Four Fabulous Gift Ideas for the Wine Lover in Your Life

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Christmas is right around the corner and you may be looking for the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life. We have located four fabulous gift ideas just for you. Some are whimsical, others are fun, and some are just plain practical. Check them out and buy one or all and watch the wine lover light up on Christmas morning. Don’t forget, you can also buy most of the Nectar Tasting Room wines online and have them shipped directly to you (shipping is limited to select states).

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Anelare Introduces New Zio Label

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For nearly 10 years Anelare has kept production between below 1,000 cases and focused on big reds, but they’ve recently launched a new, lower-price brand called Zio. Much of the Zio production will be sold via a new partnership with Yoke’s Fresh Market — a small grocery chain based in Spokane. Their first release is a 2010 blend of Roussanne and Viognier, and the brand — an Italian word for “uncle” — is a tribute to family. One of their uncles is Earl Smart, a Tri-City wine professional who often pours at the Anelare tasting room. His signature beret has been incorporated […]

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Nectar Announces Food Expansion with Commercial Kitchen

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Nectar Tasting Room in downtown Spokane Washington (120 N. Stevens) is pleased to announce a partnership with Just a Couple of Mom’s Catering to install a commercial kitchen. With the addition of a kitchen, Nectar will be adding a made to order menu of appetizers and potential dinner options. “We have known that we needed to expand our food options for our customer base and for our event business. This opportunity to work with Just a Couple of Mom’s will continue to make Nectar a hot spot for Washington wine,” says owner Josh Wade. “We can’t wait to build and […]

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Introducing the New Kid on the Block

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Well, you may have heard that the original wine slinger, Ben Hilzinger, is moving on to rainier pastures in Seattle. Benny (as we affectionately call him) has been the face of Nectar for nearly 2 and 1/2 years. Check out my touching tribute to him here. After an exhaustive search, I am excited to announce that we have found our next Tasting Room Manager for Nectar.

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