Monthly Archives: August 2007
Tim Sampson, Owner/Winemaker for Walla Walla’s Yellow Hawk Cellar has a mantra that appears on every label: “Wine should taste like fruit.” The first time I heard this, an alarm went off inside my head warning me that I might be trying a high-priced knockoff of a Boone’s Farm fruit salad. But in this case, […]
6:00 to 8:00 pm – Wines from Walla Walla. Learn more about wines made from the Walla Walla appellation and by winemakers from this Washington grape growing region. A must-attend class for the serious red wine drinker! Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.
I recently returned from my annual visit to the Walla Walla Valley, where I’ve been following the local wine scene for over 10 years. During that time, the growth in the number of wineries has been tremendous, from less than 10 in 1996 to over 100 today. Walla Walla winemakers have been criticized by some […]
8:00 am – Covey Run Winery in Woodinville will be partnering with Auction of Washington Wines to raise $100,000 for Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center by holding a 10K race (open only to runners age 21 and older) and 5K Fun Run & Walk. All donations made by participants to the hospital will be […]
With warm, sunny days in seemingly short supply this summer, I take virtually every opportunity I can to fire up the barbeque. I think it’s a great idea to have a bottle of zinfandel on hand to serve with barbequed foods because most zins have a bold, robust quality with peppery, spicy undertones that complement […]