Pour, sip, taste and dance with some Washington wine in hand at the Fremont Studios this November. (more…)
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…)
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…)
Bright wines, big city – August hosts a plethora of events across the emerald region.
Harvest for the grapegrowers is coming soon — so it’s time to party. This month, a number of wine happenings will take place everywhere from downtown Seattle to OIympia and Bremerton. The only tough part is choosing which one to attend! (more…)
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.
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…)
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…)