Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Author Archives: Margot Sinclair Savell

About Margot Sinclair Savell

A former national journalist, Margot started writing her popular “Write for Wine” blog in 2007, but she first blended her passion for writing with her passion for wine in 1997 in a column on KOIN-TV’s website (which she managed in Portland). When she’s not writing about wine or speaking about social media measurement at conferences around the country, you can find her wine-tasting with her husband or hanging out with her three Cavalier King Charles dogs. Or you can find her on Twitter @writeforwine
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Wine O’Clock Wednesday: Top 15 Washington Cabernet Francs
Cabernet Franc adds both a subtly and an “oomph” to Cabernet Sauvignon and other Bordeaux varieties. But on its own, quite simply, Cabernet Franc is glorious. Cabernet Franc is mostly known as a Bordeaux blend; when combined with both Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Cab Franc rounds out the trio in Meritage wines. (more…)
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UNTUCKit
Wine O’Clock Wednesday: Pairing Wine And Dress Shirts
Seattleite men, there’s a new shirt in town! Guys, if you think figuring out which wine to pair with dinner is difficult, then you’ve probably also struggled with finding a comfortable dress shirt that looks good untucked to wear to the restaurant. (more…)
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Swiftwater Cellars
Wine O’Clock Wednesday: Wine in the Pines
Experience wine and food at Swiftwater Cellars in Cle Elum. Swiftwater Cellars is more than just a winery. Located within the beautiful Suncadia Resort in the heart of the Cascades, Swiftwater offers a wine experience unlike any other — a destination within a destination resort. (more…)
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Screen Candy
Wine O’Clock Wednesday: Where’s My Wine Glass?
Keep track of your wine glass at summer gatherings, courtesy of Screen Candy. (more…)
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Jet Bag
Wine O’Clock Wednesday: Bottles and Airplanes Do Mix!
Think of the Jet Bag as a wine diaper for traveling. I’ve been traveling a lot lately, mainly by plane and car, for both work and play. And now it’s summer, so there will even more travel in my future – and most likely yours, too. (more…)
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Photo: Margot Sinclair Savell
Wine O’Clock Wednesday: Go Glamping In A Vineyard
Glamour + Camping = Glamping — An unusual way to travel in Washington. This summer, spend a luxurious night under the stars at the beautiful Destiny Ridge Vineyard, which overlooks the Columbia River in central Washington. This is glamping — glamorous camping — at its finest, amid the vines where Alexandria Nicole Cellars estate wines have their beginnings. (more…)
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Photo: Flickr, QuinnDombrowski
Wine O’clock Wednesday: It’s Summer Sipper Time!
Light whites and romantic rosés at The Woodhouse Wine Estates. It’s been described as “off the beaten track” and “under the radar,” but I’ve been a fan of Woodhouse Wine Estates’ silky whites and robust reds for the last five years, since I first tasted their 2002 Maghee “Big Boy” Merlot. (Seriously, how can you not like a wine called “Big Boy?”) (more…)
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