Tasting Luxe, Indian Wells and Ethos Reserve Amongst Others at Chateau Ste. Michelle

I decided to try my hand at tasting again, but this time I brought my brother Ian Nichols.  Ian has been a wine enthusiast for many years and agreed to teach me a little about wine tasting. We chose Saturday and headed to Woodinville and Chateau Ste. Michelle.  Chateau Ste. Michelle is a beautiful winery … Continue reading Tasting Luxe, Indian Wells and Ethos Reserve Amongst Others at Chateau Ste. Michelle

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Should Wineries Be Family Friendly?

I read an interesting article today from the New York Cork Report: Is Wine Tasting a Family-Friendly Endeavor?, written by Tracy Weiss. Tracy does not have children, so at first I expected the article to be coming from an angle of "no kids allowed", but was pleasantly surprised.  I was even more impressed by all … Continue reading Should Wineries Be Family Friendly?

Getting Ready to Visit Chateau Ste. Michelle

I am one of those people who prefers to learn by experience, so I think it is time to do another tasting. I live in Seattle, so it only makes sense that I experience what this area has to offer. My first pick  is Chateau Ste. Michelle. The winery makes a nice selection of red … Continue reading Getting Ready to Visit Chateau Ste. Michelle

Chocolate and Emeri Pink Moscato, Quite a Yummy Combination

As referenced on my other blog, Wednesday, I went to the Twirl Cafe for their "Whine" Wednesday, a combination wine tasting and child playtime. For approximately $9, the wine tasting included a 2oz taste of De Bortoli, Emeri Pink Moscato, along with 3 truffles and playtime for the kiddo. So, while my daughter investigated the … Continue reading Chocolate and Emeri Pink Moscato, Quite a Yummy Combination

Tasting Pinot Noir at Rex Hill Winery

On Sunday, I went to Rex Hill Winery to do a tasting.  This was my first "official" tasting for this blog - and actually one of the few tastings that I have done.   The last tasting I did was probably five or so years ago. The winery is very nice - nestled on a … Continue reading Tasting Pinot Noir at Rex Hill Winery