National Rosé Day! Three ways to drink pink.

With all new food and beverage crazes, eventually comes a national ‘holiday’ and, starting last year, the second Saturday in June became National Rosé Day.

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A conversation with March Cellars owner & winemaker: Ashley Trout

March Cellars is winemaker Ashley Trout’s latest project, born from passion for great wine, great adventure and an eternal stubbornness. Sourcing fruit from both Walla Walla and Columbia Valley, WA, Ashley crafts and balanced wines with minimal intervention.

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Meet the Winemaker: Palmer Emmitt

From interest to hobby to obsession and finally to profession, winemaker Palmer Emmitt left behind a career in film to pursue his passion: wine.

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Meet the Winemaker: Blair Guthrie

Nature, science, creativity, and family. These are the things that Blair Guthrie loves about making wine. With his wife, Caroline, Blair runs Guthrie Family Wines in Sonoma, California, sourcing fruit from select vineyards in both Napa and Sonoma to handcraft extremely limited quantities of age-worthy wines.

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Last minute gift ideas (not just wine!)

It’s just days before Christmas, so naturally I am still shopping for gifts. Without fail, and despite the fact that stores have been decorated for months, Christmas seems to sneaks up on me later and later every year. But, thanks to the magic of gift certificates and Amazon Prime, it is almost never too late to […]

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Meet the Winemaker: Ryan Deovlet

Ryan Deovlet learned his craft under the wings of legendary California winemakers David Ramey and Paul Hobbs, and started his own label in 2008 with just 100 cases. Now pushing toward 2,000 cases a year, Ryan makes wines that are elegant and balanced, with fruit sourced from some of the most coveted vineyards on the Central Coast.

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On Pulling Corks

Wine is an ever-evolving living thing, but once you pull the cork on a bottle you’ve kicked off a more rapid transformation. You can pump out the air, or use any number of wine preservation gadgets to try to slow the progression, but there’s no going back. That wine is forever changed. And so was […]

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