Tickets to Taste Washington’s On the Farm series are on sale now. Three exciting new excursions offer guests the chance for a unique farm-to-table lunch in the greater Seattle area. Go to tastewashington.org to get tickets – limited quantities available. From organic farm greens to freshly caught fish, to fruit orchard berries and robust botanicals – the Puget Sound is rich in agriculture. It’s because … Continue reading Taste Washington on the Farm returns with new rustic-chic venues, delightful wines and a dose of adventure
Wine Industry Organizations Throughout California Form Support Network to Assist Vintners in Three Counties; Leaders Call for National Support SANTA ROSA, Calif. (October 11, 2017)—Wine industry leaders have formed a support network to provide immediate assistance and long-term aid to victims of the fires ravaging Northern California and are calling on the national wine community for additional help. Organized by a group of association leaders … Continue reading Wine Community Rallies to Provide Aid and Resources to Fire Victims
Sip, see and do as the winemakers do. The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance (WWVWA) has collaborated with some of the best Walla Walla winemakers to create custom itineraries focused on experiencing Walla Walla as they do. The curated winemaker itinerary series is available to the public every Saturday from October 14th through December 16th. “We get asked by out-of-town friends and guests that stop into our … Continue reading Experience Walla Walla with a Winemaker Curated Itinerary
Mother Nature holds her best bounty for late summer. Whether you prefer the stone fruit’s juice dripping down your chin or blended into a thirst-quenching cocktail, the ripe peach is the belle of the ball. These dazzling Santa Margherita cocktails were served at the brand’s She Shed Event last week, where guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and experienced a variety of cooking demos from Top Chef … Continue reading 4 Refreshing Late Summer Cocktails
August 2017 by Elizabeth Smith When you think of Maryland, what comes to mind? Not having spent much time in Maryland until recently, I immediately thought of the Eastern Shore, crab cakes, and the Baltimore Orioles. It turns out that Maryland is much more than beaches, baseball, and seafood. It is a world-class winegrowing and winemaking region that dates back to 1648. Let’s take a … Continue reading Taste Maryland!
July 2017 by Elizabeth Smith Do you know the name David Parrish? If not, you should. This third generation viticulturist, vintner, and winemaker of Parrish Family Vineyard in the Paso Robles AVA of California is truly a Renaissance man of the wine industry, having patented groundbreaking trellis designs in his early days as a student at UC-Davis and while holding key viticulturist roles during his … Continue reading A Moment with Viticulturist, Vintner, and Winemaker David Parrish
My patio-container lavender is now 4 years old. Last year it saw its first bloom and although it was small, it pleased me greatly. This year, it’s simply gone wild and I smile each time I step out back to water my herbs. I’m so happy I kept something alive for four years. My home is filled with lavender as both the color and fragrance soothes … Continue reading Lavender Champagne