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Today's Wine Review

Last week I was gently reminded that I now live in Washington, the second largest wine producer in the United States, so why am I still writing about California wines. 378 more words

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Drinking & Thinking

In my early days of wine appreciation I had a particular affinity towards Merlot. Boxed merlot in fact. In those more meager times in my life it was a custom to rid the Merlot (Pronounced Mur Lot in those days by my good friend Dchan) of its cardboard restraints and “slap the bag.” We chose Merlot due to it having the highest ABV, something very important when you are looking for a bang for your buck buzz. 186 more words

Drinking & Thinking

Drinking & Thinking

Riesling is a very good competitor when I think about my favorite white varietals. I guess being a primarily red drinker that could be confusing as most rieslings are super sweet. 367 more words

Drinking & Thinking

Wine Wednesday- J Gilbert's

Happy Wednesday! Happy Wine Wednesday!

I recently went to my very first wine and dinner pairing and I had to share it with all of my fellow wine lovers. 287 more words

Wine Awesomeness "Women in Wine" Month: a tale of two reds

Oye! It’s almost November. How did that happen?! I bring to you today a tale of two reds that hail from the bros over at… 947 more words


The Rain

Driving around in the rain a few days in a row marked that reality of  life in the Northwest that summer has truly ended.  That fantastic endless summer of 2015 crashing down with each droplet of rain.  309 more words


The LeBrendt Bistro Is Open!

I really am very happy that Kevin has found his dream job, working at J Bookwalter Tasting Studio in Woodinville. But, with Kevin focusing on his new job recently as the J Bookwalter Tasting Studio Manager, the “LeBrendt Bistro” at home has been empty and the table, getting dusty.  342 more words

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