Month: March 2015

La Bottega is an authentic piece of Italy in downtown Vancouver

Last Tuesday I took advantage of La Bottega’s half price bottle special to linger over a 2010 Carmen Carmenère Gran Reserva from the Colchagau Valley with my husband as he […]

Malbec enjoying resurgence in Argentina

Although malbec did not originate in Argentina, it is most widely found there over and above its beginnings in Bordeaux. Through its introduction to Argentina, malbec found a rebirth as a […]

The weekly wine down for Clark County and beyond

  Upcoming events/festival: Wine and Food Society of Clark County - Thu, Mar 26 – From 7-9 pm gather at Visual Expressions Gallery in Camas for a night of wines poured by Burnt Bridge Cellars, […]

Meet the wine pro: Making wine her second act

The inquisitive side of local wine consultant Lynda Lathrop makes her immediately likable. For all her knowledge, there’s no snobbery and she can find value in a $10 bottle of […]

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

  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. St. Helens views and […]

Weekend wine happenings in Clark County for March 12 and beyond

  Weekend highlights: Fri, Mar 13—Niche-a wine & art bar is pouring Portuguese wines from 5-9 pm featuring Quinta dos Roques. Sat, Mar 14—Evergreen Wine Cellar will 'play' host to the Grand Opening of the Piano […]

Walla Walla comes to Portland

Terroir…it’s that French word best described as a sense of place—when a lover of cabernet sauvignon can distinguish a glass from Bordeaux to Napa Valley to the Coonawarra region of […]

Field grafting aka How to dodge the heat from Hollywood

For anyone who’s ever seen Sideways and wondered how wineries might have dealt with the fall out of merlot, allow me to introduce you to field grafting. Stephen Reustle, owner, winemaker […]

Clark County weekend wine happenings

Weekend highlights: Thu, March 5 - It’s First Thursday at New Seasons – Fisher’s Landing this evening from 4-6:30 pm. Visitors can enjoy Loowit beer and food samples, watch Irish dancers and […]

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

The first event of the year for the Wine and Food Society of Clark County was well-attended last Thursday night at the appropriately-appointed Cellar 55 Tasting Room. Community members active in […]

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