Monthly Archives: May 2011

Starbucks’ Wine/Beer to Portland

Starbucks’ second wine and beer market will be Portland, Oregon. The Seattle-based coffee giant currently has three wine/beer locations in Seattle which provide craft beer and regional wines in settings that differ from their traditional coffee houses. On tap, if … Continue reading

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Why Woodinville Washington?

While spending time in Seattle, Washington this spring, I decided to drive to Woodinville to check out for myself what all the fuss was about. Why are so many wineries here? What’s the draw? I met with Cynthia Daste, the Executive Director of Woodinville Wine Country, and … Continue reading

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The Last Cry (L’Ultimo Pianto)

A few days ago I returned from a short Italian sojourn to visit my family. With regard to my previous article of experimenting the bottling our wine, my brother and I tasted some samples, and decided to extend the period … Continue reading

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