Category Results for: Sangiovese

 

Maryhill: One of Washington State’s Destination Wineries

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Maryhill Winery, located in Goldendale, Washington, is perched on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River Gorge with Mt. Hood in the distance. Founded in 1999 by Craig and Vicki Leuthold, Maryhill’s production has grown from 4,300 cases in 1999 to over 80,000 cases today, making it the 15th largest winery in Washington State. The winery […]

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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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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Rosé Extravaganza

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

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 […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2009 Barnard Griffin Rosé of Sangiovese (#WARose)

Thursday, June 10th, 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 2009 Barnard Griffin Rosé of Sangiovese from the Columbia Valley of […]

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WAWine World Tasting Event: Oh, What a Night!

Monday, June 7th, 2010

The WAWine World Tasting Event was last Thursday night. Hosted by 14 Washington wine writers including me, #WAWine (the event’s Twitter hashtag) was a virtual event designed to get people from all around the world simultaneously drinking and talking about Washington wine. Many thanks to Josh Wade of Drink Nectar for hosting, Washington Tasting Room […]

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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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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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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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Red Wine for White Wine Drinkers

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Wine Blogging Wednesday, the blogosphere’s monthly virtual wine tasting event, is in its fifth year. Our host this month for WBW #67 is Joe Roberts of 1WineDude. Joe selected Seeing Red for the First Time as the theme and asked us to “pick a red wine that you would use to introduce a white wine […]

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A Taste of Tuscany: Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

The Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi is one of the most famous wine producers in Italy. Located in Tuscany and comprised of nine estates, the Frescobaldi family has been making wine for over 700 years, spanning 30 generations. They operate 1,000 hectares of vineyards which are divided into nine properties throughout the Chianti region of Tuscany. The […]

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