Category Results for: Mourvedre

 

Challenging Wine Pairing: Braised Beef Short Ribs

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Recently, a recipe for braised beef short ribs caught my eye. It sounded delicious, and I thought it would make for a good challenging wine pairing dinner. The Wine Peeps like just about any cut of beef, so I’m always looking for beef recipes that we haven’t already tried. Even better—this was a simple preparation […]

Filed under: American Wine, Challenging Wine Pairing, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Food & Wine, Mourvedre, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25 |

 

Current Releases from Rasa Vineyards [Wow! Alert]

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Founded in 2007 by brothers Pinto and Billo Naravane, Rasa Vineyards is a bona fide Washington wine superstar. Their beautiful winery is located south of downtown Walla Walla near the Washington/Oregon state line. Billo serves as winemaker and Pinto as managing partner, but the brothers collaborate on every aspect of the business. They both have […]

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Taste Washington 2013: Highlights from Seattle’s Wine & Food Weekend

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Taste Washington, held in Seattle annually, is the nationa€?s largest single-region wine and food event. This past weekend brought Washington wine lovers from around the country to Seattle to drink, eat, and be merry. For the second year in a row, the event spanned two days with Seminars offered each morning followed by the Grand […]

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Chateau Ste. Michelle: Current Fall Releases

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington Statea€?s founding winery with its roots dating back to the repeal of Prohibition. In 1976, Ste. Michelle built a French-style chateau in Woodinville, just northeast of Seattle. While all of Chateau Ste. Michellea€?s vineyards are located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains, all of their white wines are […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Gewurztraminer, Merlot, Mourvedre, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: Cachapoal Valley

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

During my recent media trip to Chile, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. I am individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I tasted from those regions. Today, I […]

Filed under: Carmenere, Chilean Wine, Mourvedre, Red Wine, Vineyards, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Nota Bene Cellars: Current Releases from the 2009 Vintage

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Nota Bene Cellars is a small, family-owned winery located in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. Owner/winemaker Tim Narby and his wife Carol Bryant founded Nota Bene in 2001. Tim got his start in winemaking over 15 years earlier in the Boeing Employeea€?s Wine and Beermaking Club. When their youngest child was out of preschool, they decided […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvedre, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Robert Ramsay Cellars Continues to Impress

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Wea€?ve had our eyes on Robert Ramsay Cellars for quite some time now and have declared it a a€?Winery to Watcha€? in the past. With the current releases, Robert Ramsay continues to impress. Robert Ramsay Cellars, located in Woodinville, Washington, is named for winemaker Bob Harris’s great uncle Mason Ramsay. When asked about the name, […]

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Chateau Ste. Michelle: Ethos Reserve and Limited Release

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington Statea€?s founding winery with its roots dating back to the repeal of Prohibition. In 1976, Ste. Michelle built a French-style chateau in Woodinville, just northeast of Seattle. While all of Chateau Ste. Michellea€?s vineyards are located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains, all of their white wines are […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Malbec, Mourvedre, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Viognier, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Challenging Wine Pairing: Peppered Beef Brisket

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Beef brisket is usually associated with barbeque; however, at this time of year, cooking outside is not always feasible or enjoyable. Having been in the cattle business in Texas for many years, Ia€?m especially partial to the Texas Beef Council whose website offers some great recipes. For this montha€?s challenging wine pairing, we had two […]

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Robert Ramsay Cellars: A Winery to Watch in Woodinville

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Robert Ramsay Cellars, located in Woodinville, Washington, is named for winemaker Bob Harris’s great uncle Mason Ramsay. When asked about the name, he jokes that “Bob Harris Winery” just didn’t have the same ring to it. Harris works in the software industry by day and devotes the rest of his time to producing high-quality Syrah, […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Mourvedre, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |