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Greetings Wine Lovers! Are you ready for some great wines from Washington and the Pacific Northwest? I’ve got plenty of recommendations to offer in a variety of styles, flavor profiles and price ranges that should make any wine enthusiast happy. In addition, my web site will give you the latest on wine-related events I’ll be […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Fall, 2020

For the week of September 20, 2020: Mercer Estates 2019 Spice Cabinet Vineyard Rose’ – Just because we’re moving into the cooler autumn and winter months doesn’t mean you should stop drinking Rose’! This versatile wine is perfectly adaptable to every season…always refreshing, flavorful, and an incredibly food-friendly choice. This selection from the Prosser-based winery […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Summer, 2020

For the week of September 13, 2020: Kiona Vineyards and Winery 2019 Chenin Blanc – Dear Washington Winemakers: Please continue to make more Chenin Blanc. This versatile, underutilized white wine is such a pleasure to taste and a wonderful alternative to mainstream varietals such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Gris. This selection from the […]

Royal Slope is Washington’s 15th and Newest American Viticultural Area

As reported by the Washington State Wine Commission: Royal Slope is the newest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in Washington. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) published the final rule for Royal Slope on September 2, 2020, to officially define it as a designated wine grape-growing region. “Many of our wineries and grape […]

August is Washington State Wine Month!

August is Washington State Wine Month, and now more than ever, the State’s 1,000+ wineries need your support. If you can’t visit a Washington winery because of travel restrictions, please take the time to order on line or purchase wine from your local retail wine shop or grocer. And remember, when you buy Washington wine […]

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