Month: July 2016

Ghost Hill Cellars captivates centuries-old miner

Everybody loves a good ghost story. What better to pair it with than wines earning high marks in Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and Vinous? Back in May I had the pleasure […]

Celebrate all things lavender at Heisen House this weekend

Summertime is lagging a bit this year but temperatures are picking up this week, just in time for the 7th Annual Lavender Festival, held at Heisen House Vineyards this Saturday, July […]

Bargain alert: A fiery little rosé perfect for this weeks’ weather

You know how it is when you find the cutest skirt or top and everyone compliments you on it and you can’t wait to tell them it cost $3.00 at […]

C’est la Vie Annex brings well-stocked wine shop to the west side

As Southwest Washington becomes increasingly wine centric, its residents are crying out for more.More wine shops to purchase a special bottle for dinner, some accoutrements to elevate the experience and […]

SW Washington Winery Assn forms non-profit organization

The Southwest Washington Winery Association (SWWA) is pleased to officially announce the formation of a non-profit organization to promote and encourage the development and growth of the grape wine industry in […]

2016 Tastes & Tunes features local craft beverages

This years’ Battle Ground Rotary Tastes & Tunes will be held at Alderbrook Park from 12 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 30 and the venue promises to be a […]

Adelsheim’s 2014 Breaking Ground worth the wait

My love affair with pinot noir is relatively new. I admit that up until a few years ago I really believed a red wine should smack you upside the head […]

Family ties anchor new wine shop in historic Sparks building

When husband and wife team, Tim and Courtney Barker, opened Véraison Wine & Events less than two years ago, it was with the vision of bringing wine into the living […]

Local author partners with artisan bakers and new wine shop to launch latest book

With a little help from her friends, Vancouver author, Ellie Alexander (a.k.a. Kate Dyer-Seeley) recently launched Caught Bread Handed, her fourth book in the very successful Bakeshop Mystery series. Nearly two […]

The Allure of Alloro

Rows of cypress, aromatic herbs, olive trees, a terra cotta-adorned villa and spicy wines evoke la dolce vita—the good life found in the Mediterranean climate of Italy. Thanks to the […]

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