Category: Food

Spiced Gin Pear Cake and Washington Gewürztraminer

The arrival of Bartlett pears in the late summer marks the beginning of pear season, a season that then peaks in the fall. The beauty of fresh ripe pears is in the endless ways these sweet juicy fruits can inspire thoughts of Autumn desserts….

Autumn in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley

The beauty of Autumn in Washington State can be found within each turning leaf in the vineyards of Lake Chelan Wine Valley. Summer isn’t the only season to spend time at the lake. Nestled in a valley, Lake Chelan traverses approximately 55 miles along…

The City of Reims – A Perfect Pairing of History and Champagne

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” Mark Twain Before exploring the Champagne Region, sit back and enjoy a welcome glass of Champagne with a rooftop view of Reims By train Reims is less than an hour from…

A Road Trip Stop in Richland, WA

With freckles of sagebrush, and rows of vineyards peppered among the terrain it is hard to believe that the mountains are just a couple of hours away. Washington may be the Evergreen State, however, the eastern part of Washington is prime grape country and the perfect place for a little wine tasting getaway.

Life is more than just a bowl of Cherries!

“Life is just a bowl of Cherries; Don’t make is serious; Life’s too mysterious.” Life is just a bowl of Cherries: Song by Doris Day I have often thought July should really be National Cherry Month instead of February. After all in the Pacific…