Monthly Archives: February 2013

Is that a flashlight in your wet suit, or are ya happy to see me?

In the great word of travel, be it in your home area, state, country or the world, adventures are everywhere.As I sit contemplating my upcoming adventures, quite frankly my “travel bucket list”, I find myself getting excited at the new … Continue reading

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Have ya sipped a Charles Creek Malbec recently?

Today you can find many excellent Malbec’s produced here in the United States, and if you haven’t tried this awesome grape, you should think about it next time you see one on the menu. Although relatively new to the U.S. … Continue reading

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“And the Oscar goes to”..the wine or the roast?

“And the Oscar goes to”..the wine or the roast?.

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“And the Oscar goes to”..the wine or the roast?

The tri-tip roast was about a half an hour from departure from the Traeger Smoker as I strolled into the wine cellar for something fantastic to enjoy with this hunk of pleasure. Scanning the rows I decided instead a Syrah … Continue reading

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Your new “Best Friend”..Pinot Noir

I recently read an article in one of the best known wine magazines about Pinot Noir, and the “singular” thinking some wine drinkers have about this noble grape. By “singular” I am talking about those who live in a growing … Continue reading

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How about some “One Toe Duck”???

Of all my discoveries in the Willamette Valley of wineries of new “boutique” style wineries, the one that really shines for me is Ancient Cellars, in Dundee, Oregon. Brothers Chris and Craig Baker. Chris who found his legs while an … Continue reading

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Oh My! is that a “Deadliest Catch” Captain?

You can find many different choices of venue for wine and food events, from the formal “limited attendance” events, to events held in museums as well as in big tents or hotels. Some events are specifically paired with certain food, … Continue reading

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