Oct 31, 2011
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 includes Washington beer and wine from barrel, new releases and the depth of the cellar.
Black Raven La...
Jun 27, 2011
When Ronn Coldiron of Glencorrie Winery was in Seattle last fall he stopped by Dish it up! to do a Meet the Winemaker event. He quickly noted that wine is just one of the many alluring facets of the shop. The exhibition kitchen beckoned. He sliced a sample of his crusty baguette for me while explaining how he could do a bread baking demo in the shop the next time he visits. A series of follow up e-mails...
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...
Apr 17, 2011
Woodinville Passport 2011 is more than just a weekend, this year Passport extends through May 31, 2011. Saturday and Sunday are the kick off weekend, featuring food, live music and some of the best wine deals.
Starting our day
After we picked up our Passport and wine glasses from Columbia, we took Shona’s advice, from Woodinville Wine Update, to start our Passport experience with mimosas at...
Jan 27, 2011
Last June we had the good fortune to discover Glencorrie Winery at the Seattle Wine Awards. In fact, we liked the Glencorrie lineup of red wines so much that we made a point of going to their winery later that month when we visited Walla Walla.
What makes these Washington wines so great? Perhaps it’s because production is limited to just about 650 cases of wine in order to produce the highest quality...