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Wine Discoveries: Oregon at DC’s Annual Chef’s Best

At this year's 22nd Annual Chef's Best Dinner & Auction, always a fabulous event benefitting the wonderful Food & Friends organization, I was delighted to find a wine tasting table among the 55 DC area best chefs' tables! B&L Brands was on hand to sample 13 of their wines. Unfortunately I discovered them when they [...]

Rosé Season is Here!

Rosé is back in season...at least here in the Washington, DC area where temperatures are already soaring, making it the perfect time for the refreshing wine. I've discovered two new ones you'll definitely want to check out.  2011 A to Z Rosé Varietal: 100% Sangiovese organically grown Aroma: Strawberry, raspberry, blueberry Taste: Juicy watermelon and [...]

Graffiato: DC Spot Pairs Italian + Local Perfectly

Out last night for my husband's birthday, we discovered one of our new favorite DC restaurants...Graffiato by Mike Isabella. I'd heard the hype over the last 10 months since they opened and tried to get reservations a few times last minute but no luck. As my husband loves Italian and not too fancy, I thought [...]

A Slice of Oregon’s Willamette Valley: Stangeland Vineyards

Tasting with Larry Miller, owner and winemaker of Stangeland Vineyards & Winery in Oregon, you feel right at home with him and his wines. On a little East Coast tour, Larry was at Planet Wine in Alexandria yesterday giving customers a peak into his four-acres of vineyards in the Eola-Amity Hills AVA. As a fan [...]

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Colorful Easter Wine

Out biking Saturday, we popped into two of our local wine shops, both doing Easter Wine Pairing tastings. First stop was UNWINED...they were tasting a colorful line-up of pink Rosé (German and Spanish), white Gewürztraminer (Oregon) and red Pinot Noir (French Bourgogne). My personal favorite and we picked up a bottle to pair with Easter [...]