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Schmidt Family Vineyards 2012 Merlot, Applegate Valley, $34

There’s now a decade of age on these vines planted in Oregon’s Kubli loam soil by Calvin Schmidt as part of his original 12-acre project that’s grown beyond that. He and his children picked it at nearly 25 Brix then devoted two years of it to French oak (30% new…

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Caramelized Onion and Gruyere Cheese Tart

Hi it’s Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life here today to share a new recipe with you!  I wanted to make something simple, yet delicious and beautiful, so I made this Caramelized Onion and Gruyere Cheese Tart!  This would make a great appetizer, or you could serve it next to a hearty…

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Cynthia Nims dives into Northwest oysters, wines

Cynthia Nims is the author of several books. Her most recent is Oysters: Recipes that Bring Home a Taste of the Sea. SEATTLE – Cynthia Nims knows Pacific Northwest cuisine, and her latest book dives into the beautiful and occasionally murky waters of oysters. Oysters: Recipes that Bring Home a…

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Goat Cheese Enchiladas & Sauvignon Blanc

Well, howdy friends! Lauren here from your favorite thoughtful entertaining website & today we are sharing the perfect meal to kick off the week! They are easy to make, can feed an army and are great for leftovers. Pour yourself a glass of Kendall-Jackson Sauvignon Blanc and get ready for…

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King Estate Winery 2014 Domaine Pinot Gris, Oregon, $30

One of the Northwest’s priciest Pinot Gris also ranks among the best. The King family’s team selects top lots from its remarkable estate for its Domaine program, and clones 146 and 152 spend five months on the lees in stainless steel tanks to build mouth feel. The wine releases starfruit…

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No Bake Strawberry Cheesecakes

Hi it’s Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life back to share another simple and delicious recipe with you!  Since spring is in the air and strawberries are everywhere right now, I thought it would be nice to share a recipe that uses this beautiful berry, which also pairs perfectly with white wine.…

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Schmidt Family Vineyards 2014 Riesling, Applegate Valley, $23

This three-generation winemaking team in Southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley draws its Riesling from Jacksonville and presents this is in a relatively dry style, leaving just 1.2% residual sugar. There’s a light bit of toast and diesel to the nose, backed by plenty of citrus aromas and flavors of lemon, lime…

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Polenta Dinner Party

It’s Melissa here from The Sweet Escape with a totally drool-worthy dinner party idea for you. There’s lots of fun (ok, and maybe not as fun) things about hosting a dinner party but the best part by far is when everyone sits down around the table to enjoy the food, wine…

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Great whites from 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition

White wine grapes arrive at a Washington winery during harvest. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Amid the more than 1,000 wines judged last week by 22 Northwest wine professionals during the fourth annual Cascadia Wine Competition, fewer than a third were white – a testament to the…

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How to Throw a Bridal Shower

So, your best friend is getting married & what does that mean? Bridal shower time! Lauren here & today we are talking all about how to throw a bridal shower that is fun, classy, one your bestie will love, and most importantly, won’t break the bank. Don’t worry, we know hosting…

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