Category Archives: Travel

Living it Up Down Here in Southern Oregon

It has been a  trip. Literally.  Move from a town north of Seattle to a town west of Medford. The last time I wrote was quite awhile ago; so many events and life changes have come between me and my … Continue reading

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RED Mountain: The Big, Bold & Tiny AVA

Located on the Eastern edge of Yakima Valley, this AVA established in 2001 has properties that lend itself to growing stressed vines bearing small berries of high tannin content.  The primary grape varieties planted include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Sangiovese, … Continue reading

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2015 is here and I have made some Wine Blogger Resolves.

First, I have have been reading the Top 100 lists of  2014 in various magazines, the Drunken Cyclist (a fine Word Press wine blogger) just posted his Top 10 and they are doozies! So you would think I could come … Continue reading

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The Best Sunset of My Life

  Sipping coffee watching the Travel Channel this morning, I realized that I have not achieved something that should be on everyone’s bucket list – the best sunset of my life. I have seen some pretty ones, even some beautiful … Continue reading

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Epicuria – California Zins I Love to Love

A portion of the ZAP fest I attended this past January in San Francisco was the food and wine event that matches local restaurants with Zinfandels. It’s a pricey proposition; at $125 a ticket, it was more than I have … Continue reading

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