Month: November 2014

Monthly wine review complete with recipes and a sparkling for holiday parties

2013 Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuissé – aka chardonnay. Looking for a wine to pair with the rich mouth feel and pepper seasoning of cream of zucchini soup (see below for recipe), […]

Pour into the holidays with the Clark County Wine Country Thanksgiving

Clark County wineries and tasting rooms have a special after-Thanksgiving treat for residents and out-of-towners alike aimed at bringing them out of their turkey-induced coma. Beginning Friday through Sunday they’ll […]

Local wines pair up with Shorty’s for some early Christmas spirit

What could be a better marketing strategy than inviting a bunch of ladies to partake in a bit of pre-Thanksgiving holiday shopping on a week night than having Sexy Santa strutting […]

Complement the traditions of Thanksgiving with Old World wines

Thanksgiving is about tradition more so than any other holiday. We look forward to sweet potatoes the way grandma made them, the indispensable green bean casserole and a dish of […]

The weekend starts tonight with several wine-related activities

Weekend highlights: Thurs, Nov 20 - 6-9 pm Shorty's Garden and Home is hosting their annual 'Holiday Ladies Night' at their Mill Plain location. Wines being poured by English Estate Winery, […]

Wine in Clark County in 1976?

A history buff I have never proclaimed to be but there are moments in time or subjects in time that intrigue me. The fact that Clark County had a winery […]

Area wineries offer their Thanksgiving wine pairings

Thanksgiving is the time we fill our tables with the harvest of the season. We bring our best and offer it to family and close friends. Our wine choices should […]

November 14 weekend wine ideas for Clark County and beyond

Weekend highlights: Sat, Nov 15-Confluence Winery is celebrating their 6th Anniversary from 12-5pm with live music, food pairings, barrel tasting and wine specials. Come enjoy the tantalizing bouquets of Confluence's French oak-aged vintages. Sat, […]

Sun shone on last Wine Train of 2014

The group of approximately 90 railroad revelers couldn’t have asked for better weather in Clark County in November than this last Saturday. Not only was the sun shining but the […]

Wine glass 101 for holiday celebrations

Holiday entertaining is a perfect excuse to assess one’s wine glass selection but with so many styles available a person could devote an entire pantry or paycheck to the mission. […]

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