Celebrate Spring with San Juan Vineyard Siegerebbe

On our recent trip to Orcas Island we picked up a bottle of 2014 San Juan Vineyard Siegerebbe.  It was one of Ed’s highlight wines from last years Taste Washington and we wanted to used it for a wine pairing dinner. If you aren’t familiar with Siegerrebe it is not only a pleasant sipping wine, it is also a great wine for pairing with food.  San Juan Vineyard 2014 Siegerebbe is... read more

Dungeness Crab Salad with Thai Curry Dressing

The end of Dungeness Crab season may be drawing near, but a lot of the Washington beers and wines that pair so well with Dungeness Crab are being released or getting ready to be released. I released developed this recipe for a wine and food pairing dinner to pair with Siegerrebe using winter greens from the garden. I needed to tweak it a bit. The second time I made the curry dressing, Ed and I agreed that... read more

Washington Cask Beer Fest 2017

The annual Washington Cask Beer Fest takes place March 25, 2017 at the Seattle Exhibition Hall. Sponsored by the Washington Brewers’ Guild, the Cask Beer Fest is one of largest and longest running events of its kind. Cask beer is often considered natural or true beer. This because the beer is conditioned naturally. No carbon dioxide (CO2) is artificially added to the cask to give the beer... read more

March is Washington Wine Month

Washington Wine Month is an opportunity to celebrate the diversity and wonders of the Washington wine industry. Wineries, restaurants, cafes, wine shops, grocers and special events will be highlighting Washington wines this month culminating with the four day Taste of Washington. Some Washington Wine Month promotions will include special pricing on Washington Wines. Other Washington Wine Month will provide... read more

Cabernet Classic in Bellevue

The 7th Annual Cabernet Classic returns to Porsche Bellevue on Saturday 4th, 2017. The King of Wines will shine in this prestigious event, with some of Washington’s best wine makers pouring their Cabernet wines and Cabernet blends. Over 25 premier wineries will be pouring over 50 different wines for you to choose from, showing the amazing diversity of Cabernet and its unique characteristics. In... read more

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