Tag: wine tasting

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…

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…

A Summer Fling in the Garden with Rosé

With the arrival of June you can hear the cheers of joy from Rosé Wine Lovers far and near, “Rosé All Day!” So, it should come as no surprise that with the start of the first Summer month a day would be put on…

Wine Boot Camp: Session One

“I’m Still Learning.” Michelangelo at age 81! Life is best experienced when we continually learn new things and broaden our horizons. One of my goals this year was to try and fill in as many of the gaps that I could when it comes…

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,…