Monthly Archives: December 2011

Store and Serve Champagne and Sparkling Wine Properly for Best Results

It seems hard to believe, but 2011 comes to a close on Saturday. If you’re planning to host or attend a New Year’s Eve party, sparkling wine and Champagne will almost certainly be the beverage of choice. The proper storage and serving technique for these wines is just as important as the wine itself. Here […]

Thurston Wolfe Features a Great Selection of Red Wines

Winter begins this week and we’re firmly embedded in what I like to refer to as “red wine season.” Certainly red wines can be enjoyed any time of year, but with the colder weather and increase in indoor activities, red wines just seem to be the ideal beverage for social gatherings or sipping while reading […]

Two Mountain Winery Seems to Get Better Every Year

One of the best parts of my job is watching a winery – like a good wine – develop and mature with each passing year. That’s certainly the case with Two Mountain Winery in Zillah. Brothers Matt and Patrick Rawn have come a long way since their first vintage in 2002. I’ve followed their winery […]

Taste of Tulalip Showcases Some of Washington’s Best

The Taste of Tulalip, held on November 11 and 12 at the Tulalip Resort and Casino, is only in its third year, but it’s quickly becoming one of the premiere food and wine events in the state. I’ve visited the resort on a few other occasions and have always found the venue along with its […]