Washington Wines Show Well at San Francisco Wine Competition

The San Francisco Wine Competition is the largest competition of American wines in the world. With a record-breaking 5,600 wine entries from 1,379 wineries from more than 25 states, 65 judges from many aspects of the wine industry met in Cloverdale, Calif., to determine the top wines of the year. A quick look at the list of winners reveals another very strong showing for Washington wines. The highest recognition going to Barnard Griffin as the 2011 Rose of Sangiovese sweepstakes winner for that category. Other Washington wineries winning “Best in Class” are: Dry Riesling > 2010 Chateau St. Michelle Riesling […]

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A Look Back at One Year of Nectar – Success and Opportunity

Year one of Nectar Tasting Room is in the books and it has been a year of incredible life, business, and marketing lessons. Being a business owner I have experienced some moments of extreme joy, gratitude, frustration and sheer terror. Nectar is my first business venture and as an entrepreneurial virgin I learned a great deal during the first year. I’m not offering any of this as expert advice to young start ups, rather consider it some viewpoints from someone who went down the road and experienced a modest amount of success and a great deal of opportunities for growth. […]

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Nectar Spokane Wine Events January 2012

As the clock struck midnight recently we left one year behind us and embraced all the hope and expectations of a brand new year. What will the 12 months of 2012 hold for you? I’m a firm believer that we are creators of our circumstance and drivers of our destiny. My hope for each of you is that you choose joy, peace and success for 2012. We’ll continue to be here to help you celebrate. Celebration is a sustainer of momentum. Stay connected with all our great events and be on the lookout for several new and fun happenings here […]

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The Best Things Ever…Okay at least for 2011

What were the most engaging posts on this blog for 2011? Which wine and social media news pieces rocked your world and made their way across the twitterverse and social web? I’m certain that your day won’t quite be the same without this information, so I’m taking the time to fulfill the emptiness in your life by sharing this highly sought after information. I jest of course, however, I like to compile these posts for those new to the site, searching the site, and for posterity. It’s fun to look back at the ‘best of’ over the years. Check out […]

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Nectar Spokane Wine Events December

Welcome to winter. While we got a good dose of snow before Thanksgiving, so far our early winter has been marked by sunshine. Hard to believe that November is gone, Thanksgiving has passed, Christmas is  right around the corner, and 2011 is nearly in the history books. How can this be? Well, after planning the December calendar, it’s obvious. We’re freakin’ busy. Check out all the rad (yes I said rad and I’m assuming you are old enough to laugh about it) stuff happening at Nectar. We know you have holiday plans and those plans require wine. Look for specials […]

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