Category Results for: Sparkling Wine

 

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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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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A Wine for Tonight: NV Domaine Ste. Michelle Blanc de Blancs (#WAWine)

Thursday, June 3rd, 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 NV Domaine Ste. Michelle Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Wine from the […]

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

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

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 Sparkling Wine from the […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Chicken Fried Steak

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Chicken Fried Steak is a southern dish that is believed to have been adapted by Texans through the influence of German immigrants and their wiener schnitzel. An inexpensive cut of meat such as cube steak or tenderized round steak is dipped in an egg and milk mixture and dredged through flour before being cooked in […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Brut Sparkling Wine

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

As I’ve said many times before, I absolutely love sparkling wine but do not drink it often enough. However this time of year, I make sure to celebrate with friends and family and enjoy some sparkling wine. We loved the sparkling wine tasting dinner we had last fall, so we decided to have another one […]

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A Wine for Tonight: NV Gruet Brut Sparkling Wine

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

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 Gruet Brut Sparkling Wine from New Mexico. Our selection criteria […]

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More from WBC: A Day in Napa Valley

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Our day in Napa Valley during the recent Wine Bloggers Conference was worth the price of the conference admission alone. It was the perfect mix of education, tastings, and fun. We started the day at The Culinary Institute of America where we enjoyed two keynote addresses focusing on the future of blogging, social media, and […]

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Live Wine Blogging from WBC in Sonoma

Friday, July 24th, 2009

2:30pm Dad (John), Colby, and I are here at the Wine Bloggers Conference in Sonoma County, California. We are just about to begin the Live Wine Blogging segment featuring wines poured for us by the winemakers themselves. We will update this post as we go. Having major wi-fi issues at the host hotel. So they’ve […]

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