month- handpicked by our resident wine expert to get you the most bang for your buck! 

Club 50/50

$ 45 Month +tax
  • Two bottles of wine, one white/one red- handpicked by our resident wine expert to make sure you get a wide variety with both red and white wines. 

Cellar Club

$ 150 Qtr +tax
  • Two bottles of hard to find, special vintage, high end or cellar worthy red wines, 4 times a year (March, June, September and December). Selected from around the world for you to hide in your cellar, or just drink now. 

Bub Club

$ 100 Qtr +tax
  • The Grape Choice invites you to discover unique and delicious sparkling wines from boutique wineries around the world. Four times a year we carefully hand pick wines that highlight and celebrate all things bubbles, featuring champagne, cava, prosecco, and sparkling wine. Explore the world of bubbles with the Bub Club, where we aim to teach you the joys of all sparkling wine.
  • Cheers!
  • “I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not” – Coco Chanel 

Wine Club Sign Up Form

Please fill out and submit the Wine Club Sign Up form.  Once we receive it we will contact you to arrange credit card payment information.

Menu

1

Bar

At the Grape Choice Wine Bar wines are offered to drink on site. The choice is yours, drink it by the bottle, glass, or taste your way through our monthly selections.

Check out our Events Calendar for a peek at our upcoming Wednesday Night Tasting and other fun events like live music on the patio!

2

Each Month

We offer a selection of wines by the glass and bottle for tasting. See this months special list of Wines by the Glass and Bottle. Check back each month for the new selections. And while you’re at it, make sure to have a look at our tasty new Wine Bites Menu below.

All wines subject to a corkage fee as follows:
375mL - $3
750mL - $5
1.5L - $10

3

Corkage Fee

There is no corking fee for Wine Club members.

Offsite wines will be opened if we do not carry that wine in our store for a corking fee of $15.

Why do we charge a corking fee? Well it’s simple. We pay rent for a premium space in downton Kirkland that is large enough for us to sell wine retail and also provide you with a nice place to sit and enjoy your wine, like our phenomenal patio! Those extra costs have to be accounted for when we do our pricing.

4

Food

We have a small selection of pre-prepared wine bites available for purchase in the store and you are also more than welcome to order food from any of our neighboring businesses and enjoy them in our establishment. Be on the lookout for special seasonal platters available throughout the year!

Fun at the Grape!

Events at the Grape!

Events at the grape! A lot is happening at the Grape Choice Wine Shop & Wine Bar. Join us on Kirkland's best outside deck or inside for some great wine, tastings, specials, entertainment and friends. And, the Grape Choice is also dog friendly!

Check out our Monthly Calendar view of happenings below! Sign up for our mailing list so you never miss out on any of the fun happenings and special promotions here at the Grape!

Here are just some of the fabulous events happening at the Grape.

Larry Springer, Penny Sweet and Tannin

About Us

The Grape Choice

is owned by community members Larry Springer (State Representative 45th District) and Penny Sweet (Kirkland City Mayor).
To Penny and Larry wine is more than what ends up in your glass. Besides the art of a finely crafted bottle of wine, there is its story which includes the wine, the winery, its history, its people and the experiences they have had. This is part of what we try to share with you at our shop.

We don’t take ourselves very seriously at The Grape Choice, we reserve that for our product. We offer a tremendous local selection as well as an incredibly broad domestic and international portfolio at a wide variety of price points.

We pride ourselves on being able to help our customers with wine pairings for any occasion or meal. We can handle orders of all sizes, whether you just want that one special bottle or you need two cases for a party or 50 cases for a fundraiser, we can handle it.

Penny and Larry have put their blood, sweat, and tears into making The Grape Choice a place where people can find wines they can trust, an atmosphere where you like to hang out, and they built nearly every piece of furniture themselves!

Penny's Wine Cave

with walls adorned in beautiful wood wine boxes, is a private tasting room you can rent and is available for meetings, birthday parties, showers, and private gatherings. The wine box lined walls provide a cool backdrop for great conversation and a comfortable atmosphere for tasting. See our wine cave for more information on event space.

Wine Storage

The Grape Choice offers temperature-controlled wine storage for our customers.
Call, email or stop by for contract terms as the prices below may change.

Number of Cases Quarterly Annually
0-5$35$120
6-10$45$160
11-15$55$200
16-20$75$260
21-25$95$350
26-30$115$420
31-35$140$500
36-40$165$600
41-45$190$700
46-50$220$800

Penny's Wine Cave

Step into Penny's Wine Cave, your own personal wine tasting room separated from the rest of our shop with French doors for your privacy.

The walls of Penny's Wine Cave are adorned with wine boxes and a chandeliered ceiling create a warm atmosphere, with small tables that complement the 12 foot center conference table, allowing up to 30 people to enjoy any special event.

  • Daytime Penny's Wine Cave rentals Monday through Sunday for meetings and events 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM are $150.00 (up to $50.00 of the rental can be used towards corkage fees.
  • Evening Wine Cave rentals Monday through Saturday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM are $250.00 (up to $100.00 of the rental can be used towards corkage fees).
  • An automatic 20% gratuity will be added to all wine and food purchases related to the event.
  • Daytime events that are scheduled or extend beyond 4:00 PM will be subject to an additional $20 per hour.
  • Evening events that are scheduled or extend beyond 9:00PM will be subject to an additional $25 per hour.

OUR AWESOME TEAM

Desirae - Manager

Desirae

Manager

Dino - Bartender

Dino

Bartender

Sean - Bartender

Sean

Bartender

Leena - Bartender

Leena

Bartender

Christina - Bartender

Christina

Bartender

Shelly - Bartender

Shelly

Bartender

Contact Us

Address: 9 Lakeshore Plaza Kirkland, WA 98033
Phone: 425-827-7551
Email: wines@thegrapechoice.com

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