Celebrating Cab Franc and Vivian

Cabernet Franc is well respected as a blending varietal but it is gaining popularity as star in its own right. Although Cab Franc wines can have a distinctive bell pepper aroma and vegetal characteristics, Washington Cab Franc tends to be fruit forward. Washington Cab...

WBC or Bust begins in Woodinville

After months of planning, research and blogging, the lucky winners of the WBC or Bust Road Trip to Walla Walla Wine Bloggers contest began their journey across Washington state. Bloggers, along with a small group of traditional media and PR professionals, got on the...

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...

Rosé Revival Results 2010

The sun came out just in time to join the 8th annual Rosé Revival at Ray’s Boathouse. Wine lovers gathered to celebrate rose and summer whites from 34 wineries and to support the Ryther League. We were delighted with the diversity of wines available at this...