Eating and Drinking at Wine Rocks 2011

This year’s Wine Rocks moved to the Georgetown Ballroom. Initially disappointed that Wine Rocks Seattle wasn’t returning to the Hard Rock Cafe, I applauded the move. A great venue, the Georgetown Ballroom is in a  historic and  beautifully restored building that originally housed the Mission Theater, which opened in the 1920s. The Georgetown Ballroom’s outdoor courtyard was a big... read more

Is Pairing Wine with Chocolate Like Having Sex on the Beach?

There we were in a banquet hall full of people at an Enological Society event  joyfully sipping wine when the guest speaker uttered those horrific words, “Red wine and chocolate don’t go together.” I can’t recall who the guy was, what we were sipping, or even when this was (although it was long enough ago that the organization has since changed its name to the Seattle Wine Society). However, I... read more

Its a great weekend to be a Washington beer and wine lover!

Summer has come to Seattle and with it, a lot of opportunities to enjoy some great Washington beer and wine this weekend. Summer Festivals Enjoy Washington wine and beer at Kirkland Uncorked all weekend long. Check out the wine garden at Seattle’s annual celebration of food at the Bite of Seattle at the Seattle Center this weekend It is a great weekend to head over to the peninsula’s Lavender... read more

First Annual Cork and Pork

Join the festivities and fun at the first annual Cork and Pork  at William Church Winery. This is an event that owner Rod Balsley has been talking and dreaming about for a long time. Start talking to him about really good BBQ and his eyes just light up! Rod should be really beaming on Saturday because William Church Winery has lined upChampionship Two Loose Screws BBQ to prepare a full BBQ dinner for you... read more

WBC or Bust begins in Woodinville

After months of planning, research and blogging, the lucky winners of the WBC or Bust Road Trip to Walla Walla Wine Bloggers contest began their journey across Washington state. Bloggers, along with a small group of traditional media and PR professionals, got on the bus from the Renaissance hotel to begin their road trip on Wednesday morning. The journey began in Woodinville with a tour of Chateau Ste... read more

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