Category Results for: Sparkling Wine

 

Unwine’d 2012: Highlights from Oregon Wine’s Big Event

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

To kick off Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board hosted a large-scale tasting event in Portland called Unwine’d, Celebrate Oregon Wine on Sunday. The concept was similar to Seattle’s annual Taste Washington event. The inaugural event featured 100 wineries pouring their wines and 14 restaurants serving small bites. With approximately 450 wineries now open […]

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

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

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 Blancs from the Columbia Valley […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Champagne

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

The holidays always get me in the mood for sparkling wine. On Friday evening, we decided to get a jumpstart on the holiday season by featuring Champagne in our 101st wine tasting dinner. Champagne is the most well-known sparkling wine in the world, and it can only be called Champagne if it is produced in […]

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A Wine for Tonight: NV Domaine Ste. Michelle Extra Dry Sparkling Wine

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

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 Extra Dry Sparkling Wine from the Columbia […]

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Domaine Carneros: Napa Valley Sparkling Wine by Taittinger

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Founded in 1987 by Champagne Taittinger of France in partnership with Kobrand Corporation, Domaine Carneros is located in the heart of Carneros in California’s Napa Valley. Claude Taittinger, the president of Champagne Taittinger, began searching for a site to open a winery in the United States in the late 1970’s. He selected a site in […]

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A Wine for Tonight: NV Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut Rosé

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

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 Brut Rosé from the Columbia Valley of […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Jerked Chicken

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

This month’s challenging wine pairing was a special treat. Our friends Darren and Mardee invited us over for jerked chicken, and we did our challenging pairing with their fabulous meal. What a beautiful evening in Seattle, out on their deck, eating delicious food, drinking great wine, and spending time with wonderful friends! Jerk is a […]

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A Wine for Tonight: NV Lunetta Prosecco Brut

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

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 Lunetta Prosecco Brut from the Trentino region in Italy. Our […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Fried Chicken

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

A few weeks ago, Kori and Colby went out to dinner with some friends at a popular Seattle restaurant known for its southern cuisine. Several in the group ordered the fried chicken, one of the restaurant’s specialties, and then began discussing what wine they should order to go with it. As they talked, one person […]

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Taste Washington 2011: Highlights from Washington Wine’s Signature Event

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

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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