Ready for Year Number Three at Nectar Tasting Room

Goals are like magnets – they’ll attract the things that make them come true ~ Tony Robbins Our second full year at Nectar has come to a close. The last few days I have put the finishing touches on the 2012 recap, our 2013 marketing strategy, and an evaluation of our strengths and areas of opportunity. Last year, I did the same thing in preparation for 2012. It is interesting to look back and see how my crystal ball of goals turned out. The first year was a journey of lessons learned, amazing momentum, and occasional surprises. We entered year […]

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Drinking Wine and Crafting at our Pinterest Party

If I could only find a job where I could get paid to drink wine, use Pinterest and entertain people…hmmm…oh, wait, that is my job! Recently we had our first ever PINTEREST party at Nectar Tasting Room! Wine, crafts and spray paint, what could go wrong? Pinterest is the popular social media site where users create interest boards and pin various images from across the internet for a visual favorites/reminder/inspiration site. Many pins are food, craft, clothing and decoration related. Inspired by my popular “12 Merry Christmas Wine Decorations” blog post, I decided to host a crafting party where my […]

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Spokane Holiday Wine Festival 2012

Looking for the ultimate excuse to go wine tasting in Spokane. Join us for the 27th annual Holiday Wine Festival. This year you can enjoy wine from 24 wineries at 18 different locations. As always the event is the weekend before Thanksgiving so you can stock up on all the wines you will need for dinner and you can get a head start on your holiday gift shopping. >> DOWNLOAD A MAP HERE << Nectar Tasting Room will feature eight wines (including 5 under $16) and several great deals for your shopping pleasure. MODIFIED HOURS: Friday Noon-10pm. Saturday and Sunday […]

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A Family Reunion Full of Friends, Fun and a Drunk Uncle WBC12

Ahhh, family reunions. You have the cool relatives that you haven’t seen in a while that you just love hanging with, then there are the weird stand offish people that you wonder, “Am I really related to these people.” Of course at every family reunion there is drama, the embarrassing moments and you can never escape the crazy drunk uncle that just takes things a little too far. The 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, OR was this year’s family reunion for me. This is my third year attending the conference. My favorite part is the reunion with old friends. […]

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Four Nectar Wineries Join the Spokane Wine Association

Expand our food options. CHECK. Promote and expand our event space. CHECK. Promote and be known as a winery. Now…CHECK. We set out at the beginning of 2012 with three major goals. Each of these goals hopefully makes us a better destination and continues to help us better serve our amazing members and customers. We are excited to announce that four of our wineries are joining the Spokane Winery Association. With a long history of promoting great wine, the SWA now boasts 24 members including 19 from Spokane, 2 from Walla Walla, and 1 each from Lake Chelan, Benton City, […]

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