Month: August 2014

Winery on the grounds of historic Pomeroy Farm open this weekend

On the grounds of the 114-year-old Pomeroy Farm sits the newest winery to join the burgeoning wine scene in Clark County and, judging from a recent tasting, Pomeroy Cellars is […]

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

Koi Pond Cellars has been making wine for a couple years and tasting intermittently at their location next to Shorty’s Nursery in Ridgefield but on June 28 of this year […]

Smooth jazz, smooth food and smooth wine

Although I was not at the 17th Annual Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival held at Esther Short Park over the weekend, I imagine it was a smashing success what with […]

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

Steve Bader, owner of Bader Beer & Wine Supply in Vancouver was back for his 18th year as the beer and wine open class fair superintendent for the Clark County Fair […]

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

I feel I need to preface this post by saying that I hiked Mt. St. Helens with a group of 21 people on Tuesday..and I climbed to the top in […]

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

When feeling hot, hot, hot what’s a girl to do but keep choosing white wine. 2013 Fire Road Sauvignon Blanc and 2012 Firesteed Oregon Pinot Gris have been two recent […]

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

Arguably one of the most beautiful streets in Vancouver is Officer’s Row which parallels Fort Vancouver National Historic Site including the expansive park. In the summertime, rows of flags flap […]

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

Saturday we spent the afternoon and into the evening at a backyard barbecue that we were invited to. Barbecue=Zinfandel. Even though I don’t eat meat, it made sense to me. A […]

Rusty Grape Vineyards has it all

Living in Battle Ground one of the things we do regularly is head up the hill to Rusty Grape Vineyards a couple Thursdays each month. Even though I enjoy wine […]

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