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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 robust, “Yes, they’re taught by Chef Lenny and he prepares all the food to complement the wine served in class!” Chef Lenny? Could... read more

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 beer and wine. It also culls Think of it as one stop shopping to find out what is happening with Washington beer and wine. It isn’t... read more

Washington does #CabernetDay

The second international #Cabernetday is just around the corner on September 1, 2011. People from all around the world will be drinking and talking about Cabernet wines. Initiated by Rick Bakas, International Cabernet Day utilizes the power and scope of social media to educate and excite about Cabernet around the world.  According to the SF International Travel Examiner: People worldwide, in person and... read more

I didn’t know Jack: 2009 Saviah Jack

Saviah The Jack is well known as an economical red Washington wine, but WHICH red wine? For me, Saviah The Jack was synonymous with Syrah but there is a Saviah The Jack Cabernet Sauvignon and a Saviah The Jack Red so I was curious when Washington Wine Report chose the Saviah Jack Red Wine  as the June virtual tasting wine. Saviah Cellars is in Walla Walla but the The Jack Red is sourced from Columbia... read more

Seattle Beer Week: Print vs Online Guides

When it comes to planning for Seattle Beer Week 2011, you can search via the web and/or bring along the printed Seattle Beer Week Guide in the center of Seattle Weekly. In years past, I studied ahead of time online and relied on my published Seattle Beer Guide when I was on the road. Sorry Seattle Beer Collective and Seattle Weekly, this year’s print is #FAIL. If you simply rely on this printed guide... read more

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