Beer and Wines that Haunt

Beer and Wines that Haunt

Each year, we celebrate Halloween by recalling the wines we sampled this past year that continued to haunt us long after the last sip. This year we are correcting the error of not including beer in the list of Washington beverages that continue to haunt us. The list...

Taste Washington TV-Walter Dacon Wine News

New this year at Taste Washington was a live web cast that included interviews with Washington winemakers during the Grand Tasting on Sunday, March 28th.   Yashar Shayan did a great job quickly recruiting wine bloggers and Twitteristas to be the interviewers.  The...

Twitter + Wine = Success for Walter Dacon Wines

In January, Walter Dacon Wines jumped on the Twitter bandwagon, just about the same time that they were nominated as having the best tasting room in Washington state. Walter Dacon leveraged their new social media skills, with the enthusiasm of their loyal customers,...

Walter Dacon 2008 Roussanne

I first tried the Walter Dacon 2008 Roussanne a week ago and must here and now acknowledge Vivian’s thorough understanding of my not-so-hidden wine desires (note to self: bring drool towel at next event).  This Washington Roussanne was paired with a fantastic...

Tasting Room Reader Poll Results

And the winner of our Winery Tasting room poll is… Walter Dacon Winery Walter Dacon Winery Kiona Vineyards and Winery Hard Row to Hoe tied with Icicle Ridge Winery Alexandria Nicole Cellars Benson Vineyards Here are some of the comments that our readers shared...