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

Better Move Quickly – Tickets on Sale at Seattle Wine & Food Experience

It’s that time of year again — the Seattle Wine and Food Experience at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. If you like good wine, beer and food – and seriously, who doesn’t? – mark your calendars for this delicious experience on … Continue reading

Making a List of Thanksgiving Wines

There is no doubt in our minds that some food-and-wine pairings are spectacular, creating a “wow factor.” We have experienced this explosion of flavors at winemakers’ dinners and at many special restaurants. That being said, we are also strong believers … Continue reading

A Wonderful Week of Wine

What a week it’s been. A very busy time. But a wonderful week of wine, at that. Those who follow Write for Wine on Facebook might have noticed near-daily updates on what’s been in our glass this week. In case … Continue reading

What we’ve been drinking lately

I’ve been traveling so much lately that it’s been hard to find time to write individual posts about the wonderful Washington state wines we’ve enjoyed in the last couple of months. But I still want to share them with you, … Continue reading

Seattle Wine & Food Experience

There’s only one week left to buy your tickets for the Seattle Wine and Food Experience at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. If you like good wine, beer and food – and seriously, who doesn’t? – mark your calendars for this … Continue reading

What We’ve Opened Lately

We’ve had the pleasure of enjoying many wonderful Washington, Oregon and California wines lately – and in a less-busy world, I would write separate posts about each of them. Unfortunately, busy is my middle name these days. So here is a … Continue reading

Murphy, R.I.P.

This is a tribute to one of our favorite winery dogs, Murphy of Barrage Cellars, whom we were saddened to recently find out went to doggy heaven. Murphy, a simply gorgeous chocolate lab, was always hanging around the tasting room to greet us … Continue reading