Fruit of the Land

Ever stop to think that the beautiful Washington wine that you drink not only comes from the essential wine maker, but also from the land? Land which was sculpted out by the great Missoula glacial flood that took place about 15,000 years ago. Eastern Washington is a complete riverbed of sand and rock that is beneficial for all the wonderful agriculture that Washington state is well known for such as our sweet walla walla onions.

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What Makes You Smile?

There is absolutely nothing wrong with sticking with a good thing! My husband and I recently visited Silver Lake Winery and found that they have stayed with that typical table wine flavor. I have to say that my favorite was the Silver Lake cabernet reserve.  However, we were introduced to Glenn Fiona Basket Press Syrah and we found that it is the kind of wine that puts that smile of satisfaction on the first taste and really that is how you should judge all wine.

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Out of the Box

Typical, typical, typical!  A word that my readers may hear often;  wow, beautiful, and amazing may be rare ones.  I absolutely adore a wine that has been concocted out of pure passion, a wine that has unfamiliar descriptions such as marshmallow or pineapple, a wine maker who has stepped out of the box!  I had the recent opportunity to meet a wine maker who has done just that–step out of the box.

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