Category Results for: Portuguese Wine

 

Wine Tasting Dinner: Tawny Port

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Port comes from the Douro Valley in northern Portugal. While there are port-style wines made around the world, strict use of the term Port is reserved for fortified wines produced in Portugal. Most Port producers in Portugal now label their wines as a€?Portoa€? and the bottles bear a neck label with the Instituto do Vinho […]

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Highlights and Final Thoughts from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members participated in tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the bottom of this post for a recap of […]

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Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 – Whites & Ros??s

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Earlier this month, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual 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. During the conference, we participated […]

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My Wine Bucket Lista€”Expanded

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Over the past several years, I have shared with you my bucket list of wines and then an update of it, as I have tasted several of the wines. In coming months and years, Ia€?ll update it again as I add to my bucket list and enjoy tasting more of the wines on the list. […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: German Chocolate Pie

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

This month I decided to do something a little different with our challenging wine pairing. Rather than do the usual pairing with a meal, we decided to do a pairing with a dessert. German chocolate pie is something that Ia€?ve used many times as the dessert with our tasting dinners. On most occasions, I have […]

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Tasting Group: Tawny Port

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Since we live in Washington State and often drink wines from Washington State, we want to make sure that we continue to hone our knowledge of the entire world of wine and maintain well-rounded palates in order to make us even more objective when we evaluate wines from Washington State. Therefore, we are thoroughly enjoying […]

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My Bucket List of Wines

Friday, September 25th, 2009

As we get older, many of us make our a€?bucket lista€? of things we want to do, people we want to see, and places we want to go before we kick the bucket. Even though I dona€?t consider myself all that old, and hopefully not close to kicking the bucket, Ia€?ve started making some of […]

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Wine Century Club Tasting

Monday, April 7th, 2008

After attending the Unique Wines from Around the World program last month, Dad (John) and I became inspired to see just how many different grape varieties we have had through the years. We had heard about the Wine Century Club (if youa€?ve tasted at least 100 different grape varieties, you are qualified for membership) but […]

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