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Rare Grapes in a Unique Place: Whidbey Island Winery

The Wine Without Worry podcast rolls on, and this episode has a local flair. Not far from my HQ in Seattle, I take a trip to Whidbey Island Winery, talking with Assistant Winemaker Leah Waaramaki. Ok, Leah actually just showed up at my place and we taped the episode. Though I have visited the winery [More]

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Video: I Select Six Bargain Wines at Metropolitan Market in Seattle

The folks at Metropolitan Market let me loose in the wine department of their Lower Queen Anne store in Seattle with 90 dollars to pick out six wines. Check out the video to see what I selected and took home to enjoy, courtesy of Metropolitan Market.

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Seattle: Drink Local Puget Sound Wines

There is a lot of wine coming out of Eastern Washington being consumed by Seattle and the rest of Western Washington, but if you really want to drink local, I suggest trying some of the white wines coming from the Puget Sound region. Working with unique grapes likeĀ Siegerrebe, you’d be hard-pressed to find more distinctive [More]

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A Visit to The Inn at Langley

After a stop at Washington State’s Whidbey Island Winery, it was a short drive to The Inn at Langley for a leisurely and charming dining experience. Many of the highlights were the simple and fresh accompaniments perfectly rendered. Or in the case of the goat milk butter, perfectly churned. Served with a pretzel roll and [More]

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