Monthly Archives: April 2012

Copper River Estate NV Diversion merlot

Anyone who’s done a fair amount of flying recently out of Sea Tac (SEA) has seen the increasing exposure of Washington wines to travelers with the newly opened Vintage Washington wine bar, in addition to a wine store, Vino Volo, … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2010 Columbia Valley merlot

So you ask, “Who the heck is DC Flynt?” Glad you did. David Clint Flynt will turn 60 this year. This silvery Grizzly Adams character was born in San Francisco (or “Frisco” just to irritate the natives there) and graduated … Continue reading

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Ad: Avennia 2010 Parapine syrah

Avennia’s release party in the south warehouse district of Woodinville is coming up soon, so here’s the primer on what you need to know about this fascinating new winery. First, some background on the founders. Martin R. Taucher, 55, lives … Continue reading

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Cavatappi Winery 2009 Wahluke Slope sangiovese

Welcome to the clothing-optional issue! In conservative Lubbock, Texas, a maid-service is offering to send over nude maids to clean your house at $100 per hour for one nymph or $150 for two hoochies. And hey, if you’re a cop, … Continue reading

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Cooper Mountain Vineyards 2011 Cooper Hill pinot gris (Oregon)

Can you believe there is actually talk out there about “certifying” wine bloggers? Of course, this was started by snooty wine snobs who felt they were the only ones who should be blogging about wine. Yeah, and they also fully … Continue reading

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