Mar 28, 2016
The Grand Tasting is the big finale of the Taste Washington experience and I do mean BIG! Here are our Top Ten Tips to help you enjoy the Taste Washington Grand Tasting to the fullest. It has evolved over it’s 19 years into a two day venture in the almost cavernous Century Link Field Event Center. Featuring over 230 wineries and 65 restaurants, in addition to special lounges and event areas and...
Mar 18, 2016
Taste Washington is the premier wine and food extravaganza of the year, highlighting the best Washington has to offer. Taste Washington has something to offer for everyone from those that want to get down and dirty with their food to those that prefer to keep their manicures clean and matching their stilettos and cocktail dress. From educational events to parties to field trips to tastings, Taste...
Jan 5, 2016
Hogue Cellars Gewürztraminer is a great bargain Washington wine.Washington isn’t known for its wine bargains, but here is a delicious, well made Washington white wine for only $10!
Intensely aromatic, my nose wants to linger inside the glass to really enjoy the bouquet of lychee, grapefruit and summer roses. This fruity Gewurtraminer is teases you on the tip of the tongue with its lychee sweetness...
Dec 29, 2015
As the winter weather drives us into the kitchen seeking refuge from the cold, it’s a good time to find comfort in new cookbooks. One of the books providing an escape to lighter, brighter places is Kitchen Gypsy, Recipes and Stories from a Lifelong Romance with Food by Joanne Weir.
If you love wine and food pairing, make sure you’re familiar with Joanne Weir. I’ve long treasured my well-worn...
Nov 25, 2015
For the last couple of years, Wine Beer Washington has written about traditional Thanksgiving food and wine pairings. One of our writers recently came across a recipe for a Butternut version of Turduckhen and posted it on her Facebook page. The recipe looked tasty and it inspired me to try it as the centerpiece for a post on wine pairing for a vegetarian Thanksgiving.
It is is challenging to select a...