Spokane’s Trezzi Farms Italian Grapes Food and Family

One part Italian food, one part Italian wine, mix in a country hillside and a dash of vineyard, round it out with a large helping of family and love, you have Trezzi Farm Food and Wine. No other tasting room in Spokane offers helpings of Polenta, Lasagna, and Pasta along with estate grown wine. You had me at Italian food. Davide and Stephanie Trezzi moved to Spokane in 2005 on a friends insisting and fell in love with the Greenbluff area. There, they bought 20 acres of land and began their new adventure. Trezzi makes food that is simple, full […]

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Every Winery Has a Story to Tell

  Every winery has a story to tell. Some begin with romance and others with passion. The dreams and visions of each wine maker are unique, yet they collectively bring a liquid art form into the world that fuels the mind, body and soul of those that enjoy it. Behind every bottle is a late night harvest, a growing emergency, a magical discovery, a pruning love affair, or a blending accident. Allie Merrick and Peter Eizel want to help wineries share their story…in their own words. Allie and Peter have been telling their story about wine in their own words […]

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Does this glass make my wine look fat?

  Does this glass make my wine look fat? Sometimes skinny can be too skinny? Sometimes skinny is not always a good thing. Exhibit A – Kirstie Alley trying to be skinny. Exhibit B – Kate Moss…any day. How about a skinny wine glass? I really didn’t think my wine glass needed to go on a diet, but according to Ravenscroft Crystal, “the wine glass should be invisible and not compete. Like air, Ravenscroft Crystal Invisibles are practically invisible and weightless.” After reading this aloud, I noticed that the other wine glasses in the room became a little self conscious. […]

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Wineries on Twitter: Robert Mondavi Winery

How does the most influential winery in the United States use social media? I’m honored to have Robert Mondavi family of wineries participate in this educational series about the use of Twitter and Facebook. Undoubtedly you have drank their wine and you know their story, now, follow their tweets. Thanks to Peter Alig (Robert Mondavi wine educator) for helping share how social media can benefit wineries large and small. Robert Mondavi on the Web *  On Twitter  * On Facebook How long have you been using Twitter? We have been using Twitter for about one year. What prompted you to dive in? […]

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Duck Hunt and Duck Duck Pond

You remember that game you played as a kid, duck duck goose? Some of you may have played it with your four year old just the other night. This wine review has nothing to do with that game, but it did come to mind when I received the wine for review. The other thing that I think of when I look at Duck Pond Cellars label is that old Nintendo game, Duck Hunt. Could be the ducks on the label, but I wanted to get out the grey plastic pistol and fire away. Duck Pond Cellars is located in Dundee, […]

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