Rosé, its not just for summer time

Fruity and lighter in color and body, rosé wines are usually delegated to summer time.  Being so versatile and food friendly, a rosé might make an appearance at the Thanksgiving table but usually you don’t see a rosé until the lawn furniture comes out of...

Best of Washington Wineries Award Winners

King 5 Evening news just announced the winners of the Best of Washington Wineries. Congratulations to Alexandria Nicole Cellars for winning first place in the Best of Washington Wineries 2009 contest. Almost 200,000 votes were cast by the community to select their...

Gusto! Taste the Best Northwest Food, Wine, and Microbrews

The Everett Community College Foundation has extended the deadline to get a great deal on tickets for Gusto! Oct. 2 at the Comcast Arena in Everett. Buy tickets to the celebration of the best of Northwest food, wine and microbrews by Sept. 25 and save $5 off the $40...

Silver Lake 2008 Rosa Riesling for Summer Sipping

Sipping  Silver Lake Riesling in the yard, at the end of a hot and sunny day. This sweet Silver Lake Winery Riesling was the ideal accompaniment to the luscious strawberries fresh from my garden. I am not usually that fond of sweeter wines,  but this was a perfect...

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,...