Category Results for: Cabernet Franc

 

Owen Roe Winery: David O’ Reilly Took His Dream Solo

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

After founding Sineann with Peter Rosback in 1994, winemaker David O’Reilly took his dream solo when he started Owen Roe Winery, named for Irish patriot Owen Roe O’Neil, in 1999. Located in St. Paul, Oregon, Owen Roe produces wines from both Oregon and Washington fruit. O’Reilly sources his fruit from small vineyard sites in Oregon […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Greek Moussaka

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

While I generally prefer flavorful but simple-to-prepare recipes, I decided to make Greek moussaka for this month’s challenging wine pairing meal. Although there are short-cut versions, I wanted to follow the standard recipe. Moussaka is a little like lasagna in that there are layers—potatoes, eggplant, cheese, ground lamb (although beef can also be used) with […]

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Corliss Estates and Tranche Cellars: Livin’ Up to the Hype

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Corliss Estates and Tranche Cellars burst onto the scene a couple of years ago and almost immediately received high praise from the critics. Located in Walla Walla, Washington, Corliss’s critical acclaim has not been limited to the confines of Washington State. In fact, their goal is to be considered one of the “grand vins” of […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Jerked Chicken

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

This month’s challenging wine pairing was a special treat. Our friends Darren and Mardee invited us over for jerked chicken, and we did our challenging pairing with their fabulous meal. What a beautiful evening in Seattle, out on their deck, eating delicious food, drinking great wine, and spending time with wonderful friends! Jerk is a […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Willow Crest Cabernet Franc

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

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? Many of our readers have said this is something they would like, so here is this week’s selection, the 2008 Willow Crest Cabernet Franc from the Yakima Valley of Washington […]

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Taste Washington 2011: Highlights from Washington Wine’s Signature Event

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Hosted annually by the Washington Wine Commission, Taste Washington is dubbed “the ultimate wine experience.” This past weekend brought Washington wine lovers from around the country to Seattle to drink, eat, and be merry. The event is a wine and food lover’s paradise. The festivities kicked off on Friday with the Washington Wine Restaurant Awards, […]

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Cana’s Feast Winery: Turning Water into Wine

Monday, March 21st, 2011

The folks at Cana’s Feast Winery do not literally turn water into wine; however, the wedding feast at Cana at which Jesus performed his first miracle and turned water into wine inspired the winery’s name. Founded by Gino Cuneo as Cuneo Cellars in 1993, the winery was renamed Cana’s Feast, which had been the name […]

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Taste Washington 2011 Preview

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Washington State ranks second nationally in wine production with over 700 wineries and 40,000 vineyard acres. As I’ve said numerous times before, Washington wines are perfectly positioned to thrive in our current economy. Washington State is producing outstanding wines that consistently deliver great bang for your buck. If you love Washington wine, want to learn […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Cabernet Franc [Wow! Alert]

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Cabernet Franc is generally thought of as the quiet little brother of Cabernet Sauvignon. Some people even refer to it as the “other” Cabernet. However, Cabernet Franc is actually one of the genealogical parents of Cabernet Sauvignon. Originating in Bordeaux, France, Cabernet Sauvignon is a cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. Well-known as a […]

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New Releases from Fielding Hills, 2008 Vintage [Wow! Alert]

Monday, November 1st, 2010

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 […]

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