Half-way between Seattle and Spokane, along the I-90 corridor, there is a wine oasis. The Cave B Estate Winery sits high up on the cliffs above the Columbia River commanding spectacular views of the valley below. I have passed by the exit for the winery many times, always curious about the winery, but never ventured … Continue reading A Visit to Cave B Estate Winery
It has been a warm couple of days and it makes me think of the Summer In the City song by Lovin' Spoonful: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5bUmx-hk-c One way to escape the heat is a cold glass of wine, and at this moment, I decided a Rosé would be the best choice. I have found that Rose can … Continue reading Vina Olvido Rosado, a Refreshing Summer Drink
When my husband informed me on Thursday that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie purchased Chateau Miraval, my first response was: "of course they did." I also assume they adopted a village of orphans and found a cure for some rare disease. #BitterMuch? I first stumbled upon Chateau Miraval and their Pink Floyd Rosé during my … Continue reading Chateau Miraval Under New Celebrity Ownership, Oh Jeez
I have arrived at my final stop in France: Provence. I had to put my trip on hold for a week - I was suffering from a cold and could not taste or smell a thing. But now I am healthy and excited to continue my journey! I had been looking forward to this stop for … Continue reading Chateau Miraval Pink Floyd 2010 and Ratatouille
Sometimes, you just need a glass of wine on a hot day. On on this hot day, we went to the Marketplace Wine Bar - for a glass of wine and a cool place to sit. The original catalyst for visiting the Marketplace Wine Bar was to use an expired Groupon. The original deal was … Continue reading Raising A Glass to the Marketplace Wine Bar in Spokane, WA
Rosé is a good warm weather wine. Since it is served cold, it is refreshing, but not too sweet. A nice combination of red and white wines. This summer, I have decided to make a point of trying many different Rosé's. Mother's Day weekend in Seattle was beautiful and warm. It was the perfect excuse … Continue reading Abel Clement Rose: Let Rosé Season Commence!