Category Results for: Shiraz/Syrah

 

Chateau Ste. Michelle: Current Fall Releases

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington State’s founding winery with its roots dating back to the repeal of Prohibition. In 1976, Ste. Michelle built a French-style chateau in Woodinville, just northeast of Seattle. While all of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s vineyards are located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains, all of their white wines are […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Gewurztraminer, Merlot, Mourvedre, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Red Willow Vineyard continues to shine, this time at Eight Bells Winery

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Eight Bells Winery is a small urban winery located in the Roosevelt/Ravenna neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. It is jointly owned and operated by Tim Bates, Andy Shepherd, and Frank Michiels. The trio got their start as home winemakers. In 2009, they moved from their garages into a commercial space to start Eight Bells. Since their […]

Filed under: American Wine, Chardonnay, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Merlot, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Red Wine, Sangiovese, Shiraz/Syrah, Vineyards, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: Casablanca Valley

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

During my recent media trip to Chile, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. Over the next few weeks, I will be individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I […]

Filed under: Carmenere, Chardonnay, Chilean Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Syrah, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Current Releases from Fjellene Cellars in Walla Walla

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Fjellene Cellars is a small, family-owned winery located in Walla Walla, Washington. Owner/winemaker Matthew Erlandson founded Fjellene Cellars in 2008. Prior to going out on his own, Matthew worked as assistant winemaker at Beresan Winery and Balboa Winery under Tom Glase. Before his winemaking days, Matthew spent thirteen years as an outdoor educator and mountain […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Wine, Rose Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Nota Bene Cellars: Current Releases from the 2009 Vintage

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Nota Bene Cellars is a small, family-owned winery located in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. Owner/winemaker Tim Narby and his wife Carol Bryant founded Nota Bene in 2001. Tim got his start in winemaking over 15 years earlier in the Boeing Employee’s Wine and Beermaking Club. When their youngest child was out of preschool, they decided […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvedre, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Highlights and Final Thoughts from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members participated in tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the bottom of this post for a recap of […]

Filed under: American Wine, Argentine Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, California Wine, Chardonnay, Chilean Wine, Dessert Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, French Wine, Italian Wine, Lesser Known Varietals, Malbec, Merlot, New Zealand Wine, Oregon Wine, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Portuguese Wine, Red Wine, Riesling, Rose Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Syrah, Sparkling Wine, Torrontes, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wine Activities/Events |

 

Wines of Chile Culinary Bus Tour of Portland

Monday, September 17th, 2012

The day before the recent Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon, Colby and I had the pleasure to attend a culinary bus tour hosted by Wines of Chile. We boarded the Double Decker tour bus at the DoubleTree Portland and headed off for a wonderful afternoon enjoying Portland’s diverse food options paired with some wonderful […]

Filed under: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chilean Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Food & Wine, Lesser Known Varietals, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Rose Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Syrah, Sparkling Wine, White Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Avennia Winery: An Impressive Debut

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Managing partner Marty Taucher and winemaker/partner Chris Peterson founded Avennia Winery in 2010. Located in Woodinville, Washington, Avennia’s first wines were released this past weekend. And, folks, an impressive debut it was. In my opinion, Avennia is the most exciting new Washington winery since Rasa Vineyards burst onto the scene a few years ago. The […]

Filed under: American Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Red Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wines Over $25 |

 

A Wine for Tonight: 2010 Saviah Cellars The Jack Syrah

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

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 2010 Saviah Cellars The Jack Syrah from the Columbia Valley of […]

Filed under: A Wine for Tonight, American Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Rasa Vineyards: Preview of Fall Releases [Wow! Alert]

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Founded in 2007 by brothers Pinto and Billo Naravane, Rasa Vineyards is a bona fide Washington wine superstar. Their beautiful winery is located south of downtown Walla Walla near the Washington/Oregon state line. Billo serves as winemaker and Pinto as managing partner, but the brothers collaborate on every aspect of the business. They both have […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Five-Star Quality Wines, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25 |