Category Results for: Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star)

 

Tasting Group: Chilean Carmenere

Wednesday, August 3rd, 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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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Ros?? for Summer

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

This montha€?s wine tasting dinner featured six ros?? wines from Washington State. It was another fabulous evening of good wine, the company of wonderful friends, and LaGaylea€?s (Moma€?s) excellent food. The wines paired extremely well with our dinner of vichyssoise, crab Louie salad, grilled prawns, grilled vegetables, rice pilaf, and peach and strawberry salad for […]

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Tasting Group: Spanish Garnacha

Wednesday, May 4th, 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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Boudreaux Cellars: Master of Blending Produces More Excellent Wines

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Boudreaux Cellars, located just outside Leavenworth, Washington, was founded by owner/winemaker Rob Newsom in 2001. A Louisiana native, Newsom has lived on the property that is home to both his log home and Boudreaux Cellars since 1981. He began making wine in his garage in 1998 and started building the winery facilities in 2001. Boudreaux […]

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Three Rivers Winery: Good Wines, Great Value, and Gorgeous Setting

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Three Rivers Winery, founded in 1999, is located just west of Walla Walla, Washington. The winery is named for the three most prominent riversa€”the Columbia, Snake, and Walla Wallaa€”which feed the vineyards from which it sources grapes. Three Rivers sources fruit from some of the top vineyards in the state including Boushey, Champoux, and Sagemoor, […]

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Cayuse: Unique Terroir or Flawed Wine? Lab Analysis Tells All

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Before we delve into the lab analysis, let me give you some background information in case you are not familiar with Cayuse and the great debate that rages between Cayuse lovers and Cayuse skeptics. Cayuse Vineyards, founded in 1997 by French-born Christophe Baron, is often thought of as a Washington winery. While Cayuse does have […]

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Tasting Group: Mourv?¨dre from Anywhere

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

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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Exploring Woodinville Wine Country

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Woodinville has definitely become a must-visit destination in Washington wine country. Home of the statea€?s oldest, largest, and most well-known wineries, Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia Winery, the Woodinville area is also home to over 90 wineries and tasting rooms, with new ones opening all the time. Woodinville now boasts the second largest concentration of […]

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Cascade Valley Wine Country: Mountains, Lakes, Sunshine, and Wine

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Located in central Washington State halfway between Seattle and Spokane, Cascade Valley Wine Country is home to around 50 wineries and tasting rooms in Wenatchee, Chelan, and Leavenworth. Cascade Valley Wine Country is a marketing alliance formed in 2009 by area wineries and funded by the Port of Chelan County and the Port of Douglas […]

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Loire Valley Wines: Diverse, yet Distinctive

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

The Loire Valley is Francea€?s third largest wine region. It is a long, narrow region that runs predominately east/west along the Loire River. The region spans about 600 miles. The Loire Valley includes 65 appellations and produces wines from over a dozen grape varieties. There is great diversity in Loire Valley wines due to its […]

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