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Seven Hills Winery: Inside Washington Wine With Erik McLaughlin (Podcast)

Ever travel to Texas to have a conversation about Walla Walla, Washington? That was the case when I attended TEXSOM, a fantastic and wildly informative educational wine conference, and took some time to speak with Erik McLaughlin. He’s the Vice President of Seven Hills Winery, a historic name in Walla Walla when it comes to [More]

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Practice WMO: Washington Merlot Optimization

As a blogger, the concept of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) lords over my world. Write a post title and a few keyword mentions that will get the attention of the Google. And, hey, it makes sense. Don’t you want to write about things that people are actually searching for? (If you want to get geeky [More]

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Total Washington Merlot Immersion

I just got back to Seattle after touring around Red Mountain and Walla Walla Valley on a no-holds-barred Washington Merlot adventure. The photos above are of the Klipsun Vineyard on Red Mountain in Eastern Washington. (Quick non-Merlot sidebar: the vines you’re looking at are Cabernet Sauvignon, planted in 1984, and part of a pretty famous [More]

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