My Experience at the Great Northwest Wine Competition

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I’ve tasted a lot of wine during my journey as a wine business owner and wine blogger, but being a wine judge for the inaugural Great Northwest Wine Competition was an immersion in wine like I’ve never experienced. I was part of a panel of 4 judges and tasted over 200 wines in a 30 hour period. In total our group of 16 judges tasted and evaluated  over 850 wines to determine the Greatest Northwest Wines.

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War Horse A Magical and Historical Journey

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Tuesday I had the privilege of attending West Coast Entertainment Best of Broadway’s War Horse play at the INB Center in Spokane. While I realize this is a wine blog and there was no wine involved in the play, however I did enjoy a glass of wine prior to the play, I was so impressed with the performance I just had to share.

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Rules for Attending a Wine Festival

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There are very few times that I get an email and immediately start laughing out loud. This morning I received one such email from Hedges Family Estate, a popular and highly acclaimed Washington Winery in the Red Mountain AVA. Immediately I thought, I have to share! The content is pure Hedges humor. I encourage you to visit their web site, like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.  Enjoy!

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Now Hiring Nectar Tasting Room Manager

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It’s official, long time friend and Nectar wine slinger is moving on in June. Ben has been with Nectar since week 3 in January 2011. Many of you consider Benny a great friend and we will be sad to see him go. We’ll give you more details soon on the exciting adventures Ben is off to pursue. Save the date for Ben’s going away party on May 24. With that, it’s time to announce that we are hiring a Tasting Room Manager. The position will be filled by the end of March, 2013. This will allow the new person to […]

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Nectar Spokane Wine Events March 2013

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Hard to believe that February is over. Soon we will be basking in the heat of the summer sun, dipping our toes in the water and sipping on a perfectly chilled Sauvignon Blanc. Great mental picture, huh? Until then, we will make it through the soggy and unpredictable Spokane Spring with WINE and tons of fun events! Ready to join us? Thanks again, Spokane for helping us with another amazing month. This was our best February on record. The March lineup looks to continue the trend.

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