Month: December 2014

Cheers to 2015!

[caption id="attachment_1236" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Here's to 2014 and another 365 days stretched out with untold possibilities[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_1240" align="alignleft" width="300"] Baby Girl & Challenge (a.k.a. Snow & Charming) the first night […]

December wine review with recipe pairings

[caption id="attachment_1228" align="aligncenter" width="225"] The crisp acidity and mandarin orange notes of this Spier 2013 Sauvignon Blanc complements the tanginess in Goat Cheese-Stuffed Chicken with Green Beans.[/caption] Spier 2013 Sauvignon Blanc […]

Rezabek Vineyards is looking to put Clark County on the sparkling wine map

[caption id="attachment_1225" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Rezabek Vineyards/Daybreak Cellars is currently a by-appointment-only winery in Battle Ground, WA[/caption] Living in Battle Ground, I’m fortunate to unwittingly be at the heart of the vineyard […]

Meet the vintner: From concrete to crush

[caption id="attachment_1218" align="aligncenter" width="206"] Dan Andersen, co-owner and vintner at Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery, began planting grapes in Ridgefield in 1997[/caption] Dan Andersen’s passion for winemaking was born during the […]

Last chance for some wine-focused Christmas gifts

[caption id="attachment_395" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Emanar Cellars will pair Nancy Herron's recount of her 558-mile Camino de Santiago pilgrimage with wines found along The Way[/caption] Weekend highlights: Brewed – Fri, Dec 19 from […]

Trending now: Champagne and sparklings

[caption id="attachment_1209" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The bready notes of Champagne give it a rich mouth-feel that goes as well with brie and triple crème cheeses as it does with a well-assembled […]

Christmas shopping at local wine haunts

[caption id="attachment_1204" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Come out and enjoy Confluence Winery's annual Holiday Boutique & Barrel tasting while supporting the local food bank[/caption] Weekend highlights: Burnt Bridge Cellars – Sun, Dec 14 from noon-5 […]

Neighborhood coffee house helping folks wine down

[caption id="attachment_1197" align="aligncenter" width="266"] A cozy fireplace is the first thing that greets you walking into Latte Da's 1901 digs[/caption] Scott Flury opened Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar in […]

Wine and the Goldilocks paradigm

[caption id="attachment_1184" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Serving wine at the appropriate temperature can make all the difference between a great experience and a mediocre memory.[/caption] ‘Serve at room temperature’ is a common recommendation […]

First Friday is upon us once again

[caption id="attachment_917" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Cellar 55 promises a night of live music and local art every First Friday while show-casing their impressive Eastern Washington and Walla Walla wineries[/caption] Weekend highlights: It's First […]

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