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Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Tasting – Newberg Art Walk and Wine Notes -Part 2

This continues the highlights from  my first pinot noir journey into the northern Willamette Valley.  Located about 25 miles south and west of Portland, you wend your way up the low hills, covered by vineyards, fir trees and white oak. … Continue reading

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Mr. X’s – Open That Bottle Night

I consider myself an unpretentious wine appreciator, but I find that as my palate is becoming more honed, I am hampered by the budget of a single working lady. With few exceptions I buy within my own wallet limitations. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Taste Washington – The largest national single-region Wine Event was awesome!

April 29th was a typical Seattle Spring Saturday that started out with windy conditions and rain. That was quickly forgotten once you entered the halls of  the Century Link Event Center. The air is fragrant with wisps of sweet and savory … 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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Rainy day wine tasting is pretty sweet

To say that winters in the Pacific Northwest can be long, dark, drizzle fests is to say the least about the tedious gray on gray. Gray trees, gray skies, streets that shine and erase the traffic lines, so duh-ulll! Last … Continue reading

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If the Seahawks were an Old World Wine…

It’s Sunday , 4:30pm. The Superbowl is in high gear and the cocktail lounge echoes with cheers from yet another Seahawk touchdown. Christopher tosses himself onto the velvet covered booth, deftly placing his winter beer on the table before the … 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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