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#pinkiesdown: it’s wine in a can

Love that hashtag. You'll find it on Union Wine Company's Underwood Pinot in a Can. It sums up their approach to wine and wine making...making crafted wines from Oregon that are affordable. Underwood is just one of three wine brands from Union Wine Company.  They also have Kings Ridge and Alchemist. Underwood draws from the [...]

West Coast Book Tour Wine & Travel Adventures: Sarver Winery

One of the great things about a West Coast Book Launch Tour (for my new book, KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Paris, France) was the great travel and wine experiences to be had…from Washington to Oregon to California! After Washington, we hit Oregon and THE region for Pinot Noir in the U.S....Willamette Valley. Sarver Winery was our [...]

The Wide World of Sparkling Wine

Champagne, Sparkling Wines ... always make any occasion festive! But it is a very complicated subject. What makes Champagne, Champagne? And what's the difference between Champagne and Sparkling Wine? During our March Fine Wine Divas event, we set out to explore the subject. Here are some of the highlights and the group favorites. What is [...]

Wine Discoveries: Red Speed Tasting at Wine Bloggers Conference 2012

As part of the 5th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, we had the opportunity to travel Oregon and around the world via wine glass. During Live Wine Blogging sessions, think speed dating for discovering new favorite wines, we spent a fast paced hour of wineries visiting tables and giving several minute presentations on the one wine they were [...]

Wine Discoveries: White & Rosé Speed Tasting at Wine Bloggers Conference 2012

In addition to visiting three fabulous wineries at the 5th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, we had the opportunity to travel Oregon and around the world via wine glass. One lively tasting opportunity was the Live Wine Blogging, think speed dating for discovering new favorite wines. This fast paced hour has wineries visiting tables and [...]