July 22, 2023
BLOOD OF THE GODS ANNUAL MERRYMAKING
The only soiree that melds heavy metal, art, and wine into a social gathering of culture and revelry returns! Presented by House Of Smith, the Annual Merrymaking aims to build off the immense success of its inaugural event in 2022 with even more fun offerings for the senses.
Master Sommeliers Jackson Rohrbaugh, Doug Frost, and Justin Moore, and Master Of Wine Bree Stock (also of Limited Addition Wines) will be a featured guests, along with Maryam Ahmed (Maryam + Company), participating in a "no holds barred" interactive table discussion and Q&A with the audience, sure to enlighten and entertain in equal measure from 1pm to 3pm.
The Merrymaking will commence at 6pm, with the featured special guests mixing and mingling with attendees and a whole lot more. Featured wineries who will be pouring: AniChe Cellars, Avennia/Liminal, Cayuse Vineyards/Horsepower Vineyards, Delmas, Devium Wines, Division Wine Co., Echolands, Foundry Vineyards/Pet Project, Grosgrain Vineyards, House Of Smith/K Vintners, Hundred Suns Wine, Kobayashi Winery, Landmass Wines, Las Jaras Wines, Latta Wines, Limited Addition Wines, Loop De Loop Wines, Rotie Cellars, Rune Wines, Reynvaan Family Vineyards, Sleight Of Hand Cellars, Spring Valley Vineyards, Upside Down Wine, The Walls/Pasxa, and Vine Street Imports.
Several of the highly acclaimed artists who have contributed to the pages of Blood Of Gods will also be at the event, providing live demonstrations, ranging from screen printing and inking to block prints and more, meeting and greeting as well as selling their unique works. Pam Wishbow, Mark Rudolph, Cryomera, Matt Stikker, Alex Murd, Lindsey Fox, and Kyle Bond are some of those artists attending. Other participating artists: Collin Estrada, Maggie Middleton, Morgan Robles, and Victor Melendez. There will also be a wide variety of vendors such as Sub Pop Records, Shitty Wine Memes, Jones Soda, Roark Revival, Theo Chocolate, and specially curated tunes featuring punk, metal, and hardcore classics and deep cuts. Light fare will be available for purchase.
After Party concert at House Of Smith's tasting room (just a block and a half away) will feature heavy hitters Heiress from Seattle, progressive deathmetal act Aseitas from Portland, and K Vintners pouring mind-blowing library wines is a $20.00 add-on, only 200 available!
Limited Space Available! Don't wait, last year's event was sold out, so get your RSVP/tickets now! Thanks and cheers!