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Champagne and Tacos – a Unique Lunch at Kiona Vineyards, Washington

(May 2, 2017) Kiona Vineyards, located in the Red Mountain AVA of Washington State, was the first stop of the day. One of the oldest wineries in the region, established in 1961, it is famous for its big luscious cabernet sauvignons, old vineyards, and a panoramic view of the valley. 339 more words

Guardian Cellars – A Unique Winery Started by a Retired Police Officer

Not only do they produce big, inky, chewy and high satisfying red wines from Washington State, this winery also boasts a very unique wine story. Started by retired police officer, Jerry Riener, the name “ 235 more words

Monday Night Blues


2012 Red Blend
This delight is a robust blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah and let me tell you, it does not disappoint. I’ve found a lot of red blends tend to be what I like to call “juice”. 118 more words


2015 Couplet, by J. Bookwalter Winery

I picked up this bottle a few weeks ago on a visit with one of one of my oldest, dearest friends in Eastern Washington.  We have been friends since we were 9 years old. 233 more words

L'Ecole No. 41 Grenache Rose - Wine Obsession of the Week

Have you noticed a theme with my wine reviews this month? The little bit of sun we are catching here in Seattle has me ready for summer, and sitting out on the patio sipping rose! 92 more words


The Gruner

Gruner Veltliner is a grape most closely associated with Austria but now you can find a Washington version of the wine in Woodinville. Local indie winemaker, Michael Savage, is a fan of the grape.   122 more words


Welcome to Canoe Ridge Vineyard

An Authentic Northwest Adventure

As legend has it, explorers Lewis and Clark noticed a ridge resembling an overturned canoe on their historic 1805 Columbia River journey. 373 more words