Just a taste of wine

March 30, 2010

Just a taste of wine Rock Meadow Cellars’ Karen Buckingham pours a taste of their flagship cabernet sauvignon to a wine enthusiast at Taste Washington, the state’s largest wine and food event. The event boasted more than 200 of the nearly 600 bonded wineries in the state and nearly 100 restaurants. Rock Meadow Cellars is located near Pine Lake and is owned by six local couples. During the event, Buckingham and co-owner and wine maker Peter Frame also poured the winery’s award-winning cabernet franc and Rockin’ Red and their newly released chardonnay. Go to www.rockmeadowcellars.com. — By Chantelle Lusebrink

Wine and dine with us at Taste Washington

March 26, 2010

NEW — 6 a.m. March 26, 2010

Reporters Warren Kagarise and Chantelle Lusebrink will wine and dine through Taste Washington, a weekend-long celebration of Evergreen State food and wine.

Follow them on Twitter @wkagarise and @clusebrink for updates from tastings, seminars and — the main event — the Grand Tasting, a March 28 bacchanal featuring pours from more than 200 Washington wineries and noshables from about 75 local restaurants.

The reporters — both food and wine lovers — will also check out a local vintner at the three-day event, Rock Meadow Cellars, a Sammamish winery.

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Wine and dine with us at Taste Washington

March 23, 2010

Reporters Warren Kagarise and Chantelle Lusebrink will wine and dine through Taste Washington, a weekend-long celebration of Evergreen State food and wine. Read more