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Affordable Wine Prices at Seattle Wine Outlet

Affordable Wine Prices at Seattle Wine Outlet
... when we say it is, rain or shine.  One of the things you’ll need for you summer entertainment, or any time of year for that matter, is plenty of wine.  Whether it’s your old favorite, or something new, wine can easily push up the price of entertaining. Smart residents know that shopping at the Seattle wine Outlet can help save a few dollars while still putting on a delicious spread.  The outlet buys direct from distributor overstocks, which means that you’ll likely find something different...
June 17th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Shopping, wine

Awaken your Senses with a Culinary Vacation

Awaken your Senses with a Culinary Vacation
Some people eat to live. I, on the other hand, live to eat. Nothing is better than a vacation filled with pampering, wine tasting and a little education for your palate. For a complete sensory awakening, why not plan an excursion for your taste buds that involves learning from the region’s top chefs, learning how to make the perfect bouillabaisse and escaping at night to one of the region’s top luxury villas? You deserve the best, so why treat yourself to anything less? Here are some...
June 17th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: cooking, featuredarticle, food, Tours, wine

The 29th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

The 29th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival
On June 24, 2010, the longest-running and most prestigious festival in Hawai‘i celebrates 29 years of fine food and wine with a four-day culinary extravaganza! This “Summer Soiree” will be a jam-packed long weekend of food, drinks, and special appearances by local chefs and more.  The Festival’s host, Master Sommelier Fred Dame, will join world-renowned winemakers, top Master Sommeliers and Hawai‘i’s most celebrated chefs for a weekend of culinary exhibitions, interactive...
June 16th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, food, Maui, wine, winter

Golf & Wine Experience for Ladies Only

Golf & Wine Experience for Ladies Only
... skills  that include: putting/full swing, shipping/full swing and pitching/full swing.  Each session is $40 that includes the golf session and wine and food tastings.  What a wonderful pairing!  This is open to all level of golfers and wine appreciators.  Also this will give you the opportunity to experience The Grand Del Mar Club’s Practice Facility.  After acquiring golf pointers, participants will meet with wine director Jesse Rodriguez who was the driving force along with his team...
June 15th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: golf, wine

Sipping Along the Whatcom Wine Trail

Sipping Along the Whatcom Wine Trail
An easy drive north from Seattle, Whatcom County is producing some fine artisan wines.  These wineries are often family owned, and combine an impressive variety of wines with the natural beauty of the region, local art, tasty food, and a whole lot of personality.  Owners are often on site, and you’ll usually find them eager to talk with you about their passion for wine.  Tasting and tours are usually available.  And if you’re looking for a recommendation about where to go for dinner, no one...
June 8th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 4
Filed under: Bellingham, top-feature, tour, wine

Taste of the Nation: Great Food & Cause

Taste of the Nation: Great Food & Cause
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June 3rd, 2010 | Joannaline C. Young | Read More | Comments: 1
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Virginia’s Biggest Wine Festival This Weekend

Virginia’s Biggest Wine Festival This Weekend
If you want to try countless Virginia wines, the Vintage Virginia wine Festival is the wine festival to attend.  With close to 50 Virginia wineries on hand pouring a variety of samples of their wines, you could try close to 300 wines.  And you can purchase bottles to take home of any wine you enjoy. In addition to wine, wine and more wine, there are numerous food booth with traditional festival foods and ethnic foods that are great with a glass of wine. Take your glass and relax on the lawn while...
June 2nd, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Events, featuredarticle, festival, wine

Caffe Boa on Mill – New Chef, New Outlook

Caffe Boa on Mill – New Chef, New Outlook
... establishment since 1994 and not only take their new menu seriously, but have committed to having all their servers take sommelier training. Their wine list has garnered many accolades with most recently the 2009 wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence. They incorporate the unique wine regions of Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia, of which they have visited in person. I’ve been to Caffe Boa on several occasions. I always enjoy the atmosphere, the servers who are mostly students at the nearrby Arizona...
May 25th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: restaurant, Tempe, wine

Hot Happenings: Week of May 18

Hot Happenings: Week of May 18
The weekend gets tasty again with a collection of sumptuous food and wine events that will have you calling for more. From Delray Beach transforming to a chic and trendy South Beach environment to Bourbon Steak launching their market menu, get ready to sit back, relax and indulge in some gourmet treats. Duck Fat Fries at Bourbon Steak Friday, May 21: Downtown Delray Beach transforms into a magnificent outdoor lounge this Friday to benefit the Nat King Cole Foundation with Chillounge Night. The event...
May 19th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: restaurant, wine

Sunset Wine Tasting at Thee Bungalow

Sunset Wine Tasting at Thee Bungalow
... has been a part of the community since 1969.   Thee Bungalow is a French-inspired casual fine dining restaurant known for their 200 page wine list.  Since2007, Chef Paul Niles has elevated the quality of cuisine from excellent to exquisite.   While he has taken care to leave several of the restaurant’s staples on the menu—the Roasted Half Duck and Osso Bungalow are favorites of long-time regulars—Niles has introduced a contemporary slant, with an arsenal of French-inspired, creative concoctions...
May 12th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: featuredarticle, Food & Beverage, Restaurants & Bars, wine

Uncorked! Ghirardelli Square’s Wine Festival

Uncorked! Ghirardelli Square’s Wine Festival
Ghirardelli Square, one of San Francisco’s most treasured icons hosts its Fifth Annual Uncorked! wine Festival – Saturday, May 22. Enjoy unlimited wine tasting, Chef demos and more, all to benefit partner La Cocina, a non-profit organization serving as a platform for low-income entrepreneurs launching, formalizing or expanding their food businesses. The Uncorked! wine Festival, showcases more than 50 top-tier wineries from California’s premium wine making regions. A sampling of participating...
May 9th, 2010 | kleland | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, featuredarticle, festivals, Food & Beverage, wine

The Ultimate Wine Country Experience

The Ultimate Wine Country Experience
In just a few weeks over 50 Sonoma Valley wineries will open their doors to pass holders for the Passport to Sonoma weekend. The weekend held on Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16 from 10:30 am – 4:00 pm featurs over three hundred exceptional wines with delicious food pairings and entertainment, along an eighteen mile drive through the Sonoma Valley. Here are just a few of the participating wineries. Anaba wine Join Anaba for samples of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and artisanal Rhone-style...
May 8th, 2010 | kleland | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: featuredarticle, Food & Beverage, Restaurants & Bars, wine, wine country

Day Trip from Orange County: Temecula

Day Trip from Orange County: Temecula
... vineyards and rolling hills and just waiting for you to check out what it has to offer.  Although it is known as Southern California’s “wine country,” Temecula Valley has much more to offer, making it perfect for a trip with your girlfriends or with your significant other! The One Day Quick Trip Start the day with a hot air balloon ride to get an aerial view of the beautiful scenery.  Flights last 60-75 minutes and are available 7 days a week.  There are four hot air balloon...
April 28th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: day trips, featuredarticle, outdoor activities, Shopping, Temecula, wine

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2010 Summer Concert Series

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2010 Summer Concert Series
... chairs, or you can opt for field seating.  Bring some blankets, a picnic, and all the non-alcoholic beverages that you wish.  You can purchase wine at the wine Shop, and that’s the only alcohol permitted inside.  Some food options will also be available for purchase. Children are permitted and, if over 3 years of age, require a ticket.  If under 3, admission is FREE in general admission area only.  Everyone in the reserved seating area required a ticket, regardless of age.  Low back beach...
April 25th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: music, summer concerts, wine

Wine and Herb at Niagara’s Wineries

Wine and Herb at Niagara’s Wineries
All throughout May you can come down to Niagara and celebrate something the Region is becoming increasingly famous for: wine.  During all weekends in May, you can spend time exploring 22 participating wineries when you purchase a wine and Herb touring pass. Each stop will feature a wine accompanied by a herb flavoured dish. Menus are available to view on the wine and Herb website. Passes cost $43 dollars, and the event runs every weekend in May from 11am to 5pm. Several of Niagara’s most popular...
April 24th, 2010 | Megan Pasche | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, festivals, food, wine, wineries

Chateau Cos d’Estournel Dinner

Chateau Cos d’Estournel Dinner
A carefully crafted five-course dinner,  paired with wine from the acclaimed Chateau Cos d’Estournel winery in the Bordeaux region of France, awaits you at the Grace restaurant in Beverly Hills. In attendance will be one of the Chateau’s managers, young Jean-Guillaume Prats, whose family has been running the winery for decades.  He was born into a family who he claims believes that wine is a religion.  He’s been carrying on the family legacy, and is currently serving as the CEO of Domaines...
April 19th, 2010 | Joannaline C. Young | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Restaurants, wine

Discount Code Saves $10 for Merlot Gone Mad

Discount Code Saves $10 for Merlot Gone Mad
As I sit here enjoying a marvelous glass of merlot, I received an update on some of the festivities for the upcoming wine event, Merlot Gone Mad. The event, which showcases Washington State merlot, will be held at the Tulalip Resort Casino Orca Ballroom. 10200 Quil Ceda Boulevard, Tulalip (Tulalip Resort) on May 2nd, 2010, 3-6 pm. Tickets are priced at $45 per person, all inclusive, but with a special discount code, you can knock $10 off that price.  Here’s what you need to know: Make your reservations...
April 14th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, wine

Chow Down at the Great Arizona Picnic

Chow Down at the Great Arizona Picnic
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April 8th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 2
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Earth Hour and Wine Tastings in Istanbul

Earth Hour and Wine Tastings in Istanbul
... is cosy, intimate and of a muted elegance. It doesn’t come cheap though, so another opportunity to enjoy the surroundings is to attend the weekly wine tastings, hosted by the hotel’s Food & wine manager, delightful Australian Angela  Moore. wine tastings in Istanbul It comes as a surprise to many visitors to Turkey, that the country produces first class wines, particularly reds from the region around Izmir. The Four Seasons Hotel has made it its business to promote Turkish wine and therefore...
April 2nd, 2010 | inka | Read More | Comments: 4
Filed under: Attractions, Hotels & Places to Stay, Restaurants & Bars, wine

Twitter & Merlot Gone Mad

Twitter & Merlot Gone Mad
... local vintners are determined to showcase it a way that helps overcome the bad reputation that it seems to have acquired.  What better way to bust wine myths than with a day of education that explains why the vineyards in the eastern side of Washington produce some truly special merlot! Join in the learning and the fun as the Tulalip Resort Casino presents Merlot Gone Mad, an opportunity to taste and learn about Washington Merlot.  The event will feature 15,000 square feet of winery tables, chef...
March 30th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: Events, featuredarticle, wine