Taste Washington Wine Month March 2018

Taste Washington Wine Month March 2018

Taste Washington Wine month begins Thursday, March 1, 2018 with a full month of restaurants, retailers, hotels and wineries honoring the award-winning wine of Washington state with special promotions, savings and events. Washington State boasts over 900 wineries,...
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...
Let’s Go to Sonoma and Napa

Let’s Go to Sonoma and Napa

It seemed so surreal watching video of the Hilton Sonoma burn down to the ground. I’d almost booked a stay there for the upcoming 2017 Wine Bloggers Conference (#WBC17) in Santa Rosa, California that starts on November 9. Then more and more images of wineries,...
Summer Wine Picks

Summer Wine Picks

The sun shines, the patio beckons, and our favorite summer wines from Washington State are getting uncorked! Here are three of our recommended wines to pour when things heat up. Each of these refreshing whites has lovely floral aromas to complement the season. They...
2017 Wine Bloggers Conference

2017 Wine Bloggers Conference

Ads for the Northwest Wine Academy keep appearing as though someone is sending me a personal message. I call the number listed and speak with the head of the program, Regina Daigneault, and inquire, “I hear you offer food and wine pairing classes?” The response is a...
Wine Beer Washington Weekly

Wine Beer Washington Weekly

Today, we launched an experiment, the Wine Beer Washington Weekly.  This weekly online newspaper is a third party compilation of articles and twitter announcements from the Washington Beer Commission, Washington Wine Commission and bloggers that focus on Washington...