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Seattle Wine Awards Sneak Preview at the Waterfront Grill

Last night, we got to taste six Double Gold Seattle Wine Award Winners at the Waterfront Grill. Kristen Young, Sommelier at the Waterfront Grill was part of the 2010 Tasting Panel judges for the Seattle Wine Awards. 2008 Long Shadows Poet’s Leap, Columbia Valley 2009 Kestrel Vintners Falcon Series Sauvignon Blanc Columbia Valley 2008 Le Chateau Winery Chardonnay, White Bluffs 2008... read more

Charles Smith 2009 Kung Fu Girl Riesling

On April 28, we opened a bottle of 2009 Kung Fu Girl Riesling and participated in the virtual tasting hosted by Sean Sullivan of the Washington Wine Report. Sean hosts these tastings monthly, selecting Washington wines that are widely distributed and reasonably priced. In fact you may recall tasting notes on the Columbia Crest Grand Estates 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon posted by Bean following a... read more

And the winner is…

Taryn, from Sips and the City, was our winner of our first ever Where in the Wine Beer World is Ebony contest! Taryn was one of the three people that gave the correct answer that Ebony was posing at the O·S Wines winery.  Taryn has won a free tasting for two at O·S Wines in their SODO winery. Both Eric Hwang and I wrote up the O·S Wines 2009 Riesling during our Taste of Washington reviews. I was... read more

Six Surprises at Taste Washington Grand Tasting

With over 200 wineries in Taste Washington participating, pouring an average of 3-4 wines, there are more wines than a single person could cover. We had three people covering the Taste Washington event and we STILL couldn’t cover all of the food, wine, cider and even beer at this Washington showcase. Over the next week or so we will be posting about our various experiences at the Taste Washington... read more

Ivars Food and Wine Adventures Review

Recently, Ivar’s has launched a new series called Food and Wine Adventures, in which they pair local wines with local seafood.  On March 10, 2010 we attended a Food and Wine Adventure of white wine and shellfish, showcasing Chateau Ste Michelle. Executive Chef Chris Garr planned a menu that highlighted the bounty of the sea and married the characteristics of a diverse assortment of white wines from... read more
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