Spokane Weekend Wine Time March 12-14

Did you have a tough week? Let a glass of wine wash over your soul. Did you have a fantastic week? Celebrate with a glass of wine! Was it just another week in the routine? Escape with a glass of wine.  Below are the wine activities happening in and around Spokane for the weekend of March 12-14. If I’m missing an event of yours please let me know as soon as possible! Friday 3/12 Vino! A Wine Shop – Get a head start on weekend fun with a tasting from Forgeron Cellars of Walla Walla 3 – 5pm Caterina Grand […]

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Spokane’s Caterina Winery Reborn

Historic building. Check. Central location. Check. Fantastic outdoor space. Check. Rich heritage. Check. Respected winemaker who is dedicated to quality product. CHECK! Caterina Winery has risen from the brink of extinction poised to reclaim its place as a premier Spokane winery. Caterina’s roots date back to 1993 with winemaker Mike Scott (formerly of Lone Canary). As a pioneer of the Spokane wine scene, Caterina is proudly located in the historic Broadview Dairy Building at 905 N Washington. As time progressed it seemed that Caterina lost its way with a split personality of winery, bar, and music venue. In 2009, the […]

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Wineries on Twitter Scott Paul Wines

On the Web: www.scottpaul.com On Twitter @scottpaulpn On Facebook 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. Interview Questions How long have you been using Twitter? Since late 2008 What prompted you to dive in? The inter-connectedness of people with shared interests really appealed to me, and I found much of the information in the Twitterverse quite interesting… What type of strategy or […]

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Overcoming Twitter Facebook Anxiety

Tweet, re-tweet, friend, fan, follow, hashtag, status update, like, comment, @reply, DM, micro-blog. Five years ago were these words in our everyday vocabulary? When did it become normal to verbally tell 3028 people that you have a headache and bacon is the cure? Do people really care that your dog just spit up on the new carpet? While skeptics argue that Social Media is removing all sense of privacy and creating a generation of narcissistic people with a lack of interpersonal skills, the new normal is an interconnected world of information that moves at the speed of light. So, what […]

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Spokane Hosts Wine Bloggers for WBC10

Spokane is home to 16 quality wineries, including one of Washington’s original 20. From Barrister’s 90+ point Cab Franc, Latah Creek’s innovative cold fermentation, Robert Karl’s top picks (by Paul Gregutt), and Arbor Crest’s historic mansion and amazing grounds, Spokane is becoming a destination for wine. Spokane is also known as an amazingly generous host city. Spokane is home to the largest 3 on 3 basketball tournament (Hoopfest), and one of the largest timed road races with Bloomsday (over 50,000 runners). Spokane recently hosted the 2010 USA Figure Skating Championships and will host round one of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. […]

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