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My 2011 spring barrel weekend preview

My 2011 spring barrel weekend preview

Awwww, the joys of tasting wine out of wood barrels 😉 Spring Barrel is one of the bigger wine weekends on the calendar and what better way to spend this weekend than going back to where it all began: Yakima Valley, Prosser, & Red Mountain. This trip will take me to wineries old and new. This trip has … Continue reading

My 2011 hot button wine events for St Valentine’s Day

My 2011 hot button wine events for St Valentine’s Day

St Valentine’s Day, one of the most loved or hated holidays of the year, but also one of the most mysterious holidays on the calendar. Most people don’t understand the significance of this day and merely write it off as a commercialized holiday, not realizing the commercial history of the holiday. Others look towards history and … Continue reading

Wine acquisitions: October 23, 2009

Wine acquisitions: October 23, 2009

Sooner or later, my blood will be filled with vino 😉 I’ve spent a few days over the past few weeks tasting wines and ports. It’s been great meeting new people in the wine industry. I even had the pleasure of meeting Stephanie Harvey from the reality tv show, The Winemakers, on PBS. Here is … Continue reading

2009 Yakima Valley & Prosser wine trip

2009 Yakima Valley & Prosser wine trip

Awhile back, I was going to join the many Seattle Sounders faithful in LA for the big game against the Galaxy. Unfortunately, I couldn’t freaking find anyone to go with on the trip and I had an accounting nightmare with two freaking boat cruises. The backup plan you ask? Plan a wine trip!!! 🙂 I … Continue reading