Spokane Weekend Wine Events Sept 17-19

Does life ever feel like such a whirlwind that you are just caught up in the swirl moving in circles from activity to activity? You need to step out of the storm and relax! Grab some friends and go wine tasting. Your friends can help you decompress and the wine is a liquid elixir for the soul. Enjoy and drink happy! All Weekend   Take a tour of the local wineries. Most are open. Visit this link for hours, reviews, wine recommendations, videos and more. http://drinknectar.com/spokane-wine-tour/  Enjoy great local wine at The Davenport, Left Bank Wine Bar, and Niko’s Wine Bar Friday, […]

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Spokane Weekend Wine Events Sept 10-12

So it seems that 2010 will go down as the summer that never was here in the Inland Northwest. With Labor Day and back to school, we have entered the unofficial start of fall. With temps in the 60’s and low 70’s there is definitely a chill in the air. Oh well, we can’t change the weather, so why whine about it…how about we wine about it! All Weekend   Take a tour of the local wineries. Most are open. Visit this link for hours, reviews, wine recommendations, videos and more. http://drinknectar.com/spokane-wine-tour/  FEATURED WINERY Time is limited to enjoy the magnificent views […]

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Spokane ValleyFest Taste of the Valley

Taste. Savor. Enjoy. I’m a valley boy; spent 23 of my years in the Spokane Valley. Went to Sunrise Elementary, Evergreen Middle School and am a proud graduate of Central Valley High School (class of 1990 thank you very much). Valley Fest was always an annual event to look forward to. Last year, the event got even better with the addition of Taste of the Valley wine tasting. This year, the event is coming together as one of the biggest Spokane wine bargains of the year! Value! $30 gets you catered food from Red Rock catering, music from Kathleen Cavender […]

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From the Grape to the Glass: Pt 1 Progress Reports

How does the grape get into the glass? As you sit and sip the romance that is wine have you ever thought about the process that goes into making it? I’ve heard it said that, “Winemaking is 70% growing the grapes, 10% patience, 10% luck, 10% cleaning the toilets, and a whole lot of drinking beer.” While I know there is more to it than that, what really lies behind the glamour in the glass? This series follows winemaker Greg Lipsker, of Barrister Winery, and the journey of their Bacchus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon…from the grape to the glass. Cheers! Part […]

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Spokane Weekend Wine Events Aug 20-22

What are you doing this weekend? Chores? Yardwork? STOP – Treat yourself to some amazing wine. Spokane has you covered. Enjoy a big red T3 from Townshend, some hardy lasagna and Barbera from Trezzi or even a refreshing Pinot Gris from Latah Creek! Don’t miss one of Spokane’s signature events, Art and Glass Fest at Arbor Crest Winery too. Details are below. The yard work will still be there tomorrow. Drink Happy! All Weekend   Take a tour of the local wineries. Most are open. Visit this link for hours, reviews, wine recommendations, videos and more. http://drinknectar.com/spokane-wine-tour/  Art and Glass Fest at […]

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