All-Sensory Extravaganza with 22nd Annual Taste Washington

All-Sensory Extravaganza with 22nd Annual Taste Washington

The CenturyLink Field Event Center this past weekend was truly an all-sensory extravaganza. Bookended by the highly-anticipated Red & White Party on Thursday night and the epic Grand Tasting on Saturday and Sunday, the 22nd annual Taste Washington was four pack-filled days of culinary and enology genius…

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Dinner and drinks with a side of deck seating

Dinner and drinks with a side of deck seating

When Jim VanNatta extended the Hockinson Market to include an intimate tap room back in 2016, it didn’t take long for him to realize that another expansion was a plausible follow-up move.

Converting what decades ago had been the Hockinson/Brush Prairie Post Office before it relocated to Brush Prairie sometime after World War II, VanNatta created a 10-seat tap room that immediately drew residents from this growing area of Clark County…

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Wine for the holidays

Wine for the holidays

During the holiday season, there is ample opportunity for pairing wines with some of the most talked about meals of the year. Wine can be an intimidating subject but even if you buy the wrong kind you still have a bottle of wine so you’re already off to a good start...

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A trip to the islands for Washington Wine Month

A trip to the islands for Washington Wine Month

We’re havin’ a heat wave and a tropical heat wave calls for a visit to the islands, right? This installment of Washington Wine Month takes us to Vashon Island, a 15 minute ferry ride from the sweltering sprawl of Seattle...

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Plan now for English Estate's Summer Art and Wine Fair

Plan now for English Estate's Summer Art and Wine Fair

Plan now to celebrate the 10th Annual Summer Art & Wine Fair at Clark County's oldest winery, English Estate Winery, located at 17806 SE 1st St., Vancouver, Saturday, July 8 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, July 9 from 12-6 p.m. promise to be full days of locally-made crafts, live musical entertainment and soul satisfying food... 

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Rosé palooza at Andina

Rosé palooza at Andina

Andina is celebrating ROSÉ ALL DAY during their annual rosé dinner Monday, June 19th. $55 is the price to taste over 40 rosés from around the world paired with traditional Peruvian dishes The crew at Andina thinks of everything. Main course options include one for carnivores and one for vegetarians (very nice) and the drink list is heavy on sparkling and wines from Spain and Portugal. 

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Windy Hills Winery opened in Ridgefield over Memorial Weekend

Photo courtesy of Viki Eierdam 

Photo courtesy of Viki Eierdam 

When you arrive, you are greeted by stunning rock work at the grand entrance that carries through the substantial portico into a 2,400-square-foot great room accented with massive wood beams and anchored on one end by a rock-wall fireplace and rock-arched doorways on either side.

Each pass-through leads into a sizeable tasting room with a lowered beam system designed to mimic a vineyard trellis and add a cozy scale to the space. A curved bar sets the stage for wine tasting and a window runs the full length of the opposite wall. (Read more in The Columbian)

Get intimate with the terroir in RTV vineyard experience

Get intimate with the terroir in RTV vineyard experience

The tasting room at Brooks Wine has quickly become a second living room for wine industry professionals in their off time for good reason; they are all about the experiences that wine creates. Whether you pour wine in the Valley for curious tourists or in your kitchen for appreciative guests, here's a chance to get down and dirty in the vineyard...

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