January is Barrage Month

Halfway through January, we discovered it’s all about Barrage, baby! Barrage Cellars, that is. Let me explain why. In November, we stopped by (with our dog, Sir Winston) at the Barrage Cellars tasting room in Woodinville’s Wine Warehouse district, and … Continue reading

Barrage Cellars And Tulalip – The Perfect Pairing

Kevin Correll of Barrage Cellars makes one of the best Cab Francs in the state. Tulalip Resort Casino offers a rich food-and-wine experience. Put Kevin and Tulalip together, and you are guaranteed an evening of fabulous wines and scrumptious food on … Continue reading

Barrage Cellars

I’m not sure why I haven’t written a blog post focusing on Barrage Cellars before, but it’s about time, and a great way to start the new year! We’ve actually been fans of Barrage Cellars for quite awhile; these days we’re major … Continue reading

Woodinville Wineries

Now that we don’t live in Seattle anymore, we have to carefully choose the wineries we want to visit on our trips to Woodinville. It is not an easy task! Woodinville Wine Country boasts 108 wineries now — an amazing growth rate since 30 tasting … Continue reading

Our List of Top 60 Washington Wineries

As the new year begins, we want to reflect on the wineries in Washington state that made our list of Top 60 Washington Wineries. The way to get on our list is fairly simple; we only have two criteria: wineries must offer good juice … Continue reading

Special Wines for the Holidays

Good wine over the holidays helps to make the season fabulous. Here is the list of special wines that we started to open and share over the Thanksgiving holiday and will continue to do so through New Year’s day — … Continue reading

Another Success for Taste Washington

Congratulations to the Washington State Wine Commission and Visit Seattle for another successful Taste Washington at the end of March, capping off Washington state Wine Month. Thousands of people participated in the annual celebration of the excellent juice made in this state — … Continue reading

There’s nothing like a stellar Cab Franc from Washington State

One of our favorite wines is Cabernet Franc, which is one of the main varieties in Bordeaux blends. Many people don’t realize that Cab Franc is one of the genetic parents to Cabernet Sauvignon; the other is Sauvignon Blanc. In addition to … Continue reading

December to Remember

During the festive month of December, we enjoyed some stellar wines. While many of these bottles are for special occasions, sometimes any day might be special! Here is the list – and kudos to all the Washington state wineries whose … Continue reading