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Doyenne: A Taste of Rhone from DeLille Cellars

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

The late Charles Lill and his son Greg, along with former wine broker Jay Soloff and winemaker Chris Upchurch, founded DeLille Cellars, located in Woodinville, Washington, in 1992. It all started with three friends sitting around talking wine and then writing up a business plan for a winery on a napkin. Their discussion was about […]

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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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Alexandria Nicole Cellars: An Exciting Discovery

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Founded in 2004 by winemaker Jarrod Boyle and his wife Ali, Alexandria Nicole Cellars is located on their 243-acre estate vineyard, Destiny Ridge Vineyard, in the Horse Heaven Hills of Washington State overlooking the Columbia River. They also have tasting rooms in Prosser and Woodinville. Jarrod began his career in the industry as assistant viticulturist […]

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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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Paso Robles: Californiaa€?s Emerging Wine Region

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Located along the Central Coast halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Paso Robles is Californiaa€?s third largest and fastest growing wine region. The town of Paso Robles (a€?Pasoa€? to the locals) is the heart of Paso Robles wine country. The Paso Robles AVA was established in 1983 and has expanded a couple of times […]

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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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20somethinga€”the new vintage: This Saturday, November 21

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Are you between the ages of 21 and 30? Do you enjoy wine and yet feel a bit intimidated by it? Do you live in the Seattle area or have plans to be in the area this weekend? If you answered a€?yesa€? to all three questions, then 20somethinga€”the new vintage could be just the event […]

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Canadian Wine Country: A Weekend in the Okanagan Valley

Friday, August 14th, 2009

We recently spent a long weekend in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada, relaxing, visiting family friends, and of course, wine tasting. The Okanagan Valley is Canadaa€?s most well-known wine region. Located about 100 miles east of Vancouver, B.C., it is about a six hour drive from Seattle. The Okanagan Valley stretches over 100 […]

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Vintage Walla Walla 2009

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Last weekend, we traveled to Walla Walla, Washington, to attend Vintage Walla Walla, an annual event considered to be one of the nationa€?s premier regional wine tasting events. It is a two-day event featuring seminars, tours, and winemaker dinners in addition to the two marquee tastings, the Vintage Pour and the Grand Pavilion Tasting. On […]

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Texas Wine Country 2009, Part One

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Regular readers may remember that I visited several wineries in the Texas Panhandle about a year ago. Prior to last year, I had not been impressed at all with the Texas wineries I had visited. However, based on my limited sampling last year, I wanted to make a more comprehensive survey of Texas wines and […]

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