Rotary Club of Des Moines’ Poverty Bay Wine Festival Coming March 1-3


The Des Moines Rotary Club will be presenting its 9th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival the weekend of March 1-3, once again in the historic and grand Landmark Event Center in Des Moines.

Guests will enjoy tastings from 25 premier Pacific Northwest wineries, sampling local cuisine and listening to live musical entertainment.

We’re proud to be a Sponsor again, so look for us “blogging live” from the event all weekend!

Featured Wineries:

  • Barrage Cellars
  • Barrister Winery
  • Bartholomew
Bunchgrass Winery
Castillo De Felicia
  • Claar Cellars
Coyote Canyon
  • Davenport Cellars
Fivash Cellars
Five Star Cellars
Knipprath Cellars
  • Kontos Cellars
  • M2 Chocolate Paradiso
Michael Florentino
  • Northwest Totem Cellars
Otis Kenyon Winery
  • Page Cellars
Rolling Bay Winery
SuLei Cellars
  • Sweet Valley Wines
  • Ward Johnson Winery
Waving Tree Winery
  • Windy Point
  • William Church Winery

Featured Musical Entertainment Line-Up:

Friday, March 1:

  • 6:30 pm: Fabulous Roof Shakers

Saturday, March 2:

2:30 pm: Carrie Clark
  • 5:00 pm: Meal Frog

Sunday, March 3:

  • 12:30 pm: Chad McCullough Trio
  • 3:00 pm: Pearl Django

Major Sponsors of the wine festival are Powell Homes, Landmark Event Center and The Waterland Blog.

Tickets are only $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door.

Ten tasting tokens are included with the price of admission.

For more information and to purchase tickets:

Two local craft breweries and a sampling of Northwest cuisine

Free parking and shuttle at south end of Des Moines Marina. Limited $10 PAID parking available at the event

Must be 21 to enter. Photo ID required

All proceeds support the charitable projects of the Rotary Club of Des Moines.


  • Powell Custom Homes
  • Landmark Event Center


  • The Waterland Blog


  • Fred Meyer
  • Koester Landscape Management
  • Edward Jones – Doug Meyers
  • Corky Cellars
  • Law Office of Gehrke, Wegener, Doull
  • Highline C.C. Foundation
  • Snure Law Office
  • The Print Place
  • Russell Associates – CPA’s
  • Seattle Southside
  • Vitality Chiropractic
  • Sunstar Dog Training

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