Thursday, September 3, 2015

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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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 […]

Fielding Hills’ Best Wine Yet: 2009 Estate Barrel Select Syrah [Wow! Alert] was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

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 […]

Chateau Ste. Michelle 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.

Fall Line Winery: Current and Upcoming Releases

October 29, 2014 by  
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Recently, we had the pleasure to catch up with winemaker Tim Sorenson and taste through Fall Line Winery’s current and upcoming releases. We tasted six of their current releases and also previewed three other wines that will be released in the fall of 2015. While we were very impressed with all nine wines, we thought […]

Fall Line Winery: Current and Upcoming Releases was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Wine Tasting Dinner: Sauvignon Blanc from Around the World

October 1, 2014 by  
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Sauvignon Blanc has been one of our favorite white varieties for years. We have a soft spot for Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region of New Zealand, which was solidified on our trip to the region in 2005. Ever since, we have made it a point to try Sauvignon Blanc from other countries/regions when we […]

Wine Tasting Dinner: Sauvignon Blanc from Around the World was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Long Shadows Vintners: 2011 Sequel Syrah [Wow! Alert]

September 10, 2014 by  
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Founded by Washington wine pioneer Allen Shoup, Long Shadows Vintners is a collection of ultra-premium wineries comprised of internationally acclaimed winemakers from the major wine regions of the world. Each winemaker is a partner in a unique winery dedicated to producing a single Columbia Valley wine representing a “best of type” that reflects the winemaker’s […]

Long Shadows Vintners: 2011 Sequel Syrah [Wow! Alert] was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

New Releases from Fielding Hills, 2011 Vintage

August 6, 2014 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 have turned a middle portion of their orchard near Mattawa into a vineyard. Their RiverBend Vineyard, planted in 1998, is in the Wahluke […]

New Releases from Fielding Hills, 2011 Vintage was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé

July 16, 2014 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 try the 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé from the Horse Heaven Hills of Washington State. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of […]

A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi

June 25, 2014 by  
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While gnocchi does not receive as much attention as other pastas, potato gnocchi has become popular and frequently appears on restaurant menus. In fact, in the past year, I have enjoyed delicious gnocchi both in Italy and here in Seattle. Since we Wine Peeps enjoy Italian food very much, I decided to prepare a challenging […]

Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Wine Tasting Dinner: 2007 Washington Syrah Revisited

May 21, 2014 by  
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Washington Syrah compares favorably with the best in the world. Washington Syrah generally falls somewhere in between the jammy Shiraz of Australia and the more austere Syrah of the northern Rhone. It generally has good acidity and tannins. The common denominators of our favorite Syrahs from Washington have been deep, dark purple color and luscious […]

Wine Tasting Dinner: 2007 Washington Syrah Revisited was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

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