Category Results for: Cabernet Sauvignon

 

A Wine for Tonight: 2010 Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Claret

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

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 2010 Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Claret from California. Our selection criteria […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: 2008 Washington Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Washington State Cabernet Sauvignons are among the best in the world, and they are much better values (higher QPR) than most Cabs in other wine regions of the world. Last Friday evening, we tasted six Cabernet Sauvignons from the 2008 vintage from Washington State in our wine tasting dinner. It was another fabulous evening of […]

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Nota Bene Cellars: Current Releases from the 2009 Vintage

Monday, October 8th, 2012

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 […]

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Highlights and Final Thoughts from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

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 […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2010 Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

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 2010 Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon from the Columbia […]

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Wines of Chile Culinary Bus Tour of Portland

Monday, September 17th, 2012

The day before the recent Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon, Colby and I had the pleasure to attend a culinary bus tour hosted by Wines of Chile. We boarded the Double Decker tour bus at the DoubleTree Portland and headed off for a wonderful afternoon enjoying Portland’s diverse food options paired with some wonderful […]

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Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 – Reds

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

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 […]

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2009 Napa Cellars Stagecoach Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Founded by Rich Frank and Koerner Rombauer in 1996, Napa Cellars was acquired by Trinchero Family Estates ten years later. Trinchero Family Estates has been producing wines for over 60 years. Through the years, the Trinchero family and the company have expanded. Today, Trinchero represents over 27 brands in the United States and Australia. Winemaker […]

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Rasa Vineyards: Preview of Fall Releases [Wow! Alert]

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Founded in 2007 by brothers Pinto and Billo Naravane, Rasa Vineyards is a bona fide Washington wine superstar. Their beautiful winery is located south of downtown Walla Walla near the Washington/Oregon state line. Billo serves as winemaker and Pinto as managing partner, but the brothers collaborate on every aspect of the business. They both have […]

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Cadaretta: Current Releases of Cabernet Sauvignon and SBS

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Cadaretta, located in Walla Walla, Washington, is owned and operated by the Middleton family. The Middleton family has a long history in Washington State. They started the Anderson & Middleton forestry products company in Hoquiam, Washington, in 1898. In fact, Cadaretta is named for a ship that once carried their goods to market. The family […]

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