I visited Maryhill Winery and Cathedral Ridge Winery during a post-conference tour of the 2018 Wine Blogger’s Conference.[Read more]
Visiting Walla Walla, Washington and Highlights from the Wine Bloggers Conference 2018
I had another great time at the Wine Bloggers Conference this year which was held in Walla Walla, Washington on October 4 -7, 2018.[Read more]
Cadaretta Windthrow 2014 – A Silky, Syrah-Dominated Red Blend that Drips in Elegance
Cadaretta, Windthrow 2014, Columbia Valley, Washington
Tasting Note: A silky, syrah-dominated red blend that drips in elegance. [Read more]
6 Reasons Why Real Wine Lovers Should Visit Red Mountain
You may not be familiar with wines from the Red Mountain American Viticultural Area (AVA) in Washington state.
And neither was I until my visit this past October as part of the 2018 Wine Bloggers Conference.
But I’m a fan of now.[Read more]
Portrait Cellars Cabernet Franc 2009 – Proves the Heights and Depth of Complexity the Cab Franc Can Reach in Red Mountain
Portrait Cellars, Cabernet Franc 2009, Red Mountain, Washington
Tasting Note: Cabernet franc may well find one of its ideal warm-weather growing sites in Washington state’s Red-Mountain AVA, and this bottle proves the heights and depth of complexity the grape can reach here.[Read more]
Hamilton Cellars Weinbau Cabernet Franc 2013 – Echoes the Loire with Fruit-Restraint, Subtlety and Complexity of Flavor
Hamilton Cellars, Weinbau Cabernet Franc 2013, Columbia Valley, Washington
Tasting Note: A Washington-state cabernet franc that echoes the Loire with fruit-restraint, subtlety and complexity of flavor.[Read more]
My friends Rob Frisch and Liz Barrett filmed this “Name that Wine” clip at the 2018 Wine Bloggers Conference in Walla Walla, Washington. Only one wine writer guessed the correct wine. This was fun!