Category Results for: Sparkling Wine

 

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 […]

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Oregon’s Dundee Hills AVA

Monday, September 24th, 2012

During the recent Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon, Dad (John), Colby, and I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon in the Dundee Hills. These wine country visits are always a highlight of the conference. When we boarded the bus, we did not know where it was going as each bus had a different […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Chicken Milanese Salad

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

As we enjoy the last days of summer, we decided to have a challenging wine pairing meal that would include light fare paired with refreshing “summer” wines. I prepared a chicken Milanese salad with a lemon Dijon mustard vinaigrette dressing along with a side of Parmesan seasoned pasta. Once the menu was set, our attention […]

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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 |

 

Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 РWhites & Ros̩s

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Earlier this month, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual 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. During the conference, we participated […]

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A Wine for Tonight: NV Domaine Ste. Michelle Blanc de Noirs

Thursday, August 9th, 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 NV Domaine Ste. Michelle Blanc de Noirs from the Columbia Valley […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Ecco Domani Moscato

Thursday, July 19th, 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 2011 Ecco Domani Moscato from Italy. Our selection criteria include: A […]

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What’s in the Bag? Kori’s Value Wine Picks at Metropolitan Market

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Metropolitan Market, founded in 1971, is an award-winning grocery store with six locations in the greater Seattle area. They sell more than 1,200 different wines and beers and have recently added spirits as well. Seattle Magazine has recognized Metropolitan Market as the Grocery Store with the Best Selection of Washington Wines three times. Recently, I […]

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A Wine for Tonight: NV Jacob’s Creek Sparkling Moscato

Thursday, June 7th, 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 NV Jacob’s Creek Sparkling Moscato from South Eastern Australia. Our selection […]

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Oregon Wine: Beyond Pinot Noir

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Oregon ranks third in the number of wineries and fourth in wine production in the United States. In its relatively short 40-year history, the Oregon wine industry has evolved into a world-class wine region. Today, Oregon boasts over 400 wineries and 16 AVA’s (American Viticultural Areas). With those AVA’s found in both warm and cool […]

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