Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Fielding Hills: Consistently Producing Great Wines

March 23, 2016 by  
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Fielding Hills Winery is one of the top wineries in Washington State. Owner/winemaker Mike Wade and his wife Karen are longtime apple and cherry growers who turned a middle portion of their orchard near Mattawa into a vineyard. Their RiverBend Vineyard, planted in 1998, is in the Wahluke Slope AVA and is their sole source […]

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Ysios: A Boutique Winery in the Campo Viejo Family

October 7, 2015 by  
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Ysios is a boutique winery in the Campo Viejo family, exclusively dedicated to the crafting of Reserva wines made from 100% Tempranillo grapes. Located in Laguardia in the Rioja Alavesa sub-region of Rioja, Spain, the picturesque Ysios winery was created by renowned architect Santiago Calatrava and opened in 2001. The name Ysios pays tribute to […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2014 Domaine Saint Aix Rosé

July 22, 2015 by  
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Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2014 Domaine Saint Aix Rosé from the Provence region of France. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of […]

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Campo Viejo: Where Wine and Art Come Together

July 10, 2015 by  
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Spanish artist Okuda and French artist Remed are renowned in the urban art scene for their colorful creations. Okuda was born and raised in Santander, Spain. He started painting in 1997 and began producing urban art on a larger scale in 2002. Okuda specializes in street art, illustrations, paintings, murals, sculptures, and installations. Remed grew […]

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2012 Kennedy Shah Merlot

June 18, 2015 by  
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The Woodhouse Wine Estates is a boutique winery located in Woodinville, Washington. Owners Bijal and Sinead Shah founded Woodhouse Wine Estates in 2004 along with Bijal’s uncle Tom Campbell. Winemaker Jean Claude Beck comes from several generations of French winemakers and has worked at various wineries in California and Washington. Woodhouse produces three tiers of […]

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Spotlight On: Campo Viejo

June 5, 2015 by  
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Campo Viejo was founded in 1959 by two winemakers from Rioja, Spain, Bernardo Beristain and Jose Ortigüela. The winery name, Campo Viejo, was inspired by the land in El Villar de Arnedo where Jose Ortigüela spent his childhood. Directly translated from Spanish to English, “Campo Viejo” means “old field”. Situated in the heart of Rioja […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2014 Ponzi Pinot Gris

May 12, 2015 by  
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Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2014 Ponzi Pinot Gris from the Willamette Valley in Oregon. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of >=3.5 […]

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Fielding Hills’ Best Wine Yet: 2009 Estate Barrel Select Syrah [Wow! Alert]

April 30, 2015 by  
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Fielding Hills Winery, a small, family-owned winery in Wenatchee, is one of the top wineries in Washington State. Owner/winemaker Mike Wade and his wife Karen are longtime apple and cherry growers who turned a middle portion of their orchard near Mattawa into a vineyard. Their RiverBend Vineyard, planted in 1998, is in the Wahluke Slope […]

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Chateau Ste. Michelle Delivers Serious Bang for Your Buck

February 11, 2015 by  
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Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington State’s founding winery with its roots dating back to the repeal of Prohibition. In 1976, Ste. Michelle built a French-style chateau in Woodinville, just northeast of Seattle. While all of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s vineyards are located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains, all of their white wines are […]

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Happy 7th Birthday to Wine Peeps!

January 9, 2015 by  
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Today marks seven years since we started sharing our wine adventures with you here on Wine Peeps. What an exciting seven years it has been! We have written 1,269 posts and tasted over 6,500 wines. We have had the pleasure to meet so many wonderful people in the wine industry as well as fellow wine […]

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