Category Archives: Other NW Wine Recommendations

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Fall, 2016

For the week of November 27, 2016: Cairdeas Winery 2014 ‘Tri’ Red Wine Blend – Best in Show winner at this year’s Tri-Cities Wine Festival, this perfectly balanced, perfectly crafted Rhone-style blend of Grenache (Blanc), Syrah, and Mourvedre hits all the right notes. Understated black cherry at the core, with nuances of chocolate, white pepper, […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Summer, 2016

For the week of September 18, 2016: Mellisoni Vineyards 2013 Syrah – Rob and Donna Mellison have a great thing going at their Lake Chelan winery…spectacular views, good wine, and first-class service. This gorgeous Syrah displays dark cherry flavors that become more concentrated as the wine progresses. The finish is lenghty, slight chewy, and inky […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Spring, 2016

For the week of June 12, 2016: Forgeron Cellars 2012 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – This completely over-the-top Cabernet from winemaker Marie-Eve Gilla will put you in state of red wine bliss. Open a bottle, and you’ll feel like you’re walking through a field of wild blackberries. This fruit carries over to the palate, along […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Winter, 2016

For the week of March 13, 2016: Owen Roe Winery 2013 Yakima Valley Red Wine – This stunning, perfectly balanced red wine blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon, is indicative of everything on the tasting menu currently available from this Yakima Winery. Winemaker/Partner David O’Rielly not only makes great wines, you’ll find that […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Fall, 2015

For the week of December 27, 2015: Try something sparkling from several Washington wineries! Possible choices include Masquerade Wine Company and Mount Baker Vineyards in Bellingham, Mountain Dome in Spokane, Chelan’s Karma Vineyards or Treveri Cellars in Yakima. Cheers and Happy New Year! For the week of December 13, 2015: Dunham Cellars 2011 Lewis Vineyard […]