Road Trip to Enumclaw Chocolate Festival

Savor locally crafted chocolates and wines at the third annual Wine and Chocolate Festival.
Enumclaw

Where Enumclaw for the third annual Wine and Chocolate Festival (2/4–2/5; Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE; enumclawchocolatefestival.com). Why: This year’s event features an indulgent lineup of locally made truffles and flavored chocolates, plus pours from 22 Washington wineries. Pair for the course: Savor salted caramels from Newcastle-based Sweet Decadence and sip a Merlot from Prosser’s Airfield Estates Winery, or sample Queen Anne–based Intrigue Chocolates Co.’s French truffles with a glass of Spanish red blend from Brian Carter Cellars in Woodinville. Side trip: Brand-new Cole Street Antiques and Collectibles (at Cole and Initial streets) offers 35 stalls worth of happy hunting. Getting their: From Interstate 5, take Highway 18 east to Auburn, then State Route 164 east into Enumclaw.

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