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Wine for Haiti Relief Efforts

I was drinking a glass of wine when I first saw the devastating images of the Haiti earthquake. It was a shocking and, even with the photographs, still beyond my imagination with an estimated 200,000 dead...
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New Belgium Trip 5

I got a sneak peak of the TripV at a New Belgium tasting at The Seattle Beer Authority. The TripV will tap 2/1/10 at the Elysian and other fine Northwest brew pubs. This Washington beer collabeeration is...
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New Belgium Trip 4

The Trip is a series of beer collabeerations between Elysian and New Belgium. The Trip IV pays homage to the Finnish style Sahti beer. This beer is all about the juniper baby! Elysian and New Belgium use...
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Columbia Crest Grand Estates 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

Each month, Sean Sullivan of the Washington Wine Report, hosts a virtual tasting. Tonight I am tasting January’s selection the Columbia Crest Grand Estates 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon.  It was Columbia...
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Sharing stories of wine dreams

Once upon a time, there was a son with a dream of wine… I love the story behind a wine maker or brew master. I love to hear about their passion, their dedication and their journey. I like to hear...
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Festive and Fun in February with the Exotic Wine Festival

Celebrate Groundhog day with exotic wines from Washington state. Yes, you read that right. Washington has a great diversity of wine grape varietals. Drink Albarino, Cinsault, Mouvedre, Tempranillo and...
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Grapevines, adventure racing & Washington wine

What visions come to mind when you think of wine? Do you think of  romantic dinners or do you think of biking, golf, racing and hiking, even football? We encourage you to think of wine “out of the...
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Belgianfest 2010 Review

The first annual Washington Beer Commission Belgianfest took place this weekend at the Georgetown Studios Engine Room.  Belgianfest featured over 50 Belgian inspired beers crafted by Washington...
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Rosé, its not just for summer time

Fruity and lighter in color and body, rosé wines are usually delegated to summer time.  Being so versatile and food friendly, a rosé might make an appearance at the Thanksgiving table but usually you...
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How does Washington terroir compare to other famous grape regions?

Is wine making art or science? How much does terroir really matter in wine? How do Washington grapes and wines measure up to classic wine regions? Those are the type of questions best pondered over a...
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