Tag Archives: 2008 red wine

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2008 Austral red wine

Woodinville has been on ice thanks to the unforeseen ice storm led to power outages so I’ve had to resort to typing this at the office so be thankful you don’t live and breed in Wine Town, USA. It seems … Continue reading

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Couvillion Winery 2008 Equilibré red wine

A 33 year-old North Carolina woman, accused of killing her 7 and 4 year-old daughters with an axe, blamed a ‘ghost’ for the hatchet job. She took a cue from Sean tagging some paranormal activity for giving a Quilceda Creek … Continue reading

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Sparkman Cellars 2008 Kindred Columbia Valley red wine

So I’ve been getting elbowed about this topic for a long time now… “Why don’t you post on your experiences in dealing with tasting room personnel?” To answer that would be to reveal far too many secrets that, really, is … Continue reading

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14 Hands 2008 Hot To Trot red wine

Another WAwineman classic, 1st posted Aug. 7, 2010: It’s been an X-File kind of day around here in Woodinville. When the heck in a typical August did it rain like it did today? Poor Hollywood Hill Vineyards and its micro-estate … Continue reading

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Owen Roe 2008 Abbot’s Table red wine

Another WAwineman classic, 1st posted on Aug. 8, 2010: In a nutshell, Owen Roe, the name, reflects on winemaker David O’Reilly’s Irish ancestry. Owen Roe O’Neill led a Catholic revolt against primarily English Protestant settlers in 1642 (The Irish Rebellion … Continue reading

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Columbia Crest 2008 Les Chevaux red wine

Another WAwineman classic, 1st posted August 29, 2010: On rare occasions, it is embarrassing to say “I’m from Washington.” Let’s thank the old blue-haired fogeys in Ryderwood who terrorize their own residents for wanting to sell their homes to younger … Continue reading

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Bodegas Borsao 2008 red wine

Another WAwineman classic, 1st posted on September 5, 2010: Combine a double-dip economy with a two-week Seattle summer along with an ominous shooting of Parkland cops earlier this year, and what the Seattle-area has is a rash of trigger-happy police … Continue reading

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