Thursday, February 21, 2019

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PNW wine pairings for Valentine’s Day
“Either give me more wine or leave me alone.”― Rumi (more…)
Local Northwest vino for the holiday season
There is a sense of celebration in the air, with Christmas around the corner. The most festive (and delicious!) time of the year is almost here. It’s time to catch up with friends and family over lingering feasts and conversations. Good food and wine are synonymous with Christmas parties. While most of us plan the food way in advance, picking out the wines is often a last-minute stressor. It doesn’t have to be that way! (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
Wine O’Clock Wednesday: Taste For A Cure
Now you can party and help the Hutch fight cancer at the same time. If you’re a true Seattleite, you instinctively want to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in any way possible. And if you’re a true wine enthusiast, this event will grab you by the palate. (more…)
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