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Small Lot makes big splash at Hop Scotch

May 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Wine

This was a very special weekend. Yes, there was Mother’s Day, and yes, it was Dan’s birthday too (HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DANNY!). But what I’m talking about was an unexpected find at this weekend’s Hop Scotch Spring Beer and Scotch Festival.  The beer was abundant and the Scotch was savory, but what stood out to me […]

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DO try this at home!

April 30th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Wine

Since Dan or I last wrote, we have decided that if we truly want to enjoy our wine experiences, we should drink wine that tastes as good as possible. That’s where aerators come in. As you’ll find in any simple “wine aerator” Internet search, there are a few to choose from. And it’s no surprise […]

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For those who want to know

March 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Wine, Wine Experiences

I can’t say I’m completely sold on the idea of learning ‘how’ to taste wine, but I figure it couldn’t hurt to know the difference between a Chardonnay and a Pinot Grigio.  And it might also be nice to know what people mean when they say a wine is “well-balanced” or “robust.” (all I really […]

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Wine and Chocolate a la Washington

February 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Wine

On mankind’s list of all-time indulgences, we can all guess what No. 1 is. *wink*wink*nudge*nudge* But beyond that, I believe a close 2nd would be Wine, and a close 3rd would be Chocolate. That being said, when the Young Professionals International Network posted their “Wine & Chocolate with Château Ste. Michelle & Theo Chocolate” event, […]

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Great Washington Wines Under $12

February 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Wine

Want to find some good Washington Wines under $15? Here is a short list I’ve compiled from a few articles. 2005 Pine & Post Chardonnay ($6) – At $6 a bottle, it’s hard to go wrong. In the words of the wine maker himself – Inviting pineapple and honeysuckle aromas draw you in. Peach blossoms, […]

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Best Wine Aerator

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Wine

The decanting process is very romantic and is great if you remember hours in advance of when you want to drink your wine. But if you’re in a hurry nothing beats this Wine Aerator. Its totally worth the money if you want to enjoy wine. If you don’t believe me, read the reviews on Amazon. […]

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You know you’re a wino when …

January 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Wine

you brush your teeth and spit out purple.  True story. – Lisa

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