Category: wine tasting

From Valdepeñas Spain Comes Anciano Gran Reserva Wines

Anciano logo

Where is Valdepeñas? Valdepeñas is a Spanish Denominación de Origen (DO) for wines located in the province of Ciudad Real in the south of Castile-La Mancha (Wikipedia). Valdepeñas means Valley of Rocks, referring to the special soil, strewn with pebbles…

The National Tasting: Creating A Great Wine Culture

Peter Lehmann Wines

Have you heard about The National Tasting: Creating A Great Wine Culture?  Peter Lehmann Wines is inviting Canadian wine lovers to The National Tasting: a first-of-its-kind live-streaming and interactive panel discussion featuring some of the wine world’s leading experts. Peter…

Not Just Oktoberfest – Visiting Wineries around Leavenworth Washington

German band playing at Oktoberfest

Leavenworth, Washington, located just east of Stevens Pass, a mere 4 hrs from the BC/WA border is well known for their Oktoberfest activities, which happen over 3 weekends every October.  This past weekend, I went to try the beer, brats…

Betz Family Winery – Honorary Winemaker for Taste of Tulalip

Taste of Tulalip plate at Celebration Dinner

UPDATED: Oct 16.  New information about a special wine made by Betz Family Winery for Taste of Tulalip. This November 8 and 9, is the 5th Annual Taste of Tulalip, held at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Washington state.  I’ve…