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Give Me A Leetle Kiss – (ep125) 1/06/16

Episode 125: It’s our first episode of the new year, and we celebrate with some delicious Chardonnay, some “Party Favors,” and of course, some resolutions.   One of those resolutions was to crown a “makeout” wine, and we sure did tonight.   And why not, wine should be fun, right?  So grab a glass of wine, and …

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B.C. Wine Among The Best

    INFOTEL.CA – Wineries from Osoyoos to Kamloops are getting some high-profile exposure and being called some of among the best wine destinations in the world. In August, UK wine writer Steven Spurrier said in the fall edition of The Somm Journal that B.C. has all three things he looks for in a world …

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Drinking In The New Year – Encore Episode!

While we’re enjoying the holidays with our families, we wanted to make sure you had something fun to watch this season with your family!  Enjoy this  episode from the past, and from all of us to all of you… Happy New Year 2016!   New episodes resume on #WineWednesday, January 6th

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Wine Isn’t Small Potatoes Here

    AGWEEK.COM – Idaho is famous for potatoes. Now the state’s swelling ranks of winemakers want to put Idaho’s wines on the culinary map. So far, they appear to be making headway. Just ask Andy Perdue, wine writer for the Seattle Times and editor and publisher of the website Great Northwest Wine. He compares Idaho’s …

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Wine and Christmas Cookies: For Experts

    BUSTLE.COM – In culinary terms, the holidays mean party appetizers, ham, seasonal pies, and of course, cookies. Since another usual suspect of the holiday party scene is wine, any responsible participant will want to study up on holiday cookie and wine pairings for a truly enjoyable experience. Whether you’re a sweet tooth by …

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Another Fun Christmas Memory – Encore Episode!

While we’re enjoying the holidays with our families, we wanted to make sure you had something fun to watch this season with your family!  Enjoy this Christmas episode from the past, and from all of us to all of you… Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! New episodes resume on #WineWednesday, January 6th  

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It’s Fermentation Time In The City – (Ep98) Dec 19-20

    Episode 98: It’s our big show before Christmas, meaning we have some really fun holiday gift ideas for the wine lover on your list!  We’ll meet a resident of Eugene, Oregon’s “Fermentation Destination.”  We meet up with Alan Mitchell of Territorial Vineyards and Wine Company.  Then it’s off to Walla Walla to meet …

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The Wine Gift For The Book Lover

    WASHINGTONPOST.COM – The annual harvest of wine books is complete, in time for holiday gift giving. Here are a few that should please the wine lovers on your list. Because, after all, the only thing wine lovers love more than drinking wine is listening to ourselves talk about wine, and we need to …

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A Fun Christmas Memory – Encore Episode!

While we’re enjoying the holidays with our families, we wanted to make sure you had something fun to watch this season with your family!  Enjoy this Christmas episode from the past, and from all of us to all of you…   Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   New episodes resume on #WineWednesday, January 6th

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A Coug’s Pick for Christmas

    WSU.EDU – “During the holidays, we enjoy great meals with our friends and families,” said Thomas Henick-Kling, director of Washington State University’s viticulture and enology program. “And great meals are accompanied by great wine.” Henick-Kling offers a handy guide to Washington wine varieties that go with festive foods: Cheeses, crackers, olives, cured meats, …

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