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  • Southern Highlands
  • Mudgee Wine Region
  • Map courtesy of Destination NSW and NSW Government New South Wales
    Shoalhaven Coast
  • Exploring New South Wales - Mudgee #ouraussiewineadventure
  • Though the mountains may crumble...Apremont and some Alpine pairings #Winophiles
  • Map courtesy of Destination NSW and NSW Government New South Wales
    Australia
  • A tale of two syrahs
  • Sarah Hedges Goedhart on her journey to winemaking and biodynamics
  • Hedges Family Estate - Red Mountain Washington - the history
  • Map of French Wine Regions
    French Wine...where to begin? #Winophiles
  • Social media etc...for wine writers (and wine enthusiasts)
  • Washington-AVA-Map-courtesy-of-Washington-State-wine
    Red Mountain AVA Yakima Valley Washington
  • How to measure a year - 2019, specifically..
  • Sunrise on vineyard , Montagne de Reims, France
    Champagne - a history beyond the bubbles
  • 12 Days of Wine Day 12 - Syncline
  • View of the Johan Vineyard in the Van Duzer Corridor of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    12 Days of Wine Day 11 - Johan
  • Girardet Tasting Room in Umpqua Valley in Southern Oregon
    12 Days of Wine Day 10 - Girardet
  • Wooldridge Creek The Scenic Route
    12 Days of Wine Day 9 - Wooldridge Creek
  • Cowhorn Entrance Gate in the Applegate Valley in Southern Oregon
    12 Days of Wine Day 8 - Cowhorn
  • Map of French Wine Regions
    The Multiple Expressions of Vouvray! #Winophiles
  • Panorama of the view from Mae's Vineyard
    12 Days of Wine Day 7 - Quady North
  • Armstrong's Valley Grove Vineyard Barn Walla Walla Washington
    12 Days of Wine Day 6 - Armstrong Family Winery
  • Justin of JB Neufeld at Gilbert Cellars in Washington's Yakima Valley AVA
    12 Days of Wine Day 5 - JB Neufeld
  • Cote Bonneville, Tasting Room Sunnyside Washington
    12 Days of Wine - Day 4 Côte Bonneville
  • Valdemar Estates Winery and Tasting Room in Walla Walla Washington
    12 Days of Wine - Day 3 - Valdemar Estates
  • The Chapel on the Chapel Block at Red Willow Vineyard Yakima Valley Washington
    12 Days of Wine 2019 - Day 2 Owen Roe
  • Hedges Family Estate the garden with the fountain Red Mountain Yakima Valley Washington
    12 days of Wine 2019 - Day 1 Hedges Family Estate
  • Holiday Tree in winter Landscape
    12 Days of Wine, a holiday Wine list 2019
  • Matt pouring the 2018 Tulloch Verdelho #wmc19 White/Rosé Wine Social
    Speed Dating for Wine - the Lighter version - White/Rosé Social
  • Sunset at Owen Roe Winery in Yakima Valley
    Cabernet Franc Day - Rosa Mystica Cabernet Franc
  • Cowhorn - well of course it's biodynamic...
  • David Lowe of Lowe Winery in Mudgee Australia
    National Zinfandel Day with an Aussie Zin from Lowe
  • BioDynamics in Wine Production
  • Rolling vineyards showing the altitude in Rasteau Photo Courtesy of Inter-Rhône
    Fall, Thanksgiving and the flavors of Rasteau #Winophiles
  • First Creek Winemaker's Reserve 2017 Shiraz Hunter Valley Red Wine Social
    Speed dating for wine - Red Wine Social at the Wine Media Conference
  • Map of our travels in New South Wales
    Exploring New South Wales - Shoalhaven Coast & Southern Highlands #ouraussiewineadventure
  • Vista Hills Vineyard in the Dundee Hills AVA
    Oregon Wine Country
  • Biodynamic
    Digging into Biodynamics and a tasting
  • Quady North Rose blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre is bright and fresh.
    Cans and kegs - packaging sustainability with Quady North
  • Wine Yakima Valley
  • Vineyard View at Johan in the Van Duzer Corridor
    The Scenic Route Part 8 - Johan and Quady North
  • Cote Bonneville, Tasting Room Sunnyside Washington
    The Scenic Route Part 7 - Du Brul to Hiyu
  • Corsican village of Bonifacio on the cliff side
    Corsica – An Island and it’s wines #Winophiles
  • Wine Yakima Valley Events
  • Wine Yakima Valley An Overview
  • The Scenic Route Part 6 - Visiting Rioja in Washington and dinner at a gas station in Walla Walla
  • Entrance to Valdemar Estates Winery and Tasting Room
    The Scenic Route Part 6 - Visiting Rioja in Washington and dinner at a gas station in Walla Walla
  • The Scenic Route Flash Tour 2019 Day 6- One day 3 Washington AVAs
  • Vines on the top of Snipes Mountain at Roskamp Vineyard in Washington's Yakima Valley
    The Scenic Route Flash Tour 2019 Part 5 - One day 3 Washington AVAs
  • The Scenic Route - Flash Tour 2019 Day 5- Naches Heights and Yakima Valley
  • Wilridge Vineyard in Naches Heights AVA at Sunrise
    The Scenic Route - Flash Tour 2019 Part 4 - Naches Heights and Yakima Valley
  • Stems
  • Vermentino and Smoked Trout Pairing
  • Newburg OR to Bridal Veil, to Syncline Winery
    The Scenic Route - Flash Tour 2019 Part 3 - Columbia Gorge to the Yakima Valley
  • The Scenic Route - Flash Tour 2019 Day 4 - Columbia Gorge to the Yakima Valley
  • Map of the South West of France
    French Poets, Philandering Kings and little sweetness from Jurançon #Winophiles
  • Cowhorn Entrance Gate in the Applegate Valley in Southern Oregon
    The Scenic Route - Flash Tour 2019 Part 2 - Southern Oregon Applegate and Umpqua Valleys
  • The Scenic Route, a Flash Wine tour
  • The Scenic Route - Flash Tour 2019 Day 3 Girardet Vineyards
  • The Scenic Route - Flash Tour 2019 Day 3, Cowhorn Wine
  • The Scenic Route California to Applegate Valley
  • The Scenic Route, Vegas to Lake Tahoe
  • Beckham Estate Amphorae Project
  • Beckham Estate Vineyard, the Story
  • Elephant Mountain in Yakima Valley Washington
  • Yakima Valley Wine and Beyond
  • Owen Roe Harvest 2018
  • Owen Roe Union Gap Vineyard
  • Mary Hill Winery, Columbia Gorge AVA
  • The Scenic Route - Flash Tour 2019 - Part 1 Vegas to Southern Oregon
  • Illahe Vineyards, "1899" back in time
  • Illahe into the Cellar, out to the vineyard
  • Illahe Vineyards – Into the Winery, Episode 2
  • Illahe Vineyards, Willamette Valley, Episode 1
  • Los Hernández Authentic Tamales Union Gap Washington James Beard Award Winner
    Los Hernández - Great authentic food in the Yakima Valley
  • Beckham Riesling block
    Amphorae, riesling, Jura varieties and more with Beckham Estate Vineyard
  • magenta chair art
    Beckham Estate Vineyard - The story
  • Carhartt 2018 Savignon Blanc bottle shot with apple, lemon zest and honeydew melon
    Tasting blind - globetrotting at home
  • Map of Italy
    A tale of two Malvasia Biancas
  • Le Cocagne Rosé of Pineau d'Aunis from Coteaux du Vendômois 2018
    A Loire rosé, a Bordeaux from Pommerol and…..cheese #winophiles
  • Sparkling Vermentino - "tears of laughter and joy"
  • Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Faults in wine
  • Wine Faults
  • So wine is made of 5 major components that go through some chemical changes, fermenting and such and create the tasty libation that we have all grown to love in all of it's many forms.
    The chemistry of wine
  • Wine Composition and Chemistry
  • Gérard Bertrand Côte des Roses - courtesy Gérard Bertrand
    Exploring the Grand Terroir of Gérard Bertrand with Tautavel and La Clape
  • Willamette Valley Wine Country panorama
    It's Oregon Wine Month
  • Map Yakima Valley 2019 courtesy of WineYakimaValley.org
    Elephant Mountain Vineyard in Yakima Valley's Rattlesnake Hills
  • Yakima Valley with Co Dinn and Kerry Shiels
    Yakima Valley Seminar
  • Panoramic view of countryside and vineyards in Chablis
    Mont de Milieu Premier Cru Chablis from Simonnet-Febvre and Pôchouse #Winophiles
  • Hopsteiner Talk with Nicholi Pitra at Yakima Valley Flavor Camp, a view of Hops on the Vine
    Yakima Valley Hops with Nicholi Pitra
  • Reading Steven Laine's Root Cause by the beach.
    Guilty pleasure - wine reading on the beach - Root Cause
  • Tieton Cider Works, in Yakima Valley Washington
  • Barrel Tasting with Rudy Marchesi at Montinore Estate
  • Montinore Episode 4 Biodynamics
  • Montinore Estate Vineyard, Episode 3
  • Montinore Vineyard Episode 2
  • Montinore Vineyard, Episode 1
  • Oregon Wine Trailer
  • Cadaretta