Nominate your favorite Washington wine

Tis the season for wine lists. The experts at the Wine Spectator recently released their top 100 wines and Paul Gregutt just released his top 100 Washington wines list. But what are your top Washington wines? What are the top Washington wines according to the average wine drinker? Each year, Sean Sullivan at Washington Wine Report asks readers to nominate their favorite Washington wines. Today at 9pm PST... read more

Lucky winners celebrate wine blends

BLEND, an event celebrating food, wine and places, is this Sunday, September 12 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. It is all about celebrating the art of wine blending and we asked our readers to share some of their favorite wine blends for a chance to win tickets to BLEND. John Carroz’s comment on the beauty of Washington wine blends was randomly selected and he won the tickets. In... read more

Tell us about your favorite wine blend to win!

Win tickets to BLEND, a wine event on September 12, featuring wines from 40 different wineries in Washington, Sonoma County and Portugal.  BLEND is an opportunity to taste a wide assortment of wine blends from classic Rhone and Bordeaux blends like DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc to distinctive proprietorial blends like Otis Kenyon Matchless Red. BLEND is a blend of sensory delights for your... read more

Win a Golden Ticket to Cochon 555

Here is your chance to win the “Golden Ticket” to Cochon 555 Seattle! DeLaurenti Specialty Food & Wine at Pike Place Market has three special limited release Chicharron Chocolate Bars by Xocolatl de David. Each of these chocolate bars contain a General Admission ticket  to Cochon 555 Seattle, a $125 value! Cochon 555 is a national tour featuring a chef competition to educate the consumer... read more

Last Day to Enter WBC or Bust Contest!!!

WBC or Bust Road trip is a fantastic way to experience the diversity and excellence of Washington Wine Country. This road trip is a three day, all-expense paid, trek across Washington state wine country designed to get you to Walla Walla at the start of the North American Wine Bloggers Conference.   Transportation, food, lodging and of course wine is provided! This contest is open to  all  citizen wine... read more

Know this Washington Merlot Maker?: Win 2 FREE tickets to Merlot Gone Mad

Merlot Gone Mad, a wine festival featuring Merlot wines,  Merlot friendly foods and Merlot educational seminars takes place this weekend, May 2, 2010.  Merlot is making a come back and a lot of that credit goes to the quality of Washington Merlot.  Obviously Miles in Sideways was not talking Washington Merlot! Jack: If they want to drink Merlot, we’re drinking Merlot. Miles Raymond: No, if... read more

Humor wins tickets to Merlot Gone Mad

In support of Merlot Gone Mad, a wine festival celebrating Washington Merlot, we sponsored a contest to get people to share their Merlot memories and inspiration. We are delighted to announce the winner is Anne Lomer. She has won two tickets to Merlot Gone Mad at the Tulalip Casino resort on May 2, 2010. Congratulations Anne! “Some people think that Merlot’s gone mad but nobody rightly believes... read more

Where in the Wine Beer World is Ebony? Vol 2

This should be an easy one to guess where Ebony is at in terms of the Washington Wine and Beer World, but can you also guess who she is with? Often the people behind the scenes are just as important to the beer and wine industry as the people monitoring specific gravity and mastering blends. These are the people that serve as muse, taster, partner, brains and deal with the amazing scramble of paper work... read more

And the winner is…

Taryn, from Sips and the City, was our winner of our first ever Where in the Wine Beer World is Ebony contest! Taryn was one of the three people that gave the correct answer that Ebony was posing at the O·S Wines winery.  Taryn has won a free tasting for two at O·S Wines in their SODO winery. Both Eric Hwang and I wrote up the O·S Wines 2009 Riesling during our Taste of Washington reviews. I was... read more

Ready, Set, Nominate!: Wine Blog Awards

Its that time of year to nominate your favorite wine blogs for the Wine Blog Awards, 2010 vintage. The awards will be announced at the North American Wine Bloggers Conference this June. Between April 1-7, 2010, nominations are being accepted from the public in the following wine blog categories: Best Wine Blog Graphics, Photography, & Presentation Best Industry/Business Wine Blog: Best Wine Reviews on... read more

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