That, despite a 20-degree snowstorm with high winds during an evening of a lot of walking around to see the lights and the sights.
So it was understandable that we wanted to take breaks to “come in from the cold” — and what better places than wine stores and wine bars? Since you’re reading this blog, we’re sure you’ll agree!
It was a very cold night. So we went into a lot of places to get warm. And we looked for Washington state wine.
We were not happy with the results.
One wine store had a couple of bottles from two Washington state wineries, on a shelf clearly marked “California.”
Another wine store said they only had one Washington state winery represented … until we pointed out a bottle from another one. The person helping us had no idea that bottle was from Washington state.
The third and fourth wine stores did not have any Washington wine whatsoever.
We didn’t fare much better at wine bars or even at restaurants with extensive wine lists.
We’re sure there are many good reasons why Washington state wineries don’t ship to New York – but we’d love to hear your take on it.
Meanwhile, we’re back at home, and loving our Washington wine.
There’s no wine like it!