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Three must-visit Walla Walla Wineries

Named in 2011 by USA Today as friendliest small city in the US and by Rand McNally’s Best of the Road contest, Walla Walla, WA is home to Whitman College, world-famous sweet onions and a rapidly evolving wine scene in WA state. 44 more words


Thirsty Thursday: Refreshing Riesling from High Desert: Mercer 2012

Damn. Summer and record droughts will not go away.  I tire of sweating in bed (as does my wife).  Therefore, chilled whites are still required to fool me into imagining myself cool. 323 more words

The Tumwater Artesian Brewfest Is Coming Next Saturday

“It’s The Water.”  That’s the famous slogan you may have heard for Tumwater Washington’s own Olympia Beer.  It went hand in hand with their advertising campaign, which highlighted the use of “Artesian” water (Olympia Brewing Company ceased the use of Artesian well water when they were acquired by Pabst Blue Ribbon in 1983).   734 more words


Drinking & Thinking

White wines are sort of a new territory for me. Early on in my wine tasting expeditions I found them sweet and boring. (Also, lacking the alcohol content that a younger/more inexperienced/broke Todd was looking for….) Fortunately, as I’ve gotten older my palate has gotten more adventurous allowing me to enjoy a white every now and then. 151 more words

Drinking & Thinking

Columbia Crest Continues Crowdsourced Winemaking Experience

Last Minute Exciting Wine News from Columbia Crest Winery. Read and respond to them immediately; contest ends Monday, August 3! 

Paterson, Washington – Last year, … 615 more words


Chateau Ste. Michelle Pinot Gris 2014

Pinot Gris – what is it?  Simply put, Pinot Gris is the French name for Pinot Grigio.  Enough said!  In addition, this wine’s label indicates it comes from 100% Vinifera rootstock.  198 more words


It's the Water Alright

the air, the water, some dirt and bread
the water, the dirt, some bread and air
the bread, some air, the water and dirt… 7 more words