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A Selection of Red Wine Gems From the Northwest Wine Expedition 2023

 mywinepal  April 26, 2023

There are so many excellent wines from our neighbours directly to the south of us in Washington and Oregon.  As I mentioned in my previous article on Sparkling and White Wines from the Northwest Wine Expedition 2023, I would cover my red wine gems in this article. There were more than 30 wineries from Washington and Oregon showing off their wines for…

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Northwest Wine Expedition Masterclass on WA and OR Sustainability in Wineries

 mywinepal  June 17, 2022  1 Comment on Northwest Wine Expedition Masterclass on WA and OR Sustainability in Wineries

I had an educational and fun tasting experience at the 2022 Northwest Wine Expedition Masterclass: Sustainability. We had Barbara Philip MW host the event with Alex Sokol Blosser, co-owner and winemaker, from Sokol Blosser Winery from Oregon, and Cam Matches, Sr Director of Sales, from Aquilini Beverage Group (Vancouver) from Washington to give us information about each state as it…

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Are You Going to Taste Washington? March 28-31

 mywinepal  March 18, 2019

Taste Washington in Seattle runs from March 28-31, 2019, with the weekend having an incredible 235+ Washington State wineries and 65 restaurants pouring their wines and offering you samples of their dishes in their “Grand Tasting” which is on the Saturday and Sunday of this event.  I’ve been to the Grand Tasting (held at the CenturyLink Field Event Center) a…

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Betz Family Winery – Honorary Winemaker for Taste of Tulalip

 mywinepal  October 10, 2013

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 attended the last 2 events as Media and I can tell you that the wine and food experience is outstanding. …

Celebrating the Taste of Tulalip Celebration Dinner 2012

 mywinepal  November 13, 2012

This is my second year at the Taste of Tulalip. Last year I was getting my feet wet, trying to learn the ropes.  Here is the  link to my Celebration Dinner notes last year.  This year, I came prepared with a plan, and how to pace myself.  The Taste of Tulalip starts off with the Friday evening Celebration Dinner, where…

Wine Selections from My First Ever Taste Washington Event

 mywinepal  April 6, 2012

As you may know, I take regular trips down to WA state to visit wineries and tasting rooms (in Woodinville) to learn more about Washington State wines and to pass along that information to you.  I had not had the opportunity until this year to make it down to Seattle to Taste Washington.  What a wonderful event I must say. …

My Enjoyment of Speaking Frankly About Cabernet Franc

 mywinepal  March 12, 2012

My last event at the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival was “Speaking Frankly About Franc“. I was eagerly waiting for this seminar as I really enjoy drinking Cabernet Franc. A grape that is at home in Bordeaux and in the Loire Valley. It is used as a blending grape in Bordeaux, as a minor partner to Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot….