From my Winemaker Friends…..

September 2, 2011

I received this press release from illustrious local winemaker Bob Betz about the benefits of drinking wine! (Of course, Bob says he knew it all along). But as we head into this Labor Day weekend, and you’re considering a glass of… Read more

Vacation’s Over!

August 21, 2010

Fun while it lasted. My brother and sister in law, along with their teenage daughter, visited this past week from the East Coast. That explains my absence from the blog — I was too busy simply having fun! Their visit… Read more

Will Work for Wine

June 14, 2010

Seattle Wine Awards reception. I admit, it’s a rough life at times — volunteering to work in the Washington wine industry. As I mentioned in a previous post, Seattle Wine Awards Executive Director Christopher Chan asked if I would help… Read more

Efestē Spring Wine Release

March 21, 2010

Tis the Season. Local wineries are now releasing their 2007 vintages, and my husband and I are always happy to meet new people. So when we were invited to visit Efestē for their release day in Woodinville, we immediately put it on the… Read more

Betz Family Winery Release Weekend

March 9, 2010

Betz Family Winery Spring Release Update:  Betz Family Winery in Woodinville holds two releases a year, and the Spring Release this past weekend was a roaring success by any standard. Not only does Bob Betz make fabulous red wines, about… Read more

Celebrate Washington Wine 2010!

January 31, 2010

A Great Year — No doubt 2009 will be remembered as a great year for the Washington wine industry. First, Wine Spectator named Columbia Crest Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 its “Wine of the Year” ranking it #1 in the world,… Read more