Seattle Wine Awards-Coyote Canyon Winery

Amongst the myriad of wonderful wines at the Seattle Wine Awards was a unique selection provided by a dashing Mike Andrews, owner and wine maker of Coyote Canyon Winery. The winery, located in Prosser, Washington has a fascinating history. I hope to present this history in a future spotlight. Mr. Andrews provided  four white wines, all of which were superior. The driest is his blend called Downtown... read more

Silver Lake 2006 Reserve Zinfandel for BBQ

This Zinfandel is big but not too big to be a great pairing partner for your next BBQ. Silver Lake Winery Zinfandel is actually a 89% Zinfandel- 11% Syrah blend from the Roza Hills Vinyard in the RattleSnake Hills apellation. It is a lovely black raspberry color, lighter than most zinfandels with great clarity.  The aroma is big and fruity with lots of cherry and a touch of cassis on the nose. It has... read more

Maryhill Winemaker’s White 2007

I have been looking for a nice white table wine and this Maryhill Winemaker’s White fits the bill. Priced under $10, this is a crisp and friendly white wine. It has slight floral nose, with a touch of lemon. This semi-dry wine has predominantly citrus flavors with an emphasis on lemon that transitions to more grapefruit on the finish. It is just acidic enough to be interesting without being... read more

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