Category: Travel

Exploring Walla Walla Wine Country: Pepper Bridge Winery

The history of Pepper Bridge Winery in Walla Walla Washington began 30 years ago when Norm McKibben, a founding father of Walla Walla’s wine industry, realized the region’s great grape-growing potential. It was in 1989 when McKibben, his wife Virginia, and their eldest son…

Food & Wine Pairing Experience at Seven Hills Winery

When it comes to Food & Wine Pairings, it can sometimes feel like a struggle to find a well orchestrated combination. There are numerous books about Food & Wine Pairings, blog posts written about the subject, and it is mentioned everywhere on Social Media….

A Visit to Ayres Vineyard & Winery

Ending Oregon Wine Month with a visit to one of my favorite wine producers-Ayres Vineyard & Winery. The term “Boutique Winery” is a classification that’s often used in today’s wine industry. Some would say that the phrase is becoming too cliché, but for wine…

Spring Release Party at Alexana Winery

Continuing to Celebrate Oregon Wine Month with an Introduction to Alexana Winery in Newberg, Oregon. Alexana Winery began with the purchase of 80 acre property in the Willamette Valley by Dr. Madaiah Revana in 2005. With a love of the great wines of Burgundy,…

At Soter Vineyards the Journey extends the Impression

Continuing to Celebrate Oregon Wine Month with an Introduction to Soter Vineyards. The Soters Return Home to Oregon Tony and Michelle Soter both grew up in Oregon, and after a long career in Napa they returned to their home state to start a new…