Category Results for: Oregon Wine

 

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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Live Wine Blogging from WBC in Walla Walla – White Wines

Friday, June 25th, 2010

4:50pm Dad (John), Colby, and I are here at the Wine Bloggers Conference in Walla Walla, Washington. We are just about to begin the Live Wine Blogging – White Wines segment featuring wines poured for us by the winemakers themselves. We will update this post as we go. 5:00pm NV Pepperwood Grove Chardonnay (California): The […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Halibut Cheeks

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Halibut is the fish of choice in our family, so when I learned about halibut cheeks, I could not resist giving them a try. The cheek meat is located behind the eyes and jaws and is thought to be the most tender and flavorful part of the fish. Halibut cheeks are considered an Alaskan gourmet […]

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Columbia Gorge AVA: One of Washington and Oregon’s Best Kept Secrets

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

We spent Memorial Day Weekend visiting the Columbia Gorge AVA. The Columbia Gorge AVA was established in 2004. It runs along the Columbia River and encompasses areas in both Washington and Oregon. The area boasts gorgeous views, numerous outdoor recreation options, quality vineyards, excellent wines, and very friendly folks. We arrived in Hood River, Oregon, […]

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Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wineries: On the Road to Seattle

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Our neighbors to the south, the Willamette Valley Wineries Association, recently made a trip to our fair city for their first ever consumer and trade tasting. “On the Road to Seattle” was a block party event featuring over 50 Willamette Valley wineries. All of the AVAs within the greater Willamette Valley AVA were represented including […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Grilled Pork Chops

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

While my family and I do not eat much pork, we do enjoy it on occasion. As I started planning another challenging wine pairing meal, I remembered the garlic seasoned broiled pork chops that my aunt used to make. I cannot remember the last time that I had a pork chop, but the more I […]

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Book Review: Pacific Northwest Wining & Dining by Braiden Rex-Johnson

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Pacific Northwest Wining & Dining is billed as a cookbook, but it’s much more than that. It’s also a story about the uniqueness of the Pacific Northwest, its people, its places, its chefs, and its winemakers. Braiden Rex-Johnson (that’s a name you can’t forget) takes you on quite a tour through Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Brut Sparkling Wine

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

As I’ve said many times before, I absolutely love sparkling wine but do not drink it often enough. However this time of year, I make sure to celebrate with friends and family and enjoy some sparkling wine. We loved the sparkling wine tasting dinner we had last fall, so we decided to have another one […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Smoked Sausage and Sauerkraut

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

This post is the first in a series on challenging wine pairings. Many people probably wouldn’t even try to pair wine with smoked sausage and sauerkraut; however, we were up to the challenge because we believe that any meal can be paired with a wine that compliments the food. As I began planning our first […]

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