Category Results for: Merlot

 

A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Buried Cane Merlot

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

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 Buried Cane Merlot from Washington State. Our selection criteria include: […]

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Highlights and Wine Tastings from the 2010 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

This past weekend, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Walla Walla, Washington, for the third annual North American Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 300 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the […]

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Seven Hills Winery: One of the Pioneers in the Walla Walla Valley

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Founded in 1988 by winemaker Casey McClellan and his wife Vicky, Seven Hills Winery is located in downtown Walla Walla, Washington. Casey was raised in Walla Walla and is a fourth-generation farmer. In fact, he helped his father plant Seven Hills Vineyard in 1982, one of the first three vineyards in the Walla Walla Valley. […]

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Live Wine Blogging from WBC in Walla Walla – Red Wines

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

5:00pm It’s Day 2 here at the Wine Bloggers Conference in Walla Walla, Washington. We are just about to begin the Live Wine Blogging – Red Wines segment featuring wines poured for us by the winemakers themselves. Just like yesterday, we will update this post as we go. 5:05pm 2007 Sequel Syrah [Long Shadows] (Columbia […]

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Cedergreen Cellars: An Integration of New World Styles

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Founded in 2002 by winemaker Kevin Cedergreen, Cedergreen Cellars is located in Kirkland, Washington, though, as is the case with most Washington State wineries, their fruit is sourced from eastern Washington. Kevin’s introduction to agriculture came at an early age, growing up on an orchard in eastern Washington. After college, Kevin worked as a landscape […]

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Current Releases from Boudreaux Cellars

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Boudreaux Cellars, located just outside Leavenworth, Washington, was founded by owner/winemaker Rob Newsom in 2001. A Louisiana native, Newsom has lived on the property that is home to both his log home and Boudreaux Cellars since 1981. He began making wine in his garage in 1998 and started building the winery facilities in 2001. Boudreaux […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2007 Milbrandt Traditions Merlot

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

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 2007 Milbrandt Traditions Merlot from the Columbia Valley of Washington State. […]

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Private Tasting: South Africa Merlot vs. Washington Merlot

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Recently, we had what turned out to be a South Africa Merlot versus Washington Merlot showdown in one of our double blind private tasting dinners featuring the 2005 Meerlust Merlot from South Africa and the 2004 Fielding Hills Merlot from Washington State. For a more complete description of how we set up these private tastings, […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2007 Columbia Crest H3 Merlot

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

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 2007 Columbia Crest H3 Merlot from the Horse Heaven Hills of […]

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Paso Robles: California’s Emerging Wine Region

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Located along the Central Coast halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Paso Robles is California’s third largest and fastest growing wine region. The town of Paso Robles (“Paso” to the locals) is the heart of Paso Robles wine country. The Paso Robles AVA was established in 1983 and has expanded a couple of times […]

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