rosé week #2: the go-to
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rosé week #2: the go-to

Why mess with the good stuff? Charles & Charles is always one of my go-to rosés. The blend of Syrah (72%), Mourvedre (8%), Cabernet Sauvignon (8%), Grenache (6%), Cinsault (3%), Counoise (3%) gives it vibrant strawberry, light cherry and and easy drinking goodness. Perfectly delicious at the perfect price – $13.99 here.  Continue reading

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neil patrick harris crashes a winery’s website
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neil patrick harris crashes a winery’s website

I’m getting really into Washington State wines. Apparently, so is Neil Patrick Harris. Yesterday he tweeted: “One of my favorite wineries, Slight of Hand Cellars, released their 2011 Conjurer. Delicious, with a fetching label: http://tinyurl.com/a2uwz74.” Two hours later, Fifteen minutes later (see comment below!), their website crashed. I’d never even heard of Sleight of Hand and NPH’s … Continue reading

drink me: washington wines
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drink me: washington wines

Went to a great little Washington state wine tasting this week. Way lesser known than California and even Oregon, but great values and worth seeking out if you get recommendations. Here were my standouts! Delille Cellars – Chaleur Estate Blanc grape: 62% Sauvignon Blanc and 38% Semillon AVA: Yakima Valley yum factor: peach, perfumed, with a … Continue reading