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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 […]

Bibbiano Chianti Classico Needs to be at Your Dinner Table

2017 Bibbiano Chianti Classico (about $20) – Looking for an affordable, food-friendly Italian red to serve with dinner? This lovely little number from Tuscany should fit in perfectly. Vanilla, sweet cedar, and spicy aromatics lead off, while the initial wave of black currant flavors melt into brighter, leaner notes of pie cherry and savory cherry […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Spring, 2020

For the week of March 29, 2020: Drink Washington State 2018 Visit Walla Walla White Blend – Prepare for some serious sensory stimulation with this equal-parts combination of Riesling, Muscat, and Pinot Gris. Orange blossom and honeysuckle bouquet, lively mouth-watering flavors of pear, green melon, lychee, and white peach on the palate, and a nicely […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Winter, 2020

For the week of March 15, 2020: Adrice Wines 2017 Riveter Red – Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon – Winemaker Pam Adkins does a fine job with this tasty Cab that strikes the perfect balance between bright fruits of red currant and cranberry and darker, jammy blackberry and plum. The result is a wine with a […]

Great Article From Sean Sullivan Highlights Challenges Wineries Faced With 2019 Vintage

Check out Sean Sullivan’s recap of Washington’s 2019 vintage in a highly informative article on his Washington Wine Report web site. As consumers, we often forget that the quality of wines we drink can be traced back to prudent decisions in the vineyard. At no time was this more important than the 2019 vintage, which […]

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