Monthly Archives: April 2013

Astoria Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival, not only about the wine

My adventures in wine continued this weekend at the 31ST Annual Astoria Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival in Astoria, Oregon. It has been my pleasure to attend this outstanding event for the past six years, and I do hope to … Continue reading

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Give yourself a bubbly smile ?

It really doesn’t matter what time of year it is, I can always find a reason for sparkling wine. Even though I have and still do enjoy a bottle of expensive French champagne, for most other special occasions or just … Continue reading

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Is a “Barrel Tour” in your future?

If you live in wine country, or are planning to visit a wine country in the U.S. then get ready for a ride, because this is “Barrel Tour” season. This weekend has kicked off the Umpqua Valley Oregon’s first Barrel … Continue reading

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Bring that special bottle of wine on vacation

As we start getting closer to summer and the most popular travel months, planning ahead isn’t all about luggage, airline tickets, car rentals, it’s about location. Something we should all add to our planning is if there isn’t a good … Continue reading

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“The Wine Snob”, let’s join their special club”

Things have certainly changed over the years. We no longer are satisfied with a cup of Maxwell House Coffee, or a bottle of  Budweiser. Instead, our tastes have matured to the world of Starbucks, with Café Mochas, and Latté’s, and … Continue reading

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words ;-)

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and I have to admit in this particular instance, I do agree. However, as the proud “Dad” I will just have to add another thousand. Ok, not really, but you know … Continue reading

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Let’s get “Crabby” in Astoria!

Two weeks and I leave for one of my favorite wine and seafood adventures, the Astoria Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival held every year this month. This year it’s held April 26-28 at the fairgrounds. This event not only features … Continue reading

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