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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

Taste of Washington Preview

El Gaucho- Seattle, was the amazing host  for the Washington Wine Commission’s Taste Washington media preview last night. Taste Washington is a premier Washington Wine event, providing opportunities to interact with wine makers, attend wine education seminars,and sample exquisite wines from all over the state during the grand tasting. In addition, you can savor delicious foods to pair with the wine... read more

Washington Riesling vs. German Riesling

Cole Sisson at The Local Vine is the creator of a unique series of showdowns between wines vinted from the same varietal.  One made in Washington and one made in elsewhere in the world.  The hook?  Besides being the same varietal the wines also are made by the same winemaker visiting Washington from somewhere else in the world.   One week ago yesterday, Nancy, Roger and I experienced the Riesling... read more
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