Episode 85 Olson Ogden Wines

  Exploring new wine is one of the greatest joys of being a wine lover. When it comes to beer, 90% of the beer sold in the US is Bud, Coors and Miller. There are about 1500 breweries in the US, but there are more than 4000 wineries and each of them produces several grape varieties and blends. To top it off, each year the process starts over again with new vintages and the subtleties that come with the new year. Possibly 250,000 different wine products are produced annually. You could drink a case of different wine every day and […]

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7 Wine Accessories You Don’t Have GIVE AWAY

Here are seven wine accessories you don’t have that you may find helpful. These also make the perfect gift for any wino on your gift list for upcoming weddings, birthdays, or special occasion. Several weeks ago, I was approached by wine accessory site, True Fabrications about helping promote their site. They were very accommodating in providing a Vinturi Deluxe Aerator Kit for me to review and one to give away. Now, we’re giving away a $50 gift card to their site. (DISCLOSURE: DrinkNectar is not receiving compensation for this promotion, only providing a gift card to one lucky reader). I […]

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Ghetto Gourmand Dishing Out Underground Cuisine

A food revolution is cooking in Spokane. A fun and innovative new social scene is hitting the underground providing local residents with unique opportunities to experience culinary creations and social libations. Ghetto Gourmand is bringing underground dining to Spokane. From their web site: “One night. Unlimited possibilities. An experience unlike anything you’ve ever enjoyed before. Become a ghetto gourmand and enter the world of underground dining.” How does it work? Ghetto Gourmand is a travelling dinner experience that is limited to a small number of guests. Dinner guests are provided the secret location and password one or two days prior […]

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Think. Drink. Pink. A WARose Tasting

Don’t be such a sissy, it’s okay to drink pink wine! In fact if dudes were smart, they would jump on board the pink parade for one reason…the ladies dig pink. We’re not talking about your sweet and fruity Sutter Homes White Zinfandel kind of pink, we’re talking real, masculine, dry, flavorful, intense Rose of Sangiovese, Syrah, Grenache, and more. Gaining an appreciation for pink will open up your palate to a whole new tasting experience. Rosé is made from red wine grapes. The most common method of production is leaving the skin in contact with the juice for 2-3 […]

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Spokane Weekend Wine Time June 11-13

It looks like Spring is finally going to grace us with its presence this week. That is very kind of it, since Summer is in just ten days. These are great times to get out and enjoy wine in Spokane. I can bet that there are a few places in this post you’ve haven’t been a maybe even a few events you don’t know about. Regardless, everything in this post is something you need to do…so drop the garden tools and get out to a winery! Having an event and don’t see it on the list? Email me josh@nectarcoffeeandwine.com On […]

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