Month: January 2015

Wine travels: The Route des Vins d’Alsace

Ahead of drinking wine on my list of favorite things to do is travel. Putting the two together is the very definition of synergy. With so many great wine regions […]

Wine low down for Jan 29th and beyond

Weekend highlights: Tonight - Cellar 55, Koi Pond Cellars, Pomeroy Cellars, Rusty Grape Vineyards—Feature Thursday happy hours to jump start every weekend. The Portland Seafood and Wine Festival - Fri, Jan 30 & […]

Vinotopia is a veritable playground for wine lovers

Vinotopia, housed inside Vancouver’s Cinetopia, is a veritable playground for wine lovers. Aside from the extensive wines by the glass or by the bottle list, customers can enjoy one-ounce tastings […]

Wine Review: A Trio of Merlot

Wines vary across the board from $5.00 on up for the same varietal. The end product is a culmination of many factors such as the best growing region for a […]

Drink This! Vancouver and much more for Jan 23, 2015 weekend

  Weekend highlights: Drink This! Vancouver - Fri, Jan 24 is the next date for this popular event where participants take to the walkable streets of downtown Vancouver to enjoy an ever-rotating […]

Gran Reserva heats up winter camping

Sitting around a smoky campfire with Cape Disappointment State Park nearly all to ourselves last week it seemed appropriate to open a bottle of Juan Ramon Lozano’s 2008 Gran Oristan […]

Meet the wine pro; Blending wine with history

In a storefront that dates back to 1909 shop owner, Pam Robertson, will soon celebrate her 7th year in business. Evergreen Wine Cellar began as a 400 square foot space […]

Weekend wine wrap-up for Jan 16, 2015

This weekend: Emanar Cellars —Thursday, January 15th is the deadline to pay the Spanish Wine Country tour deposit of $900 per person. Join Richard and Mar September 19-30 as they take an intimate […]

Gallagher is supreme hostess at C’est la vie’s Friday Night Social Hour

When I found out that Keri Gallagher, owner of C’est La Vie Crêperie in Battle Ground, was planning to expand her hours to include a Friday Night Social Hour I […]

Trending Now: Wine Festivals for 2015

  What’s better than wine and travel? Wine as an excuse to travel. Below is a list of reasons to get out of Dodge (and a couple to keep you close […]

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