Category Results for: Rose Wine

 

Challenging Wine Pairing: Shrimp Creole

Monday, October 12th, 2009

It’s time for another food and wine pairing challenge. As you have probably noticed, the Wine Peeps like spicy foods, so this time the menu called for a Creole/Cajun dish. As I planned the meal, I decided to prepare Shrimp Creole which I served with white rice and bayou coleslaw. If I do say so […]

Filed under: American Wine, Challenging Wine Pairing, Food & Wine, Rose Wine, Sangiovese, Viognier, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

More from Canadian Wine Country

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

As regular Wine Peeps readers know, we recently spent a long weekend in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada, relaxing, visiting family friends, and of course, wine tasting. Kori wrote a nice post recapping our weekend and sharing our thoughts and ratings of the wines that we tasted. LaGayle and I stayed over an […]

Filed under: Cabernet Sauvignon, Canadian Wine, Chardonnay, Dessert Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Merlot, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Riesling, Rose Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wine Bargains for You!

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Over the past two years, we have devoted a number of posts to great value bargain wines. You can buy great value wines for under $20 (some under $10) Great Value Wines Super Bargain Wines for Tough Times Super Bargain Wines in the $10 to $25 Range Since our last post on this topic, we’ve […]

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Canadian Wine Country: A Weekend in the Okanagan Valley

Friday, August 14th, 2009

We recently spent a long weekend in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada, relaxing, visiting family friends, and of course, wine tasting. The Okanagan Valley is Canada’s most well-known wine region. Located about 100 miles east of Vancouver, B.C., it is about a six hour drive from Seattle. The Okanagan Valley stretches over 100 […]

Filed under: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canadian Wine, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Dessert Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Gewurztraminer, Lesser Known Varietals, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Riesling, Rose Wine, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Shiraz/Syrah, Tempranillo, Viognier, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Highlights from the 2009 Wine Bloggers Conference

Friday, July 31st, 2009

This past weekend, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Sonoma and Napa County, California, for the second annual North American Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 275 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, vineyard walks, and winery visits. Unfortunately, the […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Rosé

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Last Friday evening was a beautiful, sunny, summer evening here in Seattle. It was the perfect night to gather with friends to enjoy a fabulous meal and good wines for one of our monthly wine tasting dinners. And what is the perfect wine to enjoy on a hot summer day? This is the time of […]

Filed under: American Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Rose Wine, Washington State Wine, Wine Tasting Dinners, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Weekend in Washington Wine Country: Lake Chelan

Friday, July 17th, 2009

In May, Lake Chelan was established as Washington State’s 11th AVA (American Viticultural Area). Lake Chelan is home to 13 wineries open to the public and 260 vineyard acres. A 3-hour drive east from Seattle, Lake Chelan has been a popular tourist destination for years especially during the summer months when visitors flock there to […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Dessert Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Gewurztraminer, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Riesling, Rose Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Syrah, Tempranillo, Viognier, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25, Zinfandel |

 

Weekend in Washington Wine Country: Red Mountain, Tri-Cities, Yakima Valley

Monday, July 6th, 2009

We recently spent a wonderful weekend in Washington wine country. We visited vineyards and wineries on Red Mountain, in the Yakima Valley, and near the Tri-Cities. We met some wonderful people, tasted some great wines, and spent time in some of the state’s best vineyards. On the way from Seattle to our hotel in the […]

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Wine Book Club Roundup: La Vie en Rosé

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Thank you for joining us for the June roundup of the Wine Book Club. Dr. Debs of Good Wine Under $20, who founded our monthly Wine Book Club, selected La Vie en Rosé: A Very French Adventure Continues by Jamie Ivey (St. Martin’s Press, $24.95; Amazon.com, $16.47) as the book for this month, and it […]

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Vintage Walla Walla 2009

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Last weekend, we traveled to Walla Walla, Washington, to attend Vintage Walla Walla, an annual event considered to be one of the nation’s premier regional wine tasting events. It is a two-day event featuring seminars, tours, and winemaker dinners in addition to the two marquee tastings, the Vintage Pour and the Grand Pavilion Tasting. On […]

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