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The Wine Cabinet: Fletcher Bay Winery

The Wine Cabinet — Fletcher Bay Winery

During a recent visit to Fletcher Bay Winery on Bainbridge Island, owner and winemaker Jim Wilford and marketing director Brook Huffman talked about many things, since the winery was growing a lot and things were changing. For example, they have upped their overall … read more

Eleven Winery

Eleven Winery — ‘Built to do Good’

“A treasure in a bottle” is a common phrase used by a wine club member to describe the wines that are produced by Eleven Winery, a treasure in itself found on Bainbridge Island. Eleven wines are the product of a rare combination of … read more

Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley white wines

The Wine Cabinet — White Wine and Some Recipes for the Summertime

Many of my readers prefer red wine, but this column is devoted to white wine for summertime. It’s time to think of summer entertaining and there’s nothing more refreshing than white sangria. White sangria is a dry white wine that has sweet fruit … read more

Wine

The Wine Cabinet — Late Harvest, Ice and Port Wines

St. Valentine’s Day is always a special day at our house for a number of reasons: It’s the day we celebrate love, especially love of family because it was my father’s birthday. Marrying my wife was the best thing I’ve ever done in … read more

Washington State Port Wines

The Wine Cabinet — Washington State Port Wines: An Excellent Gift for Thanksgiving and Christmas

If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving or Christmas gift to give a wine lover, take a look at the many port wines made by our excellent Washington state wineries. In the United States, there is a problem calling wines “ports” because it is … read more

Wine on the Rock
Showcasing Bainbridge Island Wineries

Wine on the Rock

Two of Bainbridge Island’s wineries are located in lush vineyards producing estate wines. Another’s tasting room was named Best Essence of Puget Sound by Seattle Met. A fourth shares patio space with a craft brewpub. Two are owned and run by women vintners. … read more

Morso

Waterfront Dining at Gig Harbor’s Morso

At the corner of Peacock Hill and Harborview in Gig Harbor, Morso’s bright, apricot-colored umbrellas on the balcony beckon diners and wine enthusiasts to come up and enjoy the view. Well-appointed planters surround the outdoor dining area, and a fire table warms diners … read more

The Wine Cabinet — Storing Wine

The Wine Cabinet — Storing Wine

A reader recently asked, “What is the proper way to store wine that you intend to hold for some time?” Right after moving from Bremerton to Silverdale in 1998, another reader emailed me and asked if I knew anyone who was interested in … read more

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