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Cooper Wine Company 2011 L’Inizio red wine

With so many new readers on board, we here at Brand Central decided to re-educate the newbies with the vibe that makes this Washington wine blog the greatest home base for omni-knowledge about Washington wines. After all, ask any veteran … Continue reading

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Cooper Wine Company 2012 Estate carmenere

I can’t dine in peace no more. I was happily defrocking a prime rib at my favorite steakhouse with Chucky Smith (yeah, thee Chuckster of his eponymous winery) the other night when some good-looking black dude came by our table … Continue reading

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Cooper Wine Company 2011 Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Wineries typically shy away from acknowledging any existence of WAwineman’s reviews of their products, and justifiably so, for many reasons. It could be that they have ZERO control over the content. Or, the content is just too “raw” for their … Continue reading

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Maison Bleue 2009 Au Contraire French Creek Vineyard chardonnay

As a tribute to the recent baseball all-star game and my being elected the manager for the wine equivalent, here’s my Washington All-Stars batting lineup: #1. This position is called the “leadoff hitter.” This wine should set the tone at … Continue reading

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Ad: Cooper Wine Company 2007 L’Inizio

Another WAwineman classic, originally posted Jan. 31, 2010. One aspect of my appreciation for those who live in the Columbia Valley AVA is their farm-friendly personalities. While these folks would make for poor poker players, they all come across as … Continue reading

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Washington wine 2010 year in review

What a year for the books, eh? It started with late blossoms that extended the tardiness into late October in what was one of the latest harvests in recent memory. The fear of a repeat early killing frost like that … Continue reading

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Cooper Wine Company 2008 Columbia Valley merlot

A Catholic nun from Iona College in NY was charged with embezzling almost $1 million to feed her gambling trips to Atlantic City. She was heard to mumble how she was inspired by Doug Flutie and wanted to test her … Continue reading

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