Cabernet in July

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While summer blazes on, most people reach for cold, crisp white wine to quench their desire for wine. Gregory dal Piaz of Snooth, however, has given the whites a rest and given Cabernets a shout out. As he writes, “what could be better with a steak off the grill, or better yet a lamb top …

Bellingham Herald

Horse Heaven Hills Wines Declared “Heavenly”

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Copyrighted 2013 – The Bellingham Herald Washington’s Horse Heaven Hills Appellation is one of those wine regions you might not have visited or know much about, but you’ve almost certainly tasted wines made from grapes grown there. Located in north-central Washington, the appellation is tucked between Yakima Valley to the north and the Columbia River …

Great northwest wine

Waterbrook 2011 Reserve Chardonnay – Best Buy!

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Copyright 2013 – Great Northwest Wine Best Buy! This delicious and affordable Chardonnay is produced by one of Walla Walla’s first wineries (circa 1984), which now is owned by Precept Wine in Seattle and has a beautiful showcase winery just west of downtown Walla Walla. This white wine opens with aromas of pear, apricot, apple …

Precept Friday Fun

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Back when we were kids, the chime of the ice cream truck on a hot, sunny day was a siren call for the neighborhood. Today, we learned the call is from a cell phone. To the UBER Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Truck. Heidi W., loading event supplies in the lot, saw the brightly colored …