Monthly Archives: August 2015

Seeing a Great Friend Again

There is something to be said for seeing friends that have moved away and started new a new life. Recently that just happened and it made for a grand evening. Social Media is a wonderful way to keep in touch, … Continue reading

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Wine Crates

Wooden wine crates have a certain allure to me, from the good old days. Wines that were shipped from Europe took long ocean cruises and they had to be packed securely for the ride. Mike at “Please Bring Me My … Continue reading

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International Cabernet Sauvignon Day

August 27 is International Cabernet Sauvignon Day according to the Wine Lovers Calendar. Cabernet Sauvignon is probably the most recognized varietal in the world, even though it may not be planted everywhere, though it seems to be attempted. When I … Continue reading

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August is Washington Wine Month

According to the Wine Lover’s Calendar the month of August for Washington wines and that is what I will chat about. I have to admit, that beyond a few of the big players from Washington there is not a lot … Continue reading

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International Albarino Day

August 2, has been declared International Albarino Day, and as always I am late. I just ask for your indulgence, as I always have so many articles written and then I forget to check about these wine days. Actually I … Continue reading

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More of the Cultural Exchange

The Caller and his wife were handling the “Cultural Exchange” with all the grace and wit that they are known for. There was even an excursion out on the lake as they showed us all of the little coves, inlets … Continue reading

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A Cultural Exchange

There were several emails that went back and forth with “Cultural Exchange” for the subject, as it was from The Caller as he and his charming wife decided to have a dinner for some friends at their home. I guess … Continue reading

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