Whidbey Island Vintners Association to include distillers

Members of the Whidbey Island Vintners Association have unanimously agreed to include local distillers in the group, and will now be known as the Whidbey Island Vintners and Distillers Association.

The “Wine Tour” and “Wine Trail” signs seen on the island will soon say “Wine & Spirits Tour” and “Wine & Spirits Trail.

”The Whidbey Island Distillery located on Craw Road in Langley, the only distiller currently open to the public, has been unofficially included in several of the wine tours sponsored by the group in the past.

Starting with the Savor Spring Wine & Food Tour in May, they will be listed as one of the official tasting rooms participating.Other Island distillers, as they open for business, along with other wineries on the Island, may request membership in the group.

he current member wineries include Comforts of Whidbey, Spoiled Dog Winery, Blooms Winery, Holmes Harbor Cellars and Greenbank Cellars.

For more information on the group and tours visit the website at www.whidbeyislandvintners.org.