Category Results for: Wine Tasting Dinners

 

Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Malbec Extravaganza

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Our monthly wine tasting dinners are really the foundation upon which Wine Peeps was built. We have been getting together each month with friends to taste and evaluate wines throughout a four-course meal for years. Last Friday’s dinner featuring Washington Malbec was our 75th wine tasting dinner. To mark this milestone of sorts, we decided […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Viognier

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Last Friday evening was another 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. This month’s dinner featured Washington Viognier, a lovely white wine that’s perfect for warm weather. Viognier (pronounced vee-oh-NYAY) […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Rosé

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

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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Wine Tasting Dinner: Oregon Pinot Noir

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

This month’s wine tasting dinner, held last Friday night, featured Oregon Pinot Noir. Regular Wine Peeps readers know that Pinot Noir is not our favorite varietal. However, since we live so close to Oregon, generally considered the best growing area for Pinot Noir in the United States, we have made a conscious effort to continue […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: South African Red Blends

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Last Friday evening was a gorgeous, 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. In February of this year, Mom (LaGayle) and Dad (John) spent three weeks in South Africa visiting the […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Merlot

Monday, April 13th, 2009

On Friday evening, we hosted our 70th wine tasting dinner. Once again we had a fabulous evening of good wines, the company of wonderful friends, and Mom’s excellent food. This month’s dinner featured Washington Merlot. Don’t be misled by what one idiot said in a Hollywood movie, Merlot is a wonderful varietal. And Washington State […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Syrah 2005

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Since we are in the midst of Washington Wine Month, we thought it was fitting to feature Syrah, our favorite Washington varietal, in this month’s wine tasting dinner. And taking it one step further, we focused on the 2005 vintage. To this point, many consider the 2005 vintage to be one of the best, if […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

March is Washington Wine Month. Wanting to get a head start on celebrating the fabulous wines that Washington State produces, we decided to feature Washington Cabernet Sauvignon in our wine tasting dinner last Friday night. And what a tasting it was! We enjoyed six outstanding Cabs which all paired perfectly with Mom’s dinner of tomato […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: More Washington Red Blends

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

This month’s wine tasting dinner featured red blends from Washington State. You may remember that we had Washington Red Blends at our September tasting dinner last fall. We put the winner of the September tasting, the 2006 Mark Ryan “The Dissident,” in this tasting along with five other red blends from Washington. Mark Ryan came […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Malbec

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Mother Nature gave us just enough of a reprieve between snowstorms to allow us and our guests to make it to this month’s wine tasting dinner last Friday night. After being cooped up in our homes for a couple days, it was nice to get out for a fun evening of good wines, excellent food, […]

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