Spokane 2012 Annual SRM Meeting
Companion Tours

Spokane Valley Winery Tour

(must be at least 21 years old to attend)
Mon., Jan 30 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: $40.00
Washington is the second largest wine producing state in the country and today you'll have the opportunity to sample some of their award winning wines. First stop is Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, perched on a rock 450 feet above the Spokane River, taste their wines, then tour the grounds, once owned by an inventor. Next to either Knipprath Cellars or Nodland Cellars. Our last stop is Latah Creek Winery and Gift Shop, heralded by Wine Spectator Magazine as one of the top producers of Merlot in Washington State. Includes: Transportation, guide and tasting at three wineries. Note: You must be 21 years old to go to Arbor Crest and it is a fair walk to the tasting room and we'll also tour the grounds, so please bring a coat.

Historic Spokane City Tour

Tues., Jan 31 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost: $25.00
Enjoy a tour of the rich history, historic homes and attractions of Spokane as we travel past Spokane Falls, learning about where the city began, along the grounds of the former Expo '74 site, now Riverfront Park. Then up "The Hill" where views of the city, beautiful mansions and the majestic Saint John's Cathedral are located. Tour inside the Cathedral. Go to Manito Park and walk through the flower-filled Conservatory. Look for some kids on the popular sledding hill at the park. Next, see the historic mansions in Browne's Addition, learn about who had them built and how they make their fortunes. Maybe we'll get to go into one. Drive by Bing Crosby's childhood home, then tour the Crosbyanna Room at Gonzaga University to see Bing Crosby memorabilia. Includes: Transportation, guide and all stops.

Boots, Buck Knives & Booze

Wed., Feb 1 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Cost: $30.00
Right here is Spokane is where White's Boots are made by hand, one at a time, using the very finest materials in the world and built with skills passed down through generations by craftsman who are proud of their name. At the store, you can overlook the craftsman building the boots and shop. The story of Otto White has its roots back before the civil war. Learn about the history from then until today. Then on to Post Falls to visit Buck Knives. Last stop is Dry Fly Distilling for a tour of the distillery and taste of their gin, vodka and whiskey. They are the first distillery in WA since prohibition and have already won world-wide awards for their liquor. Includes: Bus transportation, guide and all stops.