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Powers Winery 2012 Kiona Vineyards Reserve cabernet sauvignon

Words of the Year. Gawd if that doesn’t make my neck hairs cringe when I hear blah-blah’s-of-the-year bullshit. Even word-mongers have it. What’s even more depressing is that millenials are pushing sway over the de-evolution of our species’ lexicon. Update … Continue reading

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Kiona Vineyards 2004 Reserve Red Mountain sangiovese

Tasted at 55-63 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: ruby with brick wall. Nose: cherry, cigar box, leather, raspberries. Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Tail trail: 9 seconds. Flavors: cherry liquor, lavender, potpourri, chocolate dust, allspice. Decent pairing with world-class chili. … Continue reading

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Kiona Vineyards Winery 2009 Washington State riesling

Our crack investigative team has uncovered the mysterious breakup of Sean and Anny and newfound bond between Sean and Jameson. Not that anyone with decency wants to know, but deep down… you know you want to know what happened with … 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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Kiona Vineyard and Winery 2002 lemberger

Ahhh, this one’s a beauty. Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on April 23, 2008: Kekfrankos, Blaufrankisch…whatever it’s called, lemberger is definitely not to be confused with that stinky cheese. Help me, but I’m dying for some merlot right now…but … Continue reading

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Efeste 2005 Ceidleigh syrah

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on October 13, 2008: Windows 7 in development, eh? Let’s see…1.x, 2.x, 3.x, NT, 2000, XP, and Vista. Shouldn’t that be 8? Guess that’s not one of the binary numbers so they wouldn’t know. … Continue reading

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Patterson Cellars 2006 BDX red wine

Another WAwineman classic, 1st posted on October 31, 2009: R U a bad driver? Well, now you can blame your genes. A US study of 29 people showed that those with a “variant” gene fared worse on a driving test. … Continue reading

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