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Wenatchee Valley Enological Society members have a lot to say, and this is their forum to do so! Check out the articles about recent events, wine-related meetings and trips, recipes, upcoming activities, and more!

Washington Wine Month

March 29th, 2010

It isn’t April yet, so you have three days remaining to hurry down to the WA State Liquor Store or to your closest grocery or wine store for good buys in Washington wines while it is still Washington Wine Month. I just saw Safeway’s ad, and TOP Foods and Freddie’s. Of course, when stores have these sales, the reduction is usually from a price higher than what you are accustomed to seeing on the bottle you want. It might not be the case every time, but it pays to know your wine prices! (more…)

March is Here Already!

March 6th, 2010

March is coming up….Oops…It seems March is here already. It snuck up on me while I was in February, still…. and with it, Washingon Wine Month. Jan Lutz, Eno member and Executive Direxctor of the  Columbia River Wine Country association, sent me some information I thought would be of interest to the wine society.. (more…)

What happened to winter?

February 8th, 2010

What happened to winter? Are we now at the end of it or at the beginning of an early spring? As much as I hate to say it, we need snow, which calls for a cozy fire, and then….. a glass of wine! (more…)

Have You Noticed?

October 28th, 2009

Have you noticed?

I’m surprised there hasn’t been a major news report about this, but perhaps the scientific community is keeping quiet about it for now. Surely you, as I, have noticed that the universe is speeding up and time as we know it is slipping away at an alarming rate. Didn’t you notice that September flew by, and now October is doing the same? At this rate we will be able to prepare one meal to serve both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner at the same time. (more…)

What Is Hot Wine?

June 1st, 2009

That wine is hot!

What exactly is ‘hot’ when you talk about wines?  Is hot a cool thing?  Do winemakers strive to make ‘hot’ wines? (more…)

Jump Into Summer

June 1st, 2009

I thought spring was late up here this year, but now we have suddenly jumped into summer! What a year. (more…)