Monthly Archives: December 2006
It’s Christmas Day. 2006 is winding down and New Year’s Eve celebrations are less than a week away. If you plan to have or attend a New Year’s Eve party and like to keep things traditional, then a bottle or two of Champagne or sparkling wine is a must. There are plenty of choices available […]
Is it acceptable to serve wine at a cocktail party? Absolutely – and especially when you consider this – some people don’t like the taste of hard liquor and others aren’t able to drink it at all. If that’s the case, it’s always a good plan to make sure that wines are available for these […]
I was sifting through my archives and discovered that it’s been over two years since I’ve written anything about Malbec. The last time I featured the wine I noted that it was fairly standard stuff in countries such as Chile and Argentina, but it remained somewhat obscure here the Pacific Northwest. Things certainly have changed […]
2:00 to 4:30 pm – Beginning Wine Tasting. The perfect class for those just getting started with wines. The format will be relaxed, yet informative, with plenty of wines to sample. No wine snob attitudes permitted! Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.
Although varietals such as Pinot Gris and Viognier continue to grow in popularity, Chardonnay is still the undisputed king of white wines among Americans. One of the reasons for Chardonnay’s success is its versatility. It can be made in a light, crisp style, oaked or unoaked, fruit-forward, or rich and buttery, to name just a […]