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Tag: Northwest Vintage Puyallup


First bite: Northwest Vintage Wine Bar in Puyallup’s Sunrise Village

Nicola McDonald, left, owner of Northwest Vintage wine bar visits with customers dining at the restaurant in the Sunrise Shopping Center in Puyallup. Photo by Janet Jensen/Staff photographer

When the wine bar and restaurant Northwest Vintage opened the first week of April in South Hill’s Sunrise Village Shopping Center, the response was overwhelming.

The crush of diners confirmed what owner Nicola McDonald had guessed about the neighborhood notoriously short on non-chain dining choices: Diners would welcome a wine bar.

In fact, the response was too overwhelming. Read more »


Northwest Vintage Wine Bar opens second location in Puyallup, Vinum Wine Lounge in Tacoma receives liquor board approval

South Hill residents have been doing a double take of the sign posted at Sunrise Village, the so-called “lifestyle” shopping center that remains alarmingly vacant (darn economy, anyway).

Northwest Vintage, the wine bar in downtown Puyallup, has announced in signage that it is opening a second outpost in the upscale shopping center that is home to the Ram and Sushi Station. Note to fans of the downtown Northwest Vintage: They’re not moving. It’s a second location. I repeat, a second location (so stop calling me already. Just kidding. I love your phone calls. Really).

The downtown Puyallup Wine Bar has operated since January 2009 on Meridian. While the downtown location will continue to operate Thursdays-Saturdays, owner Nicola McDonald said via voice mail Read more »