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10 years ago Lake Chelan was officially designated as an American Viticulture Area (AVA). This designation is granted by the Federal government, and signifies an area with unique climate, soil and physical features that distinguish it from surrounding areas.
Just in time for some springtime indulgence, Taste Washington, the nation’s largest, single-region food and wine festival returns March 28th through 31st. The festival is the ultimate word for food and wine connoisseurs, and there are many interesting events to check out—like the Sunday Brunch, Taste Washington on the Farm, and The New Vintage.
Cabernet Franc adds both a subtly and an “oomph” to Cabernet Sauvignon and other Bordeaux varieties. But on its own, quite simply, Cabernet Franc is glorious.
Cabernet Franc is mostly known as a Bordeaux blend; when combined with both Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Cab Franc rounds out the trio in Meritage wines.
Bright wines, big city – August hosts a plethora of events across the emerald region.
Harvest for the grapegrowers is coming soon — so it’s time to party. This month, a number of wine happenings will take place everywhere from downtown Seattle to OIympia and Bremerton. The only tough part is choosing which one to attend!
Glamour + Camping = Glamping — An unusual way to travel in Washington.
This summer, spend a luxurious night under the stars at the beautiful Destiny Ridge Vineyard, which overlooks the Columbia River in central Washington. This is glamping — glamorous camping — at its finest, amid the vines where Alexandria Nicole Cellars estate wines have their beginnings.
Light whites and romantic rosés at The Woodhouse Wine Estates.
It’s been described as “off the beaten track” and “under the radar,” but I’ve been a fan of Woodhouse Wine Estates’ silky whites and robust reds for the last five years, since I first tasted their 2002 Maghee “Big Boy” Merlot. (Seriously, how can you not like a wine called “Big Boy?”)