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Walla Walla Vintners: A New Look at a Washington Legend

History In A Nutshell: Gordon Veneri and Myles Anderson, a couple of teachers at Walla Walla Community College and home winemakers for twelve years, finally decided to take their passionate hobby to a professional venture in 1995 and founded the eighth winery in a city of what was then about 10,000 onion farmers and prison guards. 1,701 more words


Powers 2016 Rosé of Malbec

I purchased this wine when I stopped at the Thorpe Fruit Stand on my way home from Yakima this last May.  I had a business meeting combined with a conference, so I was on the road a week, and my visit to Thorpe was a nice treat on the long drive home.  207 more words

Delayed at PDX

Not to worry. Time to enjoy pumpkin curry soup. And Washington red blend Pour Me.

It gets better closer to the gate when you reach House Distillery and a get a taste of Westward Whiskey.

Food And Fun

Today's Food and Wine Review

Even though September is almost here, we are still experiencing hot days and cool nights, the sun shines every day and no rain is on the horizon. 275 more words

Wine Tasting

The Genius of Charles Smith and the Land versus Brand Wine Wars

What do you know about Charles Smith? He’s a marketing genius! Where does he get his ideas? Do you know what he is going to do next? 1,149 more words


A "Vision" Worth Sharing

Sometimes simple words cannot do what confirming signs and wonders of the Universe can.  To the soul seeker, there is magic in the Pacific Northwest.   372 more words


Columbia Crest: When Crowd-Sourcing REALLY Works

I’ve taken several well-read swings at the whole idea of crowd-sourcing, as it pertains to ratings of most anything, for the simple fact that, in crowd-sourcing, the basic principle is “crowd”, in its literal sense: a collection of random citizens whose knowledge base and judgment is unknowable and unquantifiable. 1,871 more words