Month: November 2014

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

[caption id="attachment_1156" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sparkling wines are often suggested as an aperitif in light of how well they go with party fare. This Crémant D’Alsace is perfect for holiday gatherings.[/caption] 2013 […]

Pour into the holidays with the Clark County Wine Country Thanksgiving

[caption id="attachment_1166" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 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 - […]

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

[caption id="attachment_1146" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Sexy Santa's throne at Shorty's Garden & Home. You'll have to attend next year to spy him for yourself.[/caption] What could be a better marketing strategy than […]

Complement the traditions of Thanksgiving with Old World wines

[caption id="attachment_1142" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Old World wines complement the traditions of Thanksgiving with classic varietal styles[/caption] Thanksgiving is about tradition more so than any other holiday. We look forward to sweet […]

The weekend starts tonight with several wine-related activities

[caption id="attachment_1137" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Fall is a beautiful time to enjoy the colors of area wineries.[/caption] Weekend highlights: Thurs, Nov 20 - 6-9 pm Shorty's Garden and Home is hosting their annual […]

Wine in Clark County in 1976?

[caption id="attachment_1133" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The evolution of Salishan Vineyards' wine labels (briefly Timmen's Landing) Salishan produced wine commercially in La Center from 1976-2006.[/caption] A history buff I have never proclaimed to […]

Area wineries offer their Thanksgiving wine pairings

[caption id="attachment_1129" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Our area wineries continue to grow and, with that, so does our selection of fabulous Thanksgiving dinner pairings[/caption] Thanksgiving is the time we fill our tables with […]

November 14 weekend wine ideas for Clark County and beyond

[caption id="attachment_1121" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The tent at Confluence Vineyards is toasty and festive with heaters and twinkling lights.[/caption] Weekend highlights: Sat, Nov 15-Confluence Winery is celebrating their 6th Anniversary from 12-5pm with live music, […]

Sun shone on last Wine Train of 2014

[caption id="attachment_1113" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Anticipation mounted as the circa 1941 diesel-powered locomotive approached Moulton Falls Winery[/caption] The group of approximately 90 railroad revelers couldn’t have asked for better weather in Clark […]

Wine glass 101 for holiday celebrations

[caption id="attachment_1110" align="aligncenter" width="300"] From left to right: 16 ounce red wine glass, 14 ounce white wine glass, Champagne flute, spirits wine glass with tulip shape to release aromas of […]

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