Rusty Grape Vineyards

Local vintners featuring port-style wines for Valentine’s Weekend

[caption id="attachment_3139" align="aligncenter" width="300"] English Estate Winery carries a large line of fortified ‘nectars’—dessert wines made with their own pinot noir brandy distilled by Clear Creek Distillery. Viki Eierdam[/caption] Valentine’s weekend […]

Celebrate the sun’s appearance with a few North Bank weekend picks

The sun is shining and, if you’re looking for a way to celebrate its appearance, here are my top picks for the Clark County area: [caption id="attachment_2954" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rescheduled from […]

Rusty Grape to host 10th Annual Stompfest

[caption id="attachment_2897" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Come join the 10th Annual Stompfest held at Rusty Grape Vineyards on Saturday, September 17 from noon-7 p.m. Rusty Grape Vineyards[/caption] I Love Lucy is, arguably, the classic […]

Cruising the Bordeaux River with Rusty Grape Vineyards (recap)

[caption id="attachment_2556" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The 17th-century Citadelle de Blaye was a highlight tour on Rusty Grape Vineyards’ first annual group cruise. Viki Eierdam[/caption] As I sat in the sunshine on the […]

This Memorial Weekend, Sip Into Something Local

[caption id="attachment_2544" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Clark County is currently home to 18 wineries and tasting rooms. Enjoy a taste of local in Southwest Washington Wine Country this Memorial Weekend. Dan Eierdam[/caption] The […]

The 6th Annual North County Wine Run returns to Rusty Grape

[caption id="attachment_2493" align="aligncenter" width="140"] The 2016 North County Wine Run features possibly the best medal to date—a three-dimensional bull wine pourer made of metal and chrome-plated. Photo courtesy of Get […]

Countdown to Bordeaux: The 2016 Rusty Grape Vineyards river cruise

[caption id="attachment_1890" align="aligncenter" width="300"] This time next Saturday I’ll be dining with other guests aboard the Viking Forseti as we anticipate our week-long journey on a Bordeaux river cruise (identical […]

Give the gift of a wine club membership this Christmas season

[caption id="attachment_2255" align="aligncenter" width="470"] For the wine lover on your list this Christmas season, a wine club membership is a terrific gift idea. Pomeroy Cellars[/caption] The Christmas season is in full […]

Grape stomping: From tradition to technology

[caption id="attachment_2002" align="aligncenter" width="470"] Grape stomping festivals continue to invoke the romance of the industry. Contestants clad in Lucy-esque fashion delight onlookers at Rusty Grape Vineyards, which hosted their 9th […]

Cruise the famed waterways of France with Rusty Grape Vineyards

[caption id="attachment_1891" align="aligncenter" width="470"] The Viking Longship Freya is identical in size and amenities to the Forseti that Rusty Grape Vineyards has reserved cabins on for a spectacular April of […]

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