World of Syrah: Flavors and Marketing

World of Syrah: Flavors and Marketing

Although Syrah is grown all over the world, that doesn’t necessarily mean that all of those places make the best Syrah wine! Patrick Comiskey and Doug Frost led The World of Syrah The Kick-off with a lively discourse on Syrah from different parts of the world;...
World of Syrah Kick-off at Celebrate Walla Walla

World of Syrah Kick-off at Celebrate Walla Walla

Wine lovers are not known for their enthusiasm at 8:30am, but Patrick Comiskey and Doug Frost got a theatre full of people laughing and excited about Syrah on a Friday morning. Trust me, it wasn’t the iced coffee and pastries in the lobby that did it! Geology...
California Wine Country Recovery

California Wine Country Recovery

After the catastrophic October fires in California wine country, the hubby and I went to the region expecting to see utter devastation. It turns out we were looking for the wrong thing. It’s hard not to expect the worst when blazing images and reports of destruction...
Tour Yakima Valley

Tour Yakima Valley

Experience the vineyards while meeting the growers and winemakers. A glass of wine might look like nothing more than fermented fruit. Now take a look at the color of that wine. Is it light and bright or dark and intense? Stick your nose in that glass and engage your...
Search Party

Search Party

The Elysian’s Search Party really packed a lot of entertainment into its Seattle Center venue. An excellent lineup of lively larger and well known local to international bands kept the crowds happy while they sipped cold Washington beer on the lawn. There were...
Seattle Beer Week Cask-O-Rama

Seattle Beer Week Cask-O-Rama

Beveridge Place Pub hosted the Annual Seattle Beer Week Cask-O-Rama, featuring Seattle breweries. The Seattle Beer Cask-O-Rama ran May 4-5, 2017 and was one of the Seattle Beer Week Kick-Off party locations on Thursday night.  It was Thursday night, that I stumbled in...