Month: March 2015

La Bottega is an authentic piece of Italy in downtown Vancouver

[caption id="attachment_1516" align="aligncenter" width="372"] La Bottega carries an impressive 300+ wines-all available for retail purchase. Photo courtesy of La Bottega.[/caption] Last Tuesday I took advantage of La Bottega’s half price bottle […]

Malbec enjoying resurgence in Argentina

[caption id="attachment_1500" align="aligncenter" width="470"] Malbec from the Northwest region of Argentina is not as inky in color as those found in the Mendoza region but their more peppery notes allow […]

The weekly wine down for Clark County and beyond

  [caption id="attachment_920" align="aligncenter" width="469"] Sat, Mar 21 saw the season opening of East Fork Cellars in conjunction with the Vancouver Farmers Market.[/caption] Upcoming events/festival: Wine and Food Society of Clark County - […]

Meet the wine pro: Making wine her second act

[caption id="attachment_1496" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Area wine consultant, Lynda Lathrop, spends a great deal of time in Clark County, Willamette Valley and Walla Walla wineries to keep her finger on the […]

It’s time to train for the Fifth Annual North County Wine Run

  [caption id="attachment_1477" align="aligncenter" width="451"] The North County Wine Run has become a true destination run luring joggers from Canada for the past four years with a course that promises Mt. […]

Weekend wine happenings in Clark County for March 12 and beyond

  [caption id="attachment_1291" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Evergreen Wine Cellar will 'play' host to the Grand Opening of the Piano Preservation & Consignment shop located next door.[/caption] Weekend highlights: Fri, Mar 13—Niche-a wine & art […]

Walla Walla comes to Portland

[caption id="attachment_1472" align="aligncenter" width="300"] At last weeks’ Walla Walla Wine at Pure Space event, over 50 wineries brought Walla Walla Valley to Portland, Ore. Photo courtesy of Walla Walla Valley […]

Field grafting aka How to dodge the heat from Hollywood

[caption id="attachment_1451" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The south-facing slopes of Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards’ Romancing Rock Vineyard is planted with a multitude of varietals including riesling, pinot gris, semillon, grüner veltliner, pinot noir, […]

Clark County weekend wine happenings

[caption id="attachment_696" align="aligncenter" width="264"] Stop by Brewed 360 during First Friday Art Walk for live music, a selection of Northwest wines (and beers) and a true community vibe.[/caption] Weekend highlights: Thu, March […]

Wine and Food Society of Clark County event great kick-off for 2015!

[caption id="attachment_1456" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Gordon Estate 2013 Chardonnay, Five Star Cellars 2010 Sangiovese, Purple Star 2009 Reserve Syrah and Basel Cellars 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon were all available for tasting or […]

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