Category Results for: Petit Verdot

 

Rasa Vineyards: Three Recent Releases from the Naravane Brothers

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Founded in 2007 by brothers Pinto and Billo Naravane, Rasa Vineyards has already become a superstar on the Washington wine scene. Their beautiful winery is located south of downtown Walla Walla near the Washington/Oregon state line. Both Pinto and Billo have engineering and mathematical backgrounds and worked in the computer industry. As for their official […]

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Saviah Cellars: Consistently Producing High-Quality Wines

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Saviah Cellars is a family-owned winery located south of downtown Walla Walla, Washington, near the Oregon state line in the Walla Walla Valley AVA. Owner/winemaker Richard Funk and his wife Anita, both natives of Montana, moved to Walla Walla in 1991. Rich became acquainted with a number of the area wineries while working as an […]

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Sineanna€?s Peter Rosbacka€|a Jack of Many Vineyards

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Peter Rosback is one of the most well-known and well-respected winemakers in the Pacific Northwest. Rosback got his start in winemaking in 1985 as a home winemaker experimenting with Pinot Noir. In 1986, he began making Old Vine Zinfandel from The Pines Vineyard. Rosback entered the wine business commercially in 1994 when he and David […]

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Taste Washington 2011: Highlights from Washington Winea€?s Signature Event

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

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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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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Saviah Cellars: More Good Wine from Rich Funk

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Saviah Cellars is a family-owned winery located south of downtown Walla Walla, Washington, near the Oregon state line in the Walla Walla Valley AVA. Owner/winemaker Richard Funk and his wife Anita, both natives of Montana, moved to Walla Walla in 1991. Rich became acquainted with a number of the area wineries while working as an […]

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

 

Spokane, Washington: Undiscovered Wine Country

Monday, June 1st, 2009

When most people think of wine country destinations in Washington State, Walla Walla, Yakima, and Woodinville immediately come to mind. One area that I have rarely heard mentioned is Spokane and that is truly a shame. We had the pleasure to spend the long Memorial Day weekend in the Spokane area, and I must say […]

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Taste Washington 2009: The Complete Recap

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

The tagline used by the Washington Wine Commission to describe Taste Washington is a€?the ultimate wine experience.a€? That phrase definitely sums up this past weekend. Taste Washington is a wine and food lovera€?s paradise. The festivities kicked off on Friday with the Washington Wine Restaurant Awards, picked up steam on Saturday with Education Day, and […]

Filed under: American Wine, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Dessert Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Grenache, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Port, Red Wine, Rose Wine, Sangiovese, Shiraz/Syrah, Tempranillo, Viognier, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wine Activities/Events, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25, Zinfandel |

 

Washington Wine featured at Sip of Snoqualmie

Monday, March 16th, 2009

The inaugural Sip of Snoqualmie, benefitting Encompass, was held last Saturday at the Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, Washington (about 26 miles east of Seattle). Encompass is a non-profit organization whose mission is to nurture children, enrich families, and inspire community in the Snoqualmie Valley. Thirty-two Washington wineries were on hand pouring their wines during this […]

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Special Holiday Tastings at South Seattle Artisan Wineries

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

South Seattle Artisan Wineries is a group of eight boutique wineries located just south of downtown Seattle, including Cadence, Elsom Cellars, Fall Line, Falling Rain, Nota Bene, O*S, Sodovino, and Stomani. Since these are small, boutique wineries, they are not open for regular tasting room hours. However, they host joint open houses on special Saturdays […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Lesser Known Varietals, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Red Wine, Riesling, Sangiovese, Shiraz/Syrah, Viognier, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wine Activities/Events, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |