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...

Celebrate Washington Wine Month at The Local Vine 3/25

The Local Vine is pleased to announce TWO great Washington wine tasting opportunities on  Thursday night, 3/25/10.  Please join us as we taste wines with Chad Johnson, wine maker from Winery of the Year Dusted Valley Vintners and participate in the national Tweetup...

Ready, Set, Syrah: Go Washington!

Hospice du Rhone is hosting the third and final part of their Ready, Set, Syrah series on 3/24/10.  This time it is all about Washington state Syrah, just in time for Washington Wine Month!  Previous Ready, Set, Syrah events explored California, French, Australia and...

Twitter + Wine = Success for Walter Dacon Wines

In January, Walter Dacon Wines jumped on the Twitter bandwagon, just about the same time that they were nominated as having the best tasting room in Washington state. Walter Dacon leveraged their new social media skills, with the enthusiasm of their loyal customers,...