Barrister Winery Tour and Tasting – A Wonderful Experience Part 2

And finally - Part 2, the tour of Barrister Winery. Our tour guide was winemaker/owner Greg Lipsker, an excellent guide and teacher. We started the tour in the area where they press the wine every fall.  Greg explained that Barrister Winery leases rows of grapes from various vineyards in the Columbia Valley.  They decide both … Continue reading Barrister Winery Tour and Tasting – A Wonderful Experience Part 2

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Maison Blueu Granache – a Delicious and Smooth Red Wine

I read a review of Maison Bleue by Paul Gregutt.  Gregutt's description of the wine  sounded so wonderful, that I had to give it a try: They are distinctive, immaculate, fragrant, complex, evocative, one might even say definitive wines – and they sell for a fraction of what competitors of comparable quality generally charge. When … Continue reading Maison Blueu Granache – a Delicious and Smooth Red Wine

Barrister Winery Tour and Tasting – A Wonderful Experience Part 1

Over Easter weekend, my brothers, sister-in-law and I went on a tour of Barrister Winery in Spokane, WA.  I was very excited to go tour a winery - the last time I toured a winery, it didn't mean much to me.  Now, I had a little bit better understanding of the industry and was looking … Continue reading Barrister Winery Tour and Tasting – A Wonderful Experience Part 1