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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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Novelty Hill Winery 2008 Columbia Valley merlot

It’s about time someone had the balls to critique the tasting rooms of Woodinville. This is not the typical vague, passive-aggressive generalized rants like a typical ‘wine blogger’ like “Oh this wine is corked.” Oh boo-hoo. Call it out or stop your … Continue reading

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Darby 2007 Purple Haze red wine

Another WAwineman classic, 1st posted on November 23, 2009: Got an inside tip that Sean P. Sullivan of Washington Wine Report will be virtual tasting a $200 cabernet next month at my recommendation! The political prowess of WAwineman at work! … Continue reading

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Woodinville Wine Honors (2nd edition)

And a balmy welcome to all you S.A.D. (seasonal affective disorder) people of the upper Northwest as we open the festivities of this second edition of the Woodinville Wine Honors! What a year of growth for Woodinville’s wineries/tasting rooms scene! … Continue reading

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