Tag Archives: sparkman cellars

Sparkman Cellars 2011 Wilderness red wine

Inspired by Henry David Thoreau. Tasted at 57-68 degrees on the IR temp gun. A typically well-crafted Sparkman wine displaying dark fruits, black pepper, plum, red currant, raspberries, and cherries. Oddly, this is a wine others aspire to but, for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

The 1st Woodinville Wine Honors presented by WAwineman

1st posted on December 25, 2009: Welcome to the 92nd annual Woodinville Wine Honors! Oh wait…sorry, I’ve been told this is actually the 1st annual Woodinville Wine Honors! Let’s get started with the prelims: WAwineman’s blog of the year: Lodmell … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment