Spokane Weekend Wine Time April 16-18

Chances are you’re on this page because you like wine and you live in the Spokane area. Spokane is home to 17 fantastic wineries (okay Overbluff Cellars won’t open for a few more weeks). Did you know that 9 of the wineries have tasting rooms within a 5 mile radius? You don’t have to travel to Walla Walla or Prosser for your wine journeys. Take a stay-vinocation and enjoy some local juice. Having an event and don’t see it on the list? Email me josh@nectarcoffeeandwine.com All Weekend Spokane Tasting Room Tour – Most Spokane tasting rooms are open. Check out […]

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Spokane Wine and some Killer Juice Releases

  Spring is a beautiful time to be a wine lover in Spokane. The city seems to come alive with events. As the buds are breaking from Walla Walla to Wahluke Slope, the blossoms are blooming on the cherry trees across the Inland Northwest. Spring usually marks a wineries new release season as well. This is a chance to try red wines that have been aging for 1-3 years in beautiful oak barrels and white wines that were just plucked from the vine the previous fall. Below are the HIGHLIGHTS of three events that you MUST mark on your calendar. […]

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Wineries on Twitter: Travessia Urban Winery

Travessia on Twitter   -   On Facebook   -  On the Web The goal of this series is to connect with wineries and wine business that use Social Media (Twitter and Facebook) effectively. These interviews can serve as a catalyst to help other wineries and wine businesses to see the benefits (and pitfalls) of joining the social revolution. How long have you been using Twitter? I reserved my account name @travessia on December 17, 2007.  At the time I was in the process of obtaining my winery permit with the TTB. I recall that I tried twitter for a few days and […]

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Episode #56 Desert Wind Whites

  Viognier and Semillon may not be grapes you are very familiar with, but I can assure you that with summer coming, consider these worthwhile reasons to stray from your Sauv Blanc and Rose. A Southwest oasis in the desert of central Washington, Desert Wind Winery was born out of a need for more fruit variety at Duck Pond Cellars (Dundee Oregon). In the early 90’s Duck Pond began planting the 480 acres located on the Wahluke Slope, East of Yakima and West of Tri-Cities. In 2001winemaker Greg Fries presented the first release of Desert Wind Winery. Seeing the phenomenal […]

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7 Social Media No Brainers

While I’m not an expert, what I can base my suggestions on are things that I see work for other successful business. This list is meant to be SEVEN “no brainer” social media tactics to bring your Twitter/Facebook and Web presence into 2010. Each of these items are quick and simple to implement and will bring a cohesiveness to your entire social media strategy. Why is it important? Each Twitter follower or Facebook fan you have is a direct connection between you and your brand and is less money that you have to spend on traditional marketing. #1 – Add your […]

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