10+1 because I couldn’t omit one! Well 2017 is almost behind us. Where did the year go? I always think it’s fun to look back on the year’s wine journey to see
Meritage / Red Blends
Getting across the Cascades to the vineyards and wineries in Eastern Washington is not an easy feat. So it’s lucky for us that the industry has brought the wine west to the doorstep of Puget Sound. Less than an hour north of Seattle (about 15 miles) lays the city of Woodinville which has become ground zero for the Washington wine industry. In fact, the beautiful river valley is not only home to over 100 wineries and tasting rooms; it is also home to cideries, distilleries, and craft breweries. Whatever adult beverage you’re in the mood for, chances are you will find a taste in Woodinville.
While sucking big time in so many ways – Prince, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Ali, Janet Reno amongst so many others leaving us; Brexit; Zika; lying Ryan Lochte; Syria; Nice; Orlando; the U.S. election (we could be here all day) – it was a great year for the Corkscrew Concierge’s wine journey. I definitely opened myself up to wines
Did you know that Texas is the site of the first vineyard established in North America by Franciscan priests back in 1662? Or that it is home to the second largest AVA in the country? Or how about that it is
August is Washington State Wine Month which provides a great opportunity for me to learn more about the wines from this area. Washington State is on my short list of places to visit for wine tasting. A few years back