Tag: wine

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…

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…

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…

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….