Januik Riesling and Novelty Hill Merlot Tasting Notes

Continuing my education, I recently did a tasting trip with my brother Seth.  We went to Woodinville to try a few more Washington wines. Our first stop was Novelty Hill/Januik. From my understanding, Michael Januik used to be the Winemaker for Chateau Ste. Michelle.  I really liked those wines so I was eager to tryContinue reading “Januik Riesling and Novelty Hill Merlot Tasting Notes”

March is Washington Wine Month

So, I am sure quite a few people know this – but it is news to me – March is Washington Wine Month. An article by Margot Sinclair Savell on her Write for Wine blog caught my eye. The Washington State Wine website outlines promotions and events that are happening throughout the month.  I thinkContinue reading “March is Washington Wine Month”

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 wineryContinue reading “Tasting Luxe, Indian Wells and Ethos Reserve Amongst Others at Chateau Ste. Michelle”

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 redContinue reading “Getting Ready to Visit Chateau Ste. Michelle”