Charles Smith Wines Jet City Opens in Seattle Historic Georgetown Neighborhood Now Home to the West Coast’s Largest Urban Winery Winemaker Charles Smith announces the opening of Charles Smith Wines Jet City in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle. Encompassing more than 32,000 square feet in a space that was formerly a Dr. Pepper bottling plant, […]
If you are going to be in LA over Labor Day weekend I think this should be on your list of things to do. Tickets available now for The Times’ annual celebration of the Southern California culinary scene The Los Angeles Times today announced the acclaimed co-hosts, diverse restaurants, unique demonstrations and thought-provoking panels planned […]
Princess Cruises announced a thirst-quenching deal with the Sip & Sail cruise promotion offering free all-inclusive beverages, plus specialty dining. More than 350 cruise vacations for 2016 are on sale to destinations around the globe. In addition to cruise savings, the Sip & Sail includes unprecedented offers to sweeten the deal. Guests booking a balcony, mini-suite or […]
I recently read In Search of Duende, Life Adventures of a Chef, by Russell Dean Lowell. Russell is the owner and chef of Russell’s Restaurant in Bothell, Washington which is just up the road from me. The book is a mix of his life’s story, travel adventures, recipes, and his search of Duende. It’s a […]
This episode of Brown Bag Wine Tasting, hosted by William Shatner, has Wil Wheaton tasting wine and using beer term to describe what he tastes.
July 4th is the official kick-off to summer—Fireworks on the beach, BBQs, and a red, white and blue wardrobe for the upcoming weekend! Let’s celebrate Independence Day right with some fun, flavorful sparkling wines that are delicious, yet affordable. Below is a roundup of sparkling wine suggestions: · Bouvet-Ladubay: Excellence Brut Rosé, NV– $16.99 – […]
The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center, recently named ‘2015 Hotel of the Year’ by the Washington State Wine Commission, and Walla Walla’s largest and most luxurious lodging option, has renovated its historic tower to accommodate six new premium guest rooms. Nestled in the heart of Washington’s Wine Country and anchoring downtown Walla Walla, the […]
Last year, Columbia Crest became the first winery to crowdsource a wine from vineyard to table through an interactive online community experience called Crowdsourced™ Cabernet. While the resulting wine of the 2014 vintage ages in barrel, the Crowdsourced Cabernet community will still have the chance to weigh-in on important winemaking decisions. First, Columbia Crest will […]