Category Results for: Barbera

 

A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Michele Chiarlo Barbera da€?Asti Le Orme Superiore

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that wona€?t break your budget and is widely available? Many of our readers have said this is something they would like, so here is this weeka€?s selection, the 2008 Michele Chiarlo Barbera da€?Asti Le Orme Superiore from the Piedmont […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Beef Bulgogi and Kimchi

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Each month when I post about one of our challenging wine pairing meals, I ask for suggestions for challenging wine pairings for us to try in the future. On several occasions, we have received requests to try Korean cuisine. While I had never prepared any Korean dishes, I decided to give it a try. While […]

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Weekend in the Walla Walla Valley AVA: A Tale of Two States

Monday, September 13th, 2010

We spent Labor Day Weekend visiting the Walla Walla Valley AVA. The Walla Walla Valley AVA was established in 1984 as Washington Statea€?s third AVA. It encompasses areas in both Washington and Oregon. When you are visiting wineries and vineyards in the valley, it is easy to forget which state you are in. The lines […]

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Highlights and Wine Tastings from the 2010 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

This past weekend, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Walla Walla, Washington, for the third annual North American Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 300 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the […]

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Columbia Gorge AVA: One of Washington and Oregona€?s Best Kept Secrets

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

We spent Memorial Day Weekend visiting the Columbia Gorge AVA. The Columbia Gorge AVA was established in 2004. It runs along the Columbia River and encompasses areas in both Washington and Oregon. The area boasts gorgeous views, numerous outdoor recreation options, quality vineyards, excellent wines, and very friendly folks. We arrived in Hood River, Oregon, […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Beef Stroganoff

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Years ago when I was teaching school in Houston and needed to get an evening meal ready after work, one of my standby meals to prepare was beef stroganoff. My version has evolved over the years to be a quick and easy recipe and seems to get quicker and easier as the years go by. […]

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Taste Washington 2010: The Complete Recap

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Hosted annually by the Washington Wine Commission, Taste Washington is dubbed a€?the ultimate wine experience.a€? This past weekend brought Washington wine lovers from around the country to Seattle to drink, eat, and be merry. The event is a wine and food lovera€?s paradise. The festivities kicked off on Friday with the Washington Wine Restaurant Awards, […]

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Tasting Group: Italian Barbera

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

With the first three months of 2010 almost behind us, Ia€?m happy to report that we are continuing to make good on our New Yeara€?s resolution to explore more wines from around the world. Since we live in Washington State and often drink wines from Washington State, we want to make sure that we continue […]

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Highlights from the 2009 Wine Bloggers Conference

Friday, July 31st, 2009

This past weekend, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Sonoma and Napa County, California, for the second annual North American Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 275 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, vineyard walks, and winery visits. Unfortunately, the […]

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Avanguardia Wines: Bringing Italy to California

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

When you hear the grape varietals Barbera, Sangiovese, and Dolcetto mentioned, you probably think of Italy. These three varietals are all native to Italy but are now being grown in other parts of the world as well. While many traditional wineries make the occasional Barbera or Sangiovese varietal wine, one winery in California is focusing […]

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