NW Wine Academy Spring Release Weekend

NW Wine Academy Spring Release Weekend

The Northwest Wine Academy celebrates their  new spring release June 12-14, 2014 at South Seattle Community College. Thursday, June 12th – 2-7 pm Preview day! Be among the first to taste these new Washington wines. Enjoy a leisurely and quiet tasting before the...

Wine Business – A Dream or Bureaucratic Nightmare?

You might have read the article in the Puget Sound Business Journal about David LeClaire’s highly anticipated Seattle mega wine store and thought, “Wow, why hasn’t anyone done that here in Seattle before?” While the article notes that the business is “in the funding...

Advanced Food and Wine Pairing with Chef Lenny Rede

The Northwest Wine Academy will be offering Advanced Food and Wine Pairing with Chef Lenny Rede this summer. Advanced Food and Wine pairing transcends the classic pairing rules and encourages students to de-construct their food and wine pairings. Instead of learning...

Learn Wine and Cheese Pairing at NW Wine Academy

This spring, the Northwest Wine Academy is pleased to offer a Wine and Cheese pairing class with Chef Instructor Leonard Redé. Just in time for springtime patio parties and summer picnics, learn how to create cheese pairings to delight the senses. Wine and cheese are...

Ready, Set, Syrah part 2!

We enjoyed one of our best ever Twitter Taste Live line ups last week with Ready, Set, Syrah part 1, hosted by Hospice du Rhone. It was a great time with real time conversation with tasters and Syrah producers around the world. Special appreciation to the South...

Ready, Set, Syrah

Tonight, Taste Live in partnership with Hospice du Rhône, is presenting the first in their two part series on Syrah. Tonight’s selections will focus on Syrah (Shiraz) from Australia and South Africa: 2006 Boekenhoutskloof Syrah, South Africa 2006 The Old...

Holiday Wine Tasting at NW Wine Academy

Sample wines and get some holiday shopping done at the NW Wine Academy’s Holiday Wine Tasting. The free holiday wine tasting runs on Friday, December 11, 3-7pm and on Saturday December 12, 12-4.  NW Wine Academy will be pouring a selection of their red and white...
20something – the New Vintage

20something – the New Vintage

I was lucky enough to be able to accompany Bean to the Washington Wine Commission’s 20something event at the Fremont studios last Saturday, and I have to say that I hope that I get the chance to go again.  Before I get into the event itself, I’d like to...