Month: December 2015

1930’s SW Washington Wine connection featured at Total Wine

A well-stocked shelf at Vancouver, Washington’s Total Wine & More features bottles that might not be there were it not for a little winery that operated in Clark County 80 […]

Battle Ground’s newest winery welcoming visitors

Back in November Corks and Forks reported that Battle Ground's newest winery—Dolio Winery—would be joining the rest of the gang for SW Washington Wine Country's Thanksgiving Weekend New Release & Barrel Tasting. […]

Tips to enjoy a budget-friendly toast for New Year’s revelers

Sparkling fans have heard of the big boys—Veuve Clicquot, Moet & Chandon and Dom Perignon—which come with high-end price tags. This New Year’s, embrace the trend of grower Champagnes or […]

Analemma sparkling site in the Gorge

It’s their moment to shine and shine they do as the wire cage—called a muselet— that fits over each bottle’s opening is untwisted, the mushroom-shaped cork is pried out and […]

Bubbles the guest of honor all weekend

  ‘Tis the season for bubbles and they were poured up all over this weekend from the complimentary tasting held most Friday nights at Battle Ground Produce to a sparkling event […]

Bring wines that overdeliver to your holiday celebration

We find ourselves smack dab in the middle of the holiday season but the two big ones—Christmas and New Year’s—have yet to arrive. When compiling a shopping list, don’t forget […]

Seattle’s “first neighborhood” welcomes The Estates Wine Room

Known as the oldest neighborhood in Seattle—with some of its grand brick buildings dating as far back as 1852—the foot traffic around Pioneer Square that had waned over the years […]

Give the gift of a wine club membership this Christmas season

The Christmas season is in full swing and no doubt there’s someone on every list that seems to have it all. If that hard-to-buy-for special someone is a wine lover, […]

VanArnam Vineyards brings Rattlesnake Hills AVA to the ‘Couv

The newest winery to join Vancouver’s only co-op, Cellar 55 Tasting Room—located in Uptown Village—hosted their launch party on Saturday night and even Santa Claus was on hand for the […]

Paul Durant leaving a legacy one tree at a time

Extra virgin olive oil from Italy and Spain is divine. Procure it from California and it can be dubbed ‘local.’ But, did you know that Oregon could be the next […]

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