Thankful for Wine and Spokane

It’s the time of year when almost every wine blog and major newspaper posts their Thanksgiving wine pairing suggestions. They range from the crazy 1WineDude pairing to the regional suggestions of New York Cork Report or Washington Wine Report or the predictable newspaper offerings. Why? Well, people must want to know. I look at how people arrive to my site almost daily and Google analytics tells me people are searching for Thanksgiving wine pairings. Since I live in Spokane and I love Spokane wine, here is what will be on my table if I can make it to the store […]

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Happy Second Birthday Nectar Wine Blog

Two years ago, I had no idea that registering the domain name drinknectar.com at GoDaddy would change my life. While the story still continues to unfold, today I celebrate the second birthday of this social experiment. The last two years has contained many challenges, opportunities for growth, and so many blessings and successes. In the midst of it all, I’m reminded of something I recently read: “You are exactly who, what, where you are supposed to be and you are lovely.” Last night I was reading through the ‘happy birthday, year one’ post thinking, “Wholly heck, how in the world […]

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Nectar Spokane Wine Events November

Over the next few weeks we’ll be gathering with our friends and family to give thanks, share gifts and raise a toast to the year that was. For most of you, wine is a natural accompaniment to these joyful occasions. We want to be there with you to help you celebrate from the pop of Northwest Cellars sparkling wine to the a playful ‘Shameless Hussy’ gift. As we say thanks, I want to thank you for all of your support. I am thankful for Nectar Tasting Room as a business and for each of you as friends (awww…mushy, I know). […]

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Spokane’s Holiday Wine Festival

2011 marks Spokane’s 26th annual Holiday Wine Fest. One of four major events sponsored by the Spokane Winery Association, Holiday Wine Fest takes place the weekend prior to Thanksgiving. During the three-day event, a record 25 official wineries in Spokane will open their doors to the public (with Nectar Tasting Room housing five wineries and a satellite tasting room for Cougar Crest Estate Winery opening earlier in the year). What better way to shake off the cold and kick-start the holiday season than by sampling the wide variety of world-class wines that Spokane has to offer (and perhaps take care […]

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Nectar Spokane Wine Events October

Ahhhh, Fall…changing colors, cool temperatures, pumpkins, trick-or-treat, turkey dinner, family and lots of red wine. As the season changes and we move indoors it becomes the time to get together with friends. The Nectar wineries are busy hauling in the 2011 harvest creating the perfect beverage for you to enjoy in 1-3 years. While this year’s grapes become a future celebratory drink, we hope you’ll enjoy the October events at Nectar. Enjoy life with friends, drink happy. Join us Friday and Saturday (10/7,8) as Northwest Cellars visits with new wines, bubbly tasting, and special discounts. Get 15% off of NW […]

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