May 30, 2012
Looking for a great deal on wine? Whitman Cellars next Wine Liquidation Sale will be held in Kent, Washington this weekend on Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd. This is what happens when a winery ends up in bankruptcy. How does it work? Sales are open to the public and payments must be made in cash or by major credit or debit card.
Eastern Washington customers can still receive prices and...
Apr 19, 2012
If you think you’re too sexy for purple teeth, then read no further because today we’re reviewing the 2012 Sexy Syrah event that took place at Salty’s last week where purple teeth reigned supreme.
Although this has long been a favorite event of the Wine and Beer of Washington crew, I somehow hadn’t made it to the event until now. Clearly I’ve been missing out, particularly since Syrah is one of...
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...
Apr 18, 2012
Who had the sexiest and most seductive Syrah at 2012 Sexy Syrah?
Here is the list of Sexy Syrah Judges’ Picks:
1st – Bunnell Family Cellars 2007 Boushey-McPherson Syrah
2nd – Smasne Cellars 2009 Reserve Syrah
3rd (tie) – Forgeron Cellars 2009 Blacksmith Syrah, Nota Bene Cellars 2009 Ciel du Chevel Syrah, Tapteil Winery 2008 Syrah
1st - Gooseridge Winery 2008...
Apr 11, 2012
This weekend marks the opening of a collection of tasting rooms declared the Kirkland Warehouse District, the name probably taking inspiration from the Woodinville Warehouse Wineries.
When the hubby and I were in Kirkland last month we decided to check things out. As we drove past a strip mall, we came upon what bore a strong resemblance to the office park I worked in right after college. Then there were...