Month: August 2014

Winery on the grounds of historic Pomeroy Farm open this weekend

[caption id="attachment_983" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The current release of wines at Pomeroy Cellars[/caption] On the grounds of the 114-year-old Pomeroy Farm sits the newest winery to join the burgeoning wine scene in […]

Koi Pond Cellars will be open from noon-5 pm on Labor Day

[caption id="attachment_975" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Koi Pond Cellars in downtown Ridgefield has cheery outdoor seating to while away an afternoon of wine tasting[/caption] Koi Pond Cellars has been making wine for a […]

Smooth jazz, smooth food and smooth wine

[caption id="attachment_971" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Smooth jazz and smooth wine are the perfect pairing[/caption] Although I was not at the 17th Annual Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival held at Esther Short Park […]

Judging the Clark County Fair wine entries a couple weeks ago was a lot of fun

[caption id="attachment_963" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Some of the 53 wine entries judged by volunteers for the 2014 Clark County Fair[/caption] Steve Bader, owner of Bader Beer & Wine Supply in Vancouver was back […]

We did it and I’m sure I deserve homemade hot fudge for it.

[caption id="attachment_954" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Dan & Viki at the summit of Mt St Helens. We both beat our time from seven years ago. Yay us![/caption] I feel I need to preface […]

White wine continues to beat the heat and pair well with garden-fresh kale

[caption id="attachment_947" align="aligncenter" width="168"] The 2013 Fire Road Sauvignon Blanc has a refreshing grape fruit crispness that would pair wonderfully with Halibut[/caption] When feeling hot, hot, hot what’s a girl to […]

The veranda of The Grant House is a spectacular setting to while away an afternoon

[caption id="attachment_937" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Being at The Grant House just makes you feel patriotic[/caption] Arguably one of the most beautiful streets in Vancouver is Officer’s Row which parallels Fort Vancouver National […]

Saturday was a great day for a backyard party and a smoky bottle of Zinfandel

[caption id="attachment_934" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 2011 BBQ Zinfandel in our Roma tomato patch. Yes, they look like peppers but they're Romas...seeds from the Heirloom Tomato and Garlic Festival held in Ridgefield […]

Rusty Grape Vineyards has it all

[caption id="attachment_927" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A view of Rusty Grape's courtyard to the left of the newly-poured entry steps[/caption] Living in Battle Ground one of the things we do regularly is head […]

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