Special Wines for New Year’s Eve

Some wines are just perfect for special occasions, and bringing in a new year seems like a great time to pop open the cork on one of them. There are so many to choose from, we decide to list several … Continue reading

Belated Thanks!

Thank you for your patience while our blog, Write for Wine – it’s Wine O’clock Somewhere, was offline for more than a week after being hacked. As a result, this Washington wine blog was not accessible during Thanksgiving. We are thankful that you … Continue reading

Wines for Thanksgiving

Wondering what wines to share over the Thanksgiving holidays? A special bottle to take to a family dinner or an evening with good friends? Here is our list of current favorite red wines of different vintages. But first, a note: … Continue reading

What’s in Our Glasses Lately?

In the past couple of weeks, we have particularly enjoyed three bottles of red wine — two from Washington state and one from Carlton, Oregon. 2008 Barrage Cellars Double Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon We’ve enjoyed Barrage Cellars 2009 and 2010 Cabernet … Continue reading

What’s in Our Glass?

Summertime means warm, lazy evenings on the deck and tasty weekend BBQs. And what better accompaniment than a crisp Sauvignon Blanc, a medium-bodied Pinot Noir or a robust Cabernet Sauvignon? Yes, those have been in our glasses so far this … Continue reading

Such a pretty bottle, such a pleasing wine

We finally decided to open our beautifully engraved bottle of 2008 Red Wine from Barrage Cellars – Kevin Correll’s featured wine of 2011 Taste of Tulalip, the annual wine and food extravaganza at Tulalip Resort. Kevin’s 2008 Red was originally known as … Continue reading

Random Thoughts from Taste Washington-Part 1

Washington state produces excellent wine. Period. That is our main takeaway from Taste Washington, held March 23-24 in Seattle. That is certainly not a new or revolutionary thought on Write for Wine. We were major advocates of Washington wine for … Continue reading

March is Washington Wine Month

In our family, every month is Washington Wine Month, but the official celebration occurs in this state every March. That’s when you will find great deals at wineries, wine shops, big grocery stores and many restaurants. For example, some promotions … Continue reading