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Avennia

Woodinville We have enjoyed visiting Avennia at their Red Mountain location, so we were eager to try their new location is Woodinville. They are in the former Tsillan Cellars location on Woodinville-Snohomish Road. On the day we visited, Elaina was … Continue reading

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Chalk Hill Winery

Healdsburg, CA Chalk Hill Winery is a bit out of the way and I had high expectations. Unfortunately, our experience shows how much impact the person in the tasting room can have on your experience and your impressions of the … Continue reading

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Murrietta’s Well Estate Vineyards

Livermore, California Another Livermore winery that is definitely worth talking about is Murrietta’s Well Estate Vineyards. One of the original California wine estates, Murrietta sources all the grapes from the estate.  The vineyard was started with cuttings from the famed … Continue reading

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Wente Vineyards

Livermore, California On our most recent trip to California, we were a bit pressed for time, but wanted to spend a day wine tasting and really wanted to try somewhere new. A little internet research came up with Livermore, California. … Continue reading

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Kunde Family Winery

  Kenwood, CA This was our first visit to Kunde Family Winery and it quickly became one of our favorite stops. The property itself is a spectacular 1,850 acres that includes twenty different varietals grown in six micro-climates. Most of … Continue reading

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On the Way into Walla Walla -Waterbrook

One of my favorite first stops on the way into Walla Walla is Waterbrook. They have the most gorgeous tasting room and outdoor space. Even if their wines weren’t as good as they are it would be worth the stop. … Continue reading

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Nice Winery Near the City

Recently I went back to my hometown of Rochester, NY and one of my girlfriends took me to Casa Larga Winery in nearby Victor NY. They have a cute tasting room that is very convenient to Eastview Mall. At the … Continue reading

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Revisiting Obelisco

Obelisco has always been one of our favorite wineries and was my very first blog in October of 2011. On our first visit, I thought my palate was broken –I loved every single one of their wines. That never happens … Continue reading

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Smasne Cellars

Smasne Cellars is one of the favorite wineries of my friend Raye, so I have done several tastings here. Always a good choice, Smasne has a great range of wines from $14 Tuesday wines to a $110 special occasion bottle … Continue reading

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Hard Row to Hoe is a Fun Time in Chelan

My friend, Leslie, has been telling me how good the wines are in Chelan. I hadn’t been there in over ten years but could not even remember seeing a winery when I was there. So, as always, I was excited … Continue reading

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