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Guardian Cellars 2014 Angel sauvignon blanc

Another cash money night, thank you Mayweather!!! Good guys finish last. Welcome to the 1970’s issue! Here’s a first world problem that some of you out there understand. If you’re like me, you do a fair amount of traveling for … Continue reading

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Portrait Cellars 2005 Red Mountain merlot

The Red Mountain AVA is globally recognized as Washington’s BEST location for growing the A-list varietals in what is also known as the Bordeaux grapes of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and cabernet franc. The area’s first planted wine grapes pre-dated the … Continue reading

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Darby Winery 2011 Live Wire rose

Does a wine blogger actually make a difference in impacting how a wine organization operates? U bet yer ass I does! The Washington State Auditor’s Office recently released its audit of the oft-sloppy accounting practices and hard-partying-on-the-taxpayer’s-dime of the Washington … Continue reading

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Titan Cellars 2009 Red Blend

Wine bloggers in Washington are a fetid, feculent group of delusional lowbrows who think wineries owe them for hyping up their wineries to all ten of their brokeass compadres. Evidence of their immature, outdated, and all-around blasĂ© “vibe” strategies are … Continue reading

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Novelty Hill Winery 2010 Stillwater Creek Vineyard sangiovese

Tasted at 60-67 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: clear, evening magenta. Nose: Twin Peaks cherry pie, blackberry, strawberry liqueur. Mouthfeel: fluid, medium-bodied. Tail trail: 8 seconds. Flavors: spicy dark cherry, red licorice, undercurrent of mild curry spice, red … Continue reading

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Gard Vintners 2009 Reserve syrah

The fine folks at AOCfinewines.com have thoughtfully asked some compelling questions about Washington wines, likely as part of educating their fanbase and, at first, I rambled on but felt equally compelled that these are the type of questions I get … Continue reading

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Crowley Wines 2009 Willamette Valley chardonnay (Oregon)

The 24th rendition of the Auction of Washington Wines just completed over the weekend over at Chateau Ste. Michelle. The annual event benefits uncompensated care patients at Children’s Hospital and recently has contributed tens of millions of dollars to that … Continue reading

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