Nov 5, 2015
Come one, Come all! It is time for Seattle Uncorked’s amazing “Exotic” Wines Festival. Experience the unusual and more unique wines “Under the Big Tent” at Teatro ZinZanni! Enjoy the spectacle of 20 Washington wineries pouring their more exotic wine varietals and crazy blends in the decadent atmosphere of Teatro ZinZanni.
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Apr 18, 2012
With over 700 wineries to choose from in Washington, how does any one winery compete in an increasingly competitive market?For me the answer lies in producing a diverse range of quality wine with an attention to pairing to excellent food. To this, add great service and attention to marketing the winery’s unique history and experience. I look for a winery that offers not just a beverage in a glass but...
Aug 25, 2011
The second international #Cabernetday is just around the corner on September 1, 2011. People from all around the world will be drinking and talking about Cabernet wines. Initiated by Rick Bakas, International Cabernet Day utilizes the power and scope of social media to educate and excite about Cabernet around the world. According to the SF International Travel Examiner:
People worldwide, in person and...
Jun 20, 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...
Jan 22, 2011
Cabernet Franc is well respected as a blending varietal but it is gaining popularity as star in its own right. Although Cab Franc wines can have a distinctive bell pepper aroma and vegetal characteristics, Washington Cab Franc tends to be fruit forward. Washington Cab Franc wines are less likely to display those vegetal characteristics especially if the yields are kept low in the vineyard.I have a soft...