Category Results for: Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris

 

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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Challenging Wine Pairing: Chicken Stir-Fry

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

We have had beautiful warm weather in Seattle lately, so I decided that this month’s challenging wine pairing should be something easy and light that would call for refreshing white wines. My family and I love Asian food, so I decided to prepare a chicken stir-fry with rice and egg rolls. All items were easily […]

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Taste Washington 2010: The Complete Recap

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

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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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Nobilo Regional Collection Pinot Grigio

Thursday, April 1st, 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 Nobilo Regional Collection Pinot Grigio from the East Coast region […]

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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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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 FishEye Pinot Grigio

Thursday, February 18th, 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 FishEye Pinot Grigio from California. Our selection criteria include: A […]

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Current Releases from Columbia Crest (Two Vines and Grand Estates)

Monday, January 11th, 2010

While Columbia Crest, Washington State’s largest winery, has recently received national attention for its 2005 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon which was rated as the #1 wine of 2009 by Wine Spectator, they are best known for their everyday value lines, Two Vines and Grand Estates, which are widely available nationwide. Rounding out their portfolio is the […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Chateau Ste. Michelle Pinot Gris

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

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 Chateau Ste. Michelle Pinot Gris from Washington State’s Columbia Valley. […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

It is so much fun to find recipes, plan menus, and then determine the wines to pair with them. As I’ve mentioned before and regular Wine Peeps readers have probably concluded, we really enjoy spicy, flavorful foods. As I started planning the menu for this challenge, I decided to focus on Mexican/Southwestern foods. The main […]

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20something—the new vintage: This Saturday, November 21

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Are you between the ages of 21 and 30? Do you enjoy wine and yet feel a bit intimidated by it? Do you live in the Seattle area or have plans to be in the area this weekend? If you answered “yes” to all three questions, then 20something—the new vintage could be just the event […]

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