Tag: Washington

Celebrating the Holidays with Washington Wines: Muret-Gaston Winery

For many, the Holiday Season is inevitably filled with their favorite wines purchased throughout the year, or brought out of the cellar to mark the occasion. There are also those who find themselves searching to find new wines to enjoy over the holiday season.… Continue Reading “Celebrating the Holidays with Washington Wines: Muret-Gaston Winery”

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.

The Ebb and Flow of Washington Chenin Blanc

Awhile ago I posted a story on Instagram about a California Chenin Blanc blend that I really enjoyed, paired with Chips and Clam Dip to celebrate the 4th of July weekend. The post generated some great comments including this one: “I tried this wine… Continue Reading “The Ebb and Flow of Washington Chenin Blanc”

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… Continue Reading “Life is more than just a bowl of Cherries!”

A Riesling Wine Tasting at Chateau Ste. Michelle

Washington state is the nation’s number two producer of premium wine, with more than 60,000 planted acres, nearly 1,000 wineries, and 14 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs). The town of Woodinville, WA is a wine destination located in Western Washington, and situated approximately 30 minutes… Continue Reading “A Riesling Wine Tasting at Chateau Ste. Michelle”