2017 Wine Bloggers Conference

2017 Wine Bloggers Conference

Ads for the Northwest Wine Academy keep appearing as though someone is sending me a personal message. I call the number listed and speak with the head of the program, Regina Daigneault, and inquire, “I hear you offer food and wine pairing classes?” The response is a...

Delight in the Aromatic Descriptors of Wine

While visiting the Foundry Vineyards tasting room in Walla Walla last weekend, a special opportunity was brought to my attention. An Introductory Olfaction Seminar with expert Alexandre Schmitt of Wine & Flavors is being offered for the first time in Washington....

What is better than Books, Beer and Wine?

How about AUTOGRAPHED books? Wine World Warehouse is featuring books about Washington Beer and Wine all week. Each day a different Northwest author is in the wine store, signing their books about beer, food and wine. Lisa Morrison, “Beer Goddess” Craft Beers of...

Save the Walla Walla Wineries!

While driving to Walla Walla for the Wine Bloggers Conference, things along Highway 12 seemed a little different. We were puzzled when we didn’t see the wineries we usually drive by along the way. Curiously, our GPS kept recalculating. It turns out that Highway 12 has...

Ten things to know about Washington (wine)

This weekend 300 wine bloggers descend on the state of Washington, heading to Walla Walla (W2) for the 3rd annual North American Wine Bloggers Conference.  Twelve years ago I moved to the state of Washington.  To insure survival I quickly learned how to pronounce...
Fly your Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC) Freak Flag!

Fly your Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC) Freak Flag!

Are you on the road this week traveling to Walla Walla for the North American Wine Bloggers Conference?  All of the Wine and Beer of Washington State blog crew are hittin’ the road over the next two days. There is a lot of great beer and wine on the way to Walla...