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Wines of Chile: Maule Valley

January 16, 2013 by  
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During my media trip to Chile in the fall, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. I am individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I tasted from those regions. […]

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Wines of Chile: Colchagua Valley

December 18, 2012 by  
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During my recent media trip to Chile, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. I am individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I tasted from those regions. Today, I […]

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Jones of Washington Delivers Serious Bang for Your Buck

December 11, 2012 by  
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Jones of Washington is a small, family-owned winery located in Quincy, Washington. The Jones Family has been farming in the Columbia Basin for over 50 years. In 1997, Jack Jones started planting wine grapes in the Wahluke Slope AVA. At first, they sold their grapes to other wineries. Then, in 2001, Jack decided to start […]

Jones of Washington Delivers Serious Bang for Your Buck was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Wines of Chile: Casablanca Valley

November 14, 2012 by  
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During my recent media trip to Chile, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. Over the next few weeks, I will be individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I […]

Wines of Chile: Casablanca Valley was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Nota Bene Cellars: Current Releases from the 2009 Vintage

October 8, 2012 by  
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Nota Bene Cellars is a small, family-owned winery located in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. Owner/winemaker Tim Narby and his wife Carol Bryant founded Nota Bene in 2001. Tim got his start in winemaking over 15 years earlier in the Boeing Employee’s Wine and Beermaking Club. When their youngest child was out of preschool, they decided […]

Nota Bene Cellars: Current Releases from the 2009 Vintage was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Highlights and Final Thoughts from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference

October 3, 2012 by  
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Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members participated in tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the bottom of this post for a recap of […]

Highlights and Final Thoughts from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 – Reds

September 5, 2012 by  
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Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. During the conference, we participated in two […]

Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 – Reds was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Challenging Wine Pairing: Sip It, A Creole Dish

August 20, 2012 by  
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Creole and Cajun meals are among my favorites. As I have mentioned before in various posts, the Wine Peeps love spicy foods. John and I recently spent several days in New Orleans celebrating our 44th wedding anniversary and had the opportunity to enjoy some fantastic food! On the way to the airport to return home, […]

Challenging Wine Pairing: Sip It, A Creole Dish was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Chateau Ste. Michelle: Ethos Reserve and Limited Release

June 4, 2012 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 […]

Chateau Ste. Michelle: Ethos Reserve and Limited Release was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Fidelitas Wines: A Passion Realized

April 23, 2012 by  
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Owner/winemaker Charlie Hoppes founded Fidelitas in 2000. Located in Benton City, Washington, in the Red Mountain AVA, Fidelitas gets its name from Charlie’s father-in-law, Dan Fidelis O’Neill. While working for Boeing in the early 1980’s, Charlie was bitten by the wine bug and began experimenting with home winemaking kits. Encouraged by his wife Terri and […]

Fidelitas Wines: A Passion Realized was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

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