Spokane Weekend Wine Time May 14-16

After last weekend’s frenzy of wine events, a lot of people and wineries are in detox or hydrating for the next big event. Wimps! Wine should be savored every weekend! Stay connected with this weekend’s wine events. Be sure to check out what’s on the radar at the bottom of the post! Having an event and don’t see it on the list? Email me josh@nectarcoffeeandwine.com All Weekend Take a tour of the local wineries. Most are open. Visit this link for hours, reviews, wine recommendations and more. Spokane Tasting Room Tour:   Enjoy great local wine at The Davenport, Left […]

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Corkd: Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Success

The sky is falling, the sky is falling! “Woooolllff!” Run, hide, take cover, the apocalypse is now! “The world is drowning in an ocean of cheap wine.” 2008 and 2009 have been very challenging years. Many of you reading this have had to change your spending habits as your income has been diminished or has vanished entirely. The Great Recession, as it will end up being played out in the history books, has changed the landscape of nearly every industry and left its mark on just about every person in the world. How has the wine industry faired? What is […]

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Spokane Wine Time May 7-9

This weekend in Spokane is all about First Friday AND Spring Barrel Tasting. Enjoy the dozens of locations in downtown on Friday and the 16 wineries all weekend long. Scroll down for some of the upcoming ‘on the radar’ events. Having an event and don’t see it on the list? Email me josh@nectarcoffeeandwine.com All Weekend Spring Barrel Tasting in Spokane – One of Spokane’s premier wine events. The Spokane Winery Association showcase 16 wineries current, new and future releases. Wineries are open 11am – 5pm Friday – Sunday. Some charge a tasting fee. Click the link for some suggestions, a game-plan for […]

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Corkd – Ask a Sommelier

Today’s post is featured on Cork’d. Last week I asked the Twitterers and Facebook “likers” if they had any questions for a Sommelier. The result was 8 questions and a BONUS question that was sure to stump our guest Sommelier, Yashar Shayan. Yashar is on the Sommelier team for Seastar Restaurants in the Seattle area. Seastar won Wine Spectator Magazine “Best of Award of Excellence” wine list in 2009. What question would you ask a Sommelier? Do you have a strange food pairing question? Are you dying to know a particular wine fact? Are you curious if being a sommelier is […]

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Spokane Wine Time April 30 – May 2

Last week two Spokane wineries released new vintages of spectacular wine. Liquid art was on display at Latah Creek and Nodland Cellars. This week release season continues as Barili Cellars, Liberty Lake Cellars, and Whitestone Winery showcase their beautiful and award winning artwork. It’s a great time to be a wine lover in Spokane! If you’re here for Bloomsday, you’ve got the perfect opportunity to unwind with some wine downtown. Having an event and don’t see it on the list? Email me josh@nectarcoffeeandwine.com All Weekend Spokane Tasting Room Tour – Most Spokane tasting rooms are open. Check out this tasting room […]

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