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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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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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Obelisco Estate 2008 Tejen syrah

Around this time of year, one number becomes the determinant for judging the quality of the vintage, despite its heuristic origins. That number reflects the “growing degree days” or GDD. Purists refer to it as Accumulated Growing Degree Days Base … Continue reading

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