Washington State Riesling, A Refreshing Summer Drink

I recently learned that Riesling is the #1 grape grown in Washington State.  And for that I am very thankful - to me Riesling is just the right combination of sweet and cool - the perfect summer drink. It is also somewhat versatile.  It goes nicely with spicy food (think spicy Thai food) or with … Continue reading Washington State Riesling, A Refreshing Summer Drink

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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

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