Jun 23, 2011
Saturday, June 25th marks the 3rd Annual Pour on the Plaza where wine and food lovers gather to support the Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club. Enjoy the beautiful outdoor patio at El Gaucho Bellevue as you enjoy esteemed wines and exquisite food.
Summer may be playing hard to get with us, but if we have even half as much sun as last year’s Pour on the Plaza, you are looking at a great weekend. The...
Jun 22, 2011
What does a Giant Pacific Octopus have to do with Washington wine? For me, it is just one of the wine moments that I had at 2009 Debut and Discoveries. It probably has something to do with the fact that I was meeting English Darby and tasting Darby wines, while that octopus was clearly looking at me in envy. Debut and Discoveries is an opportunity to make wine memories with the future of the Washington...
Jun 21, 2011
The solstice not only heralds summer but it also brings us some of our favorite Washington beers: Old Sol and Wisdom Seeker.
Every year, Big Time Brewery release their eagerly anticipated Old Sol wheat wine on the summer solstice. Old Sol is crafted in the style of a barley wine but with wheat. Think of it as your summer version of barley wine. Like most wines, including barley wines, the Old Sol...
Jun 19, 2011
With over 200 beers at the Washington Brewers’ Festival at St Edwards Park, there is a beer to please almost any palate. The beer lovers at Wine Beer Washington have different palates and your favorite beer profiles may not match ours. In fact, we rarely agree with each other but we sure do love our Washington beer!
On the Washington Brewers Festival’s 2011 opening night I was on my own. ...
Jun 18, 2011
Last night was a great time to be drinking beer in the park, especially when we are talking the opening night for the Washington Brewers Festival at St Edwards Park. The sun was shining, the beer was cold, except for the cask conditioned brews :-P, and the crowds were big enough to give it a party like atmosphere but small enough that most of the beer lines were manageable. Friday nights are known to...