5 Reasons to go to Taste Washington

5 Reasons to go to Taste Washington

I am excited to be attending my first Taste Washington this weekend. As a wine lover, I am excited to taste such  great diversity of high quality Washington wines under one roof. These grand tasting events, like Taste Washington, are a not-to-be-missed opportunity...
Belgianfest 2012

Belgianfest 2012

The Washington Beer Commission’s third annual Belgian Fest was held this past weekend at Bell Harbor Center on Pier 66. Bean, Jonathan and I attended on a beautiful Saturday afternoon making it heartbreaking to be indoors. An amazing array of delicious brews...

Tempranillo and Tapas at Wine World

Recently, Wine World (sponsor) hosted “Tempranillo and Tapas: Washington Style” a panel discussion of Washington Tempranillo wine makers and Tempranillo wine tasting. The wine makers talked about Tempranillo being an ideal food wine. That point was well...
2011 Fremont Oktoberfest Tips

2011 Fremont Oktoberfest Tips

With our unseasonably warm weather and the great planning of Bold Hat Productions Fremont Oktoberfest has been my favorite event of the season.  The beer tasting garden tents were increased and spread out more so the few lines that formed moved quickly. Multiple...

Seattle Wine Awards 2010: Celebrating the Old and the New

The Seattle Wine Awards Grand Tasting is the penultimate event of the year to enjoy and celebrate our state’s spectacular and growing wine industry. This was an opportunity to taste the new releases of my favorite wineries as well a chance to try many wines from...

Three Rivers Winery Late Harvest Gewurztraminer

Last Sunday we tried Three Rivers Winery 2007 Late Harvest Gewurztraminer after an Italian family dinner. Three Rivers Winery is located in Walla Walla and the grapes for this vintage came from Biscuit Ridge Vineyards. This Washington dessert wine has 12 % alcohol and...